EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Wheelmaker Rolf Prima has appointed Uncommon Communications as its public and media relations agency. Uncommon will oversee all public and media communications in addition to a product review program.
DUARTE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Cycleurope France, a member of the Group Grimaldi of Sweden, is Dahon's new distributor in France.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International has added three new staffers to its product staff: James Winchester as its Fuji lifestyle product manager, Chris Dietrich as Fuji mountain product manager, and Curt Davis as ASI-Asia director of product and engineering.
GRATON, Calif. (BRAIN) — Matt Fritzinger, the founder of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, has formed Zinger Pacific Consulting, a consulting business focused on helping start-ups and young companies.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Sally Jewell, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior and former CEO of REI, has won the Pioneering Women Award bestowed by The Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition, the group announced Thursday.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Easton Cycling is raffling off a custom titanium Caletti road bike this month, with proceeds to benefit charity.
BIG FLATS, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Michael Bush has been named president of Stan's NoTubes, where he previously was director of sales and engineering.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Profile Design has brought aboard sporting goods industry veteran Jeff Tyson as marketing manager for apparel brand Bellwether. He is the first hire in Bellwether’s newly restructured marketing department.
BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The news from the National Interscholastic Cycling Association is that Giro Sport Design, Kinetic Trainers and Primal clothing have each either continued or expanded their sponsorship for 2014.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) Quality Bicycle Products has added four new outside sales reps.
TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Andrew Herrick is stepping into the CEO role at Intense Cycles. Herrick was formerly president of Crankbrothers.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — You may have seen the ad on this very site: The remaining assets of the Mad Fiber wheel company are going on auction this month. The trustee of the bankrupt company has listed the assets — mostly intellectual property and some tooling — with Randy L. Fridkis Auctions.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has appointed Frank Ripper as its mountain bike PR coordinator for much of Europe. Ripper has been SRAM's MTB technical marketing coordinator for Europe for the last few days.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Britain's Team Sky will use U.S.-made Stages Cycling power meters for the 2014 race season, the company announced Tuesday.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — SRAM named QBP the sole distributor for Zipp wheels and Quarq ELSA and RIKEN power meters, effective March 15.
EAGLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Eagle Outside Festival and Firebird 40 mountain bike race have announced dates for the 2014 events: May 17-18. The sixth annual festival includes Saturday's Firebird 40 and the weekend-long Rocky Mountain Bike and Outdoor Expo.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and the Sea Otter Classic announced its completed list of speakers and schedule for the third annual IBD Summit, which will be held in Monterey, Calif., April 10-12.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Seattle Bike Supply launched a new business-to-business website Monday that was just one part of its recent investment in service and support for its IBD network.