FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The latest update to the Bkool trainer includes the conversion to the ANT+ FE-C protocol. The use of ANT+ allows the trainer to be used with other indoor riding simulators, including Elite, Kinomap, Pefrpro, Maximum Trainer, Trainer Road, Veloreality and Zwift.
HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bianchi USA has hired Monique Pua Mata as its factory rep for the SoCal/Central Coast region. Mata is well known as a professional mountain biker who also participates in road and triathlon.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ira Becker, who until recently was the president of Consumer Review — the publisher of MTBR.com and RoadBikeReview.com, has joined BicycleBlueBike.com as its president.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Triathlon will welcome physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, race directors and coaches to the Medical Multisport Conference, scheduled for Nov. 5-7 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — SmartEtailing has hired Dorothy Nichols as brand & supplier relations director in the company's Boulder office.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Next year's Eurobike show will add a second public day and the event's outdoor demo will continue throughout the show.
MIAMI (BRAIN) — Miracle Point Agency has announced the Gran Fondo Tour Cuba will be taking place in Havana on Oct. 23-25. The event will include a criterium and a gran fondo, with U.S. support from Sunlite and Origin8.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Feedback Sports has teamed up with SportCrafters Inc. to share design and manufacturing resources to introduce several new products.
SINGAPORE (BRAIN) — RedWhite Apparel, a Singapore cycling clothing brand that specializes in gear for ultra-long distance rides, has appointed new distributors in South Korea and Japan.
MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Light & Motion is launching an IBD sales contest on Aug. 1 that will award the winner a trip to the lighting company's hometown of Monterey, Calif., during next year's Sea Otter Classic.
The contest will run through Nov. 30 and is open to bike shop managers and staff.