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Posted September 1, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. (BRAIN) — Brave Products LLC, makers of Brave Soldier Performance Skincare products, has hired CFEprPlus to provide public relations, marketing and business consulting services. It's the second time the two companies have worked together.

Posted in North America
Posted September 1, 2015

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Raleigh USA is providing a fleet of bikes to Trips for Kids International for the second year in a row.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted September 1, 2015

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mercury Wheels has hired Mike Byrd as wheel builder and customer support tech.

Posted in North America
Posted September 1, 2015

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Milwaukee's Olympic Supply Company is now distributing Funkier's cold-weather clothing line.

Posted in North America
Posted August 31, 2015
The move makes the company's trainers compatible with other simulators

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The latest update to the Bkool trainer includes the conversion to the ANT+ FE-C protocol. The use of ANT+ allows the trainer to be used with other indoor riding simulators, including Elite, Kinomap, Pefrpro, Maximum Trainer, Trainer Road, Veloreality and Zwift.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 31, 2015

HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bianchi USA has hired Monique Pua Mata as its factory rep for the SoCal/Central Coast region. Mata is well known as a professional mountain biker who also participates in road and triathlon.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted August 31, 2015
Former Kelley Blue Book executives join used bike guide's advisory board.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ira Becker, who until recently was the president of Consumer Review — the publisher of MTBR.com and RoadBikeReview.com, has joined BicycleBlueBike.com as its president.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 31, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Triathlon will welcome physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, race directors and coaches to the Medical Multisport Conference, scheduled for Nov. 5-7 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 31, 2015
Matt Moore at CrossVegas
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Matt Moore, QBP's general counsel, who was injured in a car-bike collision in March, will fire the starter's pistol for this year's industry race at CrossVegas.
Posted in North America
Posted August 31, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — SmartEtailing has hired Dorothy Nichols as brand & supplier relations director in the company's Boulder office.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 31, 2015
The event's outdoor demo to continue throughout the show next year.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Next year's Eurobike show will add a second public day and the event's outdoor demo will continue throughout the show.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 31, 2015

MIAMI (BRAIN) — Miracle Point Agency has announced the Gran Fondo Tour Cuba will be taking place in Havana on Oct. 23-25. The event will include a criterium and a gran fondo, with U.S. support from Sunlite and Origin8.

Posted in North America
Posted August 31, 2015
The Omnium trainer.

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Feedback Sports has teamed up with SportCrafters Inc. to share design and manufacturing resources to introduce several new products.

Posted in North America
Posted August 28, 2015

SINGAPORE (BRAIN) — RedWhite Apparel, a Singapore cycling clothing brand that specializes in gear for ultra-long distance rides, has appointed new distributors in South Korea and Japan. 

Posted in International
Posted August 28, 2015

MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Light & Motion is launching an IBD sales contest on Aug. 1 that will award the winner a trip to the lighting company's hometown of Monterey, Calif., during next year's Sea Otter Classic.

The contest will run through Nov. 30 and is open to bike shop managers and staff.

Posted in North America Tagged Sea Otter Classic
Posted August 28, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye America has promoted Bob Daniels to executive vice president and JJ Rudman to national sales manager. Both will take on their new roles on Sept. 1.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 28, 2015

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retired pro Jens Voigt will host his own gran fondo event in Marin County in October this year.

The Jensie Gran Fondo of Marin will start at the Stafford Lakes Bike Park on Saturday Oct. 10. It will include ride options of 45, 70 and 100 miles.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted August 28, 2015

MUKILTEO, Wash. (BRAIN) — Full Speed Ahead has hired industry veteran and Mountain Bike Hall of Famer John Stamstad for inside sales at their Seattle headquarters.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted August 28, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry announced at Eurobike this week that new wheel testing procedures have been finalized and will be presented to the Union Cyclist Internationale (UCI) Equipment Commission in October.

Posted in International Tagged Competition / Eurobike

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