SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bravo Sports Corp. has acquired protective gear company Pro-Tec from Dye Precision, Inc., adding it to its portfolio of action sports brands, which include SixSixOne and ONE Industries. The purchase price was undisclosed.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives has signed a new distribution partnership with Kempter Marketing, Inc. (KMI), which becomes the exclusive distributor of the brand in Canada starting Dec. 14, taking over from Passion Sports.
EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Rolf Prima has hired Multisport Arsenal and Jeff Winnick to expand support of the wheel maker’s dealers and bolster its outside rep force.
VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike has added Fiks: Reflective, a Pittsburgh-based maker of reflective bike safety stickers, to the distributor’s line of brands.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes led another "fly-in" lobbying trip to Washington last week. Members of the board of the North America Bikeshare Association met with lawmakers to discuss the transportation bill and federal policies that affect bike sharing systems across the country.
MANHATTAN, N.Y. (BRAIN) — New York retailer NYCeWheels is distributing NOV Design, a line of custom modification parts for Brompton folding bikes.
NOV Design makes Brompton modifications ranging from $100 sets of hinge clamps to $450 chain tensioners. Its line includes more than 50 upgrade parts.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components has joined SmartEtailing’s Supplier Sync program. Specialized retailers can now blend their in-store inventory with real-time availability of Specialized products on their websites.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — The Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers’ Association (CABDA) on Friday announced a wave of new companies that will exhibit at the association’s trade show in February.
COON VALLEY, Wis. (BRAIN) — Custom cycling apparel company Borah Teamwear recently installed a 49-kilowatt solar array that will produce about 43 percent of the company’s annual electricity consumption. The system was installed on Borah’s south-facing roofline and utilizes 160 solar panels.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The latest list of bike-friendly businesses from the League of American Bicyclists includes companies across 49 states and the District of Columbia.
NEW YORK — U.K. folding bike maker Brompton Bicycle has announced that it will hold its seventh annual Brompton World Championships on April 15, 2016, in Monterey, California, in conjunction with the Sea Otter Classic at Laguna Seca Recreation Area.
MUMBAI, India (BRAIN) — Ash Jaising, a consultant who did market research for many of the industry’s biggest companies, has died in his hometown of Mumbai.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — Mark Ray has joined sports protection brand G-Form as its global VP of sales.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic has signed a multi-year agreement with the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah to be the official neutral race support provider for the men’s multi-stage professional race and women’s race event.
SEATTLE, Wash. (BRAIN) — The boards of directors of the Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes approved the merger of the two organizations. The merger will create the nation’s largest statewide bicycle nonprofit, the groups said in a press release.
WILTON, Ct. (BRAIN) — Morgan Meredith has joined Dorel Sports as global mountain bike marketing manager for Cannondale. The bike division of Dorel Industries has also promoted Jonathan Geran to global director, sports marketing, for Cannondale.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced that SRAM, Cannondale, Santa Cruz, Fox Racing, Pivot and KHS are among the brands that have committed to exhibiting at its new event next fall called CycloFest.