PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports has appointed Drew Engelmann as its new Western USA regional sales manager.
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, MA (BRAIN) — Todson Inc. has updated its minimum advertised pricing policy for Topeak products for the 2014 season. The new policy pins the minimum advertised price at MSRP. The previous policy allowed retailers to discount Topeak products by 20 percent off MSRP at any time.
PROVIDENCE, RI (BRAIN) — A show focusing on Northeast-based framebuilders is set for Friday and kicks off a weekend of bike events in Providence, Rhode Island, that includes the New England Bike-Walk Summit, the Providence Cyclocross Festival and the first Gran Fondo New England.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — When CamelBak began a search to hire a female engineer, it took three years to find the right person. But that’s the level of commitment that’s needed to bring more gender diversity to the outdoor industry, said Sally McCoy, president and CEO of CamelBak.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — According to organizers, the second annual National Bike Challenge, which encourages Americans to ride for transportation, recreation and fitness, saw a 50 percent increase in miles ridden in its second year.
MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has joined The Bike Cooperative's roster of supplier partners. Bike Co-op members will earn rebates from the purchase of VINA products, including Vittoria, 3T, Geax and Selle Italia
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — HDX Hydration Mix has added Mike Telega to its sales force.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Kris “Kirby” Bedsaul is the new general manager for Chris King Precision Components and Cielo Bicycles, effective Oct. 7, the company announced.
MOAB, UT (BRAIN) — It's likely that few folks have accused Ashley Korenblat of thinking small.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Timbuk2 has appointed Cindy Feinauer the company's new director of U.S. sales.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Last month's Interbike, with its new venue, experimental invitation-only consumer entry and other novelties, attracted more stores, but fewer people than last year, organizers said.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Search and rescue teams have found a Colorado Springs mountain biker who was reported missing late Sunday.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes on Monday announced $82,250 in grants to be distributed among 10 bicycling projects in the U.S.
SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies will exhibit Haibike electric bikes at a renewable energy expo being hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy in California this week.
EUGENE, OR (BRAIN) — Rolf Prima Wheel Systems will begin producing alloy rims domestically at its facility in Eugene, Ore., in the next few months as the high-end wheel brand transitions much of its rim production away from Asian manufacturers.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) — The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will expand to a seven-day stage race in 2014, starting on Monday, Aug. 4 and finishing on Sunday, Aug. 10.
GOLDEN, CO and CAMARILLO, CA—Feedback Sports has joined SmartEtailing’s Buy Local Now program, adding buttons to its website that consumers can click to find the nearest authorized retailers stocking the company’s line of work stands, gear scales and bicycle storage products.
HEMPSTEAD, NY (BRAIN) — Long Island distributor Security Bicycle Accessories will continue to sell Shimano components to small bike builders through 2014, following Shimano's revamp of its U.S. distribution strategy.
NANTUCKET, MA (BRAIN) — Greg LeMond will be among 58 presenters at The Nantucket Project this weekend.
VALENCIA, VA (BRAIN) — Hi-Torque Publications has hired Kirk “KB” Bausch as advertising manager for all eight Hi-Torque titles, including its titles in the cycling and motorcycle fields.