PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Lifeboat Events’ fifth annual Bike PressCamp kicked off Tuesday with 30 members of the cycling and mainstream media converging on Deer Valley to meet with more than 25 brands in the resort’s condos for some one-on-one face time and to preview upcoming 2014 product.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles recently unveiled its new line of full-suspension mountain bikes, which includes three new models for 2014.
SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN) — Thule has hired Chris Peck to become the company's new vice president of product development. Peck was most recently global vice president of R&D at Dorel's Cycling Sports Group.
BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European Two-Wheeler Parts and Accessories Industry Association (COLIPED) recently elected a new president and vice president at its general assembly. Jan Willem ten Dam, CEO of Ryde International, assumes the role of president and Erhard Büchel is now vice president.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — James Moore, owner of Moore’s Bike Shop in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is the new president of the board of the National Bicycle Dealers Association.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic is introducing its first mountain bike wheel-tire combo, the Crossmax Enduro WTS. The wheelset, available in 26-inch and 27.5-inch versions, is intended for enduro racing. The company also is introducing a new shoe intended for the fast-growing discipline.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Forest fires in Colorado are closer to being under control, but the fires created a very busy — and nerve wracking — week for one industry supplier in Colorado Springs.
MENDHAM, NJ (BRAIN) — Van Dessel Cycles has received "a substantial infusion of money" from a private investor from Hong Kong, the brand's founder announced Tuesday.
HOOD RIVER, OR (BRAIN) — Dakine has moved its headquarters from downtown Hood River to a new waterfront development at the city's port. The company's new home is adjacent to a famous kiteboarding and windsurfing destination and minutes away from mountain bike trails.
By Tim Blumenthal, president of Bikes Belong
RENO, NV (BRAIN) — Light maker Jet Lites has been purchased by Mike Henderson and Jim Scripps.