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Posted December 11, 2015

COON VALLEY, Wis. (BRAIN) — Custom cycling apparel company Borah Teamwear recently installed a 49-kilowatt solar array that will produce about 43 percent of the company’s annual electricity consumption. The system was installed on Borah’s south-facing roofline and utilizes 160 solar panels. 

Posted in North America
Posted December 11, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The latest list of bike-friendly businesses from the League of American Bicyclists includes companies across 49 states and the District of Columbia.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 11, 2015
LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley plans to open a third distribution center this spring, in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, that will provide next-day delivery to 17 states in the Northeast.
Posted in North America
Posted December 11, 2015

NEW YORK — U.K. folding bike maker Brompton Bicycle has announced that it will hold its seventh annual Brompton World Championships on April 15, 2016, in Monterey, California, in conjunction with the Sea Otter Classic at Laguna Seca Recreation Area.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship / Events / Consumer Expos and Rides / Sea Otter Classic
Posted December 10, 2015

MUMBAI, India (BRAIN) — Ash Jaising, a consultant who did market research for many of the industry’s biggest companies, has died in his hometown of Mumbai.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted December 10, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — Mark Ray has joined sports protection brand G-Form as its global VP of sales.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 10, 2015

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic has signed a multi-year agreement with the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah to be the official neutral race support provider for the men’s multi-stage professional race and women’s race event.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted December 10, 2015
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — In mid-January, Eurobike will offer an array of technical seminars for dealers in four German cities in cooperation with brands including Bosch, SRAM, Fox, Magura, Schwalbe, BionX and KMC.
Posted in International Tagged Events / Eurobike
Posted December 10, 2015

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes recently opened five new stores in Delray Beach, Fla., Southlands (Denver), Colo., Bend, Ore., Portland, Ore., and Redding, Calif. The new stores bump the store count for Pedego-branded locations up to more than 75.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Electric bike
Posted December 9, 2015

SEATTLE, Wash. (BRAIN) — The boards of directors of the Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes approved the merger of the two organizations. The merger will create the nation’s largest statewide bicycle nonprofit, the groups said in a press release.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted December 9, 2015

WILTON, Ct. (BRAIN) — Morgan Meredith has joined Dorel Sports as global mountain bike marketing manager for Cannondale. The bike division of Dorel Industries has also promoted Jonathan Geran to global director, sports marketing, for Cannondale. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 9, 2015
The U.S. National Whitewater Center will host Interbike's Fall CycloFest next October.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced that SRAM, Cannondale, Santa Cruz, Fox Racing, Pivot and KHS are among the brands that have committed to exhibiting at its new event next fall called CycloFest.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted December 9, 2015

ST-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, Quebec (BRAIN) – Outdoor retailer Torpedo 7 will sell Louis Garneau’s stock line of cycling and triathlon apparel and hardgoods in New Zealand, the Canadian company announced.

Posted in International
Posted December 9, 2015
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — As QBP opens its new distribution center in Reno, Nevada, today, the company has announced that it is relocating its Q-West operation in Ogden, Utah, to the Denver area. The move will significantly improve service to customers by reducing ground service transit times, QBP said in a statement.
Posted in North America
Posted December 9, 2015
David Régnier-Bourque, Julien Boulais, and Jean-Philippe Tremblay

CHICOUTIMI, Quebec (BRAIN) — Canadian bike brand Devinci has promoted David Régnier-Bourque to director of marketing and Jean-Philippe Tremblay to artistic director. The company also hired Julien Boulais as marketing coordinator.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted December 8, 2015

DECATUR, Ga. (BRAIN) — Fred Boykin, founder and owner of Bicycle South outside of Atlanta, has announced that he is selling his shop to manager Brian Dunne and will retire at the end of the year.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted December 8, 2015

NILES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Joe Reichert, owner of Amling’s Cycle Shop and a longtime proponent of recumbents and trikes, suffered a brain aneurysm in mid-November. Reichert was in a coma for two weeks following the aneurysm and remains in the hospital on what is expected to be a long and difficult road to recovery.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted December 8, 2015
OLDSMAR, Fla. (BRAIN) — Bill Austin, whose role in the bicycle industry spanned more than 30 years, died Sunday after a long illness. He was 78.
Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted December 7, 2015
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets has named six female mountain bike ambassadors for its new Joy Ride grass-roots women’s program. The Joy Ride ambassadors will work to inspire and enable female mountain bikers with structured fun and social rides for all skill levels in a non-racing environment.
Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted December 7, 2015
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International has added Multisport Research founder and CEO Gary Roethenbaugh and Challenge Family CEO Zibi Szlufcik to the lineup of speakers for TBI’s sixth annual conference, running Jan. 24-26 in Marina del Rey, California.
Posted in Industry News Tagged Events / Triathlon Business Conference

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