VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Electra Bicycle Company has expanded its logistics services with third-party logistics firm LeSaint Logistics to include Romeoville, Illinois.
BY DOUG MCCLELLAN
WASHINGTON, D.C.—It’s “back to basics” for cycling advocates, after the midterm elections swept Republicans into power in the House and delivered an unexpected defeat to cycling’s most powerful supporter in Congress.
BY NICOLE FORMOSA
KAILUNA-KONA, HI—As is tradition at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, the who’s who of the triathlon industry gathers at the end of each day in the few restaurants on a three-block stretch of Ali’i Drive to swap stories on the day’s action over a pint of beer.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA—Nielsen Sports Group has pulled the plug on its semiannual Action Sports Retailer (ASR) trade show after a 29-year run.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Lifeboat Events, in cooperation with the League of American Bicyclists, is launching of Urban PressCamp.
It's not everyday that a Duke takes a tour of your operations. But that's exactly what happened when Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, stopped by Brompton headquarters in the UK yesterday at the invite of Brompton founder and inventor, Andrew Ritchie.
SAUSALITO, CA (BRAIN)—Yuba Bicycles, makers of the Mundo Cargo Bike, has hired Robin Sansom.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has expanded its reach in Asia with the production of spokes at its facility, DT Swiss Asia Ltd in Taichung.
ANTWERP, Belgium (BRAIN)—In the 10 months since Sean van Waes and Peter Steenwegen branched Lazer bicycle helmets into its own company, the business partners have focused on laying the foundation for the small company to grow its market share in the U.S.
Craving a ride in the snow but don't have snow tires? Dutch Bike Seattle has just the fix for you (click on above link). Hint: stock up on zip ties.
WILMINGTON, NC (BRAIN)—GlideBikes, an American balance bike company based in Wilmington NC, has expanded internationally into the UK, Australia and New Zealand.
OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN)—Hydrapak has signed an agreement with POC Sports to include its Reversible Reservoir II into POC's new armored Spine VPD Hydration Pack.
GROVEPORT, OH (BRAIN)—After opening just five years ago at its current location in Grove City, Ohio, Specialized Bicycle Components will be moving its Eastern Distribution Center a few miles down the road to a brand new facility in Groveport.
ROTHERHAM, U.K. (BRAIN)--Planet X, a U.K. based Internet bicycle retailer, purchased all of Titus’ assets from Factors Southwest late Tuesday, November 23.
To you and yours, Happy Thanksgiving from the BRAIN crew!!! News will resume on Monday, November 29.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Brian Hodes of VeloImages, a pro cycling photographer and longtime AIDS awareness advocate, has kicked off "Project RideRED," a national campaign to raise awareness of and funds for a cure to AIDS/HIV.
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Moore Large, Haro’s distributor in the UK, delivered its first shipment of Haro bicycles to Center Parcs, Sherwood Village and to Longleat Village.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—The Merry Sales Co. is now exclusive U.S. distributors for W-Base parts and bike frames and Palmy U-Locks.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Trek Bicycle a patent on its Active Braking Pivot (ABP) suspension system, #7,837,213.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—A new slate of officers were elected to serve two-year terms on the Bikes Belong executive board early last week at a board meeting at the nonprofit’s Boulder office, according to Bikes Belong president Tim Blumenthal.