SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets has extended its sponsorship of the Belkin Pro Cycling team for two more years and will continue as the team’s official helmet supplier through 2015.
Team riders wear Bell’s Gage and Javelin road helmets.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Robert Baird, group president and CEO of Dorel’s recreational and leisure segment, has left the company, Dorel announced Wednesday. Peter Woods, the segment’s CFO, has been named interim president until a new president is appointed.
SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN) — Paved Magazine's final issue hit newsstands Tuesday.
MARINA, CA (BRAIN) — Light & Motion leaves its longtime home on Monterey’s Cannery Row next month, moving its headquarters and manufacturing facility 10 miles north up the California coast to Marina.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Divine Cycling Group International, Inc. has filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition for DCG Wheels, the Seattle-based maker of Mad Fiber carbon wheels. Mad Fiber has been shut down for several months; Chapter 7 generally governs the liquidation of a company's assets.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Cycling photographer Brian Hodes has been appointed a creative ambassador for the cycling lifestyle clothing brand Après Vélo.
CARLSBAD, CA — Spy Inc. has appointed its president and CEO, Michael Marckx, to the company's board of directors.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — A U.S. District Court judge has ruled in favor of Trek in a suit filed by suspension designer Dave Weagle.
Judge William Conley ruled Friday that Trek does not infringe on Weagle's patent for the Split Pivot suspension.
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes, which introduced its first drop-bar bike this fall, will be the official bike sponsor of the 2014 Crusher in the Tushar, a tough dirt road endurance race in Utah.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — Stationary trainer maker Kinetic is now working with Carmichael Training Systems to offer consumers access to indoor training advice and coaching. CTS will provide indoor training tips and advice in Kinetic's newsletters and share training content online for Kinetic customers.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — The dispute seems to be concluded, quietly, over use of the “Roubaix” trademark on bicycles, which involved two U.S. bike brands and one Canadian retailer and wheel vendor.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Cycling writer Neil Browne has joined Felt Bicycles' marketing department, where he will handle copywriting and documentation as well as marketing materials. Felt calls Browne's new position "brand journalist."
CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Focus is ending sales of its bikes on the Internet in the U.S., the company said this week.
ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN) — With charity rides and other cycling-based fundraisers booming, the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Conference is dedicating a breakout program to the field at its upcoming conference in February.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Power meter brand Stages Cycling is opening an office in Kirchzarten, Germany, that will handle sales and distribution of its products within Europe. Saddleback LTD will continue to exclusively distribute Stages to dealers in the U.K. and Ireland.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell Sports has launched new pro deal programs for its brands to help shop employees and bike industry enthusiasts get discounts on the company's cycling, snow and power sports products.
CALGARY, Alberta (BRAIN) — Cafe Roubaix owner Dan Richter said on the store's Facebook page Tuesday that Specialized president Mike Sinyard had called him to discuss a much publicized trademark dispute between Specialized and the store.
ORANGE, CA (BRAIN) — Travis Tygart, CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, will be among the keynote speakers at the three-day Triathlon Business International conference next month.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Strava CEO Michael Horvath is stepping down to become president and chair of the company's board on Jan. 1.
SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN) — Marilyn Price, the founder of Trips for Kids, has been named an ambassador for the Juliana Bicycles brand, the women's line of mountain bikes launched by Santa Cruz Bicycles last summer.