LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Fixed-gear bike company Pure Fix Cycles has hired industry veteran Terry Duran as global sales manager. Duran was previously national sales manager for Scott Sports' U.S. bike division.
SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Salt Lake City officials, along with hundreds of part-time workers who support Outdoor Retailer’s winter and summer shows, are breathing a sigh of relief — Outdoor Retailer will remain at the Salt Palace at least through 2016.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — The mayor of Philadelphia said Tuesday that he will work to bring "a major pro cycling event" back to the city as soon as next year.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Hugh Walton is going back to work for Descente, the clothing brand with which he has had a long relationship.
NORCROSS, GA (BRAIN) — Blue Competition Cycles has added four industry veterans to its sales force.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association wants its members to know that it is not endorsing a service being offered by the Lex Group.
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, MA (BRAIN) — Drew Todrys, the fourth generation of the family that founded Todson Inc. about 60 years ago,is joining the company as its social media operative.
PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN) — Urban Velo, a bimonthly magazine available in print or online, is now available for iPad tablets via Apple's App Store.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Clothing maker Primal is continuing its support of the American Diabetes Association and Tour de Cure on the national and state level.
SAN MARCOS, CA (BRAIN) — Drew Engelmann is the new national sales manager for Kinetik Compression Sportswear USA, the company announced.
Engelmann is a former territory sales manager and 2012 Sales Rep of the Year for Specialized.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Jim Harman, the retired CEO and president of Norco Products, died Saturday from complications following a stroke. He was 69.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike advocacy group Bikes Belong has signed with Verde PR & Consulting, a Colorado agency that represents several major brands in the bike and outdoors industries.
WATERLOO, Quebec (BRAIN) — Raleigh Canada Ltd. will end bike manufacturing and assembly at its facility here by the end of the year, the company announced Monday.
PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN) — The Hive has hired Ian Ferguson to manage its North American aftermarket sales and rep force for its Chub, Revl and e*thirteen brands.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) – Some 200 people gathered at Specialized’s headquarters in Morgan Hill, California, on Saturday night for the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s annual awards.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — Park Tool began moving into its new factory, warehouse and office building Sunday.
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN) — Longtime Specialized sales executive John Quinn has left the Morgan Hill company to go to work for Scott Sports, where he will be national sales manager for Scott's U.S. bike division.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Longtime Easton-Bell Sports managers Don Palermini and Jeff Titone have left the company as part of multiple job changes at the Bell Helmets and Blackburn brands. The company also has promoted several staffers to new positions and said it is recruiting to fill other positions.
TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles, based in Southern California, is the latest top-tier sponsor of the SoCal High School Cycling League, the league announced this month.
WHISTLER, BC (BRAIN) — Rocky Mountain Bicycles is working with a new creative agency to develop a new website and hone its brand positioning.