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Posted June 30, 2009

TORONTO (BRAIN)—Retire Your Ride, Canada’s National Vehicle Recycling Program, announced a new initiative this week that gives participants up to $490 off the purchase of a new, high-end commuter bicycle through a national partnership with the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada (BTAC).

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 30, 2009

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike unveiled a revamped Web site on Tuesday that includes expanded exhibitor resources and enhanced attendee show planning features.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted June 30, 2009

WOODINVILLE, WA (BRAIN)—Full Speed Ahead has hired Ivan Harms as the new sales account executive for OEM and aftermarket for the West Coast region with a particular focus on California.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 30, 2009

WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—Dean P. Gestal, chief executive officer of Reynolds Cycling, has appointed two new managers as part of a restructuring to focus specifically on the wheel business.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 29, 2009

Bill Kramer with Nemo Tents demonstrates how to set up the Morpho AR tent during a media camping trip with Scott USA last week. Nemo provided tents for the group of 20 or so editors and the Scott team for the overnight near Sun Valley, Idaho.

Posted in North America
Posted June 29, 2009

OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—KHS Bicycle Parts recently increased its sales force. Local bike enthusiast Wain Davis joined the KHS team to assist in customer services and sales.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 29, 2009

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycle is offering its dealers a new retail services plan through the company’s partnership with GE Money and Simplêfy.

Posted in North America
Posted June 29, 2009

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Syncros Applied Technologies has added an e-commerce function to its Web site that allows consumers to purchase Syncros components online. The sale is then credited to and product fulfilled by independent bicycle dealers.

Posted in North America
Posted June 29, 2009

HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA (BRAIN)—A judge has upheld the validity of two release waivers signed by a woman severely injured four years ago in the Tour de ‘Toona. By signing the she acknowledged the inherent dangers of bicycle racing.

Posted in North America
Posted June 26, 2009

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association—North America's largest cycling membership organization—was recently presented with a $10,000 check from Recreational Equipment at Adventure Cycling's headquarters in Missoula, Montana.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 26, 2009

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO (BRAIN)—Performance Bicycle, which operates 85 bike stores across the country, has launched a new store design with a relocated store in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 26, 2009

ELKTON, MD (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products has begun distribution of Gore’s low-friction shift and brake cable systems to retailers.

Posted in North America
Posted June 26, 2009

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—Unprecedented legal bills has forced the Bicycle Products Supplier Association to impose an additional assessment fee on its 83 members as part of its annual dues structure.

Posted in North America
Posted June 26, 2009

"This is the song? I've never heard of it. Kind of cool, but standard, ghoulish behavior."

Posted in North America
Posted June 25, 2009

The message came down loud and clear a couple days ago: Don't mess with Lance's bike!

One of the two men arrested in connection with the Tour of California theft of Lance's $10,000 TT bike is headed to California state prison for three years.

Posted in North America
Posted June 25, 2009

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Shimano NA has created a new Retail Services Department with a focus on addressing and improving every aspect of the company’s service support to dealers in North America.

Shimano NA’s Penina Bush, who was vice president, will lead the cycle division’s new department.

Posted in North America
Posted June 25, 2009

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—If new product shown at Press Camp this week is any indicator of what’s to come in 2010, the industry will add value-driven, and in some cases, lower priced product, to their line-ups in response to a down shift in consumer spending amid the U.S. recession.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted June 25, 2009

ST.PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—The 2009 Park Tool Tech Summit was a terrific success with more than 400 professional mechanics receiving hands-on training from some of the top technical experts in the industry.

It was such a success that the company is expanding from two to three cities for 2010.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted June 25, 2009

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—By now most in the industry know about VeloNews’s editor-in-chief Ben Delaney crashing hard on a Mavic second-generation, post-recall carbon-spoke R-Sys wheel while racing.

Posted in Recalls
Posted June 24, 2009

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Twenty industry manufacturers gathered at Sun Valley Resort on Wednesday to showcase 2010 product in front of a select group of industry and non-endemic media during the inaugural Press Camp.

Posted in North America Tagged Events

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