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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Fit Kit Systems has created a global directory listing service,, where bike fitters can promote their services and cyclists can search for bike fitters and find information on bike fitting.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Pat Cunnane, the CEO of Advanced Sports Enterprises, has received the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia's Maguire Family Award.

Tagged Awards

ROMANO D'EZZELINO, Italy (BRAIN) — The parent company of travel bag maker Scicon has received a capital investment that will bolster growth worldwide and a new 4,000-square-meter (43,000-square-foot) office and manufacturing space in Northern Italy.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Applications are now open for Camber Outdoors' mentoring program.

VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Wren Sports LLC has named KHS Bicycles as its exclusive distributor for Wren products in the U.S.

MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — As Outerbike's fall event in Moab gets underway on Friday, organizers have announced that they will hold an event next summer in Crested Butte, Colorado.

Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Deadline is Oct. 28; annual directory to include new distributor map.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News and PeopleForBikes are collecting new listings and updates for the annual Industry Directory. 

Tagged BRAIN News

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Robert Choi, the co-founder of Volagi Cycles, was in a coma after an accident involving a motor vehicle while riding Tuesday. The company is shutting down operations indefinitely.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — As Interbike closed on Friday, show organizers reported that the show's visitor count dropped by 10 to 12 percent over last year, while exhibition space was down by 8 percent, according to preliminary figures.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

JUPITER, Fla. (BRAIN) — Velocomp LLC has hired Phillip Lucas as its vice president of global sales and marketing.

Velocomp manufactures PowerPod power meters and the Newton Power Cycling Computer. 

Tagged People
Company will close its Florida facility.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — Velocity USA is moving all its rim and wheel production and distribution to its headquarters here, beginning in December.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Finish Line has unilaterally adopted a minimum retail advertised price policy. The company said its MAP policy was designed to ensure the preservation of Finish Line's strong brand presence and value within its core IBD channel.

Tagged MAP
Pat Cunnane of ASI was the first to say YES to Jennifer and Ray.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Community Cycles of Boulder, Colorado, America's third-largest community bicycle organization, is raising funds to purchase a new $1.5 million building.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert announced the winners of its third annual Vendor Awards at Interbike last week.

Tagged Distributor news

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes' Katy Hartnett wants to hear from suppliers who want Congress to ease or suspend import tariffs on parts, accessories or products that they sell in the U.S.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — has hired David McRobie as its VP of sales and business development in the U.S.

McRobie has a decade of experience in the cycling, running, outdoor, and health industries.

Tagged People

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Women's Advocates from around the world, along with seven members of international media, are joining Trek at the company's global headquarters here this week for the inaugural Global Women's Summit.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Pro's Closet will attend next year's North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Salt Lake City, giving consumers attending the show a chance to trade in their old bike for a voucher to put toward a new custom bike.

Tagged North American Handmade Bicycle Show

ST.-GEORGES, Quebec (BRAIN) — Procycle Group has appointed Patrick Giguère to the position of director of product lines for the company's Miele, eVox and Rocky Mountain Urban brands.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — DT Swiss has hired Marty Caivano, formerly with IMBA, to help expand its event and technical support program. 

Tagged People


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