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  1. Echelon Gran Fondo Columbia River Gorge

    Columbia River Highway. The course starts at the Discovery Center just west of Hood River and follows the Columbia River eastward through The Dalles, and into the rolling scablands and wheat fields followed ...

    Posted February 11, 2010

  2. celebrates 15th anniversary

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — After taking a year off from his job as a schoolteacher and moving to Italy with his wife, Cam McRae returned to Canada speaking another foreign language and thinking about a career change.
His idea included writing and bikes, and ultimately spawned North Shore ...

    Posted July 1, 2015 in North America

  3. Kona to sponsor Retallack Lodge bike park

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Kona has entered an exclusive partnership with Retallack Lodge of Nelson, British Columbia, a backcountry skiing and snowboarding destination that has also invested in and expanded its mountain bike trails. As part of the deal, Retallack will offer free demos of Kona’s Carbon ...

    Posted June 4, 2015 in North America

  4. Intel acquires smart sunglass maker Recon

    Intel announced it had invested $4 million in the Vancouver, British Columbia-based company. Motorola ...

    Posted June 17, 2015 in North America

  5. BRAIN Dealer Tour goes international

    Follow along on #braindealertour VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News editors are in Vancouver this week. The magazine’s first dealer tour outside of the U.S. kicks off Tuesday with visits to five shops in the downtown area. ...

    Posted June 2, 2015 in Retail News

  6. Yakima rallies area sports brands to help toy drive

    The company has delivered its SkyBox Pro 16 cargo boxes to area companies including adidas, Columbia Sportswear, Icebreaker, KEEN, Nutcase Helmets and OIA Global, plus the Portland State University Athletic ...

    Posted December 6, 2013 in North America

  7. Easton offers Heist mountain bike wheels in three widths

    BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Easton Cycling is offering its aluminum-rimmed Heist mountain bike wheels with three internal rim width options — 24, 27 and 30 mm. The Heist wheels are all tubeless compatible out of the box, with rim strip and valve installed. The varying ...

    Posted May 5, 2015 in New Products

  8. Nutrition app pairs with smart sunglass to tell riders when to refuel

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments has developed a nutrition app called Refuel that tells cyclists and runners when to drink and eat during and after an activity. The app displays this information on the Recon Jet’s heads-up display. The free app ...

    Posted June 3, 2015 in Product/Tech

  9. A year after shooting, Vancouver retailer to be honored

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — A year after a near-fatal shooting near one of this bike shops, long-time Vancouver retailer Paul Dragan is about "60 percent" recovered, he told the Vancouver Observer in an article posted Thursday .  Dragan, who owns the Reckless Bike Stores chain, ...

    Posted May 15, 2015 in Retail News

  10. Vancouver Dealer Tour: Turning obsessions into careers

    Reckless owner Paul Dragan.

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — As the Vancouver bike scene has evolved, successful shops have had to do so as well. Some stores that started out in the 1980s or '90s as hotbeds of mountain bike innovation have evolved into more mainstream stores, or into retailers ...

    Posted June 4, 2015 in Retail News