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Posted July 8, 2014

CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs Inc. has brought rep agency Motion Representation onto its bike market sales team for the Midwest.

Posted in North America
Posted July 8, 2014
The 2014 Hoffman Condor

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Hoffman Bikes is launching a new line of entry-level bikes — including the brand's first 26-inch-wheel trail bike — at Dick's Sporting Goods. The line is being manufactured and distributed by Pacific Cycles, a division of Dorel Industries.

Posted in North America
Posted July 8, 2014

CINCINNATI (BRAIN) — Infinit Nutrition has launched a new website that simplifies the company's customizable sports nutrition options and adds new social features, live consultations and other features.

Posted in North America
Posted July 8, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — John Munhall of Giant Bicycle, Larry Pizzi of Currie Technologies and BRAIN publisher Megan Tompkins are the newest members of the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association's board of directors.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted July 7, 2014
New offices are in downtown and about a third the size of its Vista facility.

VISTA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Electra Bicycle Company is planning to move closer to the coast by fall. The Southern California-based company, which was acquired early this year by Trek, announced that it will move back to the beach where the brand was started more than 20 years ago.

Posted in North America
Posted July 7, 2014
North Boulder Park hosted thousands of spectators during the Coors Classic.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Be the first to donate $15,000 to the proposed U.S. Cycling Monument here and you could ride away with the bike that Bernard Hinault rode to victory in the 1985 Tour de France.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Competition
Posted July 7, 2014
Original company dates back 40 years.
Saris employees of 25 years or more on the stage.

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris is celebrating the 25th anniversary of ownership by Chris and Sara Fortune, who bought the then-15-year-old rack company Graber Products in 1989 and renamed it Saris.

Posted in North America
Posted July 3, 2014

TORONTO (BRAIN) — A very distant corporate relationship between Interbike, BRAIN and Gates CarbonDrive has been severed.

Posted in North America
Posted July 3, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — The Industrial Designers Society of America has awarded an International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) to the Timbuk2 Mission Cycling Raider Pack, a commuter backpack developed by Timbuk2 in collaboration with San Francisco's Mission Cycling Club.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted July 3, 2014
The new Spot Cream SS.

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Spot Brand has some early July news to announce. The Golden, Colorado, bike company has hired a new, veteran bike designer, added three regional sales reps and added a new titanium mountain bike frame model.

Posted in North America
Posted July 3, 2014

ROCK HILL, S.C. (BRAIN) — Formula USA has outgrown its former location and has moved into larger digs. The company also has new phone numbers; the old numbers will be forwarded for the next 90 days.

The new location address is:

Posted in North America
Posted July 2, 2014

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Volagi Cycles has launched a new business to business website that allows retailers to configure a bike's specs before ordering it. The site also includes a fit guide to ensure proper frame size.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted July 2, 2014
Rob Vermillion

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Start-up brand communications agency ModCraft has hired Rob Vermillion. Vermillion will manage client accounts, implement strategic brand activation, lead clients' elite athlete and influencer portfolio and facilitate social media platforms.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 2, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — A contract between dockworkers and West Coast port owners expired at 5 p.m. Tuesday, but both sides agreed to continue normal operations at 29 West Coast ports.

Posted in North America
Posted July 2, 2014
John Ker will be inducted in the Industry category.

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The BMX Hall of Fame will induct five individuals at a ceremony planned for Saturday, Sept. 27 under the Olympic Flame at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted July 1, 2014

ROANOKE, Va. (BRAIN) — Starlight Custom Cycling Apparel has hired Scottie Weiss to work with graphic design, media, and product development.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 1, 2014

SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — For mid-summer cyclocross fans, Reynolds is offering free Hutchinson 'cross tubulars and a Reynolds hat with July orders of its 2014 Reynolds Assault SLG Tubular disc brake or rim brake wheels

Posted in North America
Posted July 1, 2014

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) —  BH Bikes USA has made several additions to its sales team as the U.S. subsidiary of the Spanish company transitions from its former distribution model.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps / People
Posted July 1, 2014

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — A patent-infringement and breach-of-contract lawsuit pitting Dave Weagle against Giant Bicycle Inc. and Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd. has been resolved.

Posted in North America
Posted July 1, 2014

 

IRMO, S.C. (BRAIN) — KindHuman will sponsor professional racer Adam Myerson for the 2014 cyclocross season. Myerson is the first sponsored pro for the start-up brand.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition

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