MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Political observers in Wisconsin are chattering about a possible gubernatorial challenge from former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) — PressCamp, the annual summertime meet-up in Utah bringing together bike brands and members of the cycling media to preview new product, will add a smaller-scale winter edition in 2014 held at an oceanfront resort in Southern California, presenter Lifeboat Events announced Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International has opened a 5,000-square-foot pop-up showroom to display 2014 lines for its family of brands, which include Fuji, SE, Breezer, Kestrel and Oval Concepts.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies has hired Marty Schlesinger as Southwest territory manager for its IZIP Road Show. Currie now has five territory managers throughout the country with a fully wrapped Nissan NV high top van, equipped with test ride bikes, flags and a tent.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) is seeking nominations for its Pioneering Women Award and First Ascent Award in the Bike Industry.
LAFAYETTE, CO (BRAIN) — Howie Cohen, a hugely influential figure in developing the U.S. BMX market and arguably the first person to bring high-quality Asian-made bikes to America, died in the early morning hours Thursday surrounded by family in his hometown of Lafayette, Colorado. He was 74.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has launched a new website that includes interactive features to help cyclists connect with local riding clubs, bicycle-friendly businesses, bike educators and other resources in their area.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano American, in a major shake-up of its U.S. distribution network, will cut the number of distributors selling Shimano components from 18 to six effective Jan. 1, 2014.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike will have a b-b-b-bad case of the blues this year as George Thorogood & the Destroyers headline the trade show’s industry party on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the House of Blues inside new show venue Mandalay Bay.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic Inc. on Thursday announced several staffing changes aimed at improving customer service and sales performance at its U.S. division.
OXNARD, CA (BRAIN) — Albabici, a distributor of Italian bike brands, has moved just across the street to a new, larger and nicer warehouse and office space.
Company officials said the move was a direct a direct result of growing sales.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Portland distributor Cyclone Bicycle Supply has updated its business-to-business website, www.cyclonebicycle.com.
ROANOKE, VA (BRAIN) — QRide Inc., which makes emergency ID products, has launched a dealer program with a point-of-sale display for its QRide Mini offering.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Saris Cycling Group has launched a separate, dedicated website for the company’s bicycle parking and infrastructure division at sarisparking.com.
DERBY, VT (BRAIN) — The U.S. division of Canadian brand Louis Garneau is relocating and expanding with the construction of a 60,000-square-foot facility in Derby, Vermont, that will house the company’s production, distribution and marketing.
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN) — Distributors Lambert and Hawley have each added the Italian shoe brand Northwave to their offerings. Both companies will start distributing Northwave's 2014 model year line on Sept. 1.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Start-up public relations agency Modcraft will represent Assos in North America effective immediately, the companies announced Monday.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — USUL Corporation is opening a new office here to support SR Suntour. The office will produce SR Suntour marketing events in the East and Central regions and handle OEM sales for SR Suntour.