LADERA RANCH, CA (BRAIN) — SmartStop Self Storage has donated $17,000 to the Bahati Foundation's Adopt-a-School Program. The Bahati Foundation was founded by pro cyclist Rashaan Bahati, who grew up in Compton, Calif. The foundation supports inner-city youth in underserved communities.
BAILEY, CO (BRAIN) — Mike McCormack has been appointed race director for the Bailey Hundo, a fast-growing 100-mile mountain bike race held west of Denver.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Canadian bike trade show ExpoCycle said the show will not be held next year.
PARSIPPANY, NJ (BRAIN) — Kent International announces the promotion of Scott Kamler as the company’s new president effective immediately. Kamler’s father Arnold, who had been the president of the company since 1976, will continue to work full time as the CEO and chairman of the board.
SANTA BARBARA, CA (BRAIN) — VP Components has announced the hiring of Damon Williams as USA sales manager.
SAINT AUGUSTIN de DESMAURES, Quebec (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Granfondo Garneau-Cascades presented by Quebecor recently presented a check for $101,223 to the Little Brothers-Friends of the Eldery organization. The money was raised by the event and was $40,000 more than raised in 2012.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle employees decided to scale down their holiday party this year, and donate the excess party budget to two non-profit organizations.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized has renewed its financial commitment to the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, the organizing body for high school mountain biking in the United States.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Tim Johnson’s Ride on Washington — a ride from Boston to Washington D.C. held prior to the National Bike Summit in Washington the last three years — is changing dates and destination this year.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — IMBA's international headquarters and main U.S. office in Boulder, Colorado, will close on Jan. 3 as the mountain bike nonprofit completes a move to a larger office across town.
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN) — Matt McClendon, North American director of marketing and aftermarket sales manager for DT Swiss, is leaving the company Dec 20.
KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) – Royal Street Investment & Innovation Center, a Park City, Utah-based investment group, has invested $1 million in Club Ride to support the company’s continued expansion and growth.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) — John Munhall has been promoted to a new role at Giant USA, as director of product management. Munhall has been Giant USA's product manager for the past seven years.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Robert Baird, group president and CEO of Dorel’s recreational and leisure segment, has left the company, Dorel announced Wednesday. Peter Woods, the segment’s CFO, has been named interim president until a new president is appointed.
SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN) — Paved Magazine's final issue hit newsstands Tuesday.
MARINA, CA (BRAIN) — Light & Motion leaves its longtime home on Monterey’s Cannery Row next month, moving its headquarters and manufacturing facility 10 miles north up the California coast to Marina.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Divine Cycling Group International, Inc. has filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition for DCG Wheels, the Seattle-based maker of Mad Fiber carbon wheels. Mad Fiber has been shut down for several months; Chapter 7 generally governs the liquidation of a company's assets.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — A U.S. District Court judge has ruled in favor of Trek in a suit filed by suspension designer Dave Weagle.
Judge William Conley ruled Friday that Trek does not infringe on Weagle's patent for the Split Pivot suspension.
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes, which introduced its first drop-bar bike this fall, will be the official bike sponsor of the 2014 Crusher in the Tushar, a tough dirt road endurance race in Utah.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — Stationary trainer maker Kinetic is now working with Carmichael Training Systems to offer consumers access to indoor training advice and coaching. CTS will provide indoor training tips and advice in Kinetic's newsletters and share training content online for Kinetic customers.