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CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Consumer-direct brand Canyon USA has joined Camber Outdoors, an organization that works to elevate and accelerate women's leadership and participation in the outdoor industry.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun and company is expanding the availability of its latest line, Performance, into Canada.

NORTHVALE, N.J. (BRAIN) — G. Joannou Cycles has added two new members to its sales team for its Jamis and Nirve brands: Jason McCormack and Mark Hubbell.

Tagged Sales Reps
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MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Specialized Foundation has made grants to 20 more schools across the country for its Riding for Focus program.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes and representatives from the bike industry spent two days here last week for two executive fly-ins and the first-ever PeopleForBikes Congressional Bike Fest.

SPRINGBORO, Ohio (BRAIN) — System Cycle Supply is the new exclusive U.S. distributor of the BMX brand Verde Bikes.

System’s brand lineup now includes DK Bicycles, Airborne Cycles, Wise Components, Daily Grind, TSG, and DUO Brand.

Tagged Distributor news
Fabian Cancellara will be featured in Gore Wear marketing.

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Gore is combining its two clothing brands to form one brand, "GORE wear," for the 2018 spring/summer product line.

DETROIT (BRAIN) — Detroit Bikes is now shipping its bikes fully assembled from its factory in the Motor City. Shipments of five units can be delivered anywhere in the continental U.S. in floor-ready condition at no extra charge.

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) - Bike magazine has promoted Nicole Formosa to editor-in-chief, and hired Travis Engel as gear editor.

Tagged Media/Publishing

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike has hired Fred Brooks as sales manager. 

Tagged People / Sales Reps

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has hired Jeff Donaldson as the general manager/school director for the Barnett Bicycle Institute. The NBDA purchased BBI in September last year and has been working with school founder John Barnett, who remains a consultant, to fill his role.

Tagged People

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has released the content schedule for its third annual Fit Symposium, which will be held in Las Vegas the day prior to the opening of this year's Interbike Expo.

Tagged Interbike

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Time Sport has hired Simbol Communications as its agency of record for public relations and marketing services in the U.S.

MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Primal is the latest brand to join The Bike Cooperative's network of supplier partners. Effective immediately, members of the retailer co-op will earn rebates on direct purchases of Primal clothing and accessories.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Steve Brawley has left Bicycling magazine, where he has spent the past 11 years of his career, most recently as national cycling manager. His last day at the Rodale publication was Friday.

PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports has hired industry veteran Terry Duran as regional sales manager for the Southern U.S.. The appointment took effect Monday, May 15.

Tagged People

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — In celebration of National Bike to Work Week, the League of American Bicyclists welcomes 34 new and renewingBicycle Friendly Businesses. They join 1,343 businesses in all 50 states and the District of Columbia that have earned BFB status.

SANTA FE, N.M.(BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International has begun shipping orders from its second distribution facility, located in Reno-Sparks, Nevada.

Tagged Distributor news

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) – Mavic has announced reduced MAP for most of its 2017 road and mountain wheels and its wheel tire systems. The change, which went into effect on May 1, was spurred by Euro to U.S. dollar exchange rates and the company’s focus on improved market positioning. 

PITTSBURGH, Penn. (BRAIN) — Dick’s Sporting Goods has posted its sales and earnings for the first quarter of 2017, which ended April 29.

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