PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has launched an IBD support program that includes a new B2B website giving dealers access to 24/7 ordering, real-time inventory, and shipping and account customization.
LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — The sun is shining and waters are receding in South Carolina, but the bicycle industry — along with hundreds of other businesses — took a hit as floodwaters ravaged parts of Columbia and Charleston as well as other sections of the state.
DENVER (BRAIN) — The bike community has a voice in Colorado's new Office of Outdoor Recreation, a state office that was created this year.
FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — Friends of mountain bike pioneer Charlie Cunningham are running a crowd-funding campaign on Gofundme.com to help Cunningham with medical expenses following a bike accident in August.
According to the campaign's homepage, Cunningham had a bike crash in early August.
ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jack Caress is stepping down as president of the trade group Triathlon Business International, the group announced Tuesday.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Product Suppliers Association members shipped 1.8 million bikes to dealers through August this year, less than half a percent more than they shipped in the same period last year.
￼PITTSBURGH (BRAIN) — Dirt Rag's art director for the last seven years, Matt Kasprzyk, is moving on to a new career at Scott Sports. Kasprzyk's vacancy will be filled by longtime Bicycle Times art director, Stephen Haynes.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Verde Brand Communications is launching an online training program tailored to retailers, reps, manufacturers, guides and other members of the bike industry focused on the women’s market.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) – Bicycle Retailer & Industry News and PeopleForBikes are collecting updates for the 2016 Industry Directory.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — Cyclocross races are often held in public parks where officials and user groups are concerned about events’ impact.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Moots Cycles announced Thursday that longtime owner Chris Miller has sold the titanium bike and component manufacturer to Brent Whittington, a former executive officer for Windstream Holdings, Inc, a Fortune 500 telecommunications company.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Chrome Industries is celebrating its 20th year in business with a celebration tour beginning at its New York City Chrome HUB location on October 7th. The New York event will be the first of seven held at each of Chrome's regional retail HUBS.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP and several co-sponsors are expanding a scholarship program that helps send women bike mechanics to an all-women's class in professional repair and shop operations at UBI. This year the program will provide 16 scholarships.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Sigma is the latest addition to The Bike Cooperative's network of supplier partners; through this partnership members of The Bike Co-op will earn rebates on their purchases of Sigma-branded products, both direct and through distributors.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — The Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers' Association is moving its 2016 trade show to the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois, the site of several CABDA shows in the 1990s. The new space is twice the size of CABDA's 2015 venue, and is already 60 percent sold out, organizers said.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Guerrilla Gravity, a four-year-old Denver mountain bike maker, was awarded a $30,000 grant Monday night from a city economic development program. The grant is in addition to a $100,000 grant that Guerrilla received from a national JP Morgan Chase program announced earlier this month.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America is planning to shutter its Kent warehouse at the end of the year. The 65,000-square-foot facility has been used exclusively for distribution of parts and accessories, as well as for wheel building operations for Wheel Works.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — This Friday's New England Builders' Ball will host many of the world's best bicycle framebuilders at Roger Williams Park Casino here.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Dero has added a map to its website showing locations of its Fixit public bike repair stations worldwide.
The crowd-sourced map currently features more than 700 public bike repair locations.