SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday May 14 2012 11:40 AM MT—Trade show producer Interbike has hired Justin Gottlieb as director of communications and public relations, effective this Wednesday.
GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) Monday May 14 2012 11:14 AM MT—Construction is under way on Velodrome Suisse, a CHF 15 million ($16 million) track, sports hall and training center planned next door to BMC’s Swiss headquarters in Grenchen.
OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN) Monday May 14 2012 8:29 AM MT—German component maker Syntace has added two new U.S. distributors; its U.S. agent also is now importing frames from Liteville, a mountain bike brand owned by Syntace.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) Monday May 14 2012 8:25 AM MT—Flying Pigeon LA is packing up its city and cargo bikes and moving down the road to a new location next to a popular café that co-owner Josef Bray-Ali sees as a better fit for his business.
Bikes Belong hires new marketing manager • Scott apologizes for shortage of popular models • Dahon tightens pricing policy
ALCOBENDAS, Spain (BRAIN) Monday May 14 2012 1:53 AM MT—Spanish brand BH opened the doors to its first-ever concept store last week in the Rio Norte Business Park in Alcobendas just north of Madrid.
Trek names new marketing personnel • Bianchi plans presence at Tour of California • Atlantic City trade shows join forces
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) Friday May 11 2012 10:16 AM MT—Dorel Industries’ bike division posted its best quarter ever in the first three months of 2012 as IBD sales increased in the U.S., Europe and Japan, the company said in an earnings press release issued Friday.
FAIRFAX, CA (BRAIN) Friday May 11 2012 10:00 AM MT—Ben Capron, a former marketing director at Specialized Bicycle, is the new CEO of Osmo Nutrition, a sports nutrition company offering specific drink formulas for hydration, nutrition and recovery.
Bike festival to honor late retailer Hughes • People for Bikes hits milestone • 130 events planned for CycloFemme
SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) Thursday May 10 2012 11:57 AM MT—Bicycle Technologies International and SmartEtailing are launching BTI Sync, which combines BTI's catalog with SmartEtailing's product library, allowing subscribing dealers to display the results in their websites.
What slump? Ski show sells out • Gates Carbon Drive sponsors mountain bike team • Tern sponsors London folding bike race • QBP's outdoor division offers Gibbon slackline product
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) Thursday May 10 2012 10:23 AM MT—Shimano's 2013 Direct Mount rear derailleur option won't hit retail sales floors until early this fall, but the company already is responding to criticism from consumers who are concerned about a design offering an alternative to a
As middle-class incomes rise and consumerism abounds, Western brands feel out future opportunity in the fast-changing country.
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WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday May 10 2012 10:00 AM MT—Quality Bicycle Products is recalling about 1,100 Salsa Minimalist racks because the mounting straps can break.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday May 10 2012 9:59 AM MT—Through March this year suppliers imported 312,306 more bikes compared with the same period last year, with kids' bikes categories making big gains, according to figures from the U.S. Commerce Department.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN) Wednesday May 9 2012 5:59 PM MT—Serotta has entered into a partnership agreement with financial services firm Bradway Capital to accelerate the handcrafted bike manufacturer’s research, design and production.
WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Fox’s first-quarter sales totaled $45.7 million, up 6.5 percent from $42.9 million in the same quarter last year.
Scott Sports partners with Vendor-link • Public Bikes to open pop-up store • VeloPress offers NA edition of Slaying the Badger • Shimano T.E.C. offers employee purchase program • Brooks offers limited edition saddle