MARINA, CA (BRAIN) — Sidi America, the Italian shoe brand's subsidiary and sales agent since 2009, is shutting down as Sidi’s motorsports distributor, Motonation, takes over sales and distribution of cycling products.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — Park Tool Company has added marketing veteran Paul Schoening to its leadership team as marketing director
TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles has hired 15-year industry veteran Chad Peterson in the newly created role of chief operating officer and product director to support the Southern California mountain bike brand’s recent sales growth.
SOLANA BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — ElliptiGO, manufacturer of outdoor elliptical cycles, is recalling about 7,000 of its units in the U.S. and 200 in Canada because the front fork can separate and the drive arm axles can detach during use.
TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles is offering new extended payment terms of up to 120 days for U.S. dealers via a partnership with GE Capital Commercial Distribution Finance.
LONDON, UK (BRAIN) — Future Publishing, parent of Cyclingnews.com, BikeRadar.com, CyclingPlus magazine and other cycling titles, is reporting that its normalized revenues increased 3 percent in its recently concluded fiscal year.
NEWBURYPORT, MA (BRAIN) — Sean Sullivan, Mavic’s director of marketing, announced Thursday that he has left the company after eight years.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Chrome Industries is partnering with Los Angeles retailer Orange 20 Bikes to bring a Chrome Hub pop-up store to the City of Angels—Chrome 20.
SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN) — German power meter brand Power2Max is now spec'ing Praxis Works chainrings as an OE option on its power meter cranksets.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Registration is now open for Interbike’s IBD Summit, returning for a third year to Monterey, California, just ahead of the Sea Otter Classic.
NEW YORK CITY, NY (BRAIN) — Worksman Cycles, a New York City manufacturer of bicycles, is switching to PPG Industries' Aquacron water-based liquid coatings for its frames.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Easton Cycling is raffling a custom steel Black Cat road bike as part of its Dream Bike Charity Sweepstakes.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The European trade show Eurobike will hold its bike demo on the Messe Friedrichshafen grounds next year, instead of a few miles away in Argenbühl, Germany.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Giant Manufacturing continues to rack up profits as it closed its third quarter thanks to sales in China, where revenue grew 28 percent and the average selling price per unit continued to improve.
SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies is now distributing Belon's Electron Wheel, a 26-inch front wheel with an integrated electric motor. Currie, an Accell Group company, will make the wheel available to dealers starting next month.
ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Highway Two will become the exclusive distributor of Kask cycling helmets in the U.S. and Canada in January. Highway Two will serve North American retailers through its network of 11 inside and 40 outside sales reps and territory managers, the company said in a press release.
Garrett Hein, the service manager at McLain Cycle & Fitness in Traverse City, Mich., attended last week's USA Cycling Bill Woodul Race Mechanic's Clinic and agreed to write about his experience for BicycleRetailer.com.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — Utility bike maker Handsome Cycles is now offering a line of parts and accessories to its dealers. The parts are notable for their lack of obvious branding, the company said.
WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The number of cyclists killed while riding in traffic in 2012 jumped 6.5 percent, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports in its latest finding released last week. The NHTSA said 726 cyclists died last year compared with 682 in 2011.