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Posted December 9, 2015

WILTON, Ct. (BRAIN) — Morgan Meredith has joined Dorel Sports as global mountain bike marketing manager for Cannondale. The bike division of Dorel Industries has also promoted Jonathan Geran to global director, sports marketing, for Cannondale. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 9, 2015
The U.S. National Whitewater Center will host Interbike's Fall CycloFest next October.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced that SRAM, Cannondale, Santa Cruz, Fox Racing, Pivot and KHS are among the brands that have committed to exhibiting at its new event next fall called CycloFest.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted December 9, 2015

ST-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, Quebec (BRAIN) – Outdoor retailer Torpedo 7 will sell Louis Garneau’s stock line of cycling and triathlon apparel and hardgoods in New Zealand, the Canadian company announced.

Posted in International
Posted December 9, 2015
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — As QBP opens its new distribution center in Reno, Nevada, today, the company has announced that it is relocating its Q-West operation in Ogden, Utah, to the Denver area. The move will significantly improve service to customers by reducing ground service transit times, QBP said in a statement.
Posted in North America
Posted December 9, 2015
David Régnier-Bourque, Julien Boulais, and Jean-Philippe Tremblay

CHICOUTIMI, Quebec (BRAIN) — Canadian bike brand Devinci has promoted David Régnier-Bourque to director of marketing and Jean-Philippe Tremblay to artistic director. The company also hired Julien Boulais as marketing coordinator.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted December 8, 2015

DECATUR, Ga. (BRAIN) — Fred Boykin, founder and owner of Bicycle South outside of Atlanta, has announced that he is selling his shop to manager Brian Dunne and will retire at the end of the year.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted December 8, 2015

NILES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Joe Reichert, owner of Amling’s Cycle Shop and a longtime proponent of recumbents and trikes, suffered a brain aneurysm in mid-November. Reichert was in a coma for two weeks following the aneurysm and remains in the hospital on what is expected to be a long and difficult road to recovery.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted December 8, 2015
OLDSMAR, Fla. (BRAIN) — Bill Austin, whose role in the bicycle industry spanned more than 30 years, died Sunday after a long illness. He was 78.
Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted December 7, 2015
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets has named six female mountain bike ambassadors for its new Joy Ride grass-roots women’s program. The Joy Ride ambassadors will work to inspire and enable female mountain bikers with structured fun and social rides for all skill levels in a non-racing environment.
Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted December 7, 2015
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International has added Multisport Research founder and CEO Gary Roethenbaugh and Challenge Family CEO Zibi Szlufcik to the lineup of speakers for TBI’s sixth annual conference, running Jan. 24-26 in Marina del Rey, California.
Posted in Industry News Tagged Events / Triathlon Business Conference
Posted December 7, 2015

DENVER (BRAIN) — Custom bike maker Alchemy Bicycles is now offering painting services to the public via its Ethic Paint Works studio.

Ethic Paint Works will service private customers with non-Alchemy frames as well as other custom builders.

Posted in North America
Posted December 4, 2015
Gravity-sponsored athlete Andrew Taylor wins Ray's Odd Couple video contest

MUKLTEO, Wash. (BRAIN) —FSA and Gravity Components are sponsoring Ray’s Indoor Bike Parks for the 2016 season. Ray’s will feature Gravity branding on obstacles in the parks and will also display Gravity components and provide the opportunity for an exclusive dealer riding and appreciation event.  

Posted in North America
Posted December 4, 2015
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Tern and Xtracycle have succesfully completed a Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $150,000 to produce a folding cargo bike.
Posted in North America
Posted December 4, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — With one major success under its belt, the BPSA's E-Bike Committee is well on its way to reaching its $320,000 fundraising goal for its 2016 legislative initiatives.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike
Posted December 4, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The five-year, $305 billion tranportation bill passed by Congress Thursday contains increased funding for bike-related projects, totaling $835 million annually for the first two years and $850 million annually for the last three years, according to PeopleForBikes. 

Posted in North America
Posted December 4, 2015

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Global Fat Bike Day, Saturday, Dec. 5, is being marked with events, demos and product introductions from Estonia to Vermont, Australia to Colorado.

Posted in International Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted December 4, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new lightweight waterproof breathable material from Gore, called Gore One, will debut Dec. 15 on jackets being introduced by Gore Bike Wear and Gore Running Wear.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted December 4, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International is taking submissions for the best published triathlon article and photo of the year. The organization will announce the winners of the award at the TBI Business Conference in Marina del Ray, California, next month.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted December 4, 2015

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — POC is auctioning a custom Argon 18 time trial bike to benefit Spinalis, a charitable foundation whose mission is to promote research and treatment development in the field of spinal cord injuries.

Posted in International
Posted December 3, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — Racers who have long sought relaxation in the UCI's rigid rules governing saddle tilt and saddle length can breathe a sigh of relief.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

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