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Posted January 13, 2014

EAGLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Eagle Outside Festival and Firebird 40 mountain bike race have announced dates for the 2014 events: May 17-18. The sixth annual festival includes Saturday's Firebird 40 and the weekend-long Rocky Mountain Bike and Outdoor Expo.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted January 13, 2014

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and the Sea Otter Classic announced its completed list of speakers and schedule for the third annual IBD Summit, which will be held in Monterey, Calif., April 8-10. 

Posted in North America Tagged Events / IBD Summit / Interbike
Posted January 13, 2014
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KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Seattle Bike Supply launched a new business-to-business website Monday that was just one part of its recent investment in service and support for its IBD network.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 13, 2014

DETROIT (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now distributing Detroit Bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted January 13, 2014

VALENCIA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Andrew Juiliano is joining H3 Publications' editorial staff as a writer and editor for Road and Decline magazines. 

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted January 13, 2014

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced that early bird registration for exhibitors is fast approaching. Companies exhibiting at the Interbike trade show and OutDoor Demo must register by Jan. 17 to enjoy early bird savings. 

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted January 13, 2014
Company takes over title spot on the former Argos-Shimano squad. The bike brand also sponsors a development squad and women's team.
Team Giant-Shimano at a training camp earlier this month.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle is joining Cannondale, Trek, Merida and BMC among bike brands that are title or co-title sponsors of top-tier UCI professional road teams.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted January 10, 2014
Octal helmet in Garminum Blue

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Swedish helmet and eyewear maker POC has signed on as sponsor of the Garmin-Sharp professional team for the next three years. POC will supply helmets and eyewear to the team starting this month.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted January 10, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM will be offering more information on its hydraulic road brake recall and its replacement hydraulic brake products on Wednesday, but the company is saying the replacement brakes, when they become available, will not be a fix of the current design.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 10, 2014

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America has hired Steve Chapin as marketing director for its bike brands Raleigh and Lapierre.

Posted in North America
Posted January 9, 2014

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Engineers and product designers from Swedish helmet brand POC and Volvo Car Group are working together on products that will improve rider safety, according to a press release issued Thursday.

Posted in International
Posted January 9, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Martha Roskowski, director of the Green Lane Project at PeopleForBikes, was promoted to vice president of local innovation and will continue to serve as a member of the senior management team at PeopleForBikes.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Green Lane Project / People
Posted January 9, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Abus Mobile Security has a new MAP policy effective immediately. The German lock brand with offices in Chicago first implemented a MAP policy in 2011.

Posted in North America
Posted January 9, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts is throwing a fundraising party to support Valmont Bike Park this Friday.

Posted in North America
Posted January 8, 2014

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will be the keynote speaker at an industry breakfast at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted January 8, 2014

GHENT, Belgium (BRAIN) — The membership of the European Two-wheel Retailers’ Association (ETRA) has decided to dissolve the organization because of insufficient funding, the group said in a brief statement emailed Wednesday and posted on the association’s website.

Posted in International
Posted January 8, 2014

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) – Continuing its support of high school mountain bike racing leagues, apparel maker Primal Wear has renewed its Gold Level sponsorship of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA).

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Competition
Posted January 8, 2014

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — For a few thousand cyclists, the ride up James Canyon to Jamestown and back to Boulder is just perfect. But flooding last fall not only washed out the road but displaced most of the town’s residents, and Boulder’s cycling community continues to raise money for their relief.

Posted in North America
Posted January 7, 2014

KENT, WA (BRAIN) – Diamondback Bicycles has signed on as official bike sponsor of the Optum Pro Cycling UCI continental team. Optum’s men’s and women’s squads will race this year aboard Diamondback’s Podium Equipe model.

The partnership marks Diamondback’s first sponsorship of a professional road team.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted January 7, 2014

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — John Neugent, a longtime industry veteran and the former president of Sachs USA, has shut down his online company, Neuvation Cycling, in part due to ever-increasing competition among online sellers.

Posted in North America

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