BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp., the parent of the Fox suspension brand, has purchased Race Face Performance and Easton Cycling, the companies announced Friday.
ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International is accepting nominations for best-of races in six event categories, as well as the top five triathlon highlights of 2014 for its Triathletes Choice awards. The winners will be honored at the 2015 Triathlon Business International conference, to be held Jan.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Organizers at Taichung Bike Week are moving the dates for next year's meetings into October, approximately two weeks earlier than this year's event held during the first week of November. The new dates, Oct 20-23, 2015, were announced on the TBW website.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (Calif.) — Scott Sharples has joined Bell Helmets as its new marketing manager for its bicycle business. Sharples has more than 25 years of industry experience. A former World Cup downhill racer, he most recently was product manager for Felt Bicycles.
KELOWNA, British Columbia (BRAIN) — A developmental road team coached by Axel Merckx will have a new name and a new bike sponsor for the 2015 season.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Selle San Marco North America has added EP Group's Erik Solberg and Bill Carson to its outside sales team.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Rapha North America has hired Sophie Ballo as its new marketing manager, and Matthew Beaudin as its social media and content manager.
Ballo comes to Rapha from Specialized, where she worked as a marketing communications specialist and most recently as recruiter.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Launched in 2010 as a campaign by Bikes Belong, PeopleForBikes said it reached its goal of one million pledging members and supporters Thursday.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (BRAIN) — Tim Krueger, who most recently served as product manager at QBP's Salsa Cycles, has joined Bikerumor.com as a full-time writer.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bike training software maker TrainingPeaks has acquired Best Bike Split, a company with technology that predicts bike race times based on the athlete's fitness and the terrain.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (BRAIN) — Ibex Outdoor Clothing has hired Daniel Betts as vice president of finance and operations.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — The directors of bike share programs nationwide have come together to form a new group called the North American Bike Share Association.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Pat Cunnane, president and CEO of Advanced Sports International, will be the keynote speaker this Saturday at the Bicycling Event Directors Conference. Michael Nutter, Philadelphia's mayor and a longtime supporter of bicycle advocacy in the city, is expected to welcome attendees.
PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports announced Tuesday that it will become the exclusive Canadian distributor of Dahon folding bikes effective spring 2015.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Zwift, which plans to release interactive indoor training software early next year, has hired former world champion and Olympian Mike McCarthy as its vice president of con
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes and the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association are joining forces to monitor state and local bike-related legislation and tackle federal industry issues.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mirraco, the Southern California supplier of BMX bikes designed by Dave Mirra, officially ends its eight-year partnership with Trek Bicycles on Dec. 31 and is now working with Dynacraft BSC to distribute its line.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (BRAIN) — Urban Velo has printed its 45th and final issue. The magazine, published six times per year since 2007, focused on city cycling.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Southern California Bicyclist, a regional, bimonthly publication, has a new owner. Christopher Reynolds has acquired the magazine from longtime owner and founder Will Decker.