BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling will continue to supply power meters to the defending Tour de France champions, Team Sky, in 2016. It will be the third year that Stages has supplied the team.
CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs will offer hydration packs with two new reservoir models designed and manufacturered by Hydrapak. Osprey also will offer the reservoirs separately beginning with its Spring 2016 collection.
MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Olympic Supply Company is now distributing Reid Cycles, which offers bikes starting at $279.99 retail, including urban, commuter and fat bikes.
TALAMONA, Italy (BRAIN) — Italian helmet brand MET is auctioning two special edition MET RIVALE helmets signed by pro racers Steve Cummings and Daniel Teklehaimanot.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (BRAIN) — Velocare, a new-bicycle extended warranty provider in the U.S., has hired Erik DeKold as its national sales and marketing director. DeKold is a 17-year bicycle industry veteran.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Two well-known U.S. cycling journalists are joining CyclingTips.com, an Australia-based cycling website that will launch North American coverage on Jan. 1.
NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — X-Fusion Suspension has announced a new service center for Western Canada, SuspensionWerx, located in North Vancouver.
AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — North America Cycles has hired Steven Harad as its director of sales. Harad will oversee the formation of a national sales force to begin selling parts, accessories, and bicycles to IBDs.
LONDON (BRAIN) — Rapha on Friday introduced the new team kit for the Canyon/SRAM women's WorldTour squad. The company said the high performance kit was designed for aerodynamic performance and said it "has given over a significant section of its R&D to the design of women's high-level racing gear."
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Focus is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision and Health Canada to recall about 510 road bikes because the carbon fiber steerer can fail.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International has announced the lineup of speakers and panels that will address the needs and issues race directors face at the 6th annual TBI conference.
NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — TK Rep Group will be representing Marin Mountain Bikes in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Hawaii and portions of Northern and Central California, the company announced this week.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Custom framebuilder Guru Cycles sent a letter to dealers this week announcing that the company is going through restructuring.
Guru's Ted Matthews and VP of sales Robert Pinazza declined to comment on the letter or the restructuring on Wednesday afternoon.
OMAHA, Neb. (BRAIN) — Dundee Cycles’ owner and founder Christopher Halbkat has launched a monthly subscription service for cyclists.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike is working with the National Bicycle Dealers Association on the agenda and topics to be discussed at January’s IBD Summit. The two groups are looking to build on what was started at the previous Summit and the creation of The Manifesto for Change.
LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley is expanding its product offering with the addition of Club Ride apparel, Bern helmets and KS suspension and seatposts, which will become available for ordering at the beginning of 2016.
SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Scott Bikes has partnered with the Road 2 Recovery Foundation to help raise funds for sponsored freerider Paul Basagoitia, who suffered a spinal injury while competing at the Red Bull Rampage in October.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Wetsuit and swimwear brand Blueseventy has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Germany’s CJH-Sales to grow sales in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and The Netherlands.
SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bravo Sports Corp. has acquired protective gear company Pro-Tec from Dye Precision, Inc., adding it to its portfolio of action sports brands, which include SixSixOne and ONE Industries. The purchase price was undisclosed.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives has signed a new distribution partnership with Kempter Marketing, Inc. (KMI), which becomes the exclusive distributor of the brand in Canada starting Dec. 14, taking over from Passion Sports.