SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — A contract between dockworkers and West Coast port owners expired at 5 p.m. Tuesday, but both sides agreed to continue normal operations at 29 West Coast ports.
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The BMX Hall of Fame will induct five individuals at a ceremony planned for Saturday, Sept. 27 under the Olympic Flame at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California.
LA CAÑADA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The owner of Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob's Stores has agreed to buy the California-based retail chain Sport Chalet, creating one of the largest sporting goods retailers in the U.S., with more than 150 stores and $800 million in total sales last year. EMS and Sport Chalet each sells bikes and bike accessories at some of their locations.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized is continuing to work with the legendary auto racing company, McLaren, working with the company to develop a limited edition $20,000 S-Works McLaren Tarmac bike.
WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek has unveiled what it claims is the world's lightest production road bike, the Émonda, which weighs 10.25 pounds and will retail for $15,749.99 in its most expensive configuration.
ROANOKE, Va. (BRAIN) — Starlight Custom Cycling Apparel has hired Scottie Weiss to work with graphic design, media, and product development.
SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — For mid-summer cyclocross fans, Reynolds is offering free Hutchinson 'cross tubulars and a Reynolds hat with July orders of its 2014 Reynolds Assault SLG Tubular disc brake or rim brake wheels
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — BH Bikes USA has made several additions to its sales team as the U.S. subsidiary of the Spanish company transitions from its former distribution model.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The July 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News has landed in mailboxes.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — A patent-infringement and breach-of-contract lawsuit pitting Dave Weagle against Giant Bicycle Inc. and Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd. has been resolved.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling is now offering its first app for Android devices, for use with its Stages power meter.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris Cycling Group is introducing a new line of home bike storage products and will make two of the new models available for Interbike exhibitors who want to use them in their show displays this fall.
IRMO, S.C. (BRAIN) — KindHuman will sponsor professional racer Adam Myerson for the 2014 cyclocross season. Myerson is the first sponsored pro for the start-up brand.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association went live with its new website, bpsa.org, on Tuesday. July 1 is the first day of the 2014-15 fiscal year for the 100-year-old organization.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) - Mosi Bicycles are now available to dealers through Rumbleship.
Mosi bikes are U.S.-designed, European-style bikes that mix old and new styles. Retail prices range from about $1,149 to $1,499.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Freeride and freestyle BMX bikes and safety equipment from Dartmoor Bikes will soon be available to North American dealers via Denver-based Hooray Bikes LLC, owned by Chris Olivier.
FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle has made several midseason vendor additions.
WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — Blue Bicycles will be the official bike course sponsor for the 2014 Ironman World Championships this October in Kona, Hawaii.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — Torcano Industries will begin distributing Muna balance bikes internationally beginning in August.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is teaming up with Bosch to offer a semi-automatic drivetrain that combines Bosch's electric bicycle motor with a SRAM internally geared hub and an external rear derailleur.