COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — The UCI BMX World Championships are returning to the United States for the first time in 16 years, in 2017.
Rock Hill, South Carolona will play host to the event at the Novant Healthcare BMX Supercross Track.
BREVARD, N.C. (BRAIN) — Colorado-based brewer Oskar Blues is opening a mountain bike destination in Western North Carolina, where the company opened its second brewery in 2012. The brewer has purchased a 145-acre farm where it will operate a bike park and a performance space.
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — BH Bikes USA, the exclusive North American distributor for the Spanish brand, has hired Uncommon Communications to oversee its media and public relations.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle said more than 1,000 women participated in its 3rd annual Women's Ride Day, held May 31.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Brad Edwards and Aaron Brown have joined the Giant USA sales team as Account Executives.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — CycleOps is running a contest that encourages cyclists to record outdoor training routes that can be replicated indoors on the company's Virtual Training system.
The contest will award prizes valued at more than $10,000 for the best recorded routes, as judged by CycleOps staff.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (BRAIN) — Market research firm The Gluskin Townley Group is working with the road bike enthusiast website RedKitePrayer.com to create a new research panel called the "Voice of the Adult Cycling Enthusiast."
The panel will help researchers understand upper-end roadies.
MOORABBIN, Australia (BRAIN) — BikeBox will become the exclusive distributor of all Orbea products in Australia effective July 1, providing technical support and warranty service to new and existing customers. BikeBox has imported and distributed bike parts and accessories in Australia since 2002.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike maker Handsome Cycles is hosting an exhibit of Greg LeMond memorabilia at its Minneapolis store front, opening Thursday.
SANTEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — After representing Sidi cycling products for 10 years, through a few distribution changes, Matthew Ryan has resigned as the national sales manager for Sidi's current distributor, Ciclista America, effective June 27.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retailers who use SmartEtailing's web services will soon have access to BicycleBlueBook's Trade-in program software, which will allow them to evaluate the value of potential bike trade-ins based on the BicycleBlueBook's database.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International, the parent company of Fuji, SE, Kestrel, Breezer, and Oval Concepts, is taking more than 100 of its distributors and U.S. sales representatives to China for its 2014 International Sales Meeting beginning Monday.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool is hosting a training program for electric bicycle technicians July 14-15 at its headquarters in St. Paul. The program, developed by the Light Electric Vehicle Association, is designed to give bike shop mechanics the information they need to service electric bicycles.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Action sport clothing brand Fox Head, Inc. has appointed Michael Millenacker as its general manager for the U.S., the company announced Wednesday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Grace Electric Bikes are now available in the U.S. thanks to a new distribution agreement with Grace Bikes USA.
LÉVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Canadian distributor Lambert has added PowerBar products to its inventory.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Framebuilder Vanilla Workshop has hired Patrick Gillham as production manager.
CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs’ distribution operations will move from Colorado to Utah’s Wasatch Front next year, the company announced Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Torch Apparel launched a bike helmet with integrated LED lights on the crowd-funding site Kickstarter.com two years ago. With pre-orders from Kickstarter supporters now filled, the company is looking to the dealer market for its future.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Carbon fiber frame repair business Ruckus Composites will be raffling some leftover repaired frames to benefit charities.
The company said it often has a "dead pile" of broken frames that are dropped off and never picked up by their owners.