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Posted May 22, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike is launching a new turnkey-booth section at this year's show, designed to highlight European brands seeking to enter the U.S. market for the first time.

EU@Interbike will spotlight up to 20 brands in the newly expanded Hall E.

Posted in International Tagged Interbike
Posted May 21, 2015

CINCINNATI (BRAIN) — Infinit Nutrition is rebranding the product line it sells through speciality retailers with new product enhancements and new packaging. The company also is launching a redesigned website.

Posted in North America
Posted May 21, 2015

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Matisse Worldwide, a Taiwan-based industry consulting company founded by former Dorel executive Brad Hughes, is opening a new U.S. office and has released a list of Asian manufacturers that it will be representing here.

Posted in International
Posted May 21, 2015

GILBERT, Ariz. (BRAIN) — USA BMX has awarded a total of $75,000 in scholarships to about 70 BMX racers who attend college.

Posted in North America
Posted May 20, 2015

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle's president, John Burke, is urging Wisconsin cyclists to contact their state lawmakers in support of the state's Complete Streets Law, which Gov. Scott Walker has proposed eliminating.

Posted in North America
Posted May 20, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes is providing $32,000 to the National Interscholastic Cycling Association this year, through two separate funds.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 20, 2015

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria has hired Spencer Haugh as inside sales rep and logistics support.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted May 20, 2015

BIEL, Switzerland (BRAIN) — DT Swiss Group AG is restructuring as part of a planned succession. Marco Zingg along with Frank Böckmann and Maurizio D'Alberto bought out United Wireworks and renamed it DT Swiss in 1994, and the three business partners have shared leadership duties.

Posted in International
Posted May 19, 2015

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — The Canadian Independent Bicycle Retailer Association will hold its 2015 Leadership Summit Nov. 2-4 in Montreal.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted May 19, 2015

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (BRAIN) — Wigwam Mills, Inc. has added Dry Creek Enterprises to its sales team. Based in Napa, Califorina, Dry Creek will be responsible for all Wigwam product sales in Northern California.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted May 19, 2015

CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs has bolstered its marketing team, hiring outdoor industry veterans Rob BonDurant as director of marketing and Kurt Metternick in the newly created position of Web manager.

Posted in North America
Posted May 18, 2015
SILVER SPRING, Md. (BRAIN) — The Sports & Fitness Industry Association published the first 25 of its 94 single sport and fitness participation reports Monday. These reports provide an analysis and breakdown of participation demographics by specific sport or fitness activity, including bicycling, triathlon and stationary cycling.
Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted May 18, 2015
Outdoor Foundation attributes 0.8% decline to extreme weather but says nearly half of Americans still got outside in 2014.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Nearly half of all Americans — 48.4 percent — participated in at least one outdoor activity in 2014, a decrease of 0.8 percent compared with 2013, according to the Outdoor Foundation’s 2015 Outdoor Recreation Participation Topline Report.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted May 15, 2015

EMMAUS, Pa. (BRAIN) — More than 100 Rodale Inc employees biked to work on Monday, the first day of Bike to Work week.

Posted in North America
Posted May 15, 2015

JACKSON, Wy. (BRAIN) — MTBparks.com has completed its second annual Best Bike Parks reader survey.

The site has named the top-five rated lift-served parks in each of eight regions in the U.S. and Canada.

Posted in North America
Posted May 15, 2015
MACON, Ga. (BRAIN) — Thomson Bike Products is offering to accept the $20 voucher that Trek is issuing to consumers who have bikes with recalled QR levers. The component company will accept the voucher via its website and put $20 toward the purchase of a new seatpost, stem or handlebar if the consumer also returns a used product.
Posted in North America
Posted May 15, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Distribution platform Rumbleship is now offering Dainese protective and safety gear to U.S. IBDs.

Posted in North America
Posted May 15, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Compression brand RecoFit is celebrating its home town by repeating a marketing campaign that includes other brands from Boulder, Colo.

Posted in North America
Posted May 15, 2015

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — The United States Conference of Mayors Bike Summit kicked off Wednesday night in Madison, Wisconsin.

Posted in North America
Posted May 14, 2015

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — National real estate brokerage firm Redfin unveiled its ranking of bikeable cities Thursday to coincide with Bike to Work week.

Posted in Studies/Reports

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