SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Blackburn has opened up applications for the fourth edition of its “Out There” Ranger brand ambassador program.
NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. has hired Scott Anderson to represent Marin Bikes in Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming, and the Western Slope of Colorado.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the IBD Summit announced that they’ve added another speaker to a panel at next week’s conference in Tempe, Arizona. Stuart MacLennan, managing director of Specialized USA, will join the panel discussion on omnichannel retail.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — G-Form has hired Bill Rudell as the brand's new sales and marketing manager. Rudell was most recently the North American PR manager for Cycling Sports Group.
VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Startup distributor Zeitbike has hired Brent Childress as its sales representative for Northern California.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Infinit Nutrition is joining The Bike Cooperative as a supplier partner of the retailer-owned co-op. Infinit is The Bike Co-op's first supplier in the nutrition category.
DETROIT (BRAIN) — Shinola, known for its Detroit-built watches, bicycles and leather goods, has brought its retail store count to 12 with the recent opening of two locations in Miami and Portland, Oregon.
LEADVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Mavic will provide neutral support to racers at this year's Leadville 100 mountain bike race, as well as at two other races in the Leadville Trail MTB series.
TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles has hired Drew Engelmann in the newly created role of national sales manager. The new position was necessitated by the growth of Intense's U.S. dealer base over the past 18 months and corresponds with the addition of more outside territory reps, the company said.
St. LAURENT, Quebec (BRAIN) — High-end custom bike brand Guru Cycles Inc. has filed for bankruptcy in Montreal, listing liabilities of CA$1.1 million ($789,000).
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — USA Cycling will hold its second-ever national championships for fat biking later on Feb. 27 in this town north of Salt Lake City. Ogden hosted the first national championships for the fast-growing activity last year.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — BMC USA and Crankbrothers are sponsoring a Southern California consumer mountain bike demo day and expo in Laguna Beach, California, this Saturday, Jan. 9.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — A federal court in Wisconsin has ordered Split Pivot Inc. to pay Trek Bicycle $40,000 in legal costs following Split Pivot's failed patent infringement case against Trek. Trek had sought $318,000 in legal costs.
CALABASAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ride 2 Recovery will be involved with several road and mountain bike events in 2016 to provide its riders with a first step into the world of competitive cycling.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris Cycling Group this year is creating consumer advocate programs for each of its brands, Saris, CycleOps and PowerTap. The program involves local bike shops, with consumer applicants to the program being asked to provide a bike shop as a reference.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (BRAIN) — Michelin North America's bicycle tire unit has announced that Quality Bicycle Products will serve as the exclusive distributor for its products in the United States. Michelin has previously been offered by several U.S. distributors.
OZONE PARK, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Worksman Cycles has been appointed the exclusive U.S. distributor of Handy and Micah special needs cycles from Pacific Cycles of Taiwan.