SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—During a sunny spring day last weekend, Bikes for Kids Utah provided 1,000 underprivileged Utah third graders free brand new bicycles, helmets, bike locks and bicycle safety instruction at its third annual charity event.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—SRAM’s F.K. Day is sponsoring a fundraiser for Barack Obama, the Democratic nominee for President, at his Chicago home next Thursday.
SAN MATEO, CA (BRAIN)—Mtbr.com and RoadBikeReview.com now have a new video section available on their respective Web sites.
You are going on a day-long bike trip. Who would you most look forward to spending the day in conversation with?
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—With bike dealers starving for more service oriented training, Park Tool is going to fill a void.
BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec (BRAIN)—Canada's The Cycle Néron Specialized Concept Store opened in late May. It's located at 513 Samuel-de-Champlain Street in Boucherville.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne has recently entered into distribution agreements with Italy's Free-Ride Distribution, Thailand's UWC and Indonesia's Bagus Bike.
CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News recently had the chance to catch up with Campagnolo NA's new general manager Tom Kattus.
He spoke about where Campagnolo fits into the Shimano and SRAM competitive landscape these days.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—For at least one BMX company retro is in.
A large part of SE Bikes’ resurgence can be attributed to the PK Ripper (pictured) and another 1980s legend—OM Flyer.
Southern California bike riders showed up (more than 400) in a huge way for San Clemente Cyclery owner John Cuchessi's tribute ride over Memorial weekend.
(PHOTO by Dustin Brady)
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Gary De Bay has been named executive vice president of global strategy and marketing for Spyder Active Sports after serving the brand on a consultant level since November 2007.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)–Sugoi has completely redesigned its Web site by boosting the company's e-commerce function, which has seen a 45 percent increase in sales over the past year.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Backcountry.com has thrown the switch on its new bicycling channel, Chainlove.com.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN)—Serotta's Factory Studio and Fit Lab opened today. It's a full-service, retailer and consumer-focused experience, representing the essence of the company’s fitting, technology and manufacturing prowess in a world class environment.
"Bo Diddley caught a nanny goat,
To make his pretty baby a Sunday coat,
Bo Diddley caught a bearcat,
To make his pretty baby a Sunday hat."
—Bo Diddley (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008)
WINTER PARK, CO (BRAIN)—Athletes are now able to register for this year’s Crankworx Colorado events taking place at Winter Park Resort July 31 – August 3.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—California State Assemblyman John Laird has named Light & Motion as the Small Business of the Year for the 27th Assembly District.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Zeal Optics has opened a new distribution, customer service and showroom at its new facility on Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—On Sunday, May 25, a team of bicyclists rode a victory lap around Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina, just before the start of the Coca Cola 600. They had completed a week long ride that began at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington DC.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Selling Cycling 2008 consists of 28 three-to-five-minute training modules, available either on DVD or online.
There is also online Product Category training for 32 different bike and accessory categories, and over 4,000 individual product SKUs from 75 top brands.