ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool is announcing the winners of its Community Tool Grant Program, which provides community non-profits with more than $1,400 worth of Park Tool products, including a repair stand, tools and Park's bicycle repair book.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — John Bliss, a former president of IMBA's board of directors, has joined the board of the Sustainable Trails Coalition. Bliss, who lives in Boulder, is an active cyclist and is currently general counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for the technology company Atigeo Corporation.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Car rack maker RockyMounts has hired Soar Communications to handle its public relations and brand communications, effective this month.
WILRIJIK, Belgium (BRAIN) — Sapim has just moved its headquarters to a new location.
AURORA, Ontario (BRAIN) — Canadian e-bike electric propulsion system manufacturer BionX International has named Casey Anderson as its new sales manager for North America and emerging markets.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Husband and wife team Chase and Tami Spenst recently opened The Wheelhouse, a full-service bike shop and café, in the Los Angeles Art District.
DETROIT (BRAIN) — Detroit Bikes has hired Chris Kiesling as chief operating officer. Kiesling will focus on strengthening and expanding Detroit Bikes’ manufacturing operations to meet growing customer demand.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The mobile bike shop franchise operation Velofix will provide support for races and recreational rides at this year's Subaru Sea Otter Classic.
ADELAIDE, Australia (BRAIN) — The new Canyon/SRAM Racing women's team is holding "tryouts" for a new team member via the Zwift online cycling application.
CANBERRA, Australia (BRAIN) — Australia-based Today's Plan is expanding into the U.S. and Canada with its customized training plans and analytics that it offers for specific bike events.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Framed Bicycles has added several sales reps for its new series of "Non Internet" Framed Fat bikes, sold under the Wolftrax series name.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (BRAIN) — A Celebration of Life ceremony is being planned in honor of Bill Austin, a longtime bicycle industry leader who died last month at 78.
TUCSON, Ariz. (BRAIN) — TriSports.com, a multi-sport retailer, is supporting World Bicycle Relief with a donation that will purchase five WBR Buffalo Bicycles to be used in Africa.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Selle Royal has hired Jason Schiers to head U.S. research and development.
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (BRAIN) — American Kenda Rubber, the North American sales and marketing office for Kenda Tire, has announced the hiring of Al Clark as the global products manager for its bicycle division.
NAMPA, Idaho (BRAIN) — Deity Components has updated its dealer programs for 2016, adding volume discount programs, an annual dealer reward program, shop team pricing, an expanded employee purchase program and more.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — The Gravity Cartel, the U.S. sales and service office for Spank Industries and iXS Protective Gear, has moved to a larger warehouse and office in Vancouver, Washington.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycles has hired Brian "Sally" Fornes as its new brand manager. Fornes was previously at Raleigh USA where he began his 10-year career in the warranty department, eventually holding titles including "marketing guy" and product manager before parting in December.
HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports Corporation announced Tuesday that president and CEO Heikki Takala is assuming direct responsibility for the company's apparel business unit and its Arc'teryx brand.