News

Posted October 2, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — According to organizers, the second annual National Bike Challenge, which encourages Americans to ride for transportation, recreation and fitness, saw a 50 percent increase in miles ridden in its second year. 

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 2, 2013

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Big Shot Bikes, which has offered customizable fixies online and via IBDs, is expanding with a cruiser line.

Posted in Industry News
Posted October 2, 2013

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has joined The Bike Cooperative's roster of supplier partners. Bike Co-op members will earn rebates from the purchase of VINA products, including Vittoria, 3T, Geax and Selle Italia

Posted in North America
Posted October 1, 2013

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — HDX Hydration Mix has added Mike Telega to its sales force.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 1, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Kris “Kirby” Bedsaul is the new general manager for Chris King Precision Components and Cielo Bicycles, effective Oct. 7, the company announced.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 1, 2013
Utah demo event opens Friday
The 2012 Outerbike expo. Photo: Whit Richardson

MOAB, UT (BRAIN) — It's likely that few folks have accused Ashley Korenblat of thinking small. 

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted October 1, 2013

LOUGHTON, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — ACS has named Triton Imports as its exclusive U.K. distributor. ACS joins other iconic BMX brands carried by Triton, including SE Bikes. 

Posted in International Tagged Distributor news
Posted October 1, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Timbuk2 has appointed Cindy Feinauer the company's new director of U.S. sales.  

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 1, 2013
About 750 attend the show's first consumer day.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Last month's Interbike, with its new venue, experimental invitation-only consumer entry and other novelties, attracted more stores, but fewer people than last year, organizers said.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted October 1, 2013

LONDON, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Future PLC, the media group that owns CyclingNews.com, BikeRadar.com and other titles, has appointed a new CFO to replace Graham Harding, who is stepping down.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted September 30, 2013
Alicia Jakomait is a pro downhiller, wife of a SRAM engineer

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Search and rescue teams have found a Colorado Springs mountain biker who was reported missing late Sunday.

Posted in North America
Posted September 30, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes on Monday announced $82,250 in grants to be distributed among 10 bicycling projects in the U.S.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Distributor news
Posted September 30, 2013

AJAX, Ontario (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports is now carrying the WASPcam, a new action camera designed by Canadian extreme athlete Justin Moore.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Distributor news
Posted September 30, 2013

SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies will exhibit Haibike electric bikes at a renewable energy expo being hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy in California this week. 

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted September 27, 2013
Grand Sport Race

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Continental had two new road tires to show here at last week's Interbike show that were a direct result of the German company's wholly owned factory in China.

Posted in Industry News
Posted September 27, 2013
Recon is sponsoring retired pro George Hincapie

VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) — Intel Capital has invested in Recon Instruments, the maker of a "smart" sunglass aimed, at least initially, at the cycling market.

Posted in Industry News
Posted September 27, 2013

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Britain Brian Cookson has been elected president of the international cycling union, UCI, replacing its embattled chief Pat McQuaid.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

Pages