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Posted June 16, 2017

NEW YORK CITY (BRAIN) — The National Association of City Transportation Officials will hold a free webinar Monday on how close calls and aggressive drivers affect bike use.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2017

BOSTON (BRAIN) — The North American Bikeshare Association has hired its first executive director, Samantha Herr.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted June 16, 2017

NEW YORK CITY (BRAIN) — Shimano is opening a pop-up concept store here next week, where it will feature 33 bikes using the brand's new urban component groups, Metrea, Alfine and Steps. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 16, 2017

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB has hired Johs Huseby as global OEM sales manager and for product development.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted June 15, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports will host international distributors from approximately 15 European countries from June 26-29 to unveil the 2018 Mongoose line at its offices in Basel, Switzerland.

Posted in International
Posted June 15, 2017

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The latest issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News features our staff's recent tour of Colorado's Grand Valley, home to a thriving retail community and a growing list of bike industry companies.

Posted in Retail News Tagged From the Magazine
Posted June 15, 2017

MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — Boutique bike brand Canfield Brothers has opened an official demo center at the new Double Down bike shop here. The shop uses Canfield Brothers bikes exclusively in its demo and rental fleet.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 15, 2017

KIRKLAND, Wash. (BRAIN) — BikeFit has launched a mobile app for Android devices that lets cyclists measure their foot tilt and that recommends the number of the company's Cleat Wedges needed to optimize pedaling.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 14, 2017

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Hein Verbruggen, who was president of the UCI from 1991 to 2005, died late Tuesday of leukemia, the UCI has confirmed.

Posted in International
Posted June 14, 2017

AVON, Colo. (BRAIN) — A brevet event planned for this weekend is a low-key "investment" event that will lay the foundation for more ambitious events in the future, said Michael McCormack, who also produces the Breck Epic.

Posted in North America
Posted June 13, 2017
The conference attracts 1,500 delegates, 260 speakers, and the King of the Netherlands.

NIJMEGAN, the Netherlands (BRAIN) — The international cycling conference Velo-city opened here Tuesday, with a record number of delegates in attendance and 260 planned speakers. Willem-Alexander, the King of the Netherlands, attended the opening ceremony and participated in a group ride afterward.

Posted in International
Posted June 13, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors has announced the finalists for Pitchfest 2017 a competition intended to drive innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship among women with a passion for the outdoors. Women-led small businesses apply to showcase their plans to industry leaders and investors.

Posted in North America
Posted June 12, 2017
Kristine Urrutia and Nic Sims join the high school racing organization.

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has added new development and partnership staff as the organization's growth continues.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 12, 2017

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) —The self nomination period has opened for the new Interbike Innovation Awards for retailers.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Awards / Interbike Awards
Posted June 12, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — All 106 Performance Bicycle stores are now accepting used bike trade-ins via Bicycle Blue Book's program, which provides customers with store credit in exchange for their old bikes, which are shipped to BicycleBlueBook to resell. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 12, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is now distributing Montague Bikes' RackStand, a rear rack that converts to a workstand or kickstand, and which also includes a mud guard. The RackStand was an award winner at last year's Eurobike.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 12, 2017
Adam Micklin has been promoted to vice president of global sales & marketing.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has made changes to its international sales department. The company said it hopes to unify its sales efforts across all of Felt's domestic and international markets.

Posted in North America
Posted June 12, 2017

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — SE Bikes has entered a license agreement with J&B Importers to distribute SE parts and accessories across the country.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted June 9, 2017

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The International Olympic Committee has agreed to add the Madison and BMX Freestyle Park to the program of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The decision was made at Friday's meeting of the IOC Executive Board in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 9, 2017

VENTURA (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now distributing all Green Guru products in addition to a selected line that is exclusive to the distributor.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news

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