BRAIN Staff

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December 9, 2015

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — As QBP opens its new distribution center in Reno, Nevada, today, the company has announced that it is relocating its Q-West operation in Ogden, Utah, to the Denver area. The move will significantly improve service to customers by reducing ground service transit times, QBP said in a statement.

Posted in North America
December 9, 2015
David Régnier-Bourque, Julien Boulais, and Jean-Philippe Tremblay

CHICOUTIMI, Quebec (BRAIN) — Canadian bike brand Devinci has promoted David Régnier-Bourque to director of marketing and Jean-Philippe Tremblay to artistic director. The company also hired Julien Boulais as marketing coordinator.

Posted in International
December 8, 2015

NILES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Joe Reichert, owner of Amling’s Cycle Shop and a longtime proponent of recumbents and trikes, suffered a brain aneurysm in mid-November. Reichert was in a coma for two weeks following the aneurysm and remains in the hospital on what is expected to be a long and difficult road to recovery.

Posted in Retail News
December 8, 2015

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Wayside Backpack Pannier features backpack straps that fold into a hidden zippered pouch so the bag can be attached to a rack with hook-and-loop webbing —no hardware required.

Posted in New Products
December 7, 2015

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets has named six female mountain bike ambassadors for its new Joy Ride grass-roots women’s program. The Joy Ride ambassadors will work to inspire and enable female mountain bikers with structured fun and social rides for all skill levels in a non-racing environment.

Posted in North America
December 7, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International has added Multisport Research founder and CEO Gary Roethenbaugh and Challenge Family CEO Zibi Szlufcik to the lineup of speakers for TBI’s sixth annual conference, running Jan. 24-26 in Marina del Rey, California.

Posted in Industry News
December 7, 2015

DENVER (BRAIN) — Custom bike maker Alchemy Bicycles is now offering painting services to the public via its Ethic Paint Works studio.

Ethic Paint Works will service private customers with non-Alchemy frames as well as other custom builders.

Posted in North America
December 4, 2015

MUKLTEO, Wash. (BRAIN) —FSA and Gravity Components are sponsoring Ray’s Indoor Bike Parks for the 2016 season. Ray’s will feature Gravity branding on obstacles in the parks and will also display Gravity components and provide the opportunity for an exclusive dealer riding and appreciation event.  

Posted in North America
Gravity-sponsored athlete Andrew Taylor wins Ray's Odd Couple video contest
December 4, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new cycling history book, Shoulder to Shoulder, presents more than 100 newly restored vintage cycling photographs from The Horton Collection that showcase cycling's first superstar, Jacques Anquetil, and other riders of the 1960s.

Posted in New Products
December 4, 2015

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Tern and Xtracycle have succesfully completed a Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $150,000 to produce a folding cargo bike.

Posted in North America

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