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Posted December 16, 2015

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley is expanding its product offering with the addition of Club Ride apparel, Bern helmets and KS suspension and seatposts, which will become available for ordering at the beginning of 2016.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted December 16, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Scott Bikes has partnered with the Road 2 Recovery Foundation to help raise funds for sponsored freerider Paul Basagoitia, who suffered a spinal injury while competing at the Red Bull Rampage in October.

Posted in North America
Posted December 15, 2015

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Wetsuit and swimwear brand Blueseventy has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Germany’s CJH-Sales to grow sales in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and The Netherlands.

Posted in International
Posted December 15, 2015

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. 

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted December 15, 2015

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted December 15, 2015

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.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted December 15, 2015

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike has added Fiks: Reflective, a Pittsburgh-based maker of reflective bike safety stickers, to the distributor’s line of brands.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted December 14, 2015

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 14, 2015

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted December 14, 2015
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — CamelBak, Five Ten and Lowa Boots are among the outdoor brands that will exhibit at the inaugural Outdoor PressCamp next June at the Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah.
Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted December 11, 2015

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.

Posted in North America
Posted December 11, 2015

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Tradeshows and conferences / CABDA
Posted December 11, 2015

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. 

Posted in North America
Posted December 11, 2015

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 11, 2015
LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley plans to open a third distribution center this spring, in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, that will provide next-day delivery to 17 states in the Northeast.
Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted December 11, 2015

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship / Events / Consumer Expos and Rides / Sea Otter Classic
Posted December 10, 2015

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.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted December 10, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — Mark Ray has joined sports protection brand G-Form as its global VP of sales.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 10, 2015

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted December 10, 2015
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — In mid-January, Eurobike will offer an array of technical seminars for dealers in four German cities in cooperation with brands including Bosch, SRAM, Fox, Magura, Schwalbe, BionX and KMC.
Posted in International Tagged Events / Eurobike

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