BRAIN Staff

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January 20, 2017

ENGELBERG, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Vee Tire Co. sponsored this weekend's second annual Snowbike Festival in the Swiss Alps.

Posted in International
January 20, 2017

BOULDER, Colo.  (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes' latest program, called PlacesForBikes, is intended to jumpstart the construction of bike-friendly infrastructure. The initiative includes a city rating system; expert "how-to" resources for communities and businesses; and an annual conference for city and business leaders.

Posted in North America
January 19, 2017

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International plans to open its second distribution center, in Reno-Sparks, Nevada, this spring.

Posted in North America
New DC will extend overnight ground shipping to seven Western states.
January 19, 2017

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB says its new Ranger 2.25 was designed to meet the needs of cross-country racers in any course condition.

Available in TCS Light/Fast Rolling and TCS Light/High Grip options, they provide numerous setup options for various preferences, terrains and conditions. 

Posted in New Products
January 19, 2017

MISSOULA, Mt. (BRAIN) — Greg Siple, Adventure Cycling Association’s co-founder and art director of 40 years, will retire on Jan. 29. Siple, who will turn 71 on that day, will retain his role as art director in emeritus status.

Posted in North America
January 19, 2017
Trek 720 Disc

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek is issuing a voluntary recall of model year 2015, 2016 and 2017 Trek 720 Disc bicycles as well as Bontrager Approved TLR Disc 700c 24-spoke front and rear wheels.

The recall affects 1,529 bikes globally, Trek said.

Posted in Recalls
January 18, 2017
Dan Mann talks culture.

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Howdy. How are ya? Wadayaknow?

Your store’s greeting — the words and the feeling behind the words — is a key factor in establishing and reinforcing your operation’s culture, a theme of this week’s sixth annual IBD Summit here.

Posted in Retail News
January 18, 2017

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — ABUS has hired two additional sales managers and promoted Phil Marmet from East Coast sales manager to North American key accounts and sales manager.

Posted in North America
January 17, 2017

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — The trade show shuffle has left Interbike right where it started, for this year at least, in Las Vegas' Mandalay Convention Center in September. For 2018, the show is looking at results from a recent industry survey that found dealers favor Denver or Salt Lake City for the show.

Posted in North America
January 17, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (BRAIN) — Beeline Bikes announced Tuesday that Crossroad Bikes in San Antonio is the first brick-and-mortar retailer in the mobile bike shop franchiser’s new Retail Partner Program.

Posted in Retail News

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