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About 150 registered industry members attended the pre-show trade hours.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — The Philly Bike Expo attracted a record number of exhibitors and attendees, organizers said, and the show's first attempt at trade-only hours attracted about 150 registered industry members, including retailers and suppliers.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Backcountry Lifeline and The 139 Fund are teaming up to raffle a Specialized Levo Comp 6Fattie, as well as other prizes, to benefit The 139 Fund, which helps support BCLL's ongoing efforts in mountain bike safety. 

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The three Tour de Pink charity rides held this year raised a total of $1.3 million for Young Survival Coalition, a non-profit dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

SALEM, Mass. (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has promoted Jason Croom to national sales manager.

The bike swap meet and expo is now in its 28th year.

DENVER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Organizers of this weekend's VeloSwap consumer bike swap and expo are expecting more than 8,000 attendees and 350-plus vendors, which include individuals, retailers, suppliers, teams and other groups selling used and new gear.

Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
But officials say sales are rebounding in the fourth quarter following extreme weather and US retail challenges that disrupted business.

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries reported Thursday that third-quarter revenue in the division housing its mass-market and IBD bikes businesses plunged 18 percent due to factors including hurricanes and other extreme weather in North America, the bankruptcy filing of mass customer Toys R Us in September, and overa

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — This month IMBA is launching a new fundraising push to fund dozens of pre-approved new mountain bike trail projects around the country. The organization has identifued 68 trail and bike park projects in 31 states that will benefit from the fundraising.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro on Wednesday reported a 37 percent increase in third-quarter revenue to $329.8 million and net income of $14.7 million, compared with a loss of $104 million in the same quarter a year earlier.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

LANSING, Mich. (BRAIN) – Michigan this week became the seventh state to adopt a three-tiered classification system for electric bikes.

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a trio of bills, backed by e-bike manufacturers and cycling advocates, that also allows e-bikes on certain trails.

Tagged Electric bike

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Representatives from the bike industry can register for free admittance to the Philly Bike Expo on the event's website until noon ET Thursday, Nov. 2. There is no registration at the event. 

Tagged Hurricane Sandy / Consumer Electronics Show / Tradeshows and conferences

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin on Wednesday reported a 3 percent increase in third-quarter revenue to $743 million, but the company's fitness segment — which includes cycling products — saw sales decline 12 percent during the period to $167 million.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Saris becomes the "endorsing brand" of CycleOps, PowerTap and Bike Fixation. Saris Parking is rolled into Bike Fixation.

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris has released a re-branding of CycleOps, PowerTap and Bike Fixation that emphasizes each brand's connection to Saris. Now each of the brands is being "endorsed" by Saris, so CycleOps has become "CycleOps by Saris," PowerTap is "PowerTap by Saris," and so on.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava has released an updated Global Heatmap, first released in 2015. The interactive data visualization is based on more than 1 billion recorded activities from Strava athletes across the globe.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Lauren Gregg has joined Fuji Bikes as the brand's mountain bike marketing manager. She will be leading Fuji's mountain bike marketing including advertising, and sponsorship.

Tagged People

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Thursday's Bikeshare Summit here will explore the benefits of and concerns about dockless bikeshare programs in the U.S. 

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (BRAIN) — UPS Canada is testing a custom-made three-wheeled cargo bike to deliver packages in and around the York University campus, as part of a pilot program to test the potential of delivery by bike in Toronto.

Company says the event will support rebuilding events following the North Bay Area fires.

HEALDSBURG, Calif. (BRAIN) — Assos will hold its Campionissimo road bike event in Sonoma County next month despite the recent wild fires in the area. The four-day event, Nov. 16-19, includes rides leaving from Healdsburg, which was spared damage from the fires.

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Campagnolo North America has announced dates and locations of its 2017-2018 Technical Training Seminar Tour.

The seminars will cover:

SEDONA, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Well over 100 women from all corners of the country and Canada gathered in this red rock mountain biking mecca for the first-annual Roam Bike Fest.

The 2016 Beehive Ride in Grand Staircase-Escalante NM.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Utah's Sen. Orrin Hatch said Friday that President Trump told him in a phone call that he plans to take action to shrink Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. Many cyclists and other outdoor recreationalists nationally have opinions on the monument status; but it's not clear if changes for Bears Ears would have direct impact on cycling activity or the bike business.


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