NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Kent International's Bicycle Corporation of America factory in South Carolina was the subject of a segment on CBS Evening News this week, which emphasized the factory's use of automation to reduce labor costs.
WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle will move its major dealer event, Trek World, from its traditional August dates to Oct. 30-Nov. 1 this year.
DENVER (BRAIN) — A Colorado company is looking to replace the short-lived USA Pro Challenge stage race with a new race in the state this year. The Colorado Classic will be held August 10-13 and hold a UCI 2HC ranking, the same as the Pro Challenge, which has not been held since 2015.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Traditional bike sales may have been flat — at best — in 2016, but sales of Elliptigo's "elliptical bicycles" were up 30 percent, company says.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — With 22 brands exhibiting at the Westlake Village Inn, editors at PressCamp Road had nary a moment to waste, literally running from suite to suite to meet with companies and learn about new products. Meetings began at 8 a.m. and finished at 7 p.m.
DETROIT (BRAIN) — City officals held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for a new $4 million multi-sport complex that will include an indoor velodrome.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Jefferson County Open Space rangers tested visitor awareness and acceptance of e-bikes last month at a small but popular urban park in the Denver suburbs.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — BicycleBlueBook.com has been a popular website for years for bike owners curious about their ride's value — it now attracts about three quarters of a million monthly visitors.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mike Wilson, Americas brand manager for Amer Sports-owned Mavic, and Mavic community marketing manager Mark Niemiec have left the company to pursue other interests.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Haibike is moving its U.S. headquarters from Simi Valley, California, to Denver, and bringing on a new operations manager, Jed Paraso. The brand's new office is located in southeast Denver and will house sales, service, marketing and logistics.
PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — More than 1,000 riders from 43 countries have joined a wide-ranging saddle study being led by Dr. Roger Minkow.
TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Bill Smith doesn't see a distinction between the mass market and IBD channel. And he'd like to send some of his customers to bike shops.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Greg LeMond's company has fired and is suing Connie Jackson, the CEO of LeMond Composites and a co-inventor of a key technology for the company. She has filed a countersuit.
TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — It was billed as the Best Ideas Contest. Five dealers offered attendees at the annual IBD Summit their best ideas to improve their operations and profitability. And the winner as selected by the audience in a secret ballot was . . .
BURLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association is working with the Sports Industry Credit Association to offer credit risk management services to OIA members.
TREVIGLIO, Italy (BRAIN) — Bianchi has announced a new long term partnership with The Cycle Limited Co. to represent and develop Bianchi's brand in Thailand.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — A manufacturing company, Sculpteo, made a point this month by riding a bike made with its digital manufacturing technologies from Las Vegas to San Francisco.
ENGELBERG, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Vee Tire Co. sponsored this weekend's second annual Snowbike Festival in the Swiss Alps.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes' latest program, called PlacesForBikes, is intended to jumpstart the construction of bike-friendly infrastructure. The initiative includes a city rating system; expert "how-to" resources for communities and businesses; and an annual conference for city and business leaders.
SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International plans to open its second distribution center, in Reno-Sparks, Nevada, this spring.