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Posted August 30, 2016

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Burley Design has announced that Allison Coughlin will become its president, effective Wednesday. Coughlin has three years of experience at the company, most recently as its sales and marketing manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 30, 2016

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) —Pedego plans to accelerate its growth on the East Coast with the appointment of dealer development specialist Ryan Maccione.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / People
Posted August 30, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) —  Camber Outdoors is offering a webinar on Thursday on recruitment practices to help companies attract top-tier diverse talent to high profile and decision-making positions.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 30, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — BicycleBlueBook.com has hired industry veteran Steve Parke, who will help the company expand and deepen its partnerships with independent bike dealers participating in its trade-in program.

Posted in North America
Posted August 30, 2016

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The newest Bicycle Retailer & Industry News issue — arriving in mailboxes and being distributed at Eurobike this week — features a look at Italy's bicycle industry, including a trend of some manufactures, like sunglass and helmet brand SH+, to return manufacturing to Italy after a few years of experiementing with Asian production.

Posted in International Tagged BRAIN News / Eurobike
Posted August 30, 2016

ST. AUSGUSTIN DE DESMAURES, Quebec (BRAIN) — Polartec has given its annual Apex Award to Louig Garneau for two of its products, the Garneau Cove Hybrid Jacket and Rocket Skirt. The award recognized the design of products using Polartec materials.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted August 30, 2016

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Zwift is preparing to release a new version of its online bike training/gaming app for iPads and iPhones. The new Zwift iOS app will be released as a "beta" program, the company said. The Zwift app was previously available only for use with a Mac or PC.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps / Eurobike
Posted August 29, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Chris King Precision Components has hired RecWare Northwest for sales representation in the Pacific Northwest. It's the first time in company history that it has used outside sales reps.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted August 29, 2016

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has entered a long-term agreement with eecycleworks, a California company that produces a handful of components, including a lightweight caliper road brake called the eebrake.

Posted in North America Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 29, 2016

NAMPA, Idaho (BRAIN) — Deity has hired Sean "Griz" McClendon as the brand's North American sales and grass-roots team manager.

McClendon has background as a professional rider and headed the bike division for Maxima Lubricants before resigning from that company at the end of July. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 29, 2016

VENICE, Italy (BRAIN) — Shred Optics and Slytech Protection have announced a new Italian distributor for the mountain bike market, DSB Bonandrini.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 29, 2016

SINGEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Ritchey International has opened a new logistics operation, Multisped GmbH, in Singen, Germany, and has started a dealer-direct sales of its complete bikes and frames in Europe.

Posted in International Tagged Distributor news / Eurobike
Posted August 29, 2016

ZWOLLE, Netherlands (BRAIN) — NuVinci Cycling, a division of Fallbrook Technologies Inc. has hired Anne Guethoff as its new director of marketing.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted August 26, 2016

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — State Bicycle Co. has opened a new concept store, State Rideshop. The full-service bike, skateboard and repair shop is located in the company's hometown of Tempe, Arizona, outside of Phoenix.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 26, 2016

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles has hired Michael Golinski, the founder of Spot Brand and former general manager of Planet X USA, to head up Pivot's international operations.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted August 26, 2016

CINCINNATI (BRAIN) — QBP is now distributing Infinit Nutrition's retail products, incliding its all-in-one isotonic drink mixes. 

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 26, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic has released the next generation of its Kinetic Fit training app.

The new app features professionally designed training plans, hundreds of customized workouts, video streaming and accurate real-time data.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 25, 2016

BARCELONA, Spain (BRAIN) — Intense Europe SL, a subsidiary of Intense Cycles USA, has begun serving the German and Austria markets directly from its European headquarters.

Posted in International
Posted August 25, 2016

FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor Inc., has promoted Jessica Klodnicki and Greg Shapleigh to new roles within its Outdoor Products segment.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 25, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Mobile bike repair franchiser Velofix has hired Ward Grootjans, a former Canyon Bicycles executive who will focus on Velofix's global growth.

Posted in Retail News

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