CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Tis the season to be jolly ... And for all the cycling elves in the industry seeking to spread some Christmas cheer join the seventh annual Campagnolo Toy Drive and Fun Ride.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — ArtsCyclery.com has hired former Paved Magazine senior editor Kevin Rouse as the newest member of the retailer's web content team.
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — Onex Corp., which owns Interbike, Outdoor Retailer and Bicycle Retailer, is reporting a sales increase of 16 percent to $7.1 billion in its third quarter compared with the same period of the prior year.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Redline Bicycles has launched a redesigned website, www.redlinebicycles.com, that the company said features numerous technical upgrades and presents the 2014 product line in a more dynamic fashion.
FULLERTON, CA (BRAIN) — The 10th annual Tour de Tryptophan returns to Fullerton, California, the day after Thanksgiving.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA (BRAIN) — Ergon USA, distributor of Ergon International’s line of grips, saddles, packs, seatposts and pedals, has hired Uncommon Communications to handle its public and media relations efforts.
LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers has streamlined its range of cockpit components and paired-spoke tubeless wheels for 2014—a welcome development for retailers suffering from SKU overload—and is offering its alloy wheelsets at more competitive price points.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Seventeen new campuses made it onto the League of American Bicyclists’ bike-friendly universities, which now includes 75 colleges in 32 states and Washington, D.C.
BEND, OR (BRAIN) — Twenty-two years after racing with him on Team Z, Paul Willerton is teaming up with Greg LeMond again, at LeMond's new Minneapolis-based bike company.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Gina Kavesh and Dorothy Nichols have been elected to fill two vacant positions on the USA Cycling Board of Directors, USAC announced this week.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is putting the final touches on a new in-house brand of accessories called MSW.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — RentaBikeNow.com, a nationwide bike rental network that helps cyclists find and rent bikes when traveling, has added direct deposit to its payment services so that bike rental payments are made directly into bike shop accounts.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Friends and supporters of Portland framebuilder Christopher Igleheart are planning an event to help Iglebeart with medical bills resulting from a broken leg. Igleheart was hit by a car while riding his bike home recently.
FOOTHILL RANCH, CA (BRAIN) — BH Bikes has hired industry veteran Gene DiMenna as national sales manager. Gene DiMenna has 27 years in the cycling industry and has managed national sales for Trek, and globally for LeMond and DeFeet brands.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — California retailer Art's Cyclery is now distributing MarshGuard products to U.S. stores.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — Kinetic has hired David Simpson as full-time marketing manager; Simpson has worked as a contractor with the brand since 2008.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — SmartEtailing has hired David Wert as its new client services director. He joined the company Oct. 14 and is working out of the company's Boulder office.
ST. LAURENT, Quebec (BRAIN) — Opus Bicycles has hired Thomas Kern of the TK Rep Group to represent its brand to dealers in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, and Northern California.
KONA, HI (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles will be the official and exclusive bicycle sponsor of Triathlon School Hawaii.