WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek's Certified Service Center, a retailer service school the company announced last August, is now officially open. The center occupies 2,200 square feet at the company's Wisconsin headquarters and will offer more than 40 weeks of training this year.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Raleigh USA told its dealers Tuesday that it would begin selling bicycles online to consumers who would then pick them up at a participating Raleigh dealer. Raleigh dealers will also be able to sell bikes valued at more than $1,000 at retail on their own websites.
CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (BRAIN) — The mountain bike community was stunned last summer when Will Olson, a well-known Expert class racer, died after a crash in an enduro race in Crested Butte.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes' annual awareness and fundraising bicycle tour — which in the past has ridden from Boston to Washington, D.C. and from Kansas City to Chicago — this year will go from Asheville, North Carolina, to Atlanta.
ROCKLIN, Calif. (BRAIN) — Nova Cycles Supply is now working with Columbus/Gruppo SpA to offer a "Pro Builder" program for professional framebuilders.
The program will give professional framebuilders special pricing and fast delivery times.
HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mike McMahon began as a brand representative for Bianchi in San Diego and Orange Counties effective March 1.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Six U.S. women and two Canadians spent this past weekend in this beachside community, riding bikes, getting to know one another and the Bell helmet brand, and learning about Bell’s new Joy Ride ambassador program.
SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now shipping its 2016 parts and accessories catalog, containing 1,304 pages representing more than 300 brands.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Swiss e-bike brand Stromer, which shared U.S. sales and marketing resources under the same roof with owner BMC since 2012, has opened a new U.S. headquarters in San Diego separate from BMC and brought aboard a new general manager and sales director.
VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Distributor Zeitbike hired Scott Anderson as sales representative for Eastern Colorado.
DERBY, Vt. (BRAIN) — Custom onesies and twosies? No problem, says Louis Garneau, which is now offering no minimum order quantity on custom apparel out of its North American production facilities in Quebec, Vermont and Mexico.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) wrapped up one of its largest shows at the Sacramento Convention Center, with among the highest number of exhibitors and crowds.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has redesigned its website to provide a user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The Alliance for Biking & Walking released its biennial report on Bicycling and Walking in the U.S. Wednesday. The 198-page report compiles data from all 50 states, the 50 most-populous U.S. cities and 18 additional cities.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) – Raleigh Bicycles has hired Scott Schilling as director of marketing. With a background in digital marketing, Schilling will be responsible for all aspects of marketing and communications for the Raleigh Bicycles brand.
MADRID (BRAIN) — Rotor Bike Components has signed with Quebec City-based On the Edge for Canadian distribution, effective March 1. Rotor was previously distributed in the market by KHS Canada.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — Swiss Protection brand iXS and Taiwan component maker Spank Industries have signed with QBP for additional distribution starting in March, stated The Gravity Cartel, the U.S. sales office for the two brands.
SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro Inc. announced agreements this week to acquire mobile video editing apps Replay and Splice. Merging Replay and Splice.
NAMPA, Idaho (BRAIN) — Deity Components has expanded its U.S. distribution by signing with Bicycle Technologies International (BTI), which will stock the rider-owned brand’s lines of handlebars, stems and pedals.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — With sunny blue skies and temperatures in the 70s and 80s over the weekend, organizers of the Electric Bike Expo couldn’t have asked for better weather. Or better consumer turnout.