NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Giant Canada has promoted Nica Novlesky to a new role as brand specialist for the Liv brand, and named Hugo Lanthier to the new position of event coordinator/public relations/After Service and Quality Assurance (ASQA) supervisor.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Yuba Bicycles has hired a new sales rep agency for the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes region. Bob Sharpe of PedalFree.net will sell Yuba's lineup of cargo bikes in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and western Pennsylvania.
MARIN, Calif. (BRAIN) — British cycling journalist Carlton Reid is traveling the U.S. this year on a book tour, but also looking to interview industry folk who remember the Bike Boom days of the 1970s, as research for his next book.
BEAVERTON, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima Products is planning a major June dealer event near its headquarters as part of a wide new strategy of bolstering its relationship with its dealers.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Denver-based clothing brand Primal is the title sponsor for the inaugural Colorado Bike Expo, which will be held Saturday, April 25 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
The Expo will feature booths from more than 75 bike vendors from across the state.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (BRAIN) — Clean Bottle is sponsoring the 2015 Amgen Tour of California as the official water bottle partner.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Canadian framebuilder Guru Cycles has added Michael Musil and Timothy Goodwin to its North American rep force. Musil is covering the eastern region and Goodwin is covering the central region.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports has promoted Dave Duecker to vice president of product for the Pacific Cycle Group and Milissa Rick to senior director or marketing for the group.
PITTSBURGH (BRAIN) — Nutritional supplement maker Klean Athlete has named seven endurance athletes and two cycling teams from throughout the country to its 2015 Klean Team USA.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — TrainingPeaks has entered into a partnership with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association to provide discounted training software and educational content for interscholastic mountain bike team coaches.
BURBANK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pure Fix Cycles, the owner of the Pure Fix and Pure City brands, has hired Jamie Murnane to fill the new position of director of digital marketing.
DETROIT (BRAIN) — Detroit Bikes has announced a deal with New Belgium Brewing to produce 2,415 bikes to promote the beer maker's Fat Tire Amber Ale.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Matt Moore, QBP's general counsel, is in rehab — and a full upper body cast and neck brace — following a collision with a car while bike commuting earlier this month.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The Bike Cooperative is adding Nutcase Helmets to its product lineup. The co-op's 330 members will be able to order the helmets and take advantage of the brand's sales incentives and support this spring.
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Colorado's pro road state race, the USA Pro Challenge, announced Tuesday that it would include a three-day women's stage race this year in conjunction with the seven-day men's race.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif (BRAIN) — Highway Two hired Vince Marcotte as a new sales rep in British Columbia.
BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — GU Energy Labs is revamping its brand, with a new logo, new formulas for its nutrition products, new names and new packaging.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Liv is launching the largest ambassador program in the brand's history, with 80 women ambassadors across the country, who will work with retailers to lead ride and give educational clinics to help grow women's cycling communities.
NASHUA, N.H. (BRAIN) — Anomaly Action Sports, the parent of the Shred Optics and Slytech Protection brands, has added field reps across the country as the two brands push into the mountain bike and BMX market.