SANTA ANA, CA (BRAIN) — Gary Cook, co-founder along with Craig Cook of Cook Bros. Racing, has died at age 74.
OAKVILLE, ON (BRAIN) — Officials from Raleigh Canada Ltd. announced Monday that Dave Taylor has been named the company's director of independent bicycle dealer sales and marketing, effective immediately.
FRYBURG, ME (BRAIN) — Maine distributor Downeast Bicycle Specialists has coordinated its systems with several Point of Sale vendors to allow integration with SmartEtailing programs and give retail buyers more information.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike fit company Retül is adding a Footbalance custom footbed class to its professional bike fitter education programs, in an agreement the companies announced this week.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike's managing director, Pat Hus, will be the presenter on next Tuesday's National Bicycle Dealers Association webinar, the latest in a series of dealer education webinars hosted by the NBDA.
WILMINGTON, DE (BRAIN) — DuPont on Thursday dropped its trademark infringement suit against Easton-Bell Sports in Delaware federal court, two days after a California judge denied the company's request to move a related suit's venue to the East Coast.
VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell Sports has named Zyro Limited its new exclusive distributor for Bell, Giro, Blackburn and Easton Cycling in the U.K. and Ireland.
TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles will complete the sale of its 50 percent ownership in BH USA to BH Europe on April 1, enabling Pivot to go forward focusing solely on its mountain bike business.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Most brick-and-mortar retailers would benefit from federal legislation that would allow states to collect sales taxes from online retailers, industry leaders say.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland is now sponsoring 2012 Paralympic Games competitor Steve Peace. Peace suffered a life-changing stroke in 2006, and since then has battled back to become one of the top para-cyclists in the world.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Micky Dymond, a top pro motocross and supercross racer from the 1980s and 1990s, is training to compete in the 2014 Race Across America in the solo division.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News’ former longtime editor Megan Tompkins is returning to the magazine after two years in sales and marketing roles within the industry.
KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN) — The Canadian government announced earlier this month that it would eliminate tariffs on several categories of imported goods, from baby clothes to skis and snowboards to golf and hockey equipment.
VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell Sports sales were $183.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2012, compared with $207.1 million a year earlier.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Divine Cycling Group, the new investment group that recently purchased Mad Fiber, has hired industry veterans Jasen Thorpe and Brett Lindstrom.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Skins Compression has hired Danielle Said as its senior marketing manager of digital, communications and e-commerce for North America.
NORCROSS, GA (BRAIN) — Bike maker SwiftCarbon Technologies HK Ltd. is opening its first U.S. subsidiary, which will be located in the Atlanta, Georgia, area and managed by former Blue Competition Cycles manager Chance Regina.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Castelli, which established a separate triathlon division earlier this year, has signed two top triathlon pros to exclusive apparel contracts for 2013.