RIVERSIDE, CA (BRAIN) — Spooky Kross, part of L.A. Bike Fest weekend, returns this year to the Fairplex Stadium Complex in Pomona, California, Oct. 26. Cyclists of all ages and skill levels are welcome to take part in cyclocross races.
HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Amer Sports, Mavic’s parent company, posted a 1 percent growth in sales in the third quarter to $841 million (608.9 million euros). But the company said its 5 percent growth target for the full year remains on track.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Shipments of bikes to U.S. retailers in September took a bigger dip than anticipated, down 4.9 percent in dollars and 11.9 percent in units compared to the same month last year, according to the BPSA Topline for Cycling RetailTRAK from Leisure Trends Group.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — No matter how you look at it, suppliers who imported bikes lost business through August. Total imports were down almost 2 million bikes, a 15 percent drop in units, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Commerce Department.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Before crossing Puget Sound to Bainbridge Island to visit BI Cycle and Classic Cycle, Day 2 of BRAIN’s Seattle Dealer Tour got under way with a sampling of urban riding highlighting the accomplishments of local advocates as well as the challenges they face in fostering two-wheel transit here.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — Bill Armas, Park Tool’s longtime director of marketing, has left the company and plans to move back to Southern California where he grew up. “Park is a terrific company with an unbelievable team of skilled and ethical people, “ he said.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN) – Saris Cycling Group is hosting its annual fundraising gala this Friday, with all proceeds to benefit the Wisconsin Bike Fed. Among the more than 600 expected attendees will be British bike race commentator Phil Liggett.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — More than 715 retailers have signed on to PeopleForBikes’ new retailer membership program, the national advocacy group said Wednesday. PeopleForBikes launched the program at the Interbike trade show last month.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Product Architects, the company behind Polar Bottle insulated sport bottles, is moving into larger headquarters in Colorado.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — The retailers were as varied as they come on the first day of BRAIN's Dealer Tour of Seattle. The tour started at mega-retailer REI's flagship store, a stunning and expansive retail space that caters to commuters and families.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — The new owner of DealerCamp said he plans to lower exhibitor costs and convert it to a non-profit venture with proceeds used to continue a multi-year expansion.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Fox has initiated a voluntary recall of certain 2013 Evolution Series forks manufactured between March 1 and November 30, 2012.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Dorel announced Tuesday that its Cannondale brand acquired a majority ownership of the Cannondale Pro Cycling team and Brixia Sports and that it had ended discussions with Tinkoff Credit Systems.
SAN MATEO, CA (BRAIN) — Action camera giant GoPro has acquired website and software developer General Things, Inc.
THOUSAND OAKS, CA (BRAIN) — The fourth annual Tour de Pink West Coast bike ride concluded this past weekend with more than 120 riders completing a three-day, 200-mile trip along southern California’s coast and raising thousands of dollars for the Young Survival Coalition, a nonprofit focused on the needs of young women affected by breast cancer.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — BRAIN editors, sponsors and industry guests are hitting the roads of Seattle, on bike, Tuesday on the first day of a three-day tour of the city's retailers.
TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Following the Minnesota High School Cycling League's successful middle school pilot launch this fall, the SoCal High School Cycling League will launch its own middle school pilot program for the spring 2014 season.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Car rack manufacturer Rocky Mounts has hired Bruno Maier as president.
PAAL-BERINGEN, Belgium (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products and Ridley Bicycles are ending their distribution agreement Feb. 1. QBP had distributed Ridley’s road and cyclocross bikes in the U.S. market since 2009.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling’s power meters will become available in Australia and New Zealand through FE Sports, a Queensland, Australia, distributor. Product should be on retail shelves by November.