TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles will complete the sale of its 50 percent ownership in BH USA to BH Europe on April 1, enabling Pivot to go forward focusing solely on its mountain bike business.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland is now sponsoring 2012 Paralympic Games competitor Steve Peace. Peace suffered a life-changing stroke in 2006, and since then has battled back to become one of the top para-cyclists in the world.
KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN) — The Canadian government announced earlier this month that it would eliminate tariffs on several categories of imported goods, from baby clothes to skis and snowboards to golf and hockey equipment.
VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell Sports sales were $183.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2012, compared with $207.1 million a year earlier.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Skins Compression has hired Danielle Said as its senior marketing manager of digital, communications and e-commerce for North America.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Product Architects Inc., the maker of the Polar Bottle insulated sport bottles, recently added several new employees.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—The entry deadline is fast approaching—Friday, March 29—for the first round of Saris’ 2013 Bike Corral Contest, in which one winner will get a car parking space converted to a 10-bike parking facility.
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Endurance sports brand Zoot Sports has named Erik Vervloet vice president and general manager.
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)—Yakima Products Inc. has hired outdoor and sporting goods industry veteran Jason McGibbon as senior director of sales, North America. He will also be a member of Yakima’s executive team.
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Now in its 14th year, New Belgium Brewing’s Tour de Fat bikes-and-beers festival will visit a dozen cities in 2013.
DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon North America has settled its nearly 2-year-old lawsuit against rival folding bike brand Tern Bicycles and its owners, Joshua Hon and Florence Hon, the son and wife, respectively, of Dahon founder Dr. David Hon.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group has made several organizational changes, including the hire of Tim Inall as general manager of the company’s GT brand. Former brand GM Mark Peterman has shifted to the role of vice president of strategic sourcing, based in Taichung, Taiwan.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Registration for DealerCamp 2013 is now open, with Lifeboat events launching its registration page early this year for retailers and other qualified attendees.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has made two key hires at its headquarters in Irvine, California, bringing aboard former downhill pro Scott Sharples as mountain bike product manager and marketing and advertising veteran Brian Darney as brand marketing director.
SANTA FE (BRAIN) — Distributor BTI is minimizing downtime during its upcoming move. It will miss just two days of weekday shipping while relocating from several facilities here into one brand-new location.
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN) — Clothing brand Club Ride continues to grow, opening its 500th North American dealer recently, expanding to four new countries and adding a line of urban cycling clothes.
NORTH VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) — Canadian distributor Orange Sport Supply is celebrating its 15th year in business with a new website that launched Thursday.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Giant USA's general manager, Elysa Walk, is a new member of the Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition Board of Directors, the OIWC announced Wednesday.
Walk joins the board for a two-year term along with Audrey Hicks, the CFO of Outdoor Research.