SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — PinkBike.com is holding a raffle for a Trek Fuel EX9 to support the National Interscholastic Cycling Association.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Custom clothing apparel manufacturer Champion System continues to move into new sports categories. The brand has bee designated as the official apparel brand of the newly established Professional Rugby Organization, a pro rugby league in the U.S. and Canada.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Bigtruck, a lifestyle brand best known for its trucker-style caps, has selected True Communications as its media relations and marketing agency.
True will help Bigtruck with PR, social media and marketing services.
DURANGO, Colo. (BRAIN) — The second edition of Todd & Ned's Durango Dirt Fondo will be a two-day event, with a singletrack mountain bike ride on Saturday, Sept. 17, followed by a gravel road ride on Sunday, Sept. 18.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Cycling told members on Friday that the organization's website had been breached.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — RacerMate is recalling about 25,000 stationary trainer flywheels, used on ComputTrainers the company sold before 2008.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (BRAIN) — Todson has hired Oris Intel for automated monitoring of the accessory maker's minimum advertised price (MAP) policy.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bopworx is a new brand, launched on Kickstarter, that offers resusable bike protection products for shipping, traveling with, or storing bikes. The company offers padded, easily attached protectors specifically made for the rear derailleur, forks, and more.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye America is rolling out a new freight program that upgrades IBD orders within the continental U.S. to three-day shipping at the cost of ground.
HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bianchi is joining forces with U.S. Olympian Connie Paraskevin's Connie Cycling Foundation to get kids on bikes. As part of the program, Bianchi will supply its Pista track bikes for use in the program's training clinics.
BURBANK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pure Fix, which sells bikes online and through more than 400 brick-and-mortar retailers in the U.S., is now offering online bike buyers three ways to get their bike.
PHILADELPHIA — Fuji Bikes is expanding on a 30-year relationship with the Cuban national cycling team, inking a five-year, $200,000 agreement to sponsor the team and supply it with 10 bikes per year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Dealers and distributors could feel the bite from a one-sentence provision in a 160-page trade bill that, in effect, has made it easier for consumers to buy more bicycle parts and accessories from foreign websites.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic has announced its first all-carbon clincher wheelsets — the aero 40-millimeter-deep Cosmic Pro Carbon SL C and lightweight 25-millimeter Ksyrium Pro Carbon SL C.
WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — Suspension brand Fox Factory has bought back some shares from its previous parent company, Compass Diversified Holdings. Compass' share in Fox has been cut from 41 percent to 33 percent.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is recalling nearly 57,000 Zipp front hubs sold in the U.S. and Canada because a flange can fail. Separately, the company is recalling about 6,400 quick release levers because they can fail to engage in the closed position.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Club Ride Apparel has named Momentum Media PR as its public relations agency of record.
DENVER (BRAIN) — High-end bike brand Guerrilla Gravity, previously sold exclusively consumer direct, is launching a dealer sales program it calls Shop Direct.
The program allows consumers to order complete custom GG bikes from participating brick-and-mortar stores.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized’s nonprofit arm, the Specialized Foundation, is rolling out its cycling program to 10 additional schools throughout the U.S. this fall. The application period for schools is from March 15 to April 16.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Mobile bike shop Velofix is expanding to 41 locations with the addition of franchises in Canada and across the U.S.