LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) – Bicycle Retailer and Industry News is launching a project designed to illustrate the power of retail design and merchandising through the makeover of a bike shop. Similar to popular home renovation and restaurant remodel TV shows, the Retail Remodel Project will document a hands-on redesign of a bicycle retailer.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Feedback Sports has added three new employees at its headquarters here.
The company, in business since 2004, provides bicycle maintenance, measurement and storage products.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Former retailer and longtime framebuilder Bill Davidson has announced his partnership with Maxwell Kullaway of 333fab to open Davidson-Kullaway Custom Bicycles early next spring.
AMSTERDAM (BRAIN) — Reed Business BV, owner of Bike Europe, plans to sell off the European trade magazine along with 16 other business-to-business magazines and brands to Dutch publishing house B+B Vakmedianet.
HAVERHILL, Mass. (BRAIN) — Mavic Inc., the U.S. office for the French brand, is moving its headquarters from Massachusetts to Utah next year. The brand will join the other Utah-based operations of its parent company, Amer Sports.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Zoic Clothing has added three independent reps.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Steve Johnson, president and CEO of USA Cycling, announced Tuesday that he will step down from his post next October following the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, which will be held in Richmond, Virginia. Johnson has been with USAC for more than 15 years.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Campagnolo North America is hosting its seventh annual holiday toy drive and fun bike ride this Saturday, Dec. 13. The event benefits Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Liv has announced two additions to its global team. Amy Stanfield has been hired as Liv global senior marketing manager, while Janette Sherman has been promoted to global communications manager.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (BRAIN) — Rotating Mass Media, the publisher of Dirt Rag and Bicycle Times magazines, says its saw a nearly 5 percent increase in total revenue in 2014 versus the prior year.
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Finish Line is looking for a great photo of a dirty bike, to use on the packaging for its Super Bike Wash.
"After eight years, the current photograph is out of date and an upgrade is in order, said Hank Krause, the president of Finish Line.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Jim Anderson, a long-time bike industry sales rep and the SoCal territory manager for Accell North America, died on Dec. 1.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has launched a survey of retail stores to find out how shops are attracting and retaining female customers.
BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp., the parent of the Fox suspension brand, has purchased Race Face Performance and Easton Cycling, the companies announced Friday.
AURORA, Ontario (BRAIN) — BionX is supplying the kick for a concept electric kick scooter produced by Mini, a brand of BMW.
WOBURN, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — U.K. brand AbsoluteBlack has announced that Bicycle Technologies International will distribute its chainrings, hubs and other components in the U.S. starting in January 2015.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — QBP's Salsa Cycles is recalling about 2,500 aluminum Salsa Bearpaw forks sold separately and on Mukluk bicycles.
According to Salsa, the fork steerers can bend or break.
ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International is accepting nominations for best-of races in six event categories, as well as the top five triathlon highlights of 2014 for its Triathletes Choice awards. The winners will be honored at the 2015 Triathlon Business International conference, to be held Jan.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Organizers at Taichung Bike Week are moving the dates for next year's meetings into October, approximately two weeks earlier than this year's event held during the first week of November. The new dates, Oct 20-23, 2015, were announced on the TBW website.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (Calif.) — Scott Sharples has joined Bell Helmets as its new marketing manager for its bicycle business. Sharples has more than 25 years of industry experience. A former World Cup downhill racer, he most recently was product manager for Felt Bicycles.