BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria has hired Spencer Haugh as inside sales rep and logistics support.
BIEL, Switzerland (BRAIN) — DT Swiss Group AG is restructuring as part of a planned succession. Marco Zingg along with Frank Böckmann and Maurizio D'Alberto bought out United Wireworks and renamed it DT Swiss in 1994, and the three business partners have shared leadership duties.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — The Canadian Independent Bicycle Retailer Association will hold its 2015 Leadership Summit Nov. 2-4 in Montreal.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (BRAIN) — Wigwam Mills, Inc. has added Dry Creek Enterprises to its sales team. Based in Napa, Califorina, Dry Creek will be responsible for all Wigwam product sales in Northern California.
CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs has bolstered its marketing team, hiring outdoor industry veterans Rob BonDurant as director of marketing and Kurt Metternick in the newly created position of Web manager.
PITTSBURGH (BRAIN) — Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. reported a sales increase of 8.8 percent in its first quarter, which ended May 2. The company's net sales were $1.6 billion, or $0.53 per diluted share; same store sales were up 1.8 percent from the same time in 2014.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca has introduced an updated Impero road bike frame pump, largely made in the U.S.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Nearly half of all Americans — 48.4 percent — participated in at least one outdoor activity in 2014, a decrease of 0.8 percent compared with 2013, according to the Outdoor Foundation’s 2015 Outdoor Recreation Participation Topline Report.
EMMAUS, Pa. (BRAIN) — More than 100 Rodale Inc employees biked to work on Monday, the first day of Bike to Work week.
JACKSON, Wy. (BRAIN) — MTBparks.com has completed its second annual Best Bike Parks reader survey.
The site has named the top-five rated lift-served parks in each of eight regions in the U.S. and Canada.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The May 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News includes an in-depth, 16-page look at the remodeling of Now Bicycles in St. Paul, which was chosen to participate in BRAIN's first Retail Remodel Project.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Distribution platform Rumbleship is now offering Dainese protective and safety gear to U.S. IBDs.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Compression brand RecoFit is celebrating its home town by repeating a marketing campaign that includes other brands from Boulder, Colo.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — The United States Conference of Mayors Bike Summit kicked off Wednesday night in Madison, Wisconsin.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Now Bikes and Fitness hosted a party Thursday night to officially reveal the dramatic transformation of its store to customers. Festivities included food, live music, door prizes, discounts and Gold Sprint roller races, which replaced its regular Thursday Night Ride due to weather.
SYDNEY (BRAIN) — You no longer need an invitation to download and use the online cycling platform, Zwift.
The company announced the change in Sydney on Friday, local time. In tech industry terms, the product has moved from an invitation-only "Closed Beta" to "Open Beta."