VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kozo Shimano, the former president of Shimano American Corp., has joined Wren Sports as an investor.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Eastern Outdoor Rep Association's summer trade shows are filling up fast, the organization said this week.
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.
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.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., (BRAIN) — Performance Bicycle raised $13,448 for PeopleForBikes during May, National Bike Month. The total is a mix of donations directly from customers and Performance Bicycle matching funds.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Spinlister, a peer-to-peer bike rental program, is increasingly being used by new bike shoppers to demo models before making a buying decision.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif (BRAIN) — Highway Two has hired the Peter Kidd Agency for sales representationin New England.
"With four highly qualified sales representatives the Peter Kidd Agency brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the New England region," the company said.
SUBIACO, Australia (BRAIN) — Cycliq has signed new agreements with key U.S.
WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified Holdings, the owner of Camelbak, has agreed to buy Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd., a Winnipeg, Manitoba, company that markets hemp-based foods under the Manitoba Harvest brand.
PLYMOUTH, U.K. (BRAIN) — U.K.-based e-commerce retailer Wiggle has announced changes and additions to its senior marketing team, including the departure of Derek Bouchard-Hall, whose final day at Wiggle will be Friday.
MEQUON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Hayes is bolstering its sales and marketing team by adding four new personnel to the department.
ZWOLLE, the Netherlands (BRAIN) — Dutch wheel manufacturer Fast Forward Wheels B.V. has named Radial Sports LLC its exclusive distributor for the U.S. market.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Appalachian Mountain Bike Club of Knoxville, Tenn., garnered the most votes — more than 26,000 —and is the recipient of the full $100,000 Bell Built grant to build its gravity trail at the Urban Wilderness Trail Park.
ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International has completed an extensive study of the consumer triathlon market and its economic impacts.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — A Texas retailer whose employee completed the 1 millionth Shimano S-TEC training module has won a trip to Japan to visit the component giant's factories.
DALLAS (BRAIN) — Jeff Cavicchi has been named national sales manager for the Hans Johnsen Company and its two subsidiaries Downeast Bicycle Specialists and Wilson Bicycle Sales.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America has promoted Alan Rowland to senior director of IBD sales. Rowland was previously director of sales for Lapierre USA and is a 25-year veteran of the bike industry.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BRAIN) — British pro rider Bradley Wiggins broke the UCI Hour Record this weekend on a Pinarello Bolide HR bike co-engineered by Jaguar and Pinarello.
MALLABIA, Spain (BRAIN) — A lot has changed at Orbea USA over the past six months as Gonzalo Garcia de Salazar took over leadership of the wholly owned subsidiary of the Spanish brand.
ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Vee Tire Co. has hired Tim Tebbe as national sales manager of dealer accounts in the U.S. Tebbe previously worked at EVS Sports and Marin Bikes for the past four years. He joins the company as it aims to grow its dealer network.