MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Both the Bicycle Leadership Conference and IBD Summit wrapped up in downtown Monterey on Thursday after packed schedules of programming and several opportunities for attendees of both events to interact with each other ahead of the weekend’s Sea Otter Classic.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Clothing maker Champion System is taking a page from Willy Wonka's marketing book to celebrate shipping its 5 millionth jersey.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Kryptonite and Shimano are the latest vendors to sign up with SmartEtailing for its Buy Local Now program. Each company announced its plans at the Bicycle Leadership Conference in Monterey last week.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Confession time: We got out to the Otter a bit late, having committed ourselves to the Bicycle Leadership Conference and IBD Summit in Monterey through Thursday night. Still, there was plenty to discover when we roamed the dusty but thankfully sunny lanes of Laguna Seca on Friday.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News honored industry suppliers and leaders at its annual BRAINy awards dinner Thursday night, marking the end to another successful three-day Bicycle Leadership Conference in this seaside town.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — Bike shops near Boston were closed Friday during a manhunt for a suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing.
PORTLAND, OR — Do you ride an electric bike or know someone who does?
A university researcher is asking U.S. e-bike riders to participate in an online survey at tinyurl.com/e-bike-survey.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Retailers were awash in data Thursday as the second annual IBD Summit wound down with sessions on key performance metrics used by the National Bicycle Dealers Association’s Profitability Project and why the oft-neglected triathlon market is a valuable segment dealers shouldn’t ignore.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Homing in on many brick-and-mortar retailers’ most daunting concerns—how to survive and thrive amid online price slashing and better market themselves in the crowded digital marketplace—the second edition of the IBD Summit kicked of Wednesday with a round of spirited programming.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — A New York law firm is launching a website intended to help victims of bike crashes connect with people who may have seen the accident.
Cyclists involved in a crash can post to the new site, BikeWitness.org, via Twitter or with Facebook from a mobile device.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — John Frothingham, USADA’s chief operating officer, had no surprises to rouse a lethargic after-lunch seminar dubbed “Clean Cycling: Suppliers and Sport Working Together.”
EAGLE, CO (BRAIN) — The town of Eagle, Colorado, is spending $60,000 to build a new mountain bike trail specifically for the high school mountain bike league's state championships this year.
CANTON, MA (BRAIN) — Kryptonite plans to introduce a new Minimum Advertised Price policy for its products on June 1 and will soon launch a Buy Local Now program with SmartEtailing, the company said Wednesday.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Trainer brand Kinetic is the latest to add SmartEtailing's Buy Local Now feature to its website. The feature allows consumers to see where they can pick up specific Kinetic products locally.
ENCINITAS, CA (BRAIN) — Skins Compression has moved its North American headquarters from Portland, Oregon, to Encinitas, California, where it began operations Tuesday.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Dorel is launching Cannondale Sports, its first company owned store, to sell and display bikes from Cannondale, GT, Schwinn and Mongoose as well as Cannondale and Sugoi apparel, and parts and accessories. It will also offer Guru fit.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Participants in this year's RTC Viva Bike Vegas Gran Fondo, held in Las Vegas the day after Interbike closes, will be allowed in to the show for part of its final day.