PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — The new owner of DealerCamp said he plans to lower exhibitor costs and convert it to a non-profit venture with proceeds used to continue a multi-year expansion.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Dorel announced Tuesday that its Cannondale brand acquired a majority ownership of the Cannondale Pro Cycling team and Brixia Sports and that it had ended discussions with Tinkoff Credit Systems.
SAN MATEO, CA (BRAIN) — Action camera giant GoPro has acquired website and software developer General Things, Inc.
THOUSAND OAKS, CA (BRAIN) — The fourth annual Tour de Pink West Coast bike ride concluded this past weekend with more than 120 riders completing a three-day, 200-mile trip along southern California’s coast and raising thousands of dollars for the Young Survival Coalition, a nonprofit focused on the needs of young women affected by breast cancer.
TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Following the Minnesota High School Cycling League's successful middle school pilot launch this fall, the SoCal High School Cycling League will launch its own middle school pilot program for the spring 2014 season.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Car rack manufacturer Rocky Mounts has hired Bruno Maier as president.
PAAL-BERINGEN, Belgium (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products and Ridley Bicycles are ending their distribution agreement Feb. 1. QBP had distributed Ridley’s road and cyclocross bikes in the U.S. market since 2009.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes announced that its Green Lane Project has begun accepting applications from U.S. cities hoping to be among the next six selected to lead the way in building protected bike lanes.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—The idea to start a women’s mountain biking group in southern California was sparked over happy hour conversation. Good friends and avid mountain bikers Wendy Engelberg and Kim Cofield saw a need for a place for women to meet other lady cyclists.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Colorado cyclists are coming together Saturday to raise money for a small mountain town left isolated and heavily damaged by last month's floods.
WILMINGTON, DE (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell will be a licensee of the DuPont Kevlar brand for various bicycle products, including tires and locks, resolving the Kevlar trademark dispute between the parties.
ASHEVILLE, NC (BRAIN) — The bike industry likely will never tally all the delays and extra costs that resulted from the federal government shutdown that ended Thursday.
ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN) — Vee Tire Co. has hired former mountain bike and BMX world champion Mike King to work as tire development manager and brand ambassador.
In addition to tire testing duties, King will also attend promotional events, races and bike demos.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association joined other outdoor nonprofit advocacy groups and clubs in voicing its concern about the impact the federal shutdown is having on public land access.
CORVALLIS, OR — E-bike brand Currie Technologies is working with Oregon retailer Bike N’ Hike and a state non-profit organization to make e-bikes available for Kaiser Permanente employees.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The NPD Group has agreed to buy Leisure Trends Group, a Boulder-based market research company that tracks retail and wholesale sales and inventory figures in the bike industry.
KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) — Clothing brand Club Ride said Tuesday that it registered record sales of $1.4 million through the first nine months of 2013. That is a 140 percent increase over the same period in 2012.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland is launching an Ambassador Program for influential amateur riders and racers, who will receive BMC riding kit, casual clothing, preferred pricing on BMC bikes, and access to other exclusive perks.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Gates, which has increasingly been targeting the electric bike market with its Gates Carbon Drive, has joined the Light Electric Vehicle Association, the international trade association for electric bikes.