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Posted August 14, 2015

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has appointed Trevor Litten as regional sales representative for the Midwest region.

Based in Liberty, Mo., Litten will be responsible for Vittoria, 3T Cycling and Selle Italia in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted August 14, 2015

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — A musical set in a Brooklyn bike shop will return to the stage next month as the Theater For The New City presents "Bike Shop" from Sept. 11-27.

Posted in North America
Posted August 14, 2015

KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — Germany-based consumer-direct bike brand Canyon will sponsor a top-level women's professional road racing team in 2016.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted August 14, 2015

LONDON (BRAIN) — Brendan Quirk, the co-founder of Competitive Cyclist, is joining Rapha as president of its North American business, the company announced Friday. He will start Sept. 1.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 14, 2015

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — The protective gear brand Leatt Corporation is reporting that sales in its second quarter were up 25 percent over the same period last year, to $5.2 million.

Posted in International
Posted August 14, 2015

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Highway Two has hired James Thomas as its key accounts manager. Thomas is best known as the former national accounts manager at Serfas.

Highway Two also has promoted Justin Savord to inside sales team lead. Savord was previously a sales rep. 

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted August 14, 2015
Easton's Haven Dropper post.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Easton Cycling and Race Face, each now owned by Fox Factory, have each launched their first dropper posts.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 13, 2015

LUDHIANA, India (BRAIN)— Industrialist OP Munjal, chairman emeritus of Hero Cycles and one of the founders of the Hero Group, died Thursday after a heart attack, India news media is reporting. Munjal, 86, was at the DMC Hero Heart Center when he died. Last rites will be performed Friday.

Posted in International
Posted August 13, 2015

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The second annual Santa Monica Bicycle Expo will be held once again at the landmark Santa Monica Pier, on Oct. 10-11. This year the event, which offers free admission, will include a 15-mile non-competitive bike ride.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted August 13, 2015

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Retailer NYC Velo is helping to increase the registration discounts available to female racers at next month's CrossVegas race in Las Vegas.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Competition / Interbike
Posted August 13, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has announced several new and returning retail education opportunities at this year's show.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 13, 2015

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) —Kore USA has hired Monica McCosh as its new North American sales & marketing manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 13, 2015
Company continues expansion in European e-bike market.

DENVER (BRAIN) — Gates is introducing some extra-durable belt drive sprockets, inspired by year-round users in the Netherlands and aimed at adventure trekking riders.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 12, 2015

DUNDAS, Ontario (BRAIN) —SB Sports Inc is now distributing Bont cycling shoes across Canada.

Posted in North America
Posted August 12, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Outdoor supplier Black Diamond, Inc., which owns the POC brand, generated record sales in its second quarter, which ended June 30.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 12, 2015

MIAMI (BRAIN) — J&B is now stocking parts from the U.K. brand AbsoluteBlack.

The distributor is carrying the brand's full range of narrow-wide chainrings as well as track cogs.

Posted in North America
Posted August 11, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — ASI's Breezer Bicycles is recalling about 1,700 Downtown models because the pedal can separate from its spindle.

The company has received 12 reports of the problem; none involved injury to the rider.

Posted in Recalls
Posted August 10, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Timbuk2 has hired new specialty cycling sales representatives to serve the brand in Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain States, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted August 10, 2015

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Lake Cycling International BV will distribute its products directly in North America, ending its relationship with Stage Race Distribution from Toronto, Lake announced Monday.

Posted in North America
Posted August 7, 2015

ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has launched a new sales and marketing team for Germany, Switzerland & Austria (GSA).

Posted in International

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