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Posted November 24, 2015

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — ZC Rubber produced 100 million bike tires last year, many of which showed up on the North American market under other brands. Now the tire maker is launching its own house brand of high-end tires under the Arisun brand in the U.S.

Posted in North America
Posted November 23, 2015

JAKOBSTAD, Finland (BRAIN) — Finnish component producer Herrmans is opening a warehouse in Shanghai, China, to serve its China-based OEM customers. The warehouse will be operational with stock in May.

Posted in International
Posted November 23, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Box Components is introducing a new logo and branding as it transitions from being a BMX parts supplier to being a full-line components brand.

Posted in North America
Posted November 23, 2015

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports, the segment of Dorel Industries that includes the company's bike brands, has added two new members to its global finance team.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 23, 2015

NAMPA, Idaho (BRAIN) — Deity Components has hired industry veteran Mike Reisenleiter as its distribution and OEM manager.

Posted in North America
Posted November 20, 2015

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — PR and media relations firm True Communications has hired Greg Fisher as an account manager.

Fisher is responsible for media strategy and outreach with a number of True clients.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Sales of snow sports products were up 3 percent in August and September compared to last year, and the industry's trade association said the uptick was largely due to pent up demand in the West, where ski areas experienced a snow drought the last several seasons.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted November 20, 2015
Updated: Zwift is also a team sponsor.
Cromwell with a Canyon bike at a team presentation in London on Friday.

LONDON (BRAIN) — Rapha has made a three-year agreement to sponsor and supply the new Canyon/SRAM Women's Professional Team.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted November 19, 2015
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Taiwan-based Wellgo Pedal Corp. is terminating its recent patent infringement suit against Tern Bicycles, Mikashima Industrial, and a New York City retailer over a quick release pedal.
Posted in International
Posted November 19, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Blackout BMX Distribution is now distributing Merritt BMX products.

Posted in North America
Posted November 18, 2015
ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — David Lorsch, Strava's vice president of strategy and business development, will speak at the Triathlon Business International Conference in January.
Posted in North America Tagged Triathlon Business Conference
Posted November 18, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Walton Family Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to PeopleForBikes in support of its Business Network.

Posted in North America
Posted November 18, 2015

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris is now accepting votes for the best bike-related poster in its Saris 5th Grade Poster Contest. The winner of the contest will get a free trip to the National Bike Summit in Washington next year. 

Posted in North America
Posted November 18, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Helmet brand Nutcase is accepting submissions this month for its third annual Nutcase Unframed promotion. Anybody can submit helmet designs for a chance to win a cash prize and to put their art on helmets offered across the globe in 2017.

Posted in North America
Posted November 18, 2015

PASO ROBLES, Calif. (BRAIN) — The second annual Eroica California, the U.S. edition of Italy's L'Eroica, will be held April 8-10.

Posted in North America
Posted November 17, 2015

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Selle Royal North America is the latest bike industry company to set up shop in this community north of Salt Lake City.

Posted in North America
Posted November 17, 2015

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now distributing Velo saddles to U.S. dealers.

Posted in North America
Posted November 17, 2015

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America, the U.S. affiliate of the Italian bicycle wheel and tire manufacturer, has expanded its North American sales team with the appointment of the Tsunami Sales Group.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted November 17, 2015

MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Members of the The Bike Coooperative can now earn rebates on purchases of products from the women's clothing brand Moxie Cycling Co.

Posted in North America
Posted November 17, 2015
Sales of higher priced e-bikes in Europe continue to drive revenue and profits.

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group reported growth in revenue in the third quarter, which the Dutch conglomerate attributed to healthy sales of the company's German and French bike brands.

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

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