BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Cannondale and Shimano have aligned with Fuji, Giant, Specialized and Trek to fund the Bikes Belong Grant Program by participating in the Employee Pro Purchase Program.
BOISE, ID (BRAIN)—Seattle Bike Supply (SBS) has added ultra-lightweight Power Cordz synthetic fiber bicycle cables as a new product in their wholesale catalog.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Primal Wear has announced its 2011 Retailer Custom Apparel Program, which requires no upfront fees for design and production services, as well as net 30 terms.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—On Tuesday, November 9, 11 a.m. – noon PST, the NBDA will host its first in a series of Webinars for member retailers. The Webinars are an extension of the NBDA Super Seminars presented at Interbike and that have traveled the USA regionally over the past few years.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Future Publishing has reported record traffic across its cycling Web sites.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Nearly all of the U.S. House candidates who have received campaign contributions from BikesPAC are expected to win reelection tomorrow.
OAK PARK, IL (BRAIN)—Bob Lickton is heading up efforts to form an association to represent the interests of brands that exhibit at Interbike.
Happy Halloween from Giant's Patrick VanHorn and the crew at BRAIN. Go Giants!!!
HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN)—Mavic’s sales jumped 14 percent in the third quarter of the year as next year’s preseason orders began shipping, according to an earnings report released Thursday by Amer Sports, the wheel manufacturer’s Finnish owner.
"Bike sharing is an innovative way to improve our community's health and air quality by replacing car trips with zero-emission bikes."
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Topolino Technology has been awarded a grant by the Connecticut Innovations’ SBIDP (Small Business Innovation and Diversification Program).
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BRAIN)—Bianchi held the press launch of its first Cafè&Cycles concept store in Stockholm earlier this week in its 125th anniversary year.
OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN)—Sales in Shimano’s bicycle segment soared almost 20 percent during the first three quarters of the year as the world economy showed signs of recovery, according to nine-month earnings figures released by the company on Wednesday.
ANAHEIM, CA (BRAIN)—A new trade association has formed to represent the triathlon industry.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—The Seattle Bicycle Expo, a two-day consumer bicycle expo produced by the Cascade Bicycle Club (www.cascade.org/expo), is scheduled for Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, 2011.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has hired Bill Childers as its new communications manager.
CHICOUTIMI, Quebec (BRAIN)—Cycles Devinci, the producer of Canadian hand crafted bicycles from Quebec, has hired Gabe Fox for international sales and marketing in the mountain bike sector.
Specialized will be donating one Hotrock bike to CYCLE Kids, a non-profit organization battling obesity and inactivity among youth, for every 1000 “Likes” that the company’s official Facebook page (click on link) receives before November 1.
MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—Oakley saw double digit growth in the third quarter of the year, led by exceptional performance in Europe, according to a earnings report released Monday by Luxottica, parent company of the eyewear giant.
“They last much longer than chains, and are quiet and clean. In a perfect world, everyone would probably use them because they require less maintenance.”