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Posted August 19, 2014

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Southern California publishing house Move Press has pulled the plug on Switchback, its mountain bike magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted August 19, 2014

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox has expanded its Baxter, Minnesota, service facility to handle mountain bike products along with powersports, which the company said will improve service lead times across the U.S. 

Posted in North America
Posted August 19, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (BRAIN) — Jessica Klodnicki, the executive vice president and general manager of Bell Helmets and Blackburn accessories, will be the keynote speaker at The Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition annual awards presentation held during Interbike.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards / Interbike
Posted August 19, 2014

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — For the third year, Malakye.com is hosting a career fair and networking event, called The Shmooz, at the Interbike Expo.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 19, 2014

ENCINITAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Compression-wear maker Skins has hired a new sales director, David I.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 18, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — After being shuttered for most of the summer, Boulder's Pro Peloton is open for business again.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 18, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — AscentCRM, a relationship marketing software and services company, has hired Larry Pedigo to lead the architecture, design, and implementation of enterprise-level CRM solutions for AscentCRM's client roster of outdoor brands.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 18, 2014
One of Abbey's cassette remover wrenches.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The Portland, Oregon-based distributor Cyclone Bicycle Supply is now stocking tools from Abbey Bike Tools, which are mde in Bend, Oregon.

Posted in North America
Posted August 18, 2014

ASPEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is celebrating the retirement of German pro Jens Voigt with special events and products during this week's USA Pro Challenge stage race, which starts Monday in Aspen, Colorado. The USAPC will be the last professional race in the U.S.

Posted in North America
Posted August 18, 2014

HAVERHILL, Mass. (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc. has hired Echos Communcations for media relations, communications and public relations in North America.

Posted in North America
Posted August 18, 2014

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Organizers of a criterium and a cyclocross  held in Las Vegas during the Interbike Expo are now offering prizes to the top men and women who compete in both events.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Interbike
Posted August 18, 2014

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shop employees looking to get their competitive juices flowing at Interbike's OutDoor Demo will have some new opportunities to win prizes this year.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 15, 2014

AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — North America Cycles is now distributing two new bike lines to U.S. retailers. The lines are Viva Bikes, from Denmark, and Strida Folding Bicycles, from Taiwan.

Posted in International
Posted August 15, 2014

KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — Club Ride Apparel will add a line of chamois-equipped undergarments for men and women to its 2015 Spring-Summer line. The InnerWear line includes various chamois thicknesses tied to varying ride times from one to four hours.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 15, 2014

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Do electric mountain bikes belong on the trails? As IMBA plans to discuss the question at next week's World Summit in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, the August 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News takes a look.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News / From the Magazine
Posted August 15, 2014

LUCCA, Italy (BRAIN) — Former world champion Mario Cipollini was hospitalized after being hit by a car while training near his home here, the U.S. distributor of his bike brand, Cipollini USA, announced Friday.

Posted in International
Posted August 14, 2014

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — A recent CycleOps contest resulted in more than 50 new routes being added to the brand's Virtual Training database.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 14, 2014

ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon industry organization Triathlon Business International has launched a blog called TBIntelligencer that will explore current topics and raise discussion points within the multisport industry.

Posted in North America
Posted August 14, 2014
The Niner ROS 9 Plus IMBA LTD Edition.

FT. COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner is releasing its first 29er-plus bike model, the ROS 9 Plus, a steel hardtail that accepts 29x3-inch tires and can be set up with gears or singlespeed. In coordination with the model launch, the company is auctioning a special edition of the new bike to benefit IMBA.

Posted in North America
Posted August 13, 2014
The $1,800 Esatto DDL is the top model in Kona's new Endurance Road line.

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycle is skipping this month's Eurobike tradeshow for the first time in nearly 20 years, instead holding 2015 model year product introductions for its U.S. dealers in Washington last month and for its European dealers with three events there in August.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike

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