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Posted July 2, 2014

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.

Posted in North America
Posted July 2, 2014
John Ker will be inducted in the Industry category.

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted July 2, 2014

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.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted July 1, 2014

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.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 1, 2014
The Emonda SLR 10.

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. 

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 1, 2014

ROANOKE, Va. (BRAIN) — Starlight Custom Cycling Apparel has hired Scottie Weiss to work with graphic design, media, and product development.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 1, 2014

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

Posted in North America
Posted July 1, 2014

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.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 1, 2014
July 1, 2014 BRAIN cover.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The July 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News has landed in mailboxes.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News / From the Magazine
Posted July 1, 2014

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.

Posted in North America
Posted July 1, 2014
Screenshot of the app's zero-reset page.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling is now offering its first app for Android devices, for use with its Stages power meter.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted July 1, 2014
The Boss is a folding stand that holds the rear axle.

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.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 1, 2014

 

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted July 1, 2014

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 30, 2014
The Mosi Hugo retails for $1,449.

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.

Posted in North America
Posted June 30, 2014

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.

Posted in International
Posted June 30, 2014
Maine distributor adds NiteRider, Bonk Breaker and more.

FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle has made several midseason vendor additions.

Posted in North America
Posted June 30, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — Blue Bicycles will be the official bike course sponsor for the 2014 Ironman World Championships this October in Kona, Hawaii.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted June 30, 2014

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) —  Torcano Industries will begin distributing Muna balance bikes internationally beginning in August.

Posted in North America
Posted June 27, 2014

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.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Electric bike

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