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Posted March 3, 2014

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Tern Bicycles founder Josh Hon has been selected as an expert for a panel discussion on urban transportation at next month’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference.

Posted in International Tagged People / Events
Posted March 3, 2014

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) – Australian parts and accessories maker JetBlack Cycling has promoted its U.S. brand director, Mike Ely, to international sales director. Ely joined JetBlack last spring — to lead an expansion of the brand’s U.S.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted March 3, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM announced two changes in its management staff. Former category manager Charles Becker is now business and industry strategist, and Ron Ritzler, former category manager for mountain bike drivetrain, is now category manager for road and triathlon in addition to mountain.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 3, 2014
Photo of the capital posted by League of American Bicyclists president Andy Clarke on Twitter

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Despite a snowstorm that has caused the cancelation of hundreds of flights and a shut down of most government offices in the nation's capital, the League of American Bicyclists' annual National Bike Summit and National Women's Bicycling Forum opened as planned Monday morning.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted March 3, 2014

SYDNEY, Australia (BRAIN) — Dorel’s Cycling Sports Group said it is transitioning operations of its Australia business to Monza Imports, an action sports distributor based there. The change is effective May 1.

Posted in International
Posted March 2, 2014

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Australian bike accessory brand JetBlack has promoted Mike Ely from U.S. brand director to international sales director.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted February 28, 2014

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News takes a look at how fat bikes are helping Nordic ski resorts get through lean times.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted February 28, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has released an updated version of its adult bicycle Owner's Manual.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted February 28, 2014

ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — With the goal of getting more women on bikes, Leigh Donovan has announced partnerships with Liv/Giant, SRAM, RockShox, Troy Lee Designs, CamelBak and KINDbar to launch her bike skills clinic business, ichoosebikes.com.

Posted in North America
Posted February 27, 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers to sponsor bike program at Austin conference.

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — For the third year, folding bike maker Tern will be making its bikes available to attendees at Austin's South by Southwest music, film, and interactive conference, held this year March 7-16.

Posted in North America
Posted February 27, 2014

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News has partnered with industry association Triathlon Business International to launch Triathlon Retailer and Industry News, or TRAIN.

Posted in Industry News Tagged BRAIN News
Posted February 26, 2014
The event builds off of last year's E-Bike media event.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and Outdoor Retailer are joining forces to launch Charged Up, a media event focused on electric bikes and outdoor technology.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / Events / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted February 26, 2014

QBP pulled the plug on the T-shirts before their planned launch at last weekend’s Frostbike open house and expo.

Posted in North America
Posted February 26, 2014
California lighting manufacturer to appear in three episodes of How It's Made.
Discovery Channel crew filming production at Light & Motion.

MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Lighting company Light & Motion will be featured in an upcoming episode of the Discovery Channel show How It's Made.

Posted in North America
Posted February 26, 2014

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Custom cycling clothing brand ZOCA has been named an official supplier of the USA Paralympic Cycling National Team.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted February 26, 2014

FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle Specialists has released its 2014 catalog, which has more than 1,000 new products from 140 suppliers. The catalog is available now on the distributor's website and will be shipping to dealers in the next three weeks.

Posted in North America
Posted February 25, 2014

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Scott Dickey has been appointed CEO of Source Interlink Media, the parent company of Bike and Transworld BMX magazines, as well as larger titles such as Motor Trend, Automobile, Hot Rod, and Surfer.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted February 25, 2014
BikeLife Cities to debut in May.
A mockup of the Boulder BikeLife cover

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Catalyst Communication is preparing to launch a new marketing promotion. BikeLife Cities will consist of a full-color magazine that will mail to a city's residents, a website, social media outreach and email marketing campaign.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted February 25, 2014

MOORPARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — BMX legend Leigh Ramsdell will be joining Mongoose as as team manager for all riders this year, the company announced this week. Ramsdell rode professionally from 1993 to 2005, for sponsors including Eastern Bikes, DK Bicycles, and Play Clothing among others.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Competition
Posted February 24, 2014
Numbers show U.S. market is selling fewer — but more expensive — bikes into a shrinking market.

ALLENTOWN, PA (BRAIN) – Last year was a "turbulent" one in the U.S. bike market, according to The Gluskin Townley Group, a firm that studies such things and has produced an annual report for the industry for the last 14 years.

Posted in Studies/Reports

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