SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies is offering a mail-in consumer rebate on 2013 models of IZIP branded e-bikes and Electro-Drive conversion kits. The program, which applies to models sold from May 1 through July 31, will offer rebates starting at $25 and going up to $250.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Imports of adult bikes — 24-inch wheel sizes and higher — were up 292,875 bikes over the first quarter in 2012, a 20 percent increase, according to Thursday's release of bicycle import statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau.
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Colorado distributor Cantitoe Road is now offering dynamo lights and locks from Trelock, a German aftermarket supplier.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — People for Bikes and Volkswagen of America unveiled a new campaign Wednesday called “Roll Together” that asks cyclists and drivers to be aware of each other on the road as National Bike Month begins.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) – The League of American Bicyclists released its 2013 ranking of Bicycle Friendly States on Wednesday, coinciding with the kickoff of National Bike Month.
OLATHE, KS (BRAIN) — Revenue for Garmin Ltd.'s fitness division increased 2 percent in the company's first quarter, which ended March 30, to $72 million. The company said sales of its new cycling models contributed to the segment's growth.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Kevin Burnette is joining wife Shanna Burnette as co-founder and partner in the public relations agency ModCraft.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike accessories brand Banjo Brothers is the latest to add SmartEtailing’s Buy Local Now technology to its website.
Consumers can now see which local retailers have the company's backpacks, panniers, bags and other products in stock.
SANDY, UT (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling is launching a 30-day guarantee program on its AERO carbon clincher wheels, allowing customers to return wheels for full store credit if they are not satisfied with their performance.
MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — Alpen will distribute Hayes Components products in Italy, the companies announced Tuesday.
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN) — Italian shoe maker Vittoria USA has relocated its warehouse from Ohio to California and hired Kim Maynard as general manager. Maynard will work out of its new 2,400-square-foot warehouse and offices in Valencia.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike Belong's Green Lane Project awarded $125,000 in grants on Monday to five cities working on green lane projects: Austin, Chicago, Portland, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.
MONTREAL, Canada (BRAIN) — Guru Cycles will soon be offering complete bikes for the first time. Guru sells framesets in either custom or stock geometry, and as of this week offers the option of purchasing a complete bike.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The Alliance for Biking & Walking has hired Kristin Purdy as its new national campaigns manager.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — Pedro's has rebuilt its website from the ground up and added a program with Shopatron, allowing consumers to order Pedro's products with the orders fulfilled by participating retailers.
FRYEBURG, ME (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle has added Saris car racks to its lineup, the Maine distributor announced Monday.
MEQUON, WI (BRAIN) — Hayes Components has hired Zach Highland as sales coordinator for all Hayes Components brands.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — With the U.S. launch of its Turbo electric bike this week, Specialized joins the small list of brands that are looking to carve out space at the upper end of the market.
NASHVILLE, TN (BRAIN) — John Meyer is putting all the remaining inventory, parts and prototypes of Hi-E up for sale. His father, Harlan Meyer, launched the brand with an 80-gram front hub in 1971. Harlan died last November at age 89.