PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The Vanilla Workshop is introducing a new line of stock road bikes to complement its custom-made models. The Speedvagen Ready-Made bikes are still built, painted and assembled in the company's Portland factory.
OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Magura USA has started distributing Lake Cycling shoes in North America, from its warehouse here.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Slytech Protection is introducing new lines of knee and elbow protectors at a range of price points.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles continues to expand its offroad model line with a new aggressive 27.5 model to be officially unveiled this week at the Sea Otter Classic.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Colorado-based Feedback Sports has acquired Scorpion Bike Stands LLC, which was based in Dana Point, California. The purchase includes patents and trademarks associated with the Scorpion bicycle stand developed by Scorpion founder Mike Diorio.
PLEASANT VALLEY, Mo. (BRAIN) — Paceline Products Inc. has retained Adventure Advertising as its new agency of record.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Bicycle shipping service BikeFlights.com has launched a "Buck Up for Bikes" advocacy program to support the National Interscholastic Cycling Association.
DURANGO, Colo. (BRAIN) — Tailwind Nutrition has expanded its use of non-GMO ingredients to the brand's entire line of products.
Besides being GMO-free, Tailwind products are billed as all-natural, dairy-, soy- and gluten-free, and easy on the stomach.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic's trademark yellow race neutral support vehicles will be provided by Volkswagen this year at North American events.
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Retailers Rick and Jill Emerson, who own Bike-n-Hike in Longmont, are welcoming Colorado's spring season with open arms this year. As recipients of BRAIN's second Retail Remodel Project, the Emersons are already seeing positive results all around.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — RIDE BMX, a longstanding freestyle BMX website, is adding a racing section to its site. The site's operators said Hi Torque Publication's decision to stop publishing BMX Plus! magazine last year spurred their move.
TULSA, Okla. (BRAIN) — Voters here on Tuesday approved spending $15 million to build a new BMX racing facility, including the new headquarters of USA BMX and the American Bicycle Association, which plans to move from Arizona to Oklahoma this year.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design and co-sponsors Charge Bikes and SRAM will produce the second edition of its Grinduro festival this fall in Quincy, California. The event, which includes a enduro/gravel grinder competition, live music, food and camping, will be held Oct.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Park Tool will show its new TS-4 Professional Wheel Truing Stand at next week's Sea Otter Classic.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The organizers of Eurobike are working closely with Taichung Bike Week, a OEM event held each fall here.
OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Magura USA has hired Aaron Edler as the brand's new East Coast tech and sales rep.
Aaron was formerly service coordinator for a Virginia bicycle retail chain and prior to that, East Coast brand activator for Raleigh Bicycles/Lapierre Bicycles.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Mobile bike repair franchiser Velofix is offering to assemble and deliver new bikes that consumers order online. Velofix, which has nearly 50 franchise operators in North America, is looking to make agreements with brands in the markets where it has franchises.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — When Park Chambers, owner of three shops in Portland and Hood River, Oregon, was considering opening a fourth brick-and-mortar location, he wanted to mix it up. The shop would be service oriented, focusing on suspension overhaul and tuning with fast turnaround times.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Box Components is recalling some BMX forks that were sold in the aftermarket last year and included on some 2016 model year bikes. The forks' steerer tubes can become loose in the fork.
The company has not received any reports of injuries as a result of the defect.