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Posted May 6, 2016

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Experts from some major non-bike brands will speak about e-commerce, brand advocacy and other topics at the upcoming Whistler Bike 2016 conference, being held May 29-June 1.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Media/Publishing / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted May 6, 2016

DETROIT (BRAIN) — Detroit Bikes will assemble 3,000 bikes at its Detroit factory for the bike share operator Motivate, the companies announced this week.

Posted in North America
Posted May 6, 2016
Guettler (left) and DiStefano.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — River City Bicycles has hired industry veteran Chris DiStefano to handle marketing and public affairs. DiStefano has more than 20 years of experience in the bike industry, most recently as communications director for Rapha North America.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted May 6, 2016

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — MiiR has appointed JAM Collective as its PR agency of record. JAM Collective is a boutique agency specializing in public relations, social media and strategic partnerships.

Posted in North America
Posted May 5, 2016

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro posted its second consecutive quarterly loss Thursday, but its share price rose in after-hours trading as the action camera maker's revenue for the first quarter exceeded analyst expectations.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 5, 2016

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Canadian apparel brand 7mesh has expanded its U.S. rep force with the addition of agencies in two key territories.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted May 5, 2016

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has announced new details and some new award categories for its third annual Interbike Awards Gala, set to return to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center during the Interbike International Expo this fall.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike Awards
Posted May 5, 2016
The new Pro Peloton showroom.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — It's been a busy spring for the owners of Boulder Cycle Sport and Pro Peloton. They have re-branded one of their BCS locations as Boulder Cycle Sport Outlet, where it will offer discounted products.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 4, 2016
Bike-related sales up 27 percent for the owner of Easton Cycling, Race Face and Marzocchi.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp. racked up sales of $80.2 million in the first quarter, an 18.3 percent increase over the previous year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 4, 2016

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike has hired Mark Silverman as its sales representative for the New York Metro area.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted May 4, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — BikeRadar has hired Russell Eich as a technical writer. Eich joins BikeRadar from SmartEtailing, where he was a web content and production editor for more than a decade.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Web/Internet / Media/Publishing
Posted May 4, 2016

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC has developed two product collections in collaboration with two well-known road cycling shops: Pavé in Barcelona, Spain, and The Eleven in Toronto.

Posted in North America
Posted May 4, 2016

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Livall, a designer and producer of smart bicycle riding systems including helmets and bikes, is now establishing a U.S. distribution network and a U.S. headquarters in Morgan Hill.

Posted in North America
Posted May 4, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Kappius Components has launched a new ambassador program, the Kappius Collective, and is looking for influential members of the cycling community to help grow and represent the brand.

Posted in North America
Posted May 3, 2016
The new showroom.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts has relocated its offices, warehouse and retail store to a new location a mile away from its former headquarters in Boulder.

The new location has 65 percent more square footage than its previous home.

Posted in North America
Posted May 3, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Children's bike brand Islabikes has donated 14 bikes to the Community Cycling Center in Portland, Oregon.

Posted in North America
Posted May 3, 2016

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports has named Dean Stojanovic vice president of international sales operations, based at the division's headquarters in Wilton, Connecticut.

Posted in North America
Posted May 2, 2016

MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — Poison Spider Bicycles, a longtime Moab retailer with a national following, is suing Tap Manufacturing, which markets various clothes and collectibles under the Poison Spyder Customs brand.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 2, 2016
Bike Fitting Solutions offers to train retailers on bike fit at their stores or in Santa Cruz.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Sean Madsen, who has performed thousands of bike fits on world-class athletes using the most cutting-edge equipment available, has formed a new company with the aim of teaching bike shop employees how to do fits on everyday riders, using whatever equipment is available.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 2, 2016

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pioneer Electronics USA Inc.'s Cycle Sports division has released the SGY-PMLTC Power Meter Installation Kit, allowing consumers to add its Single Leg Power Meter to existing compatible Shimano 11-speed Dura-Ace, Ultegra or Shimano 105 left arm cranks.

Posted in Product/Tech

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