LONDON, UK (BRIAN)—Factory Media and Dig BMX Magazine have added Scott Towne as U.S. advertising manager to the Dig staff. Towne will be responsible for U.S. ad sales for Dig BMX magazine and DIGBMX.com.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Two fundamentals of recreation have come together as nationwide bike rental network RentaBikeNow.com joins forces with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), which drives the conversion of former railroad lines into recreational paths.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—On page 25 of today's Show Daily issue (click on link for full issue), we wrote in the headline "Chariot Carriers Redesigns Popular Cheetah Line, But Pricing Goes Up." The headline should have read that "...Pricing Goes Down."
We apologize for the error.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) is launching October 1 as a new organization to promote and facilitate interscholastic high school mountain biking in the United States.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—A standing room only crowd jammed into IMBA’s industry breakfast on Thursday morning at Interbike for an annual update on the mountain bike advocacy group’s efforts.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Jamis Bicycles started off Interbike on a sore note as 13 high-end 2010 full-suspension mountain bikes disappeared after leaving Jamis’ warehouse in New Jersey.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Coming into Interbike, Thule’s Peter Pell didn’t know what to expect. But in the midst of tough times, he certainly didn’t expect this.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products and BMC will end their distribution agreement, effective next July, both companies confirmed on Wednesday.
BMC has formed a new U.S. subsidiary, and will assume sales and marketing responsibilities for the brand effective immediately.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Terry Precision Bicycles signed a license agreement for Advanced Sports, Inc. (ASI) to distribute an expanded line of women's performance and lifestyle bicycles.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRIAN)—As Bikes Belong celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, executive director Tim Blumenthal (pictured) takes heart that the industry has coalesced around its role as the leading advocacy voice.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Guru’s ownership group has entered into a new partnership with an investor group led by Ted Matthews.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—For those physically not at Interbike you can now view Bicycle Retailer's complete Show Daily issues online in PDF form.
Click on link to view Day 1. Be sure to come back Thursday and Friday for complete Day 2 and Day 3 Show Dailies.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Specialized employees, retailers and journalists rolled into Outdoor Demo yesterday amidst a champagne salute to celebrate the finish of a six-day ride to Las Vegas.
There's only one place you can see Fox Racing's Greg Lenac compete at foosball while watching Cannondale's Bill Rudell fire up the grill. Keep that up, Bill, and the wife's going to want you to cook at home!!!
Click on link to visit the BRAIN Blog and see shots from the OutDoor Demo.
MEQUON, WI (BRAIN)—Answer Products has launched a new Web Site.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Visitors to the Giant Bicycles Web site will discover a new look and an enhanced, more user-friendly design that makes it easier for them to find just the right bike.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—If Monday’s motto at Outdoor Demo was “true grit,” Tuesday’s was “true fun,” as the sun shone less fiercely and the crowds were denser.
Attention all you Tweeters at Interbike: The official Tweetup takes place tonight at 7 p.m. at Lavo, a bar inside the Palazzo. Sip on free drinks while meeting the faces behind industry tweets. For more info see @Bike_Tweetup.