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.
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.
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.
DETROIT (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now distributing Detroit Bikes.
VALENCIA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Andrew Juiliano is joining H3 Publications' editorial staff as a writer and editor for Road and Decline magazines.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America has hired Steve Chapin as marketing director for its bike brands Raleigh and Lapierre.
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.
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.
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.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts is throwing a fundraising party to support Valmont Bike Park this Friday.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.