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Posted May 10, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new smart eyewear brand, Solos has signed an agreement with USA Cycling that will give USA Cycling athletes access to its smart eyewear, which integrates a heads-up display and audio technologies.

Posted in North America
Posted May 9, 2016

DENVER (BRAIN) — DirtTri Magazine, a publication focused on off-road triathlons, recently won a local version of the popular "Shark Tank" TV show. The magazine also hired its first advertising sales rep.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps / Media/Publishing
Posted May 9, 2016

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has announced that the Tsunami Sales Group will now represent Vittoria and its traded brands 3T and Selle Italia in the entire Southern California region.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Sales Reps
Posted May 9, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Monday marks the first day of PeopleForBikes' National Protected Bike Lane Week. Protected bike lanes separate people on bikes from car and truck traffic with physical barriers such as planters or bollards.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 9, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Retail services company SmartEtailing is merging with Harvest Retail Marketing, a company that provides marketing, direct-mail and web services for bike retailers.

Posted in North America
Posted May 6, 2016

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. and The Bike Cooperative have announced that the co-op's retailer members can earn rebates on their purchases of Marin's line of road, mountain, pavement and kids' bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted May 6, 2016

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Planet Bike has hired Jereme Noffke to join the company's sales and marketing team. Noffke joins Planet Bike from Saris Cycling Group where he most recently managed sales in the commercial parking division.

Posted in North America
Posted May 6, 2016

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Vision has opened a new carbon wheel factory in Taichung that the aero component maker expects to double its production capacity while also improving quality.

Posted in International
Posted May 6, 2016
Despite slow start, bike division expects to exceed 2015's performance.

MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports reported that revenue dipped $12.4 million or 5.4 percent in the first quarter, to $216.5 million compared to $228.9 million last year. Organic revenue was down about 3 percent, accounting for the impact of foreign exchange rates.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 6, 2016

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Experts from some major non-bike brands will speak about e-commerce, brand advocacy and other topics at the upcoming Whistler Bike 2016 conference, being held May 29-June 1.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Media/Publishing / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted May 6, 2016

DETROIT (BRAIN) — Detroit Bikes will assemble 3,000 bikes at its Detroit factory for the bike share operator Motivate, the companies announced this week.

Posted in North America
Posted May 6, 2016

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — MiiR has appointed JAM Collective as its PR agency of record. JAM Collective is a boutique agency specializing in public relations, social media and strategic partnerships.

Posted in North America
Posted May 5, 2016

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro posted its second consecutive quarterly loss Thursday, but its share price rose in after-hours trading as the action camera maker's revenue for the first quarter exceeded analyst expectations.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 5, 2016

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Canadian apparel brand 7mesh has expanded its U.S. rep force with the addition of agencies in two key territories.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted May 5, 2016

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has announced new details and some new award categories for its third annual Interbike Awards Gala, set to return to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center during the Interbike International Expo this fall.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike Awards
Posted May 4, 2016
Bike-related sales up 27 percent for the owner of Easton Cycling, Race Face and Marzocchi.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp. racked up sales of $80.2 million in the first quarter, an 18.3 percent increase over the previous year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 4, 2016

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike has hired Mark Silverman as its sales representative for the New York Metro area.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted May 4, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — BikeRadar has hired Russell Eich as a technical writer. Eich joins BikeRadar from SmartEtailing, where he was a web content and production editor for more than a decade.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Web/Internet / Media/Publishing
Posted May 4, 2016

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC has developed two product collections in collaboration with two well-known road cycling shops: Pavé in Barcelona, Spain, and The Eleven in Toronto.

Posted in North America
Posted May 4, 2016

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Livall, a designer and producer of smart bicycle riding systems including helmets and bikes, is now establishing a U.S. distribution network and a U.S. headquarters in Morgan Hill.

Posted in North America

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