LONDON (BRAIN) — After one year in beta, cycling software company Zwift is offering a paid subscription service starting Oct. 29.
Users gain access to the indoor cycling software with non-contract monthly pricing of $10 for all markets, except the UK, which will be priced at £8 per month.
BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Knight Composites has entered into a distribution agreement with J&B Importers to service the IBD market in the U.S.
AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — North America Cycles will handle distribution of Bombtrack Bicycle Company in the U.S. Bombtrack is part of WeMakeThings Co. of Cologne, Germany, which also owns the BMX brand WeThePeople.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The first annual Electric Bike Expo in January will kickstart the six-month tour, allowing consumers to demo power-assisted e-bikes on a test track. Tour organizer Extra Energy Services North America launched its new indoor test track at Interbike.
KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — Freerider Darren Berrecloth now rides for Canyon as part of the Canyon Factory Freeride Team. He will make his official Canyon debut at the 2015 Red Bull Rampage, which kicks off its 10th edition this Thursday in Virgin, Utah.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Eurobike is moving its starting time back by 30 minutes for next year’s show. On the trade days, Wednesday through Friday, the show will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and only be open to trade visitors.
KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN) — Topping the top three bikes at the most recent Ironman World Championship this past weekend: Cervélo, Trek and Specialized, once again. Lava Magazine has tallied the bikes and components used by more than 2,000 athletes competing in this year’s event, held on Saturday.
SACRAMENTO (BRAIN) — The California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike) will host its bike summit Oct. 25-28 at the Wyndham Bayside Hotel in San Diego, Calif.
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB has hired Clayton Wangbichler as media and public relations content editor. Wangbichler comes to WTB from Mountain Bike Action magazine, where he served as assistant editor.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and Bicycle Retailer and Industry News will host the third annual Turkey Pedal industry ride and food drive on Saturday, Nov. 14.
TOULOUSE, France (BRAIN) — BOS Suspension has signed Colorado’s Uncommon Communications as its global communications and marketing agency of record.
FORCHHEIM, Germany (BRAIN) — YT Industries has hired Duncan McCann as international business manager.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a bill that modernizes e-bike regulations and ensures that they are treated like traditional bicycles instead of mopeds.
STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Swedish skiing and cycling helmet and apparel company POC has been acquired by Investcorp Group, an investment management firm, for $65 million from its parent, outdoor equipment company Black Diamond.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has launched an IBD support program that includes a new B2B website giving dealers access to 24/7 ordering, real-time inventory, and shipping and account customization.
LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — The sun is shining and waters are receding in South Carolina, but the bicycle industry — along with hundreds of other businesses — took a hit as floodwaters ravaged parts of Columbia and Charleston as well as other sections of the state.
DENVER (BRAIN) — The bike community has a voice in Colorado's new Office of Outdoor Recreation, a state office that was created this year.
FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — Friends of mountain bike pioneer Charlie Cunningham are running a crowd-funding campaign on Gofundme.com to help Cunningham with medical expenses following a bike accident in August.
According to the campaign's homepage, Cunningham had a bike crash in early August.
ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jack Caress is stepping down as president of the trade group Triathlon Business International, the group announced Tuesday.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Product Suppliers Association members shipped 1.8 million bikes to dealers through August this year, less than half a percent more than they shipped in the same period last year.