ARLINGTON, VA (BRAIN) —Freshbikes Franchising, LLC, a new company formed by two Conte’s Bicycle and Fitness franchise owners, will take over the entire Conte’s franchise system, the company announced on Monday.
Attention all you Tweeters at Interbike: The official Tweetup takes place tonight at 7 p.m. at Lavo, a bar inside the Palazzo. Sip on free drinks while meeting the faces behind industry tweets. For more info see @Bike_Tweetup.
CHAPEL HILL, NC (BRAIN)—Performance Bicycle has selected 3point5.com to provide online training for Performance’s retail sales people.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Lake Cycling has entered into a distribution partnership with Veltec Sports.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Tomac has introduced the Vanish 160 for 2010—an all-day pedaling bike for the roughest of terrain.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Santa Cruz Bicycles is going where no manufacturer has gone before—a carbon fiber 29er called the Tallboy.
According to Santa Cruz marketing project manager Mike Ferrentino, the company has been experiencing a growing demand for a 29er over the last couple of years.
"I gotta say it now, better loud than too late."
—Eddie Vedder on Pearl Jam's new track "Amongst the Waves." The album "Backspacer" comes out tomorrow.
HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN)—Diadora Sport Srl of Caerano San Marco, Italy has appointed Trialtir-USA of Houston, Texas distributor for cycling shoes and accessories for the USA market.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—World Bicycle Relief and the SRAM Cycling Fund are hosting the 4th Annual open forum, “The Power of Bicycles,” on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 9:30 a.m. in Sands Conference Room 105. All Interbike attendees are invited to attend the discussion with F.K.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong and Interbike will invest more than $50,000 during the next two years to improve bicycling conditions for children in Las Vegas—the international trade show’s host city.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Interbike expects about 4,000 retailers to demo the latest bicycles and accessories over the next two days on Bootleg Canyon's trails outside of Las Vegas.
MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—There are only two weeks left to nominate your bicycle travel heroes for the Adventure Cycling Awards. Adventure Cycling will close award nominations on September 30, 2009.
LAS VEGAS, CA (BRAIN)—Don't miss the Bikes Belong "Bicycling Moves Forward" luncheon held next Thursday. Space is limited so please register for the luncheon at the Bikes Belong booth located in the Interbike entrance hall.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The Rocky Mountain Bicycle Show has opened registration for RMBS/10 to be held on August 7 and 8, in Denver, at the National Western Complex.
JACKSONVILLE, FL (BRAIN)—3G Bikes has opened a new warehouse located in Jacksonville, Florida.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Fifteen retailers accompanied by seven journalists and ten Specialized employees rolled out of the company’s headquarters this morning on the first leg of a six-day ride to Las Vegas.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has entered into new sponsorship and technical partnership agreements for its Media Center, a working news room on the show floor of the 2009 Interbike International Bicycle Expo, which runs from September 23-25, 2009 in Las Vegas at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Thirty-two of the nation’s bravest custom bike builders have thrown their welding torches into the ring to contest the Oregon Manifest's first annual Constructor's Design Challenge.
AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN)—Darren Zielinski, vice president of sales and marketing of Rocket Science Sports, has parted ways with the company.