BRAIN Staff

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June 12, 2018

SAUSALITO, Calif. (BRAIN) — True Communications has expanded its communications offerings to include content creation with the hiring of Matthew Ankeny as senior content director. Ankeney was most recently with Gear Patrol. True also announced it had promoted Peter Nicholson to vice president.

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True also announced that Peter Nicholson has been promoted to vice president.
June 11, 2018

WRAYSBURY, U.K. (BRAIN) — ShredMate, a bike computer that tracks mountain bikers' jump air time and g-forces, among other factors, has shipped all orders to its Kickstarter backers and is now available for purchase in bike shops and direct.

Posted in New Products
June 11, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BRAIN) — After a four-day trial, Matthew S. Stepp of Shepherdsville, Kentucky, was found guilty Friday of eight counts of mail fraud and three counts of trafficking in counterfeit goods for selling counterfeit high-end bike helmets on eBay.

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Stepp was charged with selling Specialized, Giro and Catlike helmets he had purchased on Ali Express.
June 11, 2018

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert has announced six key hires from coast to coast. 

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June 8, 2018
Kansas gravel (photo by Bob Huff)

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — On the heels of the Dirty Kanza, which took place last weekend, Interbike – The Podcast talks to the Emporia event’s organizers including Jim Cummins and LeLan Dains about how the sold-out event went off this year.

Posted in North America
June 8, 2018

CHEROKEE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Motion Makers Bicycle Shop, which has stores in Sylva and Asheville, is opening a third location, in Cherokee, on June 16. Motion Makers is partnering with Outdoor 76, an outdoor sports store, on the location on Big Cove Road.

Posted in Retail News
June 8, 2018

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP has announced the winners of its 2018 QBP Community Grant program. The six grant recipients are: Foothill Cyclery in San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Over the Edge Sports/Destination Development in Fruita, Colo.; Bicycle Garage Indy in Indianapolis; Fresh Bike Service Inc.

Posted in Industry News
June 8, 2018

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components is making a limited edition of its HELM 27.5 fork in a “Cherry Bomb” color scheme.

Posted in New Products
June 8, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Barnett Bicycle Institute has announced new partnerships with Bafang and Light Electric Vehicle Association. The brands will be joining BBI's E-Bike Fundamentals class, which kicks off June 25. 

Posted in Retail News
June 7, 2018
Ann MacLennan, owner of Pedego Vancouver, with Don DiCostanzo, Pedego CEO

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes has opened six new stores across Canada, bringing the total number of Canadian Pedego stores to eight and the total worldwide to 132.

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