RALEIGH, N.C. (BRAIN) — A North Carolina Superior Court has appointed a receiver for the BMX brand Eastern Bikes and has barred the company's owners from selling any of its property.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Green Guru Gear will be at this month's VeloSwap in Denver to collect old bicycle inner tubes.
VeloSwap, billed as "the world's largest consumer bike show," will be held Saturday Oct. 18 at Denver's National Western Complex.
PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports is adding Zipp to its selection of products from SRAM, with the brand's full range of carbon and alloy wheels, aero cockpits, bars, stems and seatposts available to Live to Play dealers across Canada starting in mid-October.
NEWPORT, Vt. (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau Sports is instituting a minum advertised price policy in Canada, effective Nov. 1. The company enacted a similar policy in the U.S. in 2012.
MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — The Outerbike consumer bike festival opens this week in Utah, with skills clinics and guided rides scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, followed by the Demo Days consumer expo from Friday through Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Mosi Bicycles, a three-year-old San Francisco brand than makes European-styled city bikes, is changing its name to Mozie Bicycles.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Frank Hugelmeyer has resigned as president and CEO of the Outdoor Industry Association, effective Oct. 3, the organization's board announced Tuesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — EcoSpeed, which has been making mid-drive electric bicycle motors since 2001, is in the last days of a Kickstarter fundraising campaign that would enable it to ramp up production.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bikinvention 2 CC, the South African maker of Squirt wax chain lube, says it has settled the case it brought against its former U.S. distributor.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Charlie Issendorf, most recently a vice president at Champion System, has joined startup virtual training company Zwift as vice president of events for North America.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of Levi's GranFondo, which will be held this Saturday in Sonoma County, California, expect the event will raise more than $1 million for charity.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — Torcano Industries has become the exclusive international distributor for grip brand RedMonkey Sports.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Longtime Dahon general manager Pete Mole, who is also credited as the creator of the first muscle bike, died in mid-September days after suffering a stroke. He was 88.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — With the appointment of a dedicated North America e-bike manager, Focus Bicycles USA plans to make Kalkhoff and Focus e-bikes more available in the United States.
LÉVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Canadian distributor Lambert is now distributing G-Form protective gear.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN)—The sport of triathlon was born Sept. 25, 1974 when the first-ever swim-bike-run competition was held in San Diego's Mission Bay. To celebrate the milestone, USA Triathlon has special web and print coverage highlighting historical moments that have shaped the sport.
PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports is now the exclusive Canadian distributor for 3T, distributing the Italian brand's range of road, triathlon and mountain bike components through LTP Sports' network of specialty retailers. The agreement went into effect Sept. 1.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — The KMC Cyclo-cross Festival will hold a Dealer Day with clinics and training opportunities for retailers on Friday, Oct. 3.
NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Marzocchi Canada is now the official distribution center for all of Tenneco Marzocchi products throughout Canada.