TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles has hired independent sales rep Dean Kuzara to cover the Pacific Northwest, including Washington state, Oregon, Montana and Alaska.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The city of Santa Monica’s Breeze Bike Share program has landed premium streaming television service Hulu LLC as the program’s sponsor, securing a five-year commitment. Hulu employs more than 500 workers in Santa Monica.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — World Bicycle Relief distributed 220 bicycles to students in Eritrea on Tuesday in collaboration Team Africa Rising, the National Eritrean Cycling Federation, the Eritrean Ministry of Culture and Sport, the Ministry of Education and the UNDP.
LONDON (BRAIN) — After one year in beta, cycling software company Zwift is offering a paid subscription service starting Oct. 29.
Users gain access to the indoor cycling software with non-contract monthly pricing of $10 for all markets, except the UK, which will be priced at £8 per month.
BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Knight Composites has entered into a distribution agreement with J&B Importers to service the IBD market in the U.S.
AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — North America Cycles will handle distribution of Bombtrack Bicycle Company in the U.S. Bombtrack is part of WeMakeThings Co. of Cologne, Germany, which also owns the BMX brand WeThePeople.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The first annual Electric Bike Expo in January will kickstart the six-month tour, allowing consumers to demo power-assisted e-bikes on a test track. Tour organizer Extra Energy Services North America launched its new indoor test track at Interbike.
KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — Freerider Darren Berrecloth now rides for Canyon as part of the Canyon Factory Freeride Team. He will make his official Canyon debut at the 2015 Red Bull Rampage, which kicks off its 10th edition this Thursday in Virgin, Utah.
ARLINGTON, Va. (BRAIN) — Revolution Cycles, a four-store chain in the District of Columbia, has moved its Rockville, Md., store to a bigger and more customer-friendly location near the Twinbrook Metro.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Eurobike is moving its starting time back by 30 minutes for next year’s show. On the trade days, Wednesday through Friday, the show will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and only be open to trade visitors.
KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN) — Topping the top three bikes at the most recent Ironman World Championship this past weekend: Cervélo, Trek and Specialized, once again. Lava Magazine has tallied the bikes and components used by more than 2,000 athletes competing in this year’s event, held on Saturday.
SACRAMENTO (BRAIN) — The California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike) will host its bike summit Oct. 25-28 at the Wyndham Bayside Hotel in San Diego, Calif.
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB has hired Clayton Wangbichler as media and public relations content editor. Wangbichler comes to WTB from Mountain Bike Action magazine, where he served as assistant editor.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and Bicycle Retailer and Industry News will host the third annual Turkey Pedal industry ride and food drive on Saturday, Nov. 14.
TOULOUSE, France (BRAIN) — BOS Suspension has signed Colorado’s Uncommon Communications as its global communications and marketing agency of record.
FORCHHEIM, Germany (BRAIN) — YT Industries has hired Duncan McCann as international business manager.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a bill that modernizes e-bike regulations and ensures that they are treated like traditional bicycles instead of mopeds.
STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Swedish skiing and cycling helmet and apparel company POC has been acquired by Investcorp Group, an investment management firm, for $65 million from its parent, outdoor equipment company Black Diamond.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Running and cycling fitness app and website Strava has launched a new interactive data platform, called Insights, to compare information from the 12 most active cities across the globe.