MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives co-founder Mike Wilson is exiting his role as marketing director to pursue new business opportunities, and national sales manager Kevin Wren has left the helmet and protective gear brand.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has added SmartEtailing’s Buy Local Now and Supplier Sync features to its U.S. website.
The features allows Felt to send interested consumers directly to participating dealers.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News staff will visit retailers in Miami, Salt Lake City and Austin next year as part of the magazine’s popular Dealer Tour program, which first launched in the fall of 2008.
PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports has appointed Drew Engelmann as its new Western USA regional sales manager.
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, MA (BRAIN) — Todson Inc. has updated its minimum advertised pricing policy for Topeak products for the 2014 season. The new policy pins the minimum advertised price at MSRP. The previous policy allowed retailers to discount Topeak products by 20 percent off MSRP at any time.
PROVIDENCE, RI (BRAIN) — A show focusing on Northeast-based framebuilders is set for Friday and kicks off a weekend of bike events in Providence, Rhode Island, that includes the New England Bike-Walk Summit, the Providence Cyclocross Festival and the first Gran Fondo New England.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — When CamelBak began a search to hire a female engineer, it took three years to find the right person. But that’s the level of commitment that’s needed to bring more gender diversity to the outdoor industry, said Sally McCoy, president and CEO of CamelBak.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — According to organizers, the second annual National Bike Challenge, which encourages Americans to ride for transportation, recreation and fitness, saw a 50 percent increase in miles ridden in its second year.
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Big Shot Bikes, which has offered customizable fixies online and via IBDs, is expanding with a cruiser line.
MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has joined The Bike Cooperative's roster of supplier partners. Bike Co-op members will earn rebates from the purchase of VINA products, including Vittoria, 3T, Geax and Selle Italia
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — HDX Hydration Mix has added Mike Telega to its sales force.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Kris “Kirby” Bedsaul is the new general manager for Chris King Precision Components and Cielo Bicycles, effective Oct. 7, the company announced.
MOAB, UT (BRAIN) — It's likely that few folks have accused Ashley Korenblat of thinking small.
LOUGHTON, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — ACS has named Triton Imports as its exclusive U.K. distributor. ACS joins other iconic BMX brands carried by Triton, including SE Bikes.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Timbuk2 has appointed Cindy Feinauer the company's new director of U.S. sales.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Last month's Interbike, with its new venue, experimental invitation-only consumer entry and other novelties, attracted more stores, but fewer people than last year, organizers said.
LONDON, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Future PLC, the media group that owns CyclingNews.com, BikeRadar.com and other titles, has appointed a new CFO to replace Graham Harding, who is stepping down.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Search and rescue teams have found a Colorado Springs mountain biker who was reported missing late Sunday.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes on Monday announced $82,250 in grants to be distributed among 10 bicycling projects in the U.S.