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Posted January 27, 2015

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association honored 16 and organizations in 11 categories at its 2014 NICA Awards ceremony held Saturday at Clif Bar’s headquarters in the Bay Area. 

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People / Competition / Awards
Posted January 27, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Former time trialist and coach Colby Pearce has joined the SRM sales and marketing staff at the German power meter company’s U.S. offices in Colorado Springs.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 27, 2015
Fat Bike Summit founders Gary Sjoquist and Scott Fitzgerald

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (BRAIN) — Some 250 advocates, land managers, U.S. forest service representatives and industry suppliers and retailers attended the fourth annual Global Fat Bike Summit here at the Snow King Resort this past weekend.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted January 27, 2015
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Howard Hawkins at the company's 50th anniversary bash.

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Howard Hawkins, 82, unexpectedly died of cardiac arrest in a Phoenix, Ariz., hospital Monday.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 27, 2015
Interbike managing director Pat Hus was a panelist discussing trends and horizons in triathlon Monday morning. Photo Gary Newkirk.

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The challenge of casting a wider net to continue to grow the sport of triathlon emerged as a key theme at Triathlon Business International's third annual North American Annual Conference held in Los Angeles this week.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Triathlon Business Conference
Posted January 26, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — With the number of MAP policies from industry suppliers rising steadily, SmartEtailing is creating a way for retailers to keep track of the various policies and pricing changes online.

Posted in North America
Posted January 26, 2015
Tony Karklins

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — BST Nano Carbon, which acquired Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles in September, has hired industry veteran Tony Karklins as general manager of the BST Bikes division, which houses both Ellsworth and the new Synergy Nano component brand.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 26, 2015
Palmer's 1996 bike, with Magura brakes.

OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Former pro racer Shaun Palmer, who signed a deal with Intense last summer to represent the brand and help manage its junior developmental race team, is signing up more sponsors.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted January 26, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association received an Outdoor Inspiration Awards in the nonprofit category at last week's Outdoor Retailer Winter Market here.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted January 26, 2015

CHILLIWACK, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Pinkbike will collaborate with the Enduro World Series on video production for all eight of this season's races. The website is promising a new style of coverage with an expanded video crew at each event, as well as extra content that will be released throughout the year.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted January 26, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau is expanding its relationship with Quality Bicycle Products. QBP will now carry a broad assortment of Garneau cyclewear and an expanded selection of other Garneau products.

Posted in North America
Posted January 26, 2015

FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Hans Johnsen Company and Downeast Bicycle are now acting as a rep group for Yuba Bikes in the United States.

Posted in North America
Posted January 23, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Rumbleship plans to introduce a new "technology-powered shopping experience" at the IBD Summit in Arizona next week. The company, which is a sponsor of the summit, said the new technology will allow brick-and-mortar retailers to push back against showrooming. 

Posted in North America Tagged IBD Summit
Posted January 23, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Boulder, Colo.-based Product Architects Inc., the parent company of Polar Bottle, was honored the is week at the Outdoor Retailer show for its commitment to U.S. manufacturing.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted January 23, 2015

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Selle San Marco North America has retained ORIS Intel to track Internet violators of its minimum advertised price policy.

Selle San Marco's 2015 saddles are sold exclusively by authorized dealers who must follow its MAP. 

Posted in North America
Posted January 23, 2015

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BRAIN) — U.S.-made leather saddle brand Selle Anatomica is now distributing to U.S. dealers via QBP; the company is also continuing dealer direct sales. Selle Anatomica also has updated its minimum advertised price policy and its online sales policy.

Posted in North America
Posted January 23, 2015

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Seattle Bike Supply is holding its Armchair Open House Feb. 6-8. The virtual open house allows dealers to place orders by phone or through Accell's B2B website for savings of up to 75 percent on XLC, Pryme and other parts and accessory brands.

Posted in North America
Posted January 23, 2015
Jerry Stritzke at OR on Friday. Photo: Gary Newkirk.

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Women's Coalition (OIWC) received a $1.5 million grant Friday from REI to help boost the role of women in the outdoor and bicycle industry.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted January 23, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has launched an ambitious initiative to pass model electric bicycle legislation in California and New York.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike
Posted January 22, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — David Abeles has left Competitor Group Inc., where he had been president and CEO since last March. San Diego-based CGI owns Velo and Triathlete magazines and other endurance sports media properties and events. It has not announced plans to replace Abeles.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing

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