BRAIN Staff

All articles by BRAIN Staff

October 5, 2017

HAIFA, Israel (BRAIN) — Everysight, the maker of the Raptor smart sunglass, has announced its first "brand athlete," Chris McCormack. 

Posted in North America
October 5, 2017

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon apparel brand Zoot Sport has new ownership. Industry veterans and former Zoot Sports employees Shawn O'Shea and Dan Weatherford have purchased the brand back from Newell Brands and have moved the brand back to Carlsbad.

Posted in North America
October 4, 2017

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — More than two-dozen Front Range bike shops are hosting a cycling board game competition this fall, using the Glory Gears game. 

The series winner will take home a Colnago road bike worth $9,000.

Posted in Retail News
Shops are hosting a "state championship tournament" with the Glory Gears board game.
October 4, 2017

POOLE, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Muc-Off has released a specially treated Shimano Dura-Ace chain that it says offers reduced friction in race conditions and distances.

Posted in New Products
October 4, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Haute Route, a multi-day event series for amateur road cyclists, has appointed cycling industry veteran Micah Rice as head of operations for North America. Rice comes to Haute Route from USA Cycling, where he has been vice president of national events for the last five years. 

Posted in North America
October 4, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — SRAM is conducting a recall with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission of 7,000 Avid SD7 direct-pull rim brakes, sold in the aftermarket and as original equipment on an ElliptiGo model. 

Posted in Recalls
October 4, 2017

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mobile bike shop franchiser Beeline Bikes has launched its first location in Indiana in an agreement with the well-known regional retailer Bicycle Garage Indy.

Beeline Bikes Powered by Bicycle Garage Indy is owned and operated by Randy Clark and Scott Helvie.

Posted in Retail News
October 4, 2017
NICA now has 21 leagues.

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association will be adding new high school race leagues in Maryland and West Virginia.

Posted in North America
October 4, 2017

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has shifted to dedicated sales channels for its aftermarket and OE businesses and has made several staff changes as a result.

Posted in International
October 3, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Chris King Precision Components is hosting a panel discussion on the state of the independent bicycle dealer, with participants including bike retailers and representatives from several major brands.

Posted in North America

Pages