LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—IMBA yesterday unveiled a major initiative to build a network of state-of-the-art mountain bike facilities. The organization introduced its Ride Centers program at an industry breakfast during Interbike.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Nearly 100 Colnago retailers received the first copies of Ernesto Colnago’s biography, “Colnago: The Bicycle” yesterday at Interbike.
"Don't f$#* with The Hook." BRAIN's Ron Bertola said after putting a whooping on his BRAIN teammates at the IMBA/Kona Bowl last Thursday night. (A big thanks to IMBA/Kona for letting us blow off some steam.)
EUGENE, OR (BRAIN)-Burley Design is partnering with Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) for the distribution of Burley trailers and accessories in the United States.
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)-Scott USA recently launched a new Web site.
The new site allows viewers to spin the featured product to view all angles, with an improved navigation system and a zoom function to get an ultra close up view of our premier products.
SUMNER, WA (BRAIN)-REI is recalling about 5,200 Novara Afterburner Trailer bicycles.
The outdoor retailer chain said the children's trailer bicycle can detach from the adult bicycle, posing a fall hazard to children.
AUSTIN, TX, (BRAIN)-Rocket Science Sports is adding custom logo multi-sport products on a pre-season order basis to its quickly growing brand.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—You got the feeling just walking into the Outdoor Demo, with perfect temperatures and hordes of people taking test rides, that this year’s Interbike was going to be a good one.
And by all indications it was.
"Our first time to Vegas, NASCAR weekend. So excited, no assistance from the (Riviera Hotel) staff, just standing around. Room, no shower curtain, safe not working. Phoned, no safe for the 6 day stay, no help. Staff not overly helpful, friendly or kind. But they sure stand there waiting for a tip.
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—This past weekend about 30 Haro bikes that were used at Interbike Dirt Demo were stolen from Haro's headquarters.
According to Haro mountain bike brand manager Jill Hamilton, some of the bike models included four Werx Sonix, four Werx Xeons and eight Mary 29ers.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN)–The two organizations that have shared control of the Schwinn brand since 2001 recently formed a distribution agreement to better serve the cycling and fitness needs of the nation’s independent bike dealers.
EDGEWATER, CO (BRAIN)–Optic Nerve, the Colorado-based sport sunglass manufacturer and its parent company, Mountain Shades, recently promoted three employees while adding three new sales representatives.
"Got two reasons why I cry away each lonely night,
The first one's named sweet Anne Marie, and she's my heart's delight.
The second one is prison, babe, the sheriff's on my trail,
And if he catches up with me, I'll spend my life in jail." —Jerry Garcia
SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Bike Spring Bicycle Shop closed its Mountain View store on Sunday, Sept. 30.
On Monday, Oct. 1, Bike Spring filed a motion with the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, to convert its previous Chapter 11 reorganization to Chapter 7 liquidation.
MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN)—The Web site created to support the launch of Trek Bicycle’s Lime Bike has been named Best Marketing Web Site in the Web Marketing Association’s eleventh annual WebAwards.
MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Wilderness Trail Bikes recently launched its new Web site, www.WTB.com.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)–When a handful of cyclists left Portland, Oregon bound for Salt Lake City, Utah in July 2007, Hybrid.Pedal took on a life of its own.
“As yesterday’s positive report card shows, childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured.” President Bush recently said at a recent event in New York City to discuss advances students have made in the National Assessment of Education Progress.
HANCOCK, MA (BRAIN)—Pedro’s might have taken its name off the event, but that doesn’t mean the show won’t go on.
TAMPA BAY, FL (BRAIN)—An alliance of seven of the biggest retail bicycle stores in the Tampa Bay area are staging a region-wide bicycle festival in downtown St. Petersburg on November 4 to promote and celebrate bicycling as a healthy lifestyle and effective mode of transportation.