DUARTE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products will become the only U.S. distributor of Dahon folding bikes and accessories, the companies announced Friday. Dahon will also continue to sell direct to dealers and provide parts and warranty support to dealers.
ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Wilier Triestina USA has reached an agreement with Creagh Keller Sales to represent the Italian brand in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern regions.
DENVER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Alchemy Bicycle Company is consulting with industry veteran Ben Serotta as it develops new retailer strategies. The company said it is developing a plan to help retailers increase profit margins, manage inventory and lower financial risk.
SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Scott Sports is sponsoring US Military Endurance Sports, a non-profit organization that supports recreational and competitive endurance athletic activities for current and Veteran members of the United States military.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — Expo space is now being sold for the 2014 Providence Cyclo-cross Festival. The Oct. 3-5 event includes Category 1 UCI racing the New England Builder's Ball, the Gran Fondo New England and more. The event is held at Providence's hostoric Roger Williams Park.
OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Shares of Garmin Ltd. soared to a five-year high Wednesday after the company reported that fourth-quarter earnings rose 27 percent on record sales in its outdoor, fitness, aviation and marine segments.
HAVERHILL, Mass. (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc. is looking to improve North American sales and service with a new marketing director, Canadian dealer direct subsidiary and a new marketing and race-support facility in Southern California.
OAKLAND, Calif. (BRAIN) — Momentum Sports Group, the owner and operator of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team, has hired Jasen Thorpe and Thorpe Marketing to manage and execute all public and media relations for the team this year.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Triathlon, the national governing body for triathlon, recently announced that Chuck Menke was promoted to chief marketing officer. Menke was hired in February 2010 as director of marketing and communications.
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Two-time Ironman world champion Scott Tinley and former triathlon journalist Mike Plant have announced the launch of trihistory.com.
MISSOULA, Mont. (BRAIN) — Industry PR pro and journalist Alex Strickland is joining the Adventure Cycling Association as assistant publications director, a new position at the organization.
NEWPORT, Vt. (BRAIN) — Gilles Lalondes has returned to Louis Garneau USA as a sales representative for the New England territory.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BRAIN) – Patrick Brady, the publisher of RedKitePrayer.com, will be the chief judge at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, which opens here on March 14.
WATERLOO, Wisc. (BRAIN) — Trek opened up registration Feb. 1 for its series of women's mountain bike skills camps and quickly was overwhelmed with the response, the company said.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Trips for Kids' 16th annual "Meet the Mountain Bike Pioneers Bash," held last weekend, raised $1,400 for Trips for Kids and the NorCal High School Cycling League.
MORGAN HILL, Calif (BRAIN) — Close to 135,000 people have viewed Donny Perry's slide presentation comparing bike mechanics' annual salary to what an average high school dropout makes in a year (spoiler alert): According to one source, the bik
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News is looking for new product information and news to include in its annual Sea Otter Festival & Gear Guide that will be handed out at the four-day festival in April and distributed to retailers and BRAIN’s subscriber base before the event.
WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — Blue Bicycles has been named the "official bike" of the Eleonore Rocks Ambassador Team.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Fuji Bikes and Breezer Bikes are accepting applications from dealers who would like to host an event on the brand's 6-month U.S. demo tour. The demo events are intended to provide dealers and consumers an opportunity to test the brands' latest products and technology.
JACKSON, Wyo. (BRAIN) — PR firm Verde Brand Communications has created an action sports and lifestyle division, which is being led by Verde's Keith Cozzens.