SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — The Swedish brand Ass Savers has opened a U.S. office after three years in the European market.
SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling has set up a Speed Shop website that lets dealers and their employees buy Reynolds products at pro prices.
WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is expanding its Émonda road bike line — which is highlighted by its super-light Émonda carbon frames introduced last year — to include a new aluminum frame model, the Émonda ALR.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Asia Bike trade show are planning a Bike Summit Forum to "to explore the present and future of sport bicycles."
The summit will be held during the show, which is Oct. 9-12 in Nanjing, China. This will be the fifth annual Asia Bike show.
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (BRAIN) — Twin Six has unveiled its new B2B website, allowing dealers to order directly online and see real-time inventory availability.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The Oregon Tourism Commission has tapped seven of the state's leading bike builders to craft a custom bicycle for each of the state's seven wonders.
COON VALLEY, Wis. (BRAIN) — Borah Teamwear has launched a new promotion built around the idea that custom store riding clothes are a key way to build a retailer's brand.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Alistair Corkett, a salesperson at The Bike Gallery's Clackamas store, is recovering from surgery after being struck by a truck while riding Sunday morning at a busy and dangerous intersection in Southeast Portland.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Bike touring brand Velo Orange will embark on a season-long dealer tour starting this month, traveling in retro style in a vintage solar-powered Airstream trailer.
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (BRAIN) — Kent International is licensing the Margaritaville brand for a co-branded line of bikes, helmets and baskets.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports has relocated from Denver to Glenwood Springs, Colo.
The component, bike and accessories brand is operating a small storefront that serves as its homebase for retail and wholesale sales, said company founder Eric Sampson.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Durban Bikes, a 4-year-old folding bike maker based in Brazil, has launched in the U.S. through agreements with Target and Sports Authority.
BOSTON (BRAIN) — Massachusetts jumped from 10th to fourth in the latest League of American Bicyclists' Bicycle Friendly State rankings.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — A women's cycling clothing brand and a women's art collective are planning a two-week long event at the San Francisco headquarters of the urban cycling brand, Mission Workshop.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retailer Over the Edge Sports will have a grand opening for its newest location, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Friday, May 22.
SEAL BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Premium Bike Gear, the website for Tern and BioLogic gear and accessories, has announced a pro deal discount program for members of the bike industry.
AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — TriggerPoint Performance Therapy has been issued a U.S. utility patent protecting its GRID foam rollers.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — The Gravity Cartel, the U.S. sales and service office for Spank Industries and iXS protective gear, has signed pro mountain bike racer Eric Carter.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Outdoor sports retailer REI is donating $100,000 to PeopleForBikes to expand its Green Lane Project.