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Posted June 14, 2017

AVON, Colo. (BRAIN) — A brevet event planned for this weekend is a low-key "investment" event that will lay the foundation for more ambitious events in the future, said Michael McCormack, who also produces the Breck Epic.

Posted in North America
Posted June 13, 2017
The conference attracts 1,500 delegates, 260 speakers, and the King of the Netherlands.

NIJMEGAN, the Netherlands (BRAIN) — The international cycling conference Velo-city opened here Tuesday, with a record number of delegates in attendance and 260 planned speakers. Willem-Alexander, the King of the Netherlands, attended the opening ceremony and participated in a group ride afterward.

Posted in International
Posted June 13, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors has announced the finalists for Pitchfest 2017 a competition intended to drive innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship among women with a passion for the outdoors. Women-led small businesses apply to showcase their plans to industry leaders and investors.

Posted in North America
Posted June 12, 2017
Kristine Urrutia and Nic Sims join the high school racing organization.

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has added new development and partnership staff as the organization's growth continues.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 12, 2017

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) —The self nomination period has opened for the new Interbike Innovation Awards for retailers.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Awards / Interbike Awards
Posted June 12, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — All 106 Performance Bicycle stores are now accepting used bike trade-ins via Bicycle Blue Book's program, which provides customers with store credit in exchange for their old bikes, which are shipped to BicycleBlueBook to resell. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 12, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is now distributing Montague Bikes' RackStand, a rear rack that converts to a workstand or kickstand, and which also includes a mud guard. The RackStand was an award winner at last year's Eurobike.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 12, 2017
Adam Micklin has been promoted to vice president of global sales & marketing.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has made changes to its international sales department. The company said it hopes to unify its sales efforts across all of Felt's domestic and international markets.

Posted in North America
Posted June 12, 2017

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — SE Bikes has entered a license agreement with J&B Importers to distribute SE parts and accessories across the country.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted June 9, 2017

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The International Olympic Committee has agreed to add the Madison and BMX Freestyle Park to the program of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The decision was made at Friday's meeting of the IOC Executive Board in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 9, 2017

VENTURA (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now distributing all Green Guru products in addition to a selected line that is exclusive to the distributor.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted June 9, 2017
There are more than 18,000 Strava-connected apps available.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava has added a directory to its website that shows a sampling of third-party apps that have sprung up recently that make use of users' Strava ride data.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted June 9, 2017
Three-day workshops planned for Denver, Portland and Washington, DC.-area.

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — The Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association has opened registration for three-day technical workshops to be held this fall and next spring in three cities.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 9, 2017
New system will be the largest to use B-Cycle's Dash system.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BRAIN) — A 600-bike bike share system is planned for Memphis, where Explore Bike Share, a local non-profit, has announced its contract agreement with B-Cycle.

Posted in North America
Posted June 8, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling is now shipping Stages Dash and Stages Link — a GPS bike head unit and a cloud-based training software system, respectively. Both products were announced last year.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 8, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) —Trainer brand Kinetic has hired independent sales reps to work directly with U.S. bicycle shops as part of its new dealer direct sales effort.

Posted in North America
Posted June 8, 2017

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Drawing on more than 25 years of experience working as a mechanic in the U.S. and internationally, Ben Chournos has opened Shiftworks, a service and repair shop here.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 8, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group is recalling about 1,240 GT mountain bikes because the handlebars can crack.

GT sold about 1,000 of the bikes in the U.S. and 240 in Canada. 

Posted in Recalls
Posted June 7, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth Components has re-branded and re-launched its line of elliptical chainrings for 1x drivetrains for mountain bike, cyclocross and gravel bike use.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 7, 2017

CHIUDUNO, Italy (BRAIN) — Italian helmet brand Kask will open a dedicated Cycling Division office in Melbourne, Australia, in October to serve the Australian and New Zealand markets.

Posted in International

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