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Posted September 4, 2015

HONG KONG (BRAIN) — Vittoria Group has appointed Michael Marx as its new senior executive manager and member of its executive management team.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted September 4, 2015

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Former pro Jan Ullrich will attend Interbike this year as a guest of Storck Bicycle.

Ullrich will attend the OutDoor Demo on Monday, Sept. 14 and will be inside at the Interbike Expo on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at the Storck display.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted September 4, 2015

VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) —Italy Cycles Billato and Wren Sports, LLC. have entered into an exclusive sales and distribution agreement for North America.

Posted in International
Posted September 3, 2015

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Lift Creative Studios has added Pioneer Cycle Sports to its expanding list of cycling industry clients. Pioneer Cycle Sports is a division of Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. and entered the bike market in 2013 when it introduced its first power meter.

Posted in North America
Posted September 3, 2015
California supplier vows to appeal jury verdict.

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — A former Giant dealer, in a dispute that centered on Giant Bicycle Inc. opening up a nearby competitor, has won a multimillion-dollar jury award after a two-year-long lawsuit. But Giant’s attorney, Sheldon Warren, said Wednesday that the company plans to appeal the decision.

Posted in North America
Posted September 3, 2015

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports, the owner of Mavic, is expanding in the indoor cycling market with a line of Spinner bikes being offered by Amer's Precor brand.

Posted in North America
Posted September 3, 2015
Company will continue sales through VINA and QBP.

BREMBATE, Italy (BRAIN) — 3T has appointed Karim Pine to spearhead a new dealer-direct sales initiative in North America. The Italian component and wheel brand said it will continue to sell through its existing North American distributors, VINA and QBP, alongside its dealer-direct effort.

Posted in North America
Posted September 3, 2015

LONDON (BRAIN) — Zwift has launched a virtual UCI Road World Championships course, allowing top riders and anybody else to simulate riding on the course to be used for the World Championships being held in Richmond, Va., later this mon

Posted in North America
Posted September 2, 2015

RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — Pro racer Teal Stetson-Lee is donning a race promotor's hat to help produce the first CrossReno event, planned for Sept. 19. The event will offer racers a preview of the 2018 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships, which will be held at the same venue.

Posted in North America
Posted September 2, 2015
Lightweight Meilenstein carbon wheel

OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Magura USA has reached a deal with Lightweight to distribute the German brand's high-end carbon wheels throughout North America starting Oct. 1.

Posted in North America
Posted September 2, 2015

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Thule Group has agreed to sell its snow chain business to Schneketten AG – an Austrian company in the snow chain industry, for 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in cash and up to another 10 million euros based on sales in the coming seasons.

Posted in International Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted September 2, 2015

VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Wren Sports now has as second regional service center in the U.S. as the company begins work with Alex Nutt and MTB Tandems to provide warranty and service work on all Wren suspension products.

Posted in North America
Posted September 1, 2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Ben Woodbury has joined Champion System to further develop the company's growing sales team of regional and national accounts. Woodbury spent the last three years at Paceline Products where he was instrumental in managing large sponsorship relationships with pro teams.

Posted in North America
Posted September 1, 2015

LONDON (BRAIN) — The Voxwomen Cycling Show, which first aired on British Eurosport television, will soon be viewable in more countries via Bloomberg Television and the digital television platform, Cycling TV.

Posted in International
Posted September 1, 2015

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Malakye.com is once again planning an industry recruiting and networking event at Interbike, called The Shmooz. 

The fourth annual event is being held Thursday, Sept. 17 at the show, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike Awards
Posted September 1, 2015

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports has hired Nico Zimmerman as its general counsel. He will be responsible for overseeing all legal affairs of the global business and its range of brands, including Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Mongoose, Caloi, Fabric and SUGOI.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 1, 2015

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike has hired Andrew York as sales representative for the New York area.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted September 1, 2015

FOREST CITY, Iowa (BRAIN) — Two iconic brands — Winnebego and Schwinn — are teaming up for a 10-week program called “Get Out and Go” to promote cycling and the fun of recreational vehicle travel.

Posted in North America
Posted September 1, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Several of the stars of the 1979 film "Breaking Away" will reunite at the Interbike Awards Gala during the expo this month.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted September 1, 2015

RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — SwiftCarbon bikes are now being sold consumer direct in the U.S. via the company's website, swiftcarbonusa.com.

The company was founded by a South African, former pro cyclist Mark Blewett, and based in China.

Posted in North America

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