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NEW YORK (BRAIN) — The French sunglass brand Vuarnet has appointed the JAM Collective as its PR agency of record for the U.S. market. JAM Collective specializes in public relations, social media and strategic partnerships for active lifestyle, outdoor, bike and fashion brands.
VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike has hired Doug Ritter's DDR Sales Inc. as sales agency for New Mexico, Arizona, and Southern Nevada (including Las Vegas).
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has announced it will offer its Service Summit again, this time for central region retailers at its Bloomington, Minnesota, headquarters and distribution center.
TORONTO (BRAIN) — Bike maker KindHuman is planning to launch a pro road racing team in the 2017 season. The team would be registered in the UCI's Professional Continental category.
EAST BURKE, Vt. (BRAIN) — The New England Mountain Bike Association has launched a new website for the NEMBAfest festival and begun industry vendor registration for the event, which is June 17-19 this year in East Burke, home of the Kingdom Trails.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Guru has released its global 2016 bike fit education course schedule for the Guru Academy's headquarters in Connecticut as well as Guru Academy Education Centers around the country.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Velo Orange is now importing the Dajia Far Bar Off-Road Drop Bar. The versatile bar offers multi-hand positions and works well for all types of riding. The Far Bar has a 21-degree sweep, 110mm drop, and a 76mm reach.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mobile repair service Beeline Bikes has opened its first two franchises and has signed a total of 20 franchises to date in markets including Denver and Boulder, Colorado; Phoenix and Tempe, Arizona; Los Angeles; the San Francisco Bay Area; and Northern California's Napa Valley.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.), co-chairs of the Congressional Bike Caucus, introduced the Bikeshare Transit Act on Thursday. The legislation would provide local communities additional flexibility to use federal funds for bike share programs.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Sixteen female bike mechanics received some good news this week, learning that they were recipients of the third annual Women's Bicycle Mechanic Scholarship, a program title-sponsored by QBP, SRAM, RockShox, Park Tool and the United Bicycle Institute (UBI).