LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers has appointed Gaspare Licata as its vice president of sales and marketing.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — IMBA’S biennial World Summit kicks off Thursday in this Colorado Rocky Mountain resort with panels ranging from risk management to how best to manage volunteers.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — A group of bike brands with ties to Belgium are sponsoring an off-site, invitation-only event in Las Vegas during the Interbike show. Most of the brands will also have displays on the Interbike show floor, as well.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — In an effort to encourage Interbike attendees and others to ride bikes to the CrossVegas races this year, Abus Mobile Security is sponsoring valet bike parking at the event.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retired basketball star Bill Walton will headline the Interbike Industry Breakfast, held Sept. 10 prior to the opening of the Interbike Expo in Las Vegas.
Walton, an avid cyclist for many years, will deliver an inspirational message.
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Southern California publishing house Move Press has pulled the plug on Switchback, its mountain bike magazine.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox has expanded its Baxter, Minnesota, service facility to handle mountain bike products along with powersports, which the company said will improve service lead times across the U.S.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (BRAIN) — Jessica Klodnicki, the executive vice president and general manager of Bell Helmets and Blackburn accessories, will be the keynote speaker at The Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition annual awards presentation held during Interbike.
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — For the third year, Malakye.com is hosting a career fair and networking event, called The Shmooz, at the Interbike Expo.
ENCINITAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Compression-wear maker Skins has hired a new sales director, David I.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — AscentCRM, a relationship marketing software and services company, has hired Larry Pedigo to lead the architecture, design, and implementation of enterprise-level CRM solutions for AscentCRM's client roster of outdoor brands.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The Portland, Oregon-based distributor Cyclone Bicycle Supply is now stocking tools from Abbey Bike Tools, which are mde in Bend, Oregon.
ASPEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is celebrating the retirement of German pro Jens Voigt with special events and products during this week's USA Pro Challenge stage race, which starts Monday in Aspen, Colorado. The USAPC will be the last professional race in the U.S.
HAVERHILL, Mass. (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc. has hired Echos Communcations for media relations, communications and public relations in North America.
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Organizers of a criterium and a cyclocross held in Las Vegas during the Interbike Expo are now offering prizes to the top men and women who compete in both events.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shop employees looking to get their competitive juices flowing at Interbike's OutDoor Demo will have some new opportunities to win prizes this year.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Do electric mountain bikes belong on the trails? As IMBA plans to discuss the question at next week's World Summit in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, the August 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News takes a look.
ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon industry organization Triathlon Business International has launched a blog called TBIntelligencer that will explore current topics and raise discussion points within the multisport industry.
FT. COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner is releasing its first 29er-plus bike model, the ROS 9 Plus, a steel hardtail that accepts 29x3-inch tires and can be set up with gears or singlespeed. In coordination with the model launch, the company is auctioning a special edition of the new bike to benefit IMBA.
DENVER (BRAIN) — FirstBank, a sponsor of this month's USA Pro Challenge stage race in Colorado, is unveiling two novel ways to connect with the race and its fans.