MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Malakye.com is once again planning an industry recruiting and networking event at Interbike, called The Shmooz.
The fourth annual event is being held Thursday, Sept. 17 at the show, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports has hired Nico Zimmerman as its general counsel. He will be responsible for overseeing all legal affairs of the global business and its range of brands, including Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Mongoose, Caloi, Fabric and SUGOI.
VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike has hired Andrew York as sales representative for the New York area.
FOREST CITY, Iowa (BRAIN) — Two iconic brands — Winnebego and Schwinn — are teaming up for a 10-week program called “Get Out and Go” to promote cycling and the fun of recreational vehicle travel.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Several of the stars of the 1979 film "Breaking Away" will reunite at the Interbike Awards Gala during the expo this month.
RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — SwiftCarbon bikes are now being sold consumer direct in the U.S. via the company's website, swiftcarbonusa.com.
The company was founded by a South African, former pro cyclist Mark Blewett, and based in China.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Jerry Stritzke, the president and CEO of REI, will be the featured speaker at an event organized by the Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition at Interbike.
RALEIGH, N.C. (BRAIN) — Brave Products LLC, makers of Brave Soldier Performance Skincare products, has hired CFEprPlus to provide public relations, marketing and business consulting services. It's the second time the two companies have worked together.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mercury Wheels has hired Mike Byrd as wheel builder and customer support tech.
MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Milwaukee's Olympic Supply Company is now distributing Funkier's cold-weather clothing line.
HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bianchi USA has hired Monique Pua Mata as its factory rep for the SoCal/Central Coast region. Mata is well known as a professional mountain biker who also participates in road and triathlon.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ira Becker, who until recently was the president of Consumer Review — the publisher of MTBR.com and RoadBikeReview.com, has joined BicycleBlueBike.com as its president.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Triathlon will welcome physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, race directors and coaches to the Medical Multisport Conference, scheduled for Nov. 5-7 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — SmartEtailing has hired Dorothy Nichols as brand & supplier relations director in the company's Boulder office.
MIAMI (BRAIN) — Miracle Point Agency has announced the Gran Fondo Tour Cuba will be taking place in Havana on Oct. 23-25. The event will include a criterium and a gran fondo, with U.S. support from Sunlite and Origin8.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Feedback Sports has teamed up with SportCrafters Inc. to share design and manufacturing resources to introduce several new products.
MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Light & Motion is launching an IBD sales contest on Aug. 1 that will award the winner a trip to the lighting company's hometown of Monterey, Calif., during next year's Sea Otter Classic.
The contest will run through Nov. 30 and is open to bike shop managers and staff.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye America has promoted Bob Daniels to executive vice president and JJ Rudman to national sales manager. Both will take on their new roles on Sept. 1.
NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retired pro Jens Voigt will host his own gran fondo event in Marin County in October this year.
The Jensie Gran Fondo of Marin will start at the Stafford Lakes Bike Park on Saturday Oct. 10. It will include ride options of 45, 70 and 100 miles.