PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — Cyclocross races are often held in public parks where officials and user groups are concerned about events’ impact.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Moots Cycles announced Thursday that longtime owner Chris Miller has sold the titanium bike and component manufacturer to Brent Whittington, a former executive officer for Windstream Holdings, Inc, a Fortune 500 telecommunications company.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Chrome Industries is celebrating its 20th year in business with a celebration tour beginning at its New York City Chrome HUB location on October 7th. The New York event will be the first of seven held at each of Chrome's regional retail HUBS.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP and several co-sponsors are expanding a scholarship program that helps send women bike mechanics to an all-women's class in professional repair and shop operations at UBI. This year the program will provide 16 scholarships.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Sigma is the latest addition to The Bike Cooperative's network of supplier partners; through this partnership members of The Bike Co-op will earn rebates on their purchases of Sigma-branded products, both direct and through distributors.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — The Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers' Association is moving its 2016 trade show to the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois, the site of several CABDA shows in the 1990s. The new space is twice the size of CABDA's 2015 venue, and is already 60 percent sold out, organizers said.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Guerrilla Gravity, a four-year-old Denver mountain bike maker, was awarded a $30,000 grant Monday night from a city economic development program. The grant is in addition to a $100,000 grant that Guerrilla received from a national JP Morgan Chase program announced earlier this month.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America is planning to shutter its Kent warehouse at the end of the year. The 65,000-square-foot facility has been used exclusively for distribution of parts and accessories, as well as for wheel building operations for Wheel Works.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — This Friday's New England Builders' Ball will host many of the world's best bicycle framebuilders at Roger Williams Park Casino here.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Dero has added a map to its website showing locations of its Fixit public bike repair stations worldwide.
The crowd-sourced map currently features more than 700 public bike repair locations.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bruce C. Alt is the new vice president of government relations for the International Mountain Bicycling Association.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — For your Friday night prime-time viewing pleasure, Universal Sports Network will premiere a one hour show about this year's Interbike. Interbike 2015 – the TV Show is set to premiere Friday at 8 pm EST.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Worksman Cycles will open a new manufacturing facility in Conway, South Carolina, in the first quarter of 2016.
The new 100,000 square-foot factory is being built to meet the increased demand for Worksman's line of industrial and recreational bicycles and tricycles.
LEVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Lambert is now distributing products from Dissent Labs, a Whistler, British Columbia-based maker of compression socks for biking and skiing.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — The 2016 Amgen Tour of California will stage a 4-day/4-stage women's race May 19-22. The race will be part of the first-ever UCI Women's WorldTour, a global series announced this week at the World Championships in Richmond, Va.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The National Bike Challenge, an online ride tracking competition sponsored by PeopleForBikes and Kimberly-Clark, reached its 35 million mile goal this week, 10 days ahead of the five-month competition's end. Since the Challenge began May 1, 92,057 riders have recorded 35,081,343 miles.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — About 4 percent more retail locations were represented at last week's Interbike show, while retail buyer attendance was down slightly, show organizers announced Wednesday.
ASPEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Melon Helmets of Germany has hired Backbone Media to manage its North American public relations. Meanwhile, ZG Collective, the exclusive U.S. distributor for Melon, is actively seeking independent sales representatives and new retailers in the United States.
BALDWIN, Calif. (BRAIN) — Benny Joseph Sr., a former owner of Crupi Parts, died Saturday at 79.
"Benny was instrumental in making Crupi the company that it is today," said Greg Swingrover, Crupi's current owner.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Pope Francis will be given a custom Breezer bike when he arrives in the City of Brotherly Love this weekend.