BRAIN Staff

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March 15, 2016

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized’s nonprofit arm, the Specialized Foundation, is rolling out its cycling program to 10 additional schools throughout the U.S. this fall. The application period for schools is from March 15 to April 16.

Posted in North America
Schools can apply for fall; application period ends April 16.
March 15, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Mobile bike shop Velofix is expanding to 41 locations with the addition of franchises in Canada and across the U.S.

Posted in Retail News
March 15, 2016
Reverb Stealth

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — RockShox has re-engineered its Reverb and Reverb Stealth dropper seatposts to improve performance and reliability.

The posts have fully redesigned internals with a new SKF internal floating piston, increased bushing overlap, and new dedicated post length per travel length.

Posted in New Products
March 15, 2016

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — REI posted record revenues last year. The outdoor specialty retailer reported $2.4 billion in annual revenues in 2015, a 9.31 percent increase from $2.2 billion in 2014.

Posted in Retail News
March 15, 2016

DETROIT (BRAIN) — Detroit Bikes has hired Scott Montgomery as national sales director. Montgomery brings more than 30 years of experience in the industry including a long tenure with Cannondale, he helped re-establish Scott Sports in North America, and more recently joined Nutcase.

Posted in North America
March 15, 2016

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima has promoted Jason McGibbon to vice president of sales and Chris Sautter to Product Development Center director, a new role at the rack and cargo product maker.

Posted in North America
March 15, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Tennessee is considering new legislation that would restrict the use of state gas tax revenues from being used on pedestrian and bike facilities, including pedestrian and bicycle trails, lanes, paths, sidewalks, parks and greenways. 

Posted in North America
March 15, 2016

RAPID CITY, S.D. (BRAIN) —FedEx has signed on as the title sponsor for the 2016 Strider Cup World Championship for the third year. The sixth annual event is set to be held July 29-30 at Pier 35 in San Francisco.

Posted in North America
March 15, 2016

SEYMOUR, Conn. (BRAIN) — Thule announced that Subaru of America will now offer a selection of its carriers and racks to their customers through the Subaru Genuine Accessories program.

Posted in North America
March 15, 2016

PENTICTON, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Swagman’s new Chinook hitch-mount rack was designed for durability, light weight (35 pounds) and ease of use at an attractive price point.

Posted in New Products

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