CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Gita Sporting Goods Ltd. has hired the Vivion Group as its sales representative for Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas.
RUTLAND, Vt. (BRAIN) — A new organization, North American Cycle Sport, says it will support grass-roots bike racing by offering lower membership and insurance costs than USA Cycling.
NEWBURG, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Custom clothing supplier Verge Sport is rebranding with a new logo that comes along with a new back-end order management system.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BRAIN) — Orbea USA, which is now in its second year since becoming solely owned and operated by its Spanish headquarters, announced Monday that it is restructuring its sales force.
VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike, the North American distributor of De Marchi clothing, is looking for limited partnerships with shops in the U.S. and Canada, which will include custom store-within-a-store buildouts with a minimum order.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — To coincide with the fall lighting season, CatEye America has announced an upgraded Volt series of USB-rechargeable headlights. All models in the Volt line receive substantial lumen increases, with marginal or no price increases to the models they replace.
SUN VALLEY, Idaho (BRAIN) — Scott Montgomery has left Club Ride Apparel, where he has been CEO for three and a half years. Club Ride founder Mike Herlinger will take the reins as interim CEO, the company announced.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has announced plans to open a distribution center in the Reno, Nev., area to serve its Western U.S. dealers.
The company's fourth U.S. facility is set to begin operations on Dec. 10 of this year.
GIVISIEZ, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Scott Sports S.A., has agreed to acquire the Dolomite footwear brand from Italy's Tecnica Group S.p.A, for an undisclosed amount.
LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley and Lambert, which have shared ownership for about five years, are taking the next step to becoming one global team by combining the leadership teams of both companies.
TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles has hired independent sales rep Dean Kuzara to cover the Pacific Northwest, including Washington state, Oregon, Montana and Alaska.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The city of Santa Monica’s Breeze Bike Share program has landed premium streaming television service Hulu LLC as the program’s sponsor, securing a five-year commitment. Hulu employs more than 500 workers in Santa Monica.
LONDON (BRAIN) — After one year in beta, cycling software company Zwift is offering a paid subscription service starting Oct. 29.
Users gain access to the indoor cycling software with non-contract monthly pricing of $10 for all markets, except the UK, which will be priced at £8 per month.
BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Knight Composites has entered into a distribution agreement with J&B Importers to service the IBD market in the U.S.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The first annual Electric Bike Expo in January will kickstart the six-month tour, allowing consumers to demo power-assisted e-bikes on a test track. Tour organizer Extra Energy Services North America launched its new indoor test track at Interbike.
KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN) — Topping the top three bikes at the most recent Ironman World Championship this past weekend: Cervélo, Trek and Specialized, once again. Lava Magazine has tallied the bikes and components used by more than 2,000 athletes competing in this year’s event, held on Saturday.
SACRAMENTO (BRAIN) — The California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike) will host its bike summit Oct. 25-28 at the Wyndham Bayside Hotel in San Diego, Calif.
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB has hired Clayton Wangbichler as media and public relations content editor. Wangbichler comes to WTB from Mountain Bike Action magazine, where he served as assistant editor.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and Bicycle Retailer and Industry News will host the third annual Turkey Pedal industry ride and food drive on Saturday, Nov. 14.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a bill that modernizes e-bike regulations and ensures that they are treated like traditional bicycles instead of mopeds.