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  1. Mann Group offers GEAR training at lower cost

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Mann Group, a retail sales and management training firm, is repackaging its GEAR sales training for the bike industry. Previously the program was only offered in-store and cost $5,500 as Dan Mann, founder and president of Mann Group, would offer two full days of training ...

    Posted June 14, 2016 in Retail News

  2. Component brand 3T launches its first bike — and creates a new category

    ARTIMINO, Italy (BRAIN) — The historic Italian component brand 3T — which was bought last year by its president and CEO, René Wiertz, and Cervélo co-founder Gerard Vroomen — is introducing its first bike, which may be the industry's first aero gravel road bikes, called the Exploro. ...

    Posted June 14, 2016 in Product/Tech

  3. Giant USA lays off 10 employees due to market conditions

    NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant USA is laying off ten employees and consolidating some departments at its headquarters as it adjusts to soft market conditions. General manager JT Thompson told employees and outside sales reps about the layoffs ...

    Posted June 17, 2016 in North America

  4. Rally Cycling team raises $40,000 for UHC Children's Foundation at Amgen Tour

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Rally Cycling team, a pro road team sponsored by Rally Health and suppled by Diamondback, raised nearly $40,000 for UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation with a promotion at last month's Amgen Tour of Cal ...

    Posted June 17, 2016 in North America

  5. FE Sports to distribute Ridley in Australia and New Zealand

    FE Sports will also paint Ridley frames for the Australasian market. PAAL-BERINGEN, Belgium (BRAIN) — FE Sports of Brisbane, Australia has established Ridley Australasia, the official sales, distribution and finishing partner of Ridley B ...

    Posted June 17, 2016 in International

  6. Thorne Research named first-ever nutritional supplements partner to USA Triathlon

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Triathlon has named Thorne Research its exclusive nutritional supplements partner. The agreement runs through April 2019 and will provide support to the USA Triathlon and USA Paratriathlon National Team prog ...

    Posted June 17, 2016 in North America

  7. Surly Bikes dismisses rumors of impending troubles

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — When internet rumor mongers began chattering about problems at Surly Bikes, suggesting the QBP-owned brand was ripe for a shut down or sell off, brand manager Paul Zeigle decided to get ahead of the story. He posted a b ...

    Posted June 17, 2016 in North America

  8. Amer Sports hires Lund as HR officer and executive board member

    HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports has hired Sebastian Lund as its new chief HR officer and member of the company's executive board. Lund, who joins Amer Sports after a 20-year career at Procter & Gamble in the United States and Europe, replac ...

    Posted June 16, 2016 in International

  9. Hawley-Lambert lays off 13 in restructuring

    LEXINGTON, S.C. and LÉVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert has laid off 13 staff from its Lexington offices as it continues to integrate both companies and finalizes the transition of back-end functions to Lévis, Quebec. Sylvain Caya, president of ...

    Posted June 16, 2016 in North America

  10. Nuun to provide hydration support and education at REI women's events

    SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun & Ccompany will provide hydration education and product support at the REI Outessa Summits, three-day women's events to be held in Lake Tahoe in August and near Salt Lake City in September. The events offer outdoo ...

    Posted June 16, 2016 in North America