WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel’s Cycling Sports Group announced that it is appointing Henning Schroeder as global vice president product for CSG and Brian Immel to global vice president of marketing, CSG.
NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes has promoted Tom Jackson to national sales manager, IBD. Jackson has been with Marin since 2010.
SOLON, Ohio (BRAIN) — ECRM will hold two Outdoor PressCamp events next year, to introduce new outdoor products to industry reporters and editors.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Banker Supply, which opened its first urban cycling lifestyle store in 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will open a new location in Los Angeles next week. The retailer has plans to open its third location, in Chicago, later this year, and two more locations next year.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes is launching a nationwide series of bike industry community networking events.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch eBike Systems North America is expanding its retailer training program by hosting Dealer Certification Clinics in more than 50 cities from October 2016 through March 2017.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Ruckus Composites has hired two new employees due to steady sales growth. The company, which focuses on repair of carbon fiber bikes, now has six employees. This month they filled two positions, one for marketing and one for production/repair.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors is hosting an evening networking event and panel discussion on Oct. 20 at Specialized's headquarters here.
The event will include a panel discussion titled "Many Paths to Leadership."
BERN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry said it appeciates the UCI's decision to resume testing of disc brakes in the pro peloton next year.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Eurobike organizers have announced new dates for the 2018 trade show. Eurobike will move earlier in the year, kicking off on Sunday, July 8, and it will be exclusively for trade visitors, eliminating its consumer festival days.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (BRAIN) — Erik's Bike Shop purchased the two Kansas City, Kansas-area locations of retail chain BikeSource. The acquisitions raise Erik's store count to 26 locations throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota and, soon, Kansas.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory is advising bike owners with certain Float X2 shocks on their bikes to stop using the bikes; the company also is telling bike suppliers and retailers to stop selling bikes with the shocks until further instructed.
DOHA, Qatar (BRAIN) — The UCI has awarded 15 world championship events in multiple disciplines to venues around the world, including the first ever UCI world championships to be held in Turkey.
SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Early registration has opened for the Whistler Bike conference, scheduled for May 23-26. The event focuses on digital marketing and is organized by PinkBike.com and Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
TULSA, Okla. (BRAIN) — When friends Matt Gragg and Curtis Kline decided to buy a business earlier this year, they looked at options in several industries, including a brand that makes packs for wildland firefighters and a company that manufactures fire trucks.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — On Monday, Giant USA is launching its WebLink online sales platform along with new Giant and Liv consumer websites. Consumers will be able to order Giant bikes through the site and pick up the bike at their chosen Giant retailer.
LANCASTER, Pa. (BRAIN) — Speedsleeve products are now being distributed to U.K. retailers by Velobrands.
"We have been looking for a solid distributor in the U.K. since we started a few years ago and waiting until we found a group like Velobrands," said Speedsleev's Rob Allen.
AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International has opened registration for its seventh annual TBI Conference, which will be held Jan. 22-24 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Accell Group NV plans to separate its North American e-bike business into a focused, stand-alone business called Raleigh Electric, which will be based in California and headed up by Larry Pizzi.
MERCER ISLAND, Wash. (BRAIN) — Dan Sotelo, one of the most prolific innovators during the 1990s mountain bike boom, is returning to the wholesale side of the industry with a new wheel balancing system he is presenting to wheel, tire and bike makers around the world.