MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Dorel CEO and president Martin Schwartz told shareholders at the company's annual meeting Thursday morning that despite the slow start to the year—which he attributed to bad weather that persisted through April—he remains confident that the recreational and leisure segment will
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists’ Women Bike program recently awarded $7,500 in grants to organizations in four cities in an effort to engage more women of all ages and from all backgrounds in cycling.
MILAN, Italy (BRAIN) — Italian eyewear company Luxottica Group reported this month that first-quarter sales for its wholesale division — in which Southern California-based Oakley is a key brand — jumped 7.5 percent compared with a year earlier to 781 million euros ($1 billion), helping propel overall comp
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Three new brands — Chamois Butt’r, Wilderness Trail Bikes and LegLube — have added SmartEtailing’s Buy Local Now referral feature to their websites.
VISTA, CA (BRAIN) — Dorothy Nichols has joined women’s bike apparel brand Shebeest as its national sales manager, heading up sales in the IBD and specialty sporting goods channels. Nichols, who will be based out of Denver, Colorado, will begin the new role June 3.
BIG BEAR LAKE, CA (BRAIN) – When Snow Summit Resort opens for the summer season this Saturday, Southern California mountain bikers are in for a treat.
CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Spy Inc. reported overall first-quarter sales of $9 million, up 11 percent from $8.1 million a year earlier, and narrowed its net loss as the eyewear supplier’s Happy Lens Collection got off to strong launch.
LONDON, England (BRAIN) — Future plc, publisher of Cyclingnews.com, BikeRadar.com and a handful of cycling print publications including Cycling Plus, saw a decline in group revenue of 1 percent in its first financial half, even as digital revenue was up 33 percent year-on-year and now represents 25 percent
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — New Belgium Brewing is paying homage to National Bike Month in May with special labels on its Fat Tire and Ranger IPA bottles.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — If you happen to cruise onto the National Bicycle Dealers Association website, you will find a link to a new blog authored by Fred Clements, executive director of the retailer group.
SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN) — GrindMedia, which owns Bike and Paved magazines, among others, has purchased TransWorld's action sports brands, which include TransWorld RideBMX as well as its surf, snow and moto titles.
BEVERLY, MA (BRAIN) — Craft North America is joining the list of companies supplying custom cycling clothing for teams, clubs, events and other groups. The company is offering a custom line that includes jerseys, shorts, bibs, jackets, tights, skinsuits and accessories.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell Sports is rebounding from a tumultuous year—a dramatic reshuffling of top management, the departure of key staff and the return of Terry Lee as the company’s CEO.
DURANGO, CO (BRAIN) — Communications agency Verde PR & Consulting, which represents many companies in the cycling and outdoors industry, is launching a new events planning and management division called Verde Events.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Troy had a garage full of bikes, 20 years’ experience wrenching, a daughter getting braces soon—and an itch to try a lightweight carbon 29er hardtail.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Women’s Coalition will launch its second annual Spring Auction on Thursday.
CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Michael D. Angel, chief financial officer of eyewear company Spy Inc., is resigning to move back to the Bay Area after two years with the San Diego County-based company.
FAIRFAX, CA (BRAIN) — Osmo Nutrition announced its sponsorship of the Cannondale Pro Cycling team two stages into this year's Amgen Tour of California, which ended Sunday.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized is offering a limited edition replica frameset to celebrate pro Mark Cavendish's 100th race win.
The $3,750 frame set is expected to be in stores as early as next week, the company said.
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — KindHuman, a new bike and accessories brand, is taking an unusual approach to the market, offering discounts to community service employees and supporting racing programs for underprivileged youth.