LEVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Lambert is now distributing products from Dissent Labs, a Whistler, British Columbia-based maker of compression socks for biking and skiing.
FOLSOM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycles Plus owner and founder John Crews has announced that after 40-plus years working in the bike industry, he is retiring to focus on his marketing and communications company.
Crews recently sold Bicycles Plus to Mike’s Bikes owners Ken Martin, Mike Gabrys and Matt Adams.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Wishbone Design Studio is recalling about 400 balance bikes in the U.S. because the handlebar can pinch fingers at the frame. The firm company reports of four incidents, including two injuries. One required stitches and one required restorative surgery.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — The 2016 Amgen Tour of California will stage a 4-day/4-stage women's race May 19-22. The race will be part of the first-ever UCI Women's WorldTour, a global series announced this week at the World Championships in Richmond, Va.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The electronic editions of BRAIN's 2015 Interbike Show Daily are still available at the following links:
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BRAIN) — Owner Ross Horsley has re-opened an expanded Middletown Cycling as a Giant Partner Store.
The new store is nearly triple the size, at nearly 4,000 square feet.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The National Bike Challenge, an online ride tracking competition sponsored by PeopleForBikes and Kimberly-Clark, reached its 35 million mile goal this week, 10 days ahead of the five-month competition's end. Since the Challenge began May 1, 92,057 riders have recorded 35,081,343 miles.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — About 4 percent more retail locations were represented at last week's Interbike show, while retail buyer attendance was down slightly, show organizers announced Wednesday.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Zurich, Switzerland-based TSG International AG has set up a U.S. office in Carlsbad, Calif., to support their operations here. The company displayed its U.S. line at the recent Interbike show in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Blackburn Design lost five display bikes as well as assorted gear and merchandise after thieves broke into its rental van early Saturday morning at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center following last week's Interbike expo in Las Vegas.
ASPEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Melon Helmets of Germany has hired Backbone Media to manage its North American public relations. Meanwhile, ZG Collective, the exclusive U.S. distributor for Melon, is actively seeking independent sales representatives and new retailers in the United States.
BALDWIN, Calif. (BRAIN) — Benny Joseph Sr., a former owner of Crupi Parts, died Saturday at 79.
"Benny was instrumental in making Crupi the company that it is today," said Greg Swingrover, Crupi's current owner.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — The partners behind Herriott Sports Performance are opening a "new athletic training and lifestyle destination" in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood next month.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Pope Francis will be given a custom Breezer bike when he arrives in the City of Brotherly Love this weekend.
MANNING, S.C. (BRAIN) — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley warmly greeted a gathering of Chinese manufacturers on Tuesday promising them her support to do whatever it takes to interest them in setting up a factory in South Carolina.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports has named Jeff Spotts its new director of operations for North America. Spotts will be responsible for warehousing and logistics in North America.
WOLVERHAMPTON, U.K. (BRAIN) — E-commerce retailer Wiggle is officially opening its distribution center with a short ceremony on Friday.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Cycling is now offering a $50 annual Ride Membership, which offers recreational cyclists benefits including event accident medical coverage and a subscription to Bicycling.
NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. has added cycling industry veterans Jeff Haase, Justin Dittmer, and Ed Tyler to its sales team.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (BRAIN) — Virginia-based Conte's Bike Shop is opening three new locations, owners David Conte and Wayne Souza have announced. The new shops will be in Falls Church, Va. (7121 Leesburg Pike); Newport News, Va. (The Marketplace at Tech Center); and Arlington, Va. (3449 N.