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RALEIGH, N.C. (BRAIN) — A North Carolina Superior Court has appointed a receiver for the BMX brand Eastern Bikes and has barred the company's owners from selling any of its property.

Posted in North America
8 hours 27 min ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Green Guru Gear will be at this month's VeloSwap in Denver to collect old bicycle inner tubes.

VeloSwap, billed as "the world's largest consumer bike show," will be held Saturday Oct. 18 at Denver's National Western Complex. 

Posted in North America
9 hours 43 min ago
Zwift aims to take the monotony out of indoor cycling

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Can indoor riding be entertaining? The founders of a new company called Zwift are hoping to make indoor cycling more social and community based with software that brings traditional video game graphics and functions to indoor cycling. 

Posted in Product/Tech
1 day 4 hours ago

PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports is adding Zipp to its selection of products from SRAM, with the brand's full range of carbon and alloy wheels, aero cockpits, bars, stems and seatposts available to Live to Play dealers across Canada starting in mid-October.

Posted in North America
1 day 4 hours ago

NEWPORT, Vt. (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau Sports is instituting a minum advertised price policy in Canada, effective Nov. 1. The company enacted a similar policy in the U.S. in 2012.

Posted in North America
1 day 8 hours ago
Organizers also planning 2015 events in March in Moab and BC in June.
Outerbike 2013. Photo: Whit Richardson.

MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — The Outerbike consumer bike festival opens this week in Utah, with skills clinics and guided rides scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, followed by the Demo Days consumer expo from Friday through Sunday.

Posted in North America
1 day 9 hours ago

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Mosi Bicycles, a three-year-old San Francisco brand than makes European-styled city bikes, is changing its name to Mozie Bicycles.

Posted in North America
1 day 10 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Frank Hugelmeyer has resigned as president and CEO of the Outdoor Industry Association, effective Oct. 3, the organization's board announced Tuesday.

Posted in North America
2 days 5 hours ago

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — EcoSpeed, which has been making mid-drive electric bicycle motors since 2001, is in the last days of a Kickstarter fundraising campaign that would enable it to ramp up production.

Posted in North America
2 days 9 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bikinvention 2 CC, the South African maker of Squirt wax chain lube, says it has settled the case it brought against its former U.S. distributor.

Posted in North America
2 days 10 hours ago

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Charlie Issendorf, most recently a vice president at Champion System, has joined startup virtual training company Zwift as vice president of events for North America.

Posted in North America
2 days 11 hours ago

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of Levi's GranFondo, which will be held this Saturday in Sonoma County, California, expect the event will raise more than $1 million for charity.

Posted in North America

Upcoming Events

Oct 01 to Oct 05
Outerbike Moab, UT
Oct 03 to Oct 05
Providence Cyclo-cross Festival Roger Williams Park, Providence, RI
Oct 03
New England Builders' Ball The Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park
Oct 09 to Oct 12
Asia Bike Trade Show Nanjing International Expo Centre, China
Oct 10 to Oct 12
Recumbent Cycle-Con Trade Show & Convention DuPage Expo Center, St. Charles, IL
Oct 21 to Oct 23
BRAIN Dealer Tour, Austin Austin, Texas

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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Goggles & Dust: Images from Cycling's Glory Days is a new book containing newly restored photographs from 1920s and 1930s bike racing. 

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