Posted June 25, 2024
Mackinac Island, Michigan.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes released its 2024 City Ratings, evaluating more than 2,500 cities globally on how bicycle friendly they are and ranking them by population.

Posted June 25, 2024

MILAN (BRAIN) — Pirelli Cycling announced it will begin using Forest Stewardship Council natural rubber in its P Zero Race TLR RS tires, becoming the first bike brand to implement the global standard certifying that the material comes from forests managed to environmental, social, and economic standards.

Posted June 24, 2024

Service is crucial to bike shop operations, and it sparks intense discussions about its actual value, the correct operating approach, and its overall importance to a bike shop's health.

Posted June 21, 2024
Arnold Kamler.

Arnold Kamler is the founder of the U.S. industry's second-largest bike company by volume, Kent International, and he took time to discuss the state of the industry to BRAIN in this Q&A.

Posted June 21, 2024
Ryan Fishel.

SUPERIOR, Colo. (BRAIN) — With e-bikes touted as a replacement for some car trips by many U.S. retailers, Ryan Fishel said it only makes sense to offer a purchasing option like the auto industry. As CEO of The Sweet Spot Bike Leasing, Fishel is giving them one. In April, The Sweet Spot announced a partnership with its first brand, Stromer, to offer e-bikes with an e-commerce leasing option for purchases between $3,000 and $20,000.

Posted June 18, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Utah Sen. Mike Lee once again has introduced legislation to restore bike access to federal Wilderness areas.

Posted June 18, 2024

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles announced a North American IBD program that will offer build fees and revenue-share of 6% of purchase price to the brand's authorized dealers for derailleur bikes purchased online. 

Posted June 13, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Retrospec is recalling some Beaumont Plus ST bikes because the front disc brake rotor and brake pads can be misaligned, posing a crash hazard.

Posted June 12, 2024

(BRAIN) — Warner Bros. Discovery has sold Play Sports Network — the parent of cycling website GCN — back to its founders, Simon Wear and Mia Walter.

Posted June 11, 2024
Gillian Forsyth.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For our June magazine edition, we asked our State of Retail panel members: How do you engage with youth cycling in your store and community?

Posted June 10, 2024

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (BRAIN) — Kuat Innovations is recalling its Kuat Transfer v2 1-bike (T201B), Kuat Transfer v2 2-bike (T202B, T222B), and Kuat Transfer v2 3-bike (T223B) bicycle carriers.

Posted June 10, 2024

For sure dealers are getting squeezed on overstocked bike pricing, but suppliers are feeling the same pinch.

Posted June 6, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Congressional bike advocate Earl Blumenauer's newest bill is aimed at rejuvenating U.S. bike manufacturing.