SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN) — Trips for Kids International (TFK) has opened its door to the African continent with the formation of a chapter in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Seattle Bike Supply has promoted John “JQ” Quattrocchi to vice president of purchasing and product development and Rickey Strawn to national sales manager as the Accell Group-owned distributor positions for growth in 2014.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition will recognize Jenn Dice, VP of government relations at Bikes Belong, and Anna Schwinn, lead engineer at QBP, with the Pioneering Woman and First Ascent awards at its annual Thought Leader and Awards presentation at Interbike next week.
FAIRFAX, CA (BRAIN) — Osmo Nutrition has launched three new hydration and recovery products formulated to meet women’s performance needs. Osmo co-founder and chief research officer Dr.
CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN) — After nearly 12 months of development and testing, Pacenti Cycle Design has decided not to pursue the high-end crank market with the EE Cycleworks crank design.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — LeMond LLC will introduce three models of a limited edition road bike at the Interbike expo in Las Vegas next week.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Bianchi USA executives are calling the launch of the brand's Infiniti CV road bikes one of its more important product launches ever. The bikes feature the Countervail vibration canceling material in its layup.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN) — Divine Cycling Group is less than a year old but seems to have produced more gray hairs across the industry than a teenager. On Thursday the group announced some more major changes as it tries to get its footing after a tumultuous summer
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN) — Joshua Poertner, the former technical director of Zipp Speed Weaponry, has purchased the legendary Italian pump brand, Silca, and plans to relocated the brand and all its production to Indianapolis.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Market research firm Leisure Trends Group is hosting a one-hour webinar Thursday, September 12, to discuss retail sales trends as a warm-up for the upcoming Interbike show.
GUELPH, Ontario (BRAIN) — Jason ‘Jay’ Filer, owner and lead instructor of Canada’s only bicycle mechanic certification school, has died. Even though Filer had been fighting a two-year battle with cancer of the esophagus, he passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 3. He was 43.
OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) — City officials in this old railroad town built on the edge of the Wasatch Mountains have embarked on one of the boldest efforts in the bicycle industry to woo Taiwanese executives in hopes they would open offices in Ogden.
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — KindHuman is releasing a line of three steel framesets to complement the carbon fiber models it announced earlier this year. The line consists of three models for road, cyclocross and mountain biking all made in the United States.
JACKSONVILLE, FL (BRAIN) —Athletic recovery brand 110% has hired Austin Chow as president.
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) — Yakima Products has hired two new sales directors.
Justin Manthe has been named director of sales, West, and Ben Tindall is director of sales, East. BEach report to Jason McGibbon, the senior director of sales for North America.
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Swobo has hired Kevin Murphy as director of sales and marketing.
PLYMOUTH, MI (BRAIN) — Cequent Performance Products, the maker of ROLA auto racks and cargo boxes, doubled the office space at its headquarters this summer and updated existing areas.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Supporters of the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association are hoping to push its membership count to over 100 companies for the first time for the organization's 100th anniversary next year.
SAN PIETRO DI STABIO, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Assos, the Swiss company that invented the Lycra cycling short in 1976, rarely updates its clothing designs, but 2013 is the year for the launch of a new line of bib shorts to replace its S5 line, introduced in 2008.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle has extended its sponsorship of the African pro road cycling team, Team MTN-Qhubeka.
In its first year as a UCI-registered Pro Continental team, Team MTN-Qhubeka scored a major win with Gerald Ciolek victory at Milan-San Remo.