BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition will recognize Jenn Dice, VP of government relations at Bikes Belong, and Anna Schwinn, lead engineer at QBP, with the Pioneering Woman and First Ascent awards at its annual Thought Leader and Awards presentation at Interbike next week.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN) — Divine Cycling Group is less than a year old but seems to have produced more gray hairs across the industry than a teenager. On Thursday the group announced some more major changes as it tries to get its footing after a tumultuous summer
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN) — Joshua Poertner, the former technical director of Zipp Speed Weaponry, has purchased the legendary Italian pump brand, Silca, and plans to relocated the brand and all its production to Indianapolis.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Market research firm Leisure Trends Group is hosting a one-hour webinar Thursday, September 12, to discuss retail sales trends as a warm-up for the upcoming Interbike show.
OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) — City officials in this old railroad town built on the edge of the Wasatch Mountains have embarked on one of the boldest efforts in the bicycle industry to woo Taiwanese executives in hopes they would open offices in Ogden.
JACKSONVILLE, FL (BRAIN) —Athletic recovery brand 110% has hired Austin Chow as president.
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) — Yakima Products has hired two new sales directors.
Justin Manthe has been named director of sales, West, and Ben Tindall is director of sales, East. BEach report to Jason McGibbon, the senior director of sales for North America.
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Swobo has hired Kevin Murphy as director of sales and marketing.
PLYMOUTH, MI (BRAIN) — Cequent Performance Products, the maker of ROLA auto racks and cargo boxes, doubled the office space at its headquarters this summer and updated existing areas.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Supporters of the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association are hoping to push its membership count to over 100 companies for the first time for the organization's 100th anniversary next year.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle has extended its sponsorship of the African pro road cycling team, Team MTN-Qhubeka.
In its first year as a UCI-registered Pro Continental team, Team MTN-Qhubeka scored a major win with Gerald Ciolek victory at Milan-San Remo.
CHARLOTTE, NC (BRAIN) — 2006 Tour de France champion Oscar Pereiro will attend the Interbike Expo next week, meeting attendees at the Pinarello booth. Pereiro also will ride the Viva Bike Vegas Gran Fondo Pinarello on the Saturday following the show.
SAINT HUBERT, Quebec (BRAIN) — Starting next month, the Croozer bike trailer brand will be distributed in North America by its new Canadian subsidiary, Croozer's Germany-based parent, Zwei plus zwei GmbH, said Friday that it has terminated its relationship with Thule North America, which
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Cyclone Bicycle Supply has gone live with SmartEtailing’s Supplier Sync program, allowing retailing customers to see many of the products Cyclone carries from a subscribing Cyclone dealer’s website.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Retail merchandise sales were up 2 percent in July, coming in at $382 million according to Leisure Trends Group's RetailTrak IBD sales summary.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland has hired True Communications to assist with public relations and marketing programs in the U.S., the companies announced this week.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — U.S. saddle maker Selle Anatomica says it looking for international distributors.
Selle Anatomica saddles are all made in Wisconsin. They feature a patented slot that allows each side of the pelvis to move independently.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Organizers have set dates and released an early program for next year's Bicycle Leadership Conference.
The conference will be held April 8-10 at the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa, Monterey, California.
Organizers said topics at next year's conference will include:
OLNEY, IL (BRAIN) — Highway Two announced that it has added muscle in its management and operations, recently hiring a supply chain analyst, a controller and a sales director.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is purchasing a 19-acre site in East Hempfield Township in Lancaster County to serve as the location for the distributor’s upcoming 120,000-square-foot distribution center in Pennsylvania.