BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European Cycling Federation’s Cycling Industry Club has announced six grant recipients for 2013 as part of its Leadership Program.
Power training gets simpler and more affordable. Will dealers capture new business?
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Portland-based clothing brand Showers Pass is opening a sales office in the United Kingdom next month.
Based in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, the Showers Pass U.K. headquarters will open for business May 16 and will introduce the company's full product line to the U.K.
EMERYVILLE, CA (BRAIN) — Clif Bar & Company has named Kevin Cleary, currently president and COO, to the position of chief executive officer.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Supplier sales were down double digits through the first quarter as unseasonably cold and snowy weather continued to hammer many parts of the country in March, according to the BPSA Topline for Cycling RetailTRAK from Leisure Trends released Tuesday.
NORTH VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle Canada is supporting Sprockids, a youth mountain biking skills and leadership training program.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Snow in the Northeast and the Rockies—even in Phoenix—along with rain and flooding in the Midwest have created late-winter challenges for bike retailers and their suppliers.
BAIE-D’URFÉ, Québec (BRAIN) — Marking its 25th anniversary, the newly remodeled Giant by Teal Sport store near Montréal celebrated its grand reopening on Saturday, April 20, in conjunction with Giant Bicycle Canada.
ROLLINSFORD, NH (BRAIN) — If you are a rider heavily invested in ceramic bearings in your hubs, bottom bracket and jockey wheels and are obsessive about chain cleanliness, dynamo hubs are not even on your radar.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Blackburn is adding a twist to the Whiskey Off Road endurance race, to be held this weekend near Prescott, Arizona.
CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — SockGuy has moved into larger office and warehouse space, right around the corner from the company's former location.
GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) — Participation at USA BMX National Series events was up by double-digit percentages at four of the series' early season events, the organization is reporting.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The U.S. Senate will debate legislation this week that would empower states to collect sales tax from online businesses located outside their borders. The Senate could vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act as soon as Wednesday.
On Monday, the Senate voted 74-20 to start debate.
SRAM took the wraps off its latest road product just days before Sea Otter began, but the component maker had plenty of new offerings to show on the off-road side of its business.
Three new wheelsets are added alongside the SRAM Rise line introduced last year.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Outdoor product sales saw a 7.6 percent uptick in sales in March, driven by outdoor apparel, footwear and hardgoods sales — and led by sales through online and discount/mass retailers.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Both the Bicycle Leadership Conference and IBD Summit wrapped up in downtown Monterey on Thursday after packed schedules of programming and several opportunities for attendees of both events to interact with each other ahead of the weekend’s Sea Otter Classic.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Clothing maker Champion System is taking a page from Willy Wonka's marketing book to celebrate shipping its 5 millionth jersey.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Kryptonite and Shimano are the latest vendors to sign up with SmartEtailing for its Buy Local Now program. Each company announced its plans at the Bicycle Leadership Conference in Monterey last week.