BRAIN Staff

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March 1, 2017

CORONA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Troy Lee Design's new A2 MIPS helmet combines EPP (for slow speed impacts) and EPS (for high speed impacts) in critical impact zones to manage energy from impacts. It also features MIPS rotational impact protection.

Posted in New Products
March 1, 2017

WILTON, Conn. (BRIAN) — Cycling Sports Group, a division of Dorel Industries, has hired Justin McCarthy as manager of public relations for North America. McCarthy previously handled media relations in the fitness and outdoor segments at Garmin International.

Posted in North America
February 28, 2017

BUCHAREST, Romania (BRAIN) — GoPro Inc. has opened a new office in Bucharest, Romania, that will focus on software engineering, including development of the company's web and e-commerce platforms.

Posted in International
February 28, 2017



MALLABIA, Spain (BRAIN) — Mariano Gon has joined Orbea as American sales director, effective Wednesday, March 1.

Gon has more than 20 years of experience working in the Spanish and U.S. bicycle markets. He was most recently director of global sales at Santa Cruz Bicycles.

Posted in North America
February 28, 2017

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Specialized Foundation has opened applications for its cycling program, Riding for Focus, for middle schools (grades 6-9) throughout the U.S. for the 2017-18 academic year. The application period is open now through March 24.

Posted in North America
February 28, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Walton Family Foundation has renewed its commitment to PeopleForBikes for 2017. 

Posted in Industry News
February 28, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Schwinn, now a brand owned by Dorel Industries, plans a limited production run of 500 Schwinn Lemon Peeler bikes. It is the first time since 2008 that the company has produced the model, part of its Sting-Ray family.

Posted in New Products
February 28, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool has announced the winners of its 2017 Community Tool Grants, a program that supplies 10 non-profit organizations with Park Tool products worth more than $1,400. This year more than 125 organizations applied for the grants. 

Posted in North America
February 27, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Suppliers shipped 3 percent more bikes to shops this January than last year, in spite of inclement weather up and down the West Coast and throughout the Southwest.

Posted in Studies/Reports
February 27, 2017

COON VALLEY, Wisc. (BRAIN) — Borah Teamwear has hired 30-year industry veteran and former pro racer Greg Demgen as the company's Southwest representative.

Demgen, a founding member of the 7-Eleven Cycling Team, has worked for Pearl Izumi, Bolle, Rudy Project, Defeet, Squadra and 2XU.

Posted in North America

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