ASPEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — ZG Collective, a new distributor of outdoor, snow, cycling and active lifestyle brands, is introducing German helmet brand Melon Helmets to the North American market.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The June 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News is hitting mailboxes and it includes a special report on executive pay at the industry’s largest public companies.
DERBY, Vt. (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau USA has named Eric Sakalowsky global marketing director.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Sigma USA has hired Chuck Sikora and Morgan Fluhrer to handle sales for the Midwest and South/Southeast, respectively, as the company transitions to selling direct to dealers. They join Brian McGarrahan, who handles sales for the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic.
LONDON (BRAIN) — Indoor cycling software Zwift has partnered with professional road racer Evelyn “Evie” Stevens to inspire and encourage more women to ride. ￼Stevens will host regularly scheduled women’s rides on Zwift’s virtual course.
LÉVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Canadian distributor Lambert has added Wolf Tooth to its expanding product offerings.
ENCINITAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Electra Bicycles is running a global promotion contest, in which video makers can win new bikes and GoPro cameras.
LEADVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — In this community that bills itself as the highest city in America every high school graduate receives a $1,000 scholarship courtesy of the endurance mountain bike and trail running events held there, including the Leadville 100 mountain bike race.
FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Marin Museum of Bicycling will open to the public on Saturday, June 6, with a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in front of the museum, located at 1966 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. in downtown Fairfax.
SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — BTI is now distributing Speedfil hydration systems, manufactured by Inviscid Design Partners.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Amy D. Foundation is searching for a woman cyclocross racer to sponsor for the 2015-16 season. The chosen athlete will race a full USA Cycling Professional Cyclo-cross Calendar (Pro CX) schedule while traveling under the wing of the Raleigh Clement Professional Cyclocross Team.
ST. LAURENT, Quebec (BRAIN) — Opus Bicycles will launch its 2016 product line with a cross-Canada tour this summer.
CINCINNATI (BRAIN) — Infinit Nutrition is rebranding the product line it sells through speciality retailers with new product enhancements and new packaging. The company also is launching a redesigned website.
GILBERT, Ariz. (BRAIN) — USA BMX has awarded a total of $75,000 in scholarships to about 70 BMX racers who attend college.
WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle's president, John Burke, is urging Wisconsin cyclists to contact their state lawmakers in support of the state's Complete Streets Law, which Gov. Scott Walker has proposed eliminating.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes is providing $32,000 to the National Interscholastic Cycling Association this year, through two separate funds.
BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria has hired Spencer Haugh as inside sales rep and logistics support.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — The Canadian Independent Bicycle Retailer Association will hold its 2015 Leadership Summit Nov. 2-4 in Montreal.