Posted April 21, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. (BRAIN) — The owners of David’s World Cycle have announced a transaction rumored for several months: They have sold the 21-store Florida chain to Trek Bicycle.

Posted April 20, 2022

MADRID (BRAIN) — Spanish e-bike brand Crow Bicycles secured its first investment round, which it said it will use to consolidate international growth and further develop its lightweight R&D capabilities.

Posted April 19, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Lyft announced Tuesday an agreement to acquire global bikeshare equipment and technology supplier PBSC Urban Solutions. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of this year.

Posted April 19, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — A Utah woman is suing Rad Power Bikes because she said her bike arrived with a loose stem that caused a crash that injured her hands and wrist.

Posted April 19, 2022

CUTLER BAY, Fla. (BRAIN) — An e-bike battery charging unattended at a longtime South Florida bike shop caught fire and destroyed the interior and much of the inventory, but no injuries were reported.

Posted April 18, 2022
Pedego Stretch e-cargo bike.

DENVER (BRAIN) — The city has established a series of rebates for the purchase of an e-bike or e-cargo bike from participating bike shops that goes into effect on Friday as part of its Climate Action Rebate program.

Posted April 17, 2022

Not only are D2C e-bikes eating into what were once IBD price points, they have the long-term possibility of disrupting the entire specialty retail channel

Posted April 15, 2022

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Another of our industry’s elder statesmen has left us. Harry Manko died at 94 on April 13. 

Posted April 14, 2022

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes has laid off about 100 workers as it closes most of its mobile services business and shifts to expanding its stationary retail store locations. 

Posted April 14, 2022

HARRISONBURG, Va. (BRAIN) — Lauf Cycling, an Iceland-based company making frames and forks for gravel riding, is opening a showroom and distribution center here. 

Benedikt Skulason, the founder and CEO of Lauf, attended a City Council meeting Tuesday night.

Posted April 12, 2022
Pam Sayler.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For our April magazine edition, we asked our State of Retail panel members: What could suppliers do to make your life easier, and what are best-in-class suppliers doing that sets them apart?

Posted April 11, 2022

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Three retailers have joined the board of directors of the National Bicycle Dealers Association, along with two re-elected board members.

Posted April 8, 2022
Nyle Nims.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Emerging from two years of sequestered gatherings, Nyle Nims eagerly anticipated this year's Sea Otter Classic. The founder of Cycle Force Group has a lot to share with the industry.