BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Applications are now being accepted for the fourth annual QBP Women's Bike Mechanic Scholarship Program.
QBP, SRAM and other sponsors are offering 16 scholarships for an all-women's class of Professional Repair and Shop Operations at UBI.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Timbuk2 is opening its first stores in New York, opening first in Manhattan on Oct. 15 followed by a Williamsburg, Brooklyn, store opening in November.
TUCSON, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Australia-based Verve Cycling, the designer and manufacturer of the InfoCrank power meter, is now distributing the InfoCrank in North America in partnership with the Endurance Sports Group LLC. ESG's Paul Thomas will be heading up sales and marketing in the U.S. and Canada.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports' Guru brand has introduced a new motion capture software program, called Range of Right, that be used with a dealer's current Guru Fit system or adapted to be used with other fit bikes on the market.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bonk Break will donate two meals to a child in need for every box of Bonk Breakers bars sold in a new program with More Than Sport, an organization founded by professional triathlete Chris Lieto.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Las Vegas is the latest city to launch a bike share program, with a program designed for local residents and visitors.
RTC Bike Share has 21 stations at popular locations downtown and 180 Bcycle bikes available.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Fit Kit Systems has created a global directory listing service, findafitter.bike, where bike fitters can promote their services and cyclists can search for bike fitters and find information on bike fitting.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Pat Cunnane, the CEO of Advanced Sports Enterprises, has received the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia's Maguire Family Award.
ROMANO D'EZZELINO, Italy (BRAIN) — The parent company of travel bag maker Scicon has received a capital investment that will bolster growth worldwide and a new 4,000-square-meter (43,000-square-foot) office and manufacturing space in Northern Italy.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Applications are now open for Camber Outdoors' mentoring program.
VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Wren Sports LLC has named KHS Bicycles as its exclusive distributor for Wren products in the U.S.
MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — As Outerbike's fall event in Moab gets underway on Friday, organizers have announced that they will hold an event next summer in Crested Butte, Colorado.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News and PeopleForBikes are collecting new listings and updates for the annual Industry Directory.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Thomas Prehn's new company, Arsenal Cycling, is crowdfunding a new light system that includes rear lights that flash in unison.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Robert Choi, the co-founder of Volagi Cycles, was in a coma after an accident involving a motor vehicle while riding Tuesday. The company is shutting down operations indefinitely.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — As Interbike closed on Friday, show organizers reported that the show's visitor count dropped by 10 to 12 percent over last year, while exhibition space was down by 8 percent, according to preliminary figures.
JUPITER, Fla. (BRAIN) — Velocomp LLC has hired Phillip Lucas as its vice president of global sales and marketing.
Velocomp manufactures PowerPod power meters and the Newton Power Cycling Computer.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — Velocity USA is moving all its rim and wheel production and distribution to its headquarters here, beginning in December.
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Finish Line has unilaterally adopted a minimum retail advertised price policy. The company said its MAP policy was designed to ensure the preservation of Finish Line's strong brand presence and value within its core IBD channel.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Community Cycles of Boulder, Colorado, America's third-largest community bicycle organization, is raising funds to purchase a new $1.5 million building.