BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Outdoor sports retailer REI is donating $100,000 to PeopleForBikes to expand its Green Lane Project.
WORCESTER, Mass. (BRAIN) — Landry's Bicycles is expanding to seven stores with a new store opening in Worcester later this month.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — REI announced Friday that it will open a third distribution center — located in the Phoenix-area suburb of Goodyear, Ariz. — to speed delivery of product to the outdoor co-op's stores and customers in the Southwest.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — British folding bike maker Brompton and iconic U.K. music label and retailer Rough Trade have joined forces to open the Brompton Bike Café at Rough Trade NYC, a gathering place for cyclists in the trendy Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — You didn't have to walk far at the Sea Otter Classic expo earlier this month to find a European bike brand selling consumer direct in the U.S.
MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Ben's Cycle has recently made several key hires and promotions.
DETROIT (BRAIN) – Bike maker Detroit Bikes has announced plans to open its first retail location, named Detroit Bikes 1216 after its address on Griswold Street, Detroit.
RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — YT Industries is looking for shops to assemble, repair and provide regular maintenance for its line of mountain bikes in the U.S.
SAUSALITO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The German bike brand Bulls Bikes has officially opened up its U.S. consumer direct business. The company announced last month that it was coming into the U.S. market with a consumer-direct program.
Innovation doesn’t come naturally to human beings, according to Stephen Shapiro, author and keynote presenter at this year’s Bicycle Leadership Conference.
PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — After getting a response that was about six times expectations, Competitive Cyclist is having to "pause" the store credit program with Strava that it launched earlier this month.
ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) – Southern California retailer Mark Smits has announced his partnership with Sho-Air Cyclery and Ridebiker Alliance, marking the first expansion into Orange County for Smits' Incycle Bicycles.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (BRAIN) — Women’s-specific bike shop Pedal Chic will host a series of events for female riders during the Bikeville Classic Pro Criterium and Team Trial in Greenville, S.C., April 17-19.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) – Construction begins this week at Now Bikes and Fitness in St. Paul, marking the official start of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News' Retail Remodel Project.
PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Online retailer CompetitiveCyclist.com is encouraging its customers to link their store accounts to their Strava activity tracking accounts, and will award them $1 in store credit for each hour of riding recorded on Strava, up to $40 a month maximum. The credit expires on the last day of the following month.
CLERMONT, Fla., (BRAIN) — Epic Cycles in Central Florida will move to an expanded 10,000-square-foot location on the waterfront in Clermont this summer that will include a full-service shop, coffee and juice café and training studio.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The latest print edition of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News includes coverage of Interbike's "Manifesto," a document that came out of this winter's IBD Summit in Arizona.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Midnight Tuesday is the deadline for bike shops to apply to be considered for the 2015 America's Best Bike Shops awards, a program of the National Bicycle Dealers Association.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) – Outdoor retailer REI has reported record revenue of $2.2 billion dollars for 2014, up 9.9 percent from 2013. It also reported the highest ever dividend payout, returning $168 million to its 5.5 million active co-op members last year.
Independent bike shops are an "essential component of the bicycle infrastructure that makes a community bicycle friendly," according to a March 9 resolution from the League of American Bicyclists.