BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Implementing a succession plan that has been in the works for years, SmartEtailing founders Barry Brenner and Mark Graff announced their retirement this week.
CHICOUTIMI, Quebec (BRAIN) — Canadian bike maker Devinci Cycles is planning a bigger push into the California market. The company recently signed on a sales agency in San Diego that will provide six reps to cover the territory.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components is recalling its Flux and Stix headlights and taillights due to potentially overheating, posing fire and burn hazards.
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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling is now supplying the official power meter and indoor bikes to USA Cycling. The agreement covers USAC's developmental programs and the USA Cycling Team on the road and track for the 2016 season, including the Rio Olympic Games.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM one-ups the 1-by market with its newly announced Eagle 12-speed drivetrain, boasting a 10-50T cassette.
PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — The Sweden-based snowsports and bike brand POC has moved its North American offices from Salt Lake City to Park City following its sale last year to Investcorp.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BRAIN) — Tony Karklins, along with a few other investment partners, has acquired the tooling, machinery and intellectual property from Montreal-based Guru Cycles and plans to set up a composite/carbon factory in the U.S.
WATHAM, Mass. (BRAIN) — Miso Partners, an outside sales and marketing agency in New England, is growing with the addition of two new partners. Miso represents leading brands including Felt Bicycles, Cycles Devinci, Race Face, Küat and Bonk Breaker.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Clement has introduced the most new tire models in the brand's recent history, with five new tubeless versions and new cyclocross, gravel and road tires.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association says the lawsuit between a Florida retailer and Giant Bicycle shows that many dealer agreements are one-sided or poorly understood.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes has hired Kyle Wagenschutz to serve as the organization's director of local innovation.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — BMX and mountain bike racing legend Mike King has joined Felt Bicycles as a brand ambassador. King has won more than 20 championships and is a member of the BMX Hall of Fame and the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame.
AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — More than 1,200 people have already joined a new Facebook group that provides a forum for bike shop mechanics and could lead to the formation of an association.
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (BRAIN) — Wheelhouse Detroit Bike Shop will open its second location in May, at 9401 Joseph Campau Street in Hamtramck, a community about five miles north of downtown Detroit. The first store, which opened in 2008, is located in Detroit's Rivertown area.
DENVER (BRAIN) — This year's Primal Colorado Bike Expo will be expanded as it moves to a new outdoor venue at Sports Authority Field on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — Terry Bicycles has added a new independent representative in the Pacific Northwest to its sales team.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Yeti Cycles has hired Janette Sherman to serve as its marketing manager. The company said Sherman's role includes ensuring the overall Yeti brand experience is seamless, consistent and high caliber through all channels.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — With one week until the application deadline of March 31, dealers are applying in record numbers to be considered as one of America's Best Bike Shops.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — New kids’ brand Guardian Bikes has signed up new independent reps earlier this year as it looks to grow the number of bike shops that carry its line of kids’ bikes equipped with SureStop brakes.