OKLAHOMA CITY (BRAIN) — National BMX Hall of Famer Mat Hoffman has founded Hoffman Distribution, which will begin shipping Hoffman Bikes products to dealers by Friday, June 19.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycle has announced the addition of new staff in its product, sales and communications departments.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A bipartisan group of legislators in the U.S. House introduced a bill Monday that would create a system for states to collect sales tax from Internet sales by sellers outside their state.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike is partnering with Extra Energy Services North America to create a purpose-built indoor test track at this fall's show.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Velo Orange, an online retailer and wholesaler, is now carrying the French-made Rustines line of rubber products.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — The online distribution platform Rumbleship is now offering its dealer Industry Nine products. Rumbleship is providing 60-day terms on I9's most popular products.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The latest issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, which is arriving in subscriber mailboxes this week, features a special report on the e-bike.
MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — Argon 18 has received a capital infusion from Business Development Bank of Canada Capital and the Fonds régionaux de Solidarité FTQ, the Quebec company announced.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Tom Roth, former vice president of Advanced Sports International, begins his new job as president of the Framed Bike division for Active Gear Corp. this week.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Chris Matthews, Specialized Bicycle's former international marketing director, is using Indiegogo to crowdfund a new vitamin company, Vitalete.
TRUCKEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Start Haus, a Lake Tahoe-area ski retailer, has added a 1,000-square-foot Giant Partner Store to its Truckee, Calif., shop.
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — The CLIF Bar CrossVegas race will be broadcast live on the Universal Sports Network, the race organization announced Thursday.
RANTOUL, Ill. (BRAIN) — The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined BRG Sports $7,000 following a fatal accident at its plant here last year.
VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kozo Shimano, the former president of Shimano American Corp., has joined Wren Sports as an investor.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Eastern Outdoor Rep Association's summer trade shows are filling up fast, the organization said this week.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycles has soft-opened its retail shop in the company's hometown of Bellingham, Wash., and has set a grand opening for the 6,600-square-foot location the weekend of June 20-21.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM on Thursday unveiled its new XO DH hubs, which will be available in rear axle configurations of 12x150 and 12x157, and 20x110 on the front.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., (BRAIN) — Performance Bicycle raised $13,448 for PeopleForBikes during May, National Bike Month. The total is a mix of donations directly from customers and Performance Bicycle matching funds.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Spinlister, a peer-to-peer bike rental program, is increasingly being used by new bike shoppers to demo models before making a buying decision.