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Posted June 22, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has given its public-facing website a new look along with some additional features.

Posted in North America
Posted June 22, 2015
An opinion piece about litter written by Tal Johnson, the president and COO of GU Energy Labs.
Posted in Industry News
Posted June 19, 2015
Vittoria-sponsored State 9 rider Andy Gould is shown, center.

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria has announced a new Shop-Team program that offers sponsorship to local teams throughout the U.S. The program will allow local teams and clubs to make reduced-price group orders for Vittoria, 3T and Selle Italia products through their local retailer.

Posted in North America
Posted June 18, 2015

DETROIT (BRAIN) — The watch, leather goods and bicycle company, Shinola, has teamed up with musician and Detroit native, Jack White, to purchase the building that currently houses its flagship retail store in Motor City's Cass Corridor.

Posted in North America
Posted June 18, 2015

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — After 14 years on Chicago's Kingsbury Street, SRAM LLC has moved its global headquarters to the revitalized West Loop neighborhood. The company moved into its new facility at 1000 West Fulton Market Street on June 1.


Posted in North America
Posted June 18, 2015
Product, Retailer and Supplier nominees selected

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has announce the first round of categories and nominees for the second annual Interbike Awards (IB Awards), including product, retailer and supplier designations.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted June 17, 2015

COSTA DI MEZZATE, Italy (BRAIN) — Limar Helmets SRL has announced its 2015 minimum advertised pricing agreement for all of its North American retailers, including dealers who purchase Limar Helmets from its U.S. distributors.

Posted in North America Tagged MAP
Posted June 17, 2015

BOULDER, Colo (BRAIN) — Next year's edition of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show will return to Sacramento, Calif., where the show was last held in 2012.

The show's 12th edition will be Feb. 26-28 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Posted in Industry News Tagged North American Handmade Bicycle Show
Posted June 17, 2015

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Intel Corp. has acquired Recon Instruments, the maker of the Recon Jet smart sport sunglass.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted June 17, 2015

DENVER (BRAIN) — Donnelly Sports — a Denver-based company that develops and markets Clement tires, licensing the trademark from Pirelli — is looking to rebuild the historic brand in its original home, Europe.

Posted in International
Posted June 17, 2015
The Lady Luck chromoly model retails for $450.

OKLAHOMA CITY (BRAIN) — National BMX Hall of Famer Mat Hoffman has founded Hoffman Distribution, which will begin shipping Hoffman Bikes products to dealers by Friday, June 19.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2015

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycle has announced the addition of new staff in its product, sales and communications departments.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 16, 2015
House version would exempt larger businesses than the Senate bill, at least at first.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A bipartisan group of legislators in the U.S. House introduced a bill Monday that would create a system for states to collect sales tax from Internet sales by sellers outside their state.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike is partnering with Extra Energy Services North America to create a purpose-built indoor test track at this fall's show.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Velo Orange, an online retailer and wholesaler, is now carrying the French-made Rustines line of rubber products.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — The online distribution platform Rumbleship is now offering its dealer Industry Nine products. Rumbleship is providing 60-day terms on I9's most popular products.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2015

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The latest issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, which is arriving in subscriber mailboxes this week, features a special report on the e-bike.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / BRAIN News
Posted June 15, 2015

MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — Argon 18 has received a capital infusion from Business Development Bank of Canada Capital and the Fonds régionaux de Solidarité FTQ, the Quebec company announced.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Tom Roth, former vice president of Advanced Sports International, begins his new job as president of the Framed Bike division for Active Gear Corp. this week.

Posted in North America
Posted June 12, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Chris Matthews, Specialized Bicycle's former international marketing director, is using Indiegogo to crowdfund a new vitamin company, Vitalete.

Posted in North America

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