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  1. Strava to license activity data to advocates and agencies

    A Strava Metro map of London.

    SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Cycling and running route tracking app Strava is now licensing some of its data to advocacy groups and government agencies looking for insights into road and trail use. Two weeks ago Strava announced the free availability of "heat maps" ...

    Posted May 7, 2014 in North America

  2. Ballard named Osprey operations chief

    Outdoor Specialty Group and Established Brands. Ballard's outdoor industry experience includes serving as president of Boulder Outdoor Specialty Group — home to brands including Kelty, Sierra Designs, ...

    Posted April 28, 2014 in North America

  3. Interbike plans industry awards gala

    ) Athletic Achievement: Competitor Group ( Velo, Triathlete ) Best-In-Triathlon: Triathlon Business ...

    Posted May 7, 2014 in North America

  4. Michelin supports para-cycling race team

    in the hand-cyclist, tricycle, tandem and single-bike categories. The 12-member squad was organized ...

    Posted February 6, 2014 in North America

  5. Revenue up double-digits at Dorel's bike division

    improvement in the bicycle business," and that it has promoted interim president Peter Woods to group ...

    Posted May 8, 2014 in North America

  6. Leisure Trends: IBD sales rebound in March after a slow start to 2014

    BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For the first time in 2014, IBDs posted growth in sales dollars and units in March. According to Leisure Trends Group's RetailTrak IBD sales summary, all merchandise sales were up 3 percent in units and 4 percent in dollars to hit $255 million over March 2013 — enough ...

    Posted May 6, 2014 in Retail News

  7. Restructuring shakes up Accell North America

    at the company several years before Dutch group Accell NV bought Raleigh America. Chuck Hooper, former president ...

    Posted May 6, 2014 in North America

  8. Former web editor Brian Holcombe joins Backbone Media

    CARBONDALE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Brian Holcombe, the Web editor for Competitor Group Inc.'s site, has joined PR agency Backbone Media. Holcombe worked at Velo magazine for over five years and served as the editor of VeloNews . com   for the past two years.  “Brian embodies ...

    Posted May 2, 2014 in North America

  9. Why do some consumers buy bikes from brick-and-mortar stores? Let's find out, shall we?

    that will be delivered to Gluskin Townley Group. After review, Gluskin Townley will forward the database to Sports ...

    Posted April 16, 2014 in Studies/Reports

  10. Fred Clements: Avoid the Entitlement Trap and ENGAGE

    to be a retailer today. "The local market is not yours," Cosentino told the group. "Thinking ...

    Posted May 2, 2014 in Opinion/Analysis