MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America is planning retailer drivetrain and suspension clinics, to be held Jan. 16 in Milwaukee and Jan. 30 in Cleveland. Both events are being held at Rays Indoor Bike Park locations and will include a lunch, riding opportunities and swag.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a trademark registration for Saris' Bones trunk rack design, Saris announced Wednesday.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — PinkBike.com and Trailforks have raised more than $46,000 so far in an Indiegogo campaign to deliver bikes to underprivileged kids. The campaign wraps up at midnight Christmas Eve.
WILTON, Ct. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group sent a letter to dealers this week assuring them that its Cannondale Teramo helmet meets all U.S. and international standards for helmet safety.
MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — A new magazine covering urban cycling is set to begin mailing on Feb. 1. Peter DiAntoni, former editor and publisher of Cog magazine, is heading up the new publication.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — Terry Bicycles has added a new independent representative to its sales team.
NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. has promoted Devon Mitchell to the role of account manager. Mitchell joined the company early in 2014, starting in the brand's San Francisco Factory Store.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — Torcano Industries has become the exclusive U.S. distributor for DHDwear.
CASTLE PINES, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new Colorado-based distributor is offering North American dealers an array of Italian brands, both well known and obscure in these parts.
MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Light maker Light & Motion is running a nationwide demo program from this month through December 2015. Two Light & Motion demo vans will visit dealers across the United States to hold clinics on the product line and night-ride and night-run demo events.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Exustar will have nine distributors for 2015, including four who carry the brand's shoes and pedals and five who carry just pedals and cleats.
The shoe and pedal distributors are J&B, Hans Johnsen, North America Cycles and Olympic Supply Company.
MEXICO CITY (BRAIN) — Mexican officials have put numerous U.S. bike suppliers on notice that the Mexican government will be placing children's bikes imported from China under increasing scrutiny as it continues an anti-dumping investigation.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling's power meters will be available in Japan through InterMax in 2015.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Catalyst Communication is adding five new markets in 2015 for its BikeLife magazine. The company also has hired Brian Bauer as a senior account manager.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ritchey Design has appointed longtime staffer Claudio Bianchi as the company’s new CEO, allowing founder Tom Ritchey to focus exclusively on product development for the brand.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — IBD Summit pre-registration and retail attendance is up compared to the event’s three previous editions, according to conference organizer Interbike.
NEVERS, France (BRAIN) — Look Cycles is warning of counterfeit Look 695 and 695 Light framesets being offered in China and Europe. The company says the frames could be unsafe.
FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle Specialists has announced several new vendor additions.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — The Zwift indoor riding software system will feature Pinarello bikes, the companies announced this week. Zwift may add other bike brands in the future.
Zwift users will be able to virtually ride Pinarello Dogma F8 road bikes or Il Bolide time trial bikes.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (BRAIN) — Michelin has announced a new minimum advertised price policy for U.S. and Canadian retailers, which will go into effect on Jan. 1.
The policy applies to online and brick-and-mortar retailers.