BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Hugh Walton has launched a custom cycling apparel company called Walton Custom Inc. that leverages his 30 years of apparel experience. Walton is a former executive with Pearl Izumi, Descente, Veltec and Hind.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has launched two new advisory committees that the organization said will support efforts to increase safety and ensure clean competition in American bike racing.
TORONTO (BRAIN) — Baron Biosystems has released three new apps that work with some Garmin bike computers through Garmin's Connect IQ store.
The three apps work with Garmin's Edge 520, Edge 1000 and Edge Explore 1000.
The three are:
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Swiftwick has hired Jamie Pillsbury as national bike sales manager.
MERIDEN, Conn. (BRAIN) — Vestis Retail Group, the owner of Sport Chalet, Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores, filed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on Monday, saying it has liabilities of more than $100 million.
ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Atlanta triathlete and entrepreneur Matt Cole has taken over ownership of the All3Sports retail store from Morgan Clark Schnur and her husband, Sean.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Phillip Sporidis, Mavic's commercial director for North America, will resign from the company, effective June 30. The company announced that Sarah Lehman will assume Sporidis' commercial responsibilities in North America in addition to serving as Enve's general manager.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International, triathlon's trade group, has announced election results for its 2016-17 Board of Directors.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (BRAIN) — As of Friday, Todson is managing all of the sales, marketing and customer service for Elite Srl.
COCHRANE, Alberta (BRAIN) — ANT Wireless, the company that standardizes the wireless profiles for the ANT+ system, released new standards Monday related to the use of heads-up displays and other secondary displays used with devices such as bike computers.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — In recent years, the Sea Otter Classic is become the venue for many brands to launch new products, and this year is no exception. At virtually every tent at the event's enormous expo area, companies had at least one brand new item to show off.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory is displaying a handful of Marzocchi products under its tent at the Sea Otter this week, but the company is looking toward the 2018 model year to make its first big splash with Marzocchi, which it bought last year.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jerry Stritzke called his leadership team together and challenged them to discuss the “Brutal Truths” about what was ailing REI’s business. A bold move for a relatively new leader at REI. And what were those Brutal Truths?
AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Following an injury at last weekend's Paris-Roubaix race, the UCI announced Thursday morning that it has stopped testing disc brakes in pro road racing.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — On Thursday, the opening day of this year's Sea Otter Classic, Shimano went public with news of its second electronic shifting mountain bike group, Deore XT Di2 M8050. The Japanese company revealed the group to the U.S.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — If you’ve never ridden an electric bike before, several exhibitors at Sea Otter would really, really love to let you try one. Test rides, they believe, are the best advertisements for e-bikes.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Brompton World Championships are coming to Sea Otter, and it's the first time in the event will be held on the West Coast.