KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) — Clothing brand Club Ride said Tuesday that it registered record sales of $1.4 million through the first nine months of 2013. That is a 140 percent increase over the same period in 2012.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland is launching an Ambassador Program for influential amateur riders and racers, who will receive BMC riding kit, casual clothing, preferred pricing on BMC bikes, and access to other exclusive perks.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Gates, which has increasingly been targeting the electric bike market with its Gates Carbon Drive, has joined the Light Electric Vehicle Association, the international trade association for electric bikes.
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, MA (BRAIN) — Todson, Inc. , which recently updated its minimum advertised pricing policy for its Topeak accessories line, has now done the same for its OnGuard locks.
SARASOTA, FL (BRAIN) — Fulcrum North America has hired a mobile tech rep.
NORCROSS, GA (BRAIN) — Blue Competition Cycles' office outside of Atlanta has been closed for about two weeks and negotiations continue to sell the dormant brand, the company's former CEO told BRAIN.
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN) — South Carolina-based distributor Hawley has added WD-40 Bike products to its catalog.
GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) — USA BMX has launched a new after school enrichment program based on a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum. The program, which had a soft rollout in April, is now integrated into more than 20 school districts across the United States.
SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN) — Advocates are prepping for next month’s California Bike Summit, which will be held in Oakland Nov. 7-10.
AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — During October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Trigger Point Performance is donating $2 from the sale of each pink-colored GRID foam rollar to Mammograms In Action's nationwide grant program.
PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN) — Cargo bike company Yuba Bicycles has signed a multi-year agreement with Outdoor Gear Canada that makes OGC the exclusive Canadian distributor of Yuba’s cargo bikes and accessories.
KAILUA-KONA, HI (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments, which is introducing a "heads-up display" cycling sunglasses, is sponsoring next weekend's GoPro Ironman World Championships in Hawaii, the company announced Wednesday.
GAINESVILLE, GA (BRAIN) — Legislation proposed by three Republican state lawmakers, dubbed the most draconian ever introduced in the nation to restrict cyclist rights, has been effectively scuttled.
MOAB, UT (BRAIN) — The bike industry in this famous riding area is scrambling to adapt to the federal government shutdown, which has closed the nearby national parks and other federal facilities during high season for mountain bike tourism.
AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Tern is offering share bikes for the second annual South by Southwest Eco conference, held in Austin this week. For several years, Tern has offered bike shares at Austin's larger SXSW music and technology gatherings held in March.
GAINESVILLE, GA (BRAIN) — It’s unlikely that a draconian piece of legislation severely limiting the rights of cyclists and imposing an across the board registration fee on all bicycles in Georgia will be signed into law.
MOAB, UT (BRAIN) — Outerbike's fourth edition attracts riders, and retailers.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke announced her bid for the Wisconsin governor's mansion on Monday with a three-minute video that featured the bike company her father founded in a Waterloo, Wisconsin, barn.
ALLENTOWN, PA (BRAIN) — Ben Serotta and Bill Watkins — the founder and former CEO, respectively, of Serotta Competition Bicycles — have formed a consulting alliance with Gluskin Townley Group, an existing bike industry consulting group.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Retail merchandise sales grew 1 percent in August to hit $361 million according to Leisure Trends Group's RetailTrak IBD sales summary.