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Posted December 3, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bike training software maker TrainingPeaks has acquired Best Bike Split, a company with technology that predicts bike race times based on the athlete's fitness and the terrain.

Posted in North America
Posted December 3, 2014

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (BRAIN) — Ibex Outdoor Clothing has hired Daniel Betts as vice president of finance and operations.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 3, 2014
New group to work closely with PeopleForBikes and NACTO to expand bike sharing.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — The directors of bike share programs nationwide have come together to form a new group called the North American Bike Share Association.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 3, 2014

PADUA, Italy (BRAIN) — An Italy-based organization is raising money by raffling pro team bikes to support the building of a children's maxillofacial operating room in Armenia.

Posted in International
Posted December 2, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Pat Cunnane, president and CEO of Advanced Sports International, will be the keynote speaker this Saturday at the Bicycling Event Directors Conference. Michael Nutter, Philadelphia's mayor and a longtime supporter of bicycle advocacy in the city, is expected to welcome attendees.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted December 2, 2014

PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports announced Tuesday that it will become the exclusive Canadian distributor of Dahon folding bikes effective spring 2015.

Posted in North America
Posted December 2, 2014

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Zwift, which plans to release interactive indoor training software early next year, has hired former world champion and Olympian Mike McCarthy as its vice president of con

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 2, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes and the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association are joining forces to monitor state and local bike-related legislation and tackle federal industry issues.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 1, 2014

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mirraco, the Southern California supplier of BMX bikes designed by Dave Mirra, officially ends its eight-year partnership with Trek Bicycles on Dec. 31 and is now working with Dynacraft BSC to distribute its line.

Posted in North America
Posted December 1, 2014

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Nordic Capital Fund, the largest shareholder in Thule, has spun off its shares of the company in a public offering that values Thule at nearly $1 billion.

Posted in International
Posted December 1, 2014

STUTTGART, Germany (BRAIN) — Joe Parkin, the former editor at Bike and Paved magazines, is joining the Germany-based Enduro Mountainbike Magazine as its chief editor for the U.S.

Posted in International Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted December 1, 2014

SANDY, Utah – (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling has appointed Leggera Technologies International, an Asian-based bicycle consulting company, to assume sales and marketing duties for Reynolds Cycling's aftermarket products throughout Asia.

Posted in International
Posted December 1, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (BRAIN) — Urban Velo has printed its 45th and final issue. The magazine, published six times per year since 2007, focused on city cycling.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted November 28, 2014

COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Southern California Bicyclist, a regional, bimonthly publication, has a new owner. Christopher Reynolds has acquired the magazine from longtime owner and founder Will Decker.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted November 26, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Steve Hed, founder of Hed Cycling and one of the most respected innovators in aerodynamic bike wheels, died Wednesday morning at a hospital here. He was 59.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 26, 2014

FULLERTON, Calif. (BRAIN) — This Friday's 11th annual Tour de Tryptophan fun ride/fundraiser will raise money to to help Brad "Moose" Rasmussen, a mountain biker who suffered a spinal cord injury at Snow Summit Mountain Bike Park in Big Bear, Calif., on July 3.

Posted in North America
Posted November 26, 2014

KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — Canyon Bicycles is eyeing growth in the Asian market. The German consumer-direct brand has launched Canyon Japan.

Posted in International
Posted November 25, 2014
Site offers retail and wholesale sales for higher end suspension products not carried by the brand's North American distributors.
The site offers the $1,100 Axon Werx fork, among others.

VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America has begun dealer direct and consumer direct sales of some of its products through its new e-commerce website, emarket.srsuntourna.com.

Posted in North America
Posted November 25, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Scotts Sports USA, now headquartered in Salt Lake City, is becoming a year-round sponsor of the nearby Deer Valley Resort, home to many bike-related events in recent years.

Posted in North America
Posted November 25, 2014

SHENZHEN, China (BRAIN) — With a goal of doubling annual production to 1 million bikes, folding-bike maker Dahon has relocated to a larger factory in the Songgand district of Shenzhen, China.

Posted in International

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