NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. has announced that Jeff Winnick is now representing the brand in New England. Winnick has spent 30 years in the cycling industry and represents both winter and summer lines, including Rolf Prima, Dainese, Seasucker, One Way Sports and Orage.
MIAMI (BRAIN) — J&B Importers has concluded its third annual sales summit, a meeting between its sales staff and representatives from 23 different J&B vendors.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Mike Gann has been promoted to president of Niner Bikes, as company founder Chris Sugai, who previously held the president title, steps away from day-to-day operations to focus more on bike advocacy.
LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley and Lambert launched new business-to-business websites on Tuesday.
DENVER (BRAIN) — DirtTri.com, a site devoted to off-road multisport events, is entering its second year this month, and its founder and editor says he is planning expanded content for Year Two.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Campagnolo North America has launched its mechanics technical training tour. The company is suggesting that all mechanics who service Campagnolo parts attend. On completion, attendees will receive a Campagnolo certification.
PASO ROBLES, Calif. (BRAIN) — Dennis Christopher, the star of the 1979 film Breaking Away, will attend April's Eroica California, a vintage bike ride. Christopher will attend a VIP reception preceding a showing of the movie. The next day, he will ride a section of the ride on a vintage Masi bike similar to the one his character Dave Stoller rode in the movie.
ZOLDER, Belgium (BRAIN) — The CEO of the Italian bike brand Wilier Triestina says the company will sue Belgian cyclocross racer Femke Van den Driessche, who is accused of using a hidden motor at the Cyclocross World Championships on Saturday.
Editor's note, Jan. 29, 2016: The Guru auction is tentatively scheduled for Feb. 9. The auction will be conducted by Auctioneer Continental in Montreal.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Planet Bike has revised its sales and pricing policies to prohibit sales of its current model year products on auction sites.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Cascade Bicycle Studio has announced its partnership with custom Czech framebuilder Festka. Cascade Bicycle Studio is now the exclusive online U.S. retailer for Festka and the exclusive in-store retailer for the western U.S.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group has hired Hannah Parish as its director of marketing for North America.
SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Friends and family of Dave Wilson, a former long-time Specialized regional sales manager in the Southwest, and former sales manager for Bicycle Retailer, are planning a tribute bike ride in his honor. Wilson died at home in Santa Fe on Jan. 20 at age 60.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Selle Anatomica will be the official saddle of this year's North American Handmade Bicycle Show, and will be building saddles at the show.
The show is Feb. 26-28, at the Sacramento Convention Center in California.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Less than a year and a half after being purchased by a San Diego composites manufacturer, Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles has been acquired by a local investor.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has refined the award categories for road, mountain and e-bike groups for the 2016 Interbike Awards, and award presenter Hi-Torque Publications is now accepting award submissions.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Mark Pippin has joined Advanced Sports International as senior product and sourcing manager. Pippin will oversee sourcing and supply-chain management for all of ASI's brands, which include Fuji, SE Bikes, Kestrel, Breezer, Phat Cycles and Oval Concepts.
The first group ride was scheduled for 5 p.m. PST Wednesday, led by Laurens Ten Dam from Team GiantAlpecin.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Helmet maker Nutcase has tapped industry veteran Scott Montgomery as its new CEO. He will manage daily operations and focus on sales, marketing and finance. Most recently, Montgomery was CEO of Club Ride cycling apparel, but he’s also held leadership roles at Cannondale and Scott.