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BROOKLYN (BRAIN) — Brett Cleaver, formerly of Ritte Cycles, has joined Brooklyn-based Sommerville Sports Cyclewear to represent the company in South California.

Posted in North America
9 hours 53 min ago
The Parachute is said to be the lightest ASTM full face on the market.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (BRAIN) — Todson, Inc. is now importing helmets from the Italian brand MET.

MET, based in the Italian Alps, was founded in 1987 but this is the first time the brand has been sold in the U.S. Todson founder Neal Todrys said MET is one of the top three brands in Europe.

Posted in International
12 hours 6 min ago

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle USA will use Channel IQ’s services to manage its unilateral minimum advertised price (UMAP) policy across online channels and to monitor unauthorized listings on third-party websites.

Posted in North America
16 hours 20 min ago

BOSTON (BRAIN) — QBP is now distributing bike-specific custom insoles from currexSole. 

Posted in North America
17 hours 36 min ago

LAS VEGAS  (BRAIN) — Tony DuPont awoke last week at his Las Vegas hotel to find his bike, built around his latest prototype transmission, gone from the back of his truck. He reported the theft to the Las Vegas police but it has not yet been recovered.

Posted in North America
3 days 10 hours ago
Planet Bike, Club Ride, Assos, Lazer and Stan's among the award-winning retail suppliers.
University Bikes of Boulder, Colorado, receives the Retailer of the Year award from presenters Ray Keener and Dan Mann.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Comedian Alonzo Bodden hosted the first annual Interbike Awards ceremony, held Thursday night at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center here. Bodden was assisted by various industry celebrities in present

Posted in North America
4 days 7 hours ago

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Lauf's carbon leaf spring forks get a lot of European coverage, but the company is at Interbike telling dealers they have been shipping forks to American bike shops since May.

Posted in Product/Tech
4 days 7 hours ago

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Catalyst Communication hopes to take its BikeLife Cities concept to at least 10 more cities next year, and is at Interbike to talk up the print and digital marketing project.

Posted in North America
4 days 7 hours ago

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Podium Imports has been named the Canadian distributor for U.K.-based Boardman Bikes, with delivery of 2015 product beginning this month. The announcement coincides with Interbike, where Boardman is displaying the 2015 lineup (Booth 26178).

Posted in North America
4 days 12 hours ago

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — A host of industry companies have rallied in support of the 14th annual Arthritis Foundation's California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour—an eight-day ride down California's scenic Highway One or, as it's better known, Pacific Coast Highway.

Posted in North America
5 days 1 hour ago

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Bob Haro is working with KHS Bicycle to produce his new BMX line, called IKONIX.

Posted in North America
5 days 2 hours ago

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — After a nearly 15-year hiatus from the bike industry, framebuilder Chris Chance is resurrecting his namesake brand, Fat Chance Bicycles. Chance, one of the pioneers of mountain bikes, founded Fat City Cycles in 1982 in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Posted in Product/Tech

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