LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Profile Design has brought aboard sporting goods industry veteran Jeff Tyson as marketing manager for apparel brand Bellwether. He is the first hire in Bellwether’s newly restructured marketing department.
BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The news from the National Interscholastic Cycling Association is that Giro Sport Design, Kinetic Trainers and Primal clothing have each either continued or expanded their sponsorship for 2014.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) Quality Bicycle Products has added four new outside sales reps.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is promising to have its new hydraulic brakes ready to go back on consumers' bikes sometime during the second half of April.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Six months after its launch, Zipp’s Vuka Fit app and web software is approaching 5,000 unique users, Zipp officials say.
TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Andrew Herrick is stepping into the CEO role at Intense Cycles. Herrick was formerly president of Crankbrothers.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — You may have seen the ad on this very site: The remaining assets of the Mad Fiber wheel company are going on auction this month. The trustee of the bankrupt company has listed the assets — mostly intellectual property and some tooling — with Randy L. Fridkis Auctions.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has appointed Frank Ripper as its mountain bike PR coordinator for much of Europe. Ripper has been SRAM's MTB technical marketing coordinator for Europe for the last few days.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Britain's Team Sky will use U.S.-made Stages Cycling power meters for the 2014 race season, the company announced Tuesday.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — SRAM named QBP the sole distributor for Zipp wheels and Quarq ELSA and RIKEN power meters, effective March 15.
EAGLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Eagle Outside Festival and Firebird 40 mountain bike race have announced dates for the 2014 events: May 17-18. The sixth annual festival includes Saturday's Firebird 40 and the weekend-long Rocky Mountain Bike and Outdoor Expo.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and the Sea Otter Classic announced its completed list of speakers and schedule for the third annual IBD Summit, which will be held in Monterey, Calif., April 10-12.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Seattle Bike Supply launched a new business-to-business website Monday that was just one part of its recent investment in service and support for its IBD network.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America is inviting retailers to a suspension and drivetrain clinic at Ray's Indoor Bike Parks in Milwaukee, Wis., and Cleveland, Ohio, in February.
DETROIT (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now distributing Detroit Bikes.
VALENCIA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Andrew Juiliano is joining H3 Publications' editorial staff as a writer and editor for Road and Decline magazines.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced that early bird registration for exhibitors is fast approaching. Companies exhibiting at the Interbike trade show and OutDoor Demo must register by Jan. 17 to enjoy early bird savings.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle is joining Cannondale, Trek, Merida and BMC among bike brands that are title or co-title sponsors of top-tier UCI professional road teams.
STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Swedish helmet and eyewear maker POC has signed on as sponsor of the Garmin-Sharp professional team for the next three years. POC will supply helmets and eyewear to the team starting this month.