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SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has a number of new initiatives on tap for this year’s show, including a new crowd-funding area called The Incubator, and a New Product Showcase area.

Tagged Events / Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Outdoor and bike industry journos will question Utah state officials on land policy Wednesday.
BOA sponsored the opening reception and gave a presentation about its technology and focus.

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — PressCamp, which opened Tuesday here, gives cycling journalists an opportunity to listen to stories about brands and products that rarely get told at trade shows and other events — stories, truth be told, that are not best recounted in brief same-day web coverage like this.

TETON VALLEY, Idaho (BRAIN) — The founders of Fitzgerald’s Bicycles, Scott and Jannine Fitzgerald, launched a second Kickstarter campaign to expand on their book “B is For Bicycles” and podcast series, which encourages kids to ride their bike.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes today launched its latest consumer campaign, Bike Days of Summer, with the goal of motivating more ridership this summer. The promotion features four different days focused on inspirational reasons to get out and ride.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (BRAIN) — The MTBparks Pass is now available for the 2017 season.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Lululemon Athletica has made a minority investment in cycling apparel company 7mesh Industries.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRIAN) — The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame nominating committee has made its selections for the MBHOF ballot for this year’s inductees. Voting opened and will continue until midnight July 15.

Tagged Awards
MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — Joey Sivilla, a former painter for Guru Cycles, has opened a bike paint, repair and restoration business here, specializing in creative custom finishes.
 

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Framebuilder Supply has purchased Bikelugs.com and production rights and tooling for the framebuilding products designed by Kirk Pacenti, including his fork crowns and lugs.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

NEW YORK CITY (BRAIN) — The National Association of City Transportation Officials will hold a free webinar Monday on how close calls and aggressive drivers affect bike use.

BOSTON (BRAIN) — The North American Bikeshare Association has hired its first executive director, Samantha Herr.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People

AVON, Colo. (BRAIN) — A brevet event planned for this weekend is a low-key "investment" event that will lay the foundation for more ambitious events in the future, said Michael McCormack, who also produces the Breck Epic.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors has announced the finalists for Pitchfest 2017 a competition intended to drive innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship among women with a passion for the outdoors. Women-led small businesses apply to showcase their plans to industry leaders and investors.

Kristine Urrutia and Nic Sims join the high school racing organization.

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has added new development and partnership staff as the organization's growth continues.

Tagged People / Racing & Sponsorship
Adam Micklin has been promoted to vice president of global sales & marketing.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has made changes to its international sales department. The company said it hopes to unify its sales efforts across all of Felt's domestic and international markets.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — SE Bikes has entered a license agreement with J&B Importers to distribute SE parts and accessories across the country.

Tagged Distributor news

VENTURA (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now distributing all Green Guru products in addition to a selected line that is exclusive to the distributor.

Tagged Distributor news
New system will be the largest to use B-Cycle's Dash system.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BRAIN) — A 600-bike bike share system is planned for Memphis, where Explore Bike Share, a local non-profit, has announced its contract agreement with B-Cycle.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) —Trainer brand Kinetic has hired independent sales reps to work directly with U.S. bicycle shops as part of its new dealer direct sales effort.

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Canyon USA now has 20 employees, with the hiring of new staff in the operations, sales and IT departments.

Tagged Omnichannel / People

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