GIVISIEZ, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Scott Sports SA has purchased Bergamont Fahrrad Vertrieb GmbH from BMC Group Holding AG, which acquired the German bike brand in 2008. Since that time, Bergamont’s sales have doubled, Scott stated in a release.
PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Wednesday’s slate of meetings with exhibitors at PressCamp was electrifying, literally. The number of e-bike brands showing their wares doubled compared with last year, from three to seven.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — John Bradley has been named editor-in-chief of the Velo brand, effective immediately, Competitor Group Inc. president Josh Furlow announced Wednesday.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America is working with U.S. and Canadian authorities to recall more than 100,000 of its suspension forks due to concerns that the bolt attaching the upper part of the fork to the lower part can break or separate, causing the front wheel to come off bicycles.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes has announced its community grants for spring 2015, ranging from $800 to $10,000 and supporting infrastructure and advocacy initiatives in seven communities across the country.
Grant recipients this round include:
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association this week sent a letter to its members informing them about efforts underway with the U.S.
PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — PressCamp’s seventh summer edition and 10th overall event kicked off Tuesday under sunny skies.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components has announced a major update to its Venge aero road bike model and is offering a package of aerodynamic products — including the bike, skinsuit, helmet and shoes — that it claims will save a rider 5 minutes over a 40km ride.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Assos ProShops are popping up all over.
The Swiss clothing brand has worked with retailers to open three new shops-within-a-shop in North America in recent weeks.
There are now 23 ProShops around the world, with seven more planned for this year.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has given its public-facing website a new look along with some additional features.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Under a bluebird Colorado sky, Yeti Cycles quietly showed two women's bikes for the first time to racers and spectators attending the 6th annual Beti Bike Bash, held June 14th.
INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. (BRAIN) — London-based performance apparel brand Le Col has established a U.S. subsidiary and is selling its high-end men's and women's clothing online as well as through select retailers.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) – The final Profitability Project meeting facilitated by the Mann Group took place last week in Calgary. The National Bicycle Dealers Association will take over the administration of its retail program going forward.
SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Scott Sports will offer five 27.5-plus mountain bikes in the U.S. this year, adopting a 30mm wide rim and 2.8-inch wide tires to create what the company says is the best compromise between fat-tire handling, weight and rolling resistance.
BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria has announced a new Shop-Team program that offers sponsorship to local teams throughout the U.S. The program will allow local teams and clubs to make reduced-price group orders for Vittoria, 3T and Selle Italia products through their local retailer.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Longtime retailer Sammy Radi, who owns Sammy's Bikes in St. Charles, Ill., has opened Giant Fox Valley, a store dedicated solely to the Giant and Liv brands. The 2,400 square-foot shop is located across the street from Sammy's Bikes.