TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Giant’s CEO Tony Lo offered a more modest vision for growth in Europe’s electric bike market, vowed to continue improving the business talents of retailers worldwide, and praised new cooperation between mainland China and Taiwan.
SUN VALLEY, Idaho (BRAIN)—Scott Montgomery has stepped down from his general manager role at Scott Sports, six years after he signed on to lead the charge in reintroducing Scott bicycles into the U.S.
MCLEAN, VA (BRAIN)—USA Today sportswriter and member of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, Sal Ruibal, has been relieved from his sports writing duties at the newspaper.
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Newly launched cycling media company Move Press has inked a distribution deal that will place the first issue of its flagship title, Peloton, in Barnes & Noble bookstores nationwide.
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has launched a full-line of service kits available to dealers needed to properly field service of Tricon wheels.
This September, in partnership with Chicago Cubs Charities, World Bicycle Relief hosted its inaugural Wrigley Field Road Tour, a century ride from historic Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL, to Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI.
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott USA general manager Scott Montgomery has departed from the company.
MOAB, Utah (BRAIN)—Outerbike, Western Spirit’s experiment at bringing a slice of Interbike to the average bike consumer, attracted 450 riders from 30 states and four Canadian provinces in its first year.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan’s bicycle industry—some 7,000 miles from Interbike’s offices in Southern California—is still buzzing over the trade show’s decision to move its annual show to early August in Anaheim. And it’s an angry buzz.
GOODYEAR, AZ (BRAIN)—The industry is mourning the loss of Bill Fields, who some consider the “Godfather of the American bike business.”
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—SOAR Communications has hired Jared Eborn as their account executive. Eborn was previously a journalist for the Salt Lake City-based newspaper the Deseret News covering sports and outdoor recreation.
Check out this story on folding bikes in the Wall Street. Click on title and then "Visit Link" to read complete story.
SINGAPORE (BRAIN)—Elite Bicycles Asia will now be distributing ISM Saddles.
RICHMOND, CA (BRAIN)—Mountain Hardwear Inc. has named Joe Flannery to serve as vice president of global marketing with responsibility for the Mountain Hardwear and Montrail brands.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT (BRAIN)—Ibex Outdoor Clothing, a designer of year-round merino wool outdoor clothing and cycling apparel, has opened its first brick and mortar store in the Back Bay area of Boston.
Genesis Bicycles’ signature event, The 17th annual Bike to Brunch, took place on a beautiful late summer day in Pennsylvania with record attendance of over 500 participants.
CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN)—The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) has added eight volunteers to its Board of Directors. The new Board members are: Larry Harrison, Lu Setnicka, Julia Clark Day, Michele Thomas, Heather Eusebio, Sara Lingafelter, Sarah Harper Burke and Amy Magyar.
GOODYEAR, AZ (BRAIN)—Bill Fields died on Saturday after a six-month battle fighting complications from West Nile virus. He was 75.
EAST LANSING, MI (BRAIN)—Navigating Michigan State University’s 5,200-acre campus just became quicker—and healthier—thanks to the university’s new partnership with Fuji Bicycles, designed to foster environmental stewardship and healthy habits.