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Posted April 22, 2016
Distributor also adds two account managers to service California retailers.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has added three new full-time sales representatives: Tyler Anderson, Neil Hailstone and Jesse Moran.

Posted in North America
Posted April 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Donald J. Goniu, who founded Olympic Cycle Supply with his father, died Wednesday at 89.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 21, 2016

NORTHVALE, N.J. (BRAIN) —Jamis Bicycles hired Doug Martin as the company's new director of sports marketing and communications. Martin will be based in the company's Santa Ana, California, office.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 20, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition says it is supporting its member companies in opposing North Carolina's HB2 law, as well as similar proposed legislation in other states.

Posted in North America
Posted April 20, 2016

MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — German bike brand Storck has become the latest preferred supplier partner of The Bike Cooperative. Members of the retailer co-op will earn rebate on purchases of Storck products, including its lineup of bicycles, components, accessories and clothing.

Posted in North America
Posted April 20, 2016

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — BMX and mountain bike icon Mike King has been appointed a brand ambassador for the Turbine, a nasal dilator offered by Rhinomed. King joins Tour de France champion Chris Froome as an ambassador.

Posted in North America
Posted April 20, 2016

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bicycles has added two field marketing positions, to support the brand's sales reps with marketing in the brand's East and West regions. The company also announced that it is opening a factory store in Fort Collins. 

Posted in North America
Posted April 19, 2016

HAVERHILL, Mass. (BRAIN) — Boris W. Migliori, the longtime owner of H.R. Sawyer Schwinn Bicyclery, died here Saturday at age 94. For decades, Migliori operated a local landmark retail store that was known nationally as one of the leading Schwinn retailers.

Posted in North America
Posted April 19, 2016
The freestyler, who died in February, is among the six to be inducted at June ceremony.
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Freestyler Dave Mirra, who died in February this year at 41, is among the six people who will be inducted into the BMX Hall of Fame at a ceremony in June here. The induction ceremony this year will be held hours after the U.S. BMX Olympic Trials.
Posted in North America
Posted April 19, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava has announced two new appointments: Sarah Robb O'Hagan is joining the company's board, and Gareth Nettleton, formerly director of international marketing for Strava, has been promoted to vice president of marketing
Posted in North America
Posted April 19, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Hugh Walton has launched a custom cycling apparel company called Walton Custom Inc. that leverages his 30 years of apparel experience. Walton is a former executive with Pearl Izumi, Descente, Veltec and Hind.

Posted in North America
Posted April 19, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has launched two new advisory committees that the organization said will support efforts to increase safety and ensure clean competition in American bike racing.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 19, 2016

TORONTO (BRAIN) — Baron Biosystems has released three new apps that work with some Garmin bike computers through Garmin's Connect IQ store. 

The three apps work with Garmin's Edge 520, Edge 1000 and Edge Explore 1000.

The three are:

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted April 19, 2016

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Swiftwick has hired Jamie Pillsbury as national bike sales manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 18, 2016
Vestis says it has a buyer for EMS and Bob's, but has little hope for Sport Chalet.

MERIDEN, Conn. (BRAIN) — Vestis Retail Group, the owner of Sport Chalet, Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores, filed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on Monday, saying it has liabilities of more than $100 million.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 18, 2016

ATLANTA (BRAIN) —  Atlanta triathlete and entrepreneur Matt Cole has taken over ownership of the All3Sports retail store from Morgan Clark Schnur and her husband, Sean. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 18, 2016
Enve's general manager, Sarah Lehman, will take over as regional commercial director.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Phillip Sporidis, Mavic's commercial director for North America, will resign from the company, effective June 30. The company announced that Sarah Lehman will assume Sporidis' commercial responsibilities in North America in addition to serving as Enve's general manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 18, 2016

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International, triathlon's trade group, has announced election results for its 2016-17 Board of Directors.

Posted in North America
Posted April 18, 2016

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (BRAIN) — As of Friday, Todson is managing all of the sales, marketing and customer service for Elite Srl.

Posted in North America
Posted April 18, 2016

COCHRANE, Alberta (BRAIN) —  ANT Wireless, the company that standardizes the wireless profiles for the ANT+ system, released new standards Monday related to the use of heads-up displays and other secondary displays used with devices such as bike computers.

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