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Posted June 17, 2015

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Intel Corp. has acquired Recon Instruments, the maker of the Recon Jet smart sport sunglass.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted June 17, 2015

DENVER (BRAIN) — Donnelly Sports — a Denver-based company that develops and markets Clement tires, licensing the trademark from Pirelli — is looking to rebuild the historic brand in its original home, Europe.

Posted in International
Posted June 17, 2015
The Lady Luck chromoly model retails for $450.

OKLAHOMA CITY (BRAIN) — National BMX Hall of Famer Mat Hoffman has founded Hoffman Distribution, which will begin shipping Hoffman Bikes products to dealers by Friday, June 19.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2015

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycle has announced the addition of new staff in its product, sales and communications departments.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 16, 2015
House version would exempt larger businesses than the Senate bill, at least at first.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A bipartisan group of legislators in the U.S. House introduced a bill Monday that would create a system for states to collect sales tax from Internet sales by sellers outside their state.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike is partnering with Extra Energy Services North America to create a purpose-built indoor test track at this fall's show.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Velo Orange, an online retailer and wholesaler, is now carrying the French-made Rustines line of rubber products.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — The online distribution platform Rumbleship is now offering its dealer Industry Nine products. Rumbleship is providing 60-day terms on I9's most popular products.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2015
The women's Elite Thermal LTD jersey.
SUPERIOR, Colo. (BRAIN) — Pearl Izumi's "screaming yellow" wind jackets, and similar items from other makers, have been a staple for many shops for about 20 year. Now the Shimano-owned brand is taking a more thorough approach to developing and marketing high-visibility road cycling clothing, starting with its Fall 2015 collection.
Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 15, 2015

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The latest issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, which is arriving in subscriber mailboxes this week, features a special report on the e-bike.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / BRAIN News
Posted June 15, 2015

MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — Argon 18 has received a capital infusion from Business Development Bank of Canada Capital and the Fonds régionaux de Solidarité FTQ, the Quebec company announced.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Tom Roth, former vice president of Advanced Sports International, begins his new job as president of the Framed Bike division for Active Gear Corp. this week.

Posted in North America
Posted June 12, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Chris Matthews, Specialized Bicycle's former international marketing director, is using Indiegogo to crowdfund a new vitamin company, Vitalete.

Posted in North America
Posted June 12, 2015

TRUCKEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Start Haus, a Lake Tahoe-area ski retailer, has added a 1,000-square-foot Giant Partner Store to its Truckee, Calif., shop.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 11, 2015

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — The CLIF Bar CrossVegas race will be broadcast live on the Universal Sports Network, the race organization announced Thursday.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Interbike
Posted June 11, 2015
Company also agrees to install a railing following 30-foot fall.

RANTOUL, Ill. (BRAIN) — The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined BRG Sports $7,000 following a fatal accident at its plant here last year.

Posted in North America
Posted June 11, 2015
Kozo Shimano.

VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kozo Shimano, the former president of Shimano American Corp., has joined Wren Sports as an investor.

Posted in North America
Posted June 11, 2015

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) —  The Eastern Outdoor Rep Association's summer trade shows are filling up fast, the organization said this week.

Posted in North America
Posted June 11, 2015

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycles has soft-opened its retail shop in the company's hometown of Bellingham, Wash., and has set a grand opening for the 6,600-square-foot location the weekend of June 20-21.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 11, 2015

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM on Thursday unveiled its new XO DH hubs, which will be available in rear axle configurations of 12x150 and 12x157, and 20x110 on the front.

Posted in Product/Tech

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