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ELKTON, Md. (BRAIN) — Gore Bike Wear and Gore Running Wear have hired two additional field reps. Nell Gingerich, based in Portland, Ore., will handle the Pacific Northwest, while Kevin Connelly will cover the Midwest from Chicago.

Posted in North America
7 hours 2 min ago
Chris Tutton

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Chris Tutton, the new owner of the Easton cycling business, says that under his ownership the brand will get back to its roots as a scrappy, entrepreneurial business.

Posted in North America
7 hours 5 min ago

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Say goodbye to those public quarterly earnings reports and investor conference calls from Easton-Bell Sports. The termination of those reports is just one of the several changes resulting from the company's sell-off of its Easton-branded businesses.

Posted in North America
8 hours 42 min ago

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Serfas has named Jeremy Griffin national sales manager. He takes over the responsibilities previously handled by longtime general manager John Denson, who left the company early this year shortly after its move from Southern California to Phoenix.

Posted in North America
9 hours 36 min ago

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments, which plans to offer a "heads-up display" cycling sunglass, has received an investment from the venture capital division of Motorola Solutions, which manufactures commucations devices for business and government.

Posted in North America
10 hours 36 min ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Bruno Maier, currently president of Boulder-based car-rack manufacturer RockyMounts, has joined the board of directors of the Colorado Mountain Bike Association (COMBA), a chapter of the International Mountain Bicycling Association.

Posted in North America
11 hours 1 min ago
The Timbuk2 TerraCycle Upcycled Messenger Bag is made with used US Postal bag material.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Timbuk2 is launching a new program with several partners to encourage its customers to reuse, recycle and repair its bags.

Posted in North America
11 hours 19 min ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The first winner of the Bell Built grant program for 2014 has been selected. The Ft. Tuthill Bike Park in Flagstaff, Ariz., will be one of three winning projects that will split the $100,000 in trail-building grants distributed by Bell Helmets.

Posted in North America
1 day 4 hours ago
A blog by Ray Keener

If I Owned a Bike Shop, what three retail lines would I be drilling into my staff’s heads at this point?

Posted in Retail News
1 day 11 hours ago

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Rena Kyles of Green Bay, Wis., is the latest winner of Liv/giant's Avail Inspire Design Contest, held with the Young Survival Coalition.

YSC is a global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. 

Posted in Product/Tech
1 day 11 hours ago

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Cantitoe Road has improved its business-to-business website with a new Web host and platform. For security, existing B2B customers need to log in and update their passwords and related information to enable access to wholesale pricing and to place online orders.

Posted in North America
2 days 8 hours ago

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — BRG Sports Inc. has agreed to sell its Easton cycling business to Chris Tutton, an industry veteran who owns Race Face Performance Products and is a former Easton OEM sales manager.

Posted in North America

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