SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN) Mar 2 2012 04:23 PM MT— Cycle Designs co-owner Wade Barocsi purchased the tubing business of Protube last December and is relaunching the business under Acel brand name.
VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) Mar 2, 13:02 MT—Momentum Magazine, a lifestyle cycling magazine, has transitioned from being a free publication to a newsstand magazine with a cover price of $4.95. The first issue hit newsstands March 1.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) —Riders and sponsors braved the rain on Thursday, heading east to Folsom and Carmichael and racking up 45 miles out-and-back mostly along the American River Trail, an often-cited gem in the Sacramento region.
GRENCHEN. Switzerland (BRAIN) Mar 2, 2012 7:35 AM MT—BMC will take over sales in North America for its newly acquired Stromer Swiss e-bike brand, the company said on Thursday.
TORONTO, ON (BRAIN) Mar 1, 16:33 MT—The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada announced Thursday that executive director Janet O’Connell will step down from her role later this year.
Minnesota retailers partner with high school league • Wingflyer ads California sales reps • Bicycling blogger to host panel discussion with NAHBS builders • Downeast Bicycle Specialists plans open house • Alliance announces photo contest winners • Golden, Colorado, celebrates its bike industry
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) Mar 1, 12:35 MT—The National Bicycle Dealers Association is offering retailers an opportunity to participate in a webinar on March 8.
MILAN, Italy (BRAIN) Mar 1, 11:40 MT— The Milan bicycle show will become the Verona bicycle show this year as organizers seek a new strategy to re-energize the flagging tradefair.
SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN) Mar 1, 07:51 MT— SRAM employees on Wednesday delivered some of the company's first new-generation Red road groups to builders eager to put the parts on bikes for the upcoming North American Handmade Bicycle Show here.
SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN) Mar 1, 07:43 MT — From decades-old stores to relative newcomers and from transportation bike-focused to custom builds, retailers downtown run a wide gamut.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Mar 1—VeloPress is offering two new book titles that will be available for retailers this month.
Boulder, Austin and Asheville to host cyclocross nationals • D'Amour Bicycle to distribute American Classic in Canada • Specialized and Strava promote climbing challenge • Alpine Bike Parks offers starter package for bike park lovers • Selle San Marco strengthens marketing team
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) Feb 29, 15:33 MT—Are you ready for an 11-speed internal-gear road bike with electric shifting and disc brakes?
KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) Feb 29, 12:27 MT—Industry veteran Scott Montgomery is the new CEO and partner in the Idaho-based clothes brand Club Ride.
Montgomery was a longtime executive at Cannondale and later founded Scott Sports' bike division in the U.S.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN) Feb 29, 10:22 MT — Bicycle Garage Indy and BGI Fitness North has reopened in a newly constructed building that increases the retailer’s floor space by 50 percent to 18,000 square feet and doubles its upstairs office and storage space.
Editor's Note: Several BRAIN editors are on a dealer tour of Davis and Sacamento, California, this week. Today's report is on their tour of shops in Davis.
SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN) Feb 28, 19:18 MT—Veteran cycling journalist Jim Langley is organizing a campaign among California cyclists concerned about the specter of rumble strips along the shoulder of Highway 1 near Santa Cruz.
SUMMIT, NJ (BRAIN) Feb 29—Co-owners Sam Cooper and Tom Dunn bring nearly 20 years of bike retail experience to Hilltop Bicycles, their new shop in Summit, New Jersey, that will have its soft opening Saturday.