AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Cycleast, a new custom shop in the Texas capital, is also entering the distribution business, bringing in handmade carbon fiber and steel road and track bikes from the Czech Republic’s Festka Bicycles as the brand’s U.S. importer.
OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN) — Nutritionals brand GU Energy, retailer Sports Basement of Walnut Creek and Kaiser Oakland Medical Center were this year's winners of the East Bay Bicycle Coalition's Bike Friendly Business Awards.
The companies will be honored at an event May 9 in Oakland.
LILLE, France (BRAIN) — Bianchi is introducing a new technology for reducing vibration in carbon frames with a prototype frame that is being raced in Paris-Roubaix this weekend.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Sport Chalet on Thursday announced the launch of “order today, deliver today” service.
SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies announced Wednesday that it has launched an online store in partnership with Shopatron.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Eleven Event Services will produce the 2013 Raleigh Midsummer Nights Cyclo-cross race at DealerCamp 2013, held Thursday evening, July 25, during this year's camp.
WESTPORT, CT (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified Holdings, the parent company of Fox and Camelbak, exercised an option under its credit agreement to borrow an incremental term loan of $30 million.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Portland city-bike specialist Joe Bike, which relocated to a larger space in January, has now opened a separate cycling clothing store, JoeBike Apparel, in its former location on Stumptown’s fashionable Hawthorne Boulevard.
VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) — Road cycling website Pezcyclingnews.com is close to launching a redesigned site, the third major iteration of the 11-year-old site.
Publisher Richard Pestes said the new site will go live in a matter of days or sooner.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Primal has become the official cycling apparel provider for Bike New York, the company announced Wednesday.
NORTH OLMSTED, OH (BRAIN) — Cleveland-area retailer Eddy’s Bike Shop has expanded its North Olmsted location, doubling in size to more than 10,000 square feet. It’s the second expansion for the store, which grew to 5,000 square feet from 3,000 four years earlier.
HAMONT, Belgium (BRAIN) — The Belgian bike fitting brand Cyclefit, which was owned by the now-bankrupt distributor Veltec Benelux, has a new owner, former Veltec Benelux employee Niels Heuvelman.
PETERBOROUGH, NH (BRAIN) — Outdoor retailer Eastern Mountain Sports will host a grand opening of its new store in Nashua, New Hampshire, from April 12-14. Located at 281 Daniel Webster Highway, the 22,204-square-foot space is more than twice the size of the company’s previous location across the street.
BIG FLATS, NY (BRAIN) — Stan’s NoTubes has chosen id29, a brand and communication design studio in Troy, New York, as its agency of record and long-term brand and marketing communications partner.
ALLENTOWN, PA (BRAIN) — The publisher of the American Bicyclist Study, a market study of adult bicycle consumers, is offering suppliers and retailers a chance to review an electronic copy of the study at no charge for 30 days.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — German helmet maker Cratoni is taking a second stab in the U.S. The company recently announced plans to re-enter the already crowded lid market in North America, teaming up with SKS USA, which will be its exclusive distributor.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Washington state suppliers and cycling groups have banded together to launch the Cascadia Dirt Cup, a new enduro series whose proceeds will go toward local advocacy and trail upkeep.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Abvio, Inc. has added support for the Wahoo Fitness RFLKT computer to its Cyclemeter iPhone app.