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Posted July 18, 2013

LAGUNA, CA (BRAIN) — To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France, Bicycle Retailer will provide fans of professional cycling a weekly infographic on which cyclist and team are leading the social media race.

Posted in International Tagged Web/Internet / Competition
Posted July 18, 2013

LONDON, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Future plc, the publisher of Cycling Plus, Cyclingnews.com and BikeRadar.com, saw normalized revenues increase 1 percent to £76.2 million ($116 million) in its third quarter.

Posted in International Tagged Web/Internet / Media/Publishing / Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted July 18, 2013

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN) — DT Swiss has hired Jim Glose as part of its global OEM sales team.

Glose has previously worked at Titus Cycles, Tifosi Optics and Speedgoat Bicycles.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted July 8, 2013

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France, Bicycle Retailer will provide fans of professional cycling a weekly infographic on which cyclist and team are leading the social media race.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted July 2, 2013

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle will match July donations to World Bicycle Relief dollar for dollar, the company announced Tuesday. The company hopes its donations this month will lead to the donation of 1,300 bikes to rural African communities.

Posted in International Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 27, 2013
The SealSkinz waterproof cycling cap

BROOMFIELD, CO (BRAIN) — SealSkinz Ltd,  a U.K.-based manufacturer that offers waterproof breathable clothing, has set up a new North American subsidiary here. The company's offerings include waterproof-breathable gloves, hats and socks designed for cycling.

Posted in International
Posted June 26, 2013

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Next season Trek Bicycle will own the WorldTour team it has sponsored and supplied for the last three years.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted June 26, 2013

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano has announced plans to establish a manufacturing facility in the Philippines to produce bicycle components. The new facility will enhance its production capabilities in that emerging market, the company said in a statement. 

Posted in International
Posted June 18, 2013

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European Two-Wheeler Parts and Accessories Industry Association (COLIPED) recently elected a new president and vice president at its general assembly. Jan Willem ten Dam, CEO of Ryde International, assumes the role of president and Erhard Büchel is now vice president. 

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted June 18, 2013
Key takeaways from Velo-city, bike advocacy’s biggest global conference

By Tim Blumenthal, president of Bikes Belong

Posted in International Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 13, 2013

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) — Some of the bikes that Liv/Giant has donated to the Afghan National Women's Cycling Team, along with other

Posted in International Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Competition
Posted June 5, 2013

HALIFAX, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Sim Mainey has joined Orange Mountain Bikes as graphics and marketing manager. He comes to the bike brand from U.K. consumer magazine Singletrack, where he served as art director for eight years.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted June 4, 2013

MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Alienation BMX is growing its reach in Europe through a new distribution deal with Germany’s La Finca Distribution. Alienation BMX is making both its race and freestyle components available to La Finca’s customers.

Posted in International
Posted June 4, 2013
A bicycle superhighway in Finland (photo courtesy ECF)

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — Denmark and the Netherlands tied for first place in a new benchmark report that ranks all 27 European Union countries measuring five criteria—daily cycling levels, cycle tourism, advocacy activity, bicycle sales and cyclists’ safety.

Posted in International Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 30, 2013

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — German trade show organizer ISPO has named one overall and seven category winners of its biannual "Bike Industry’s Best Start Ups" awards. The eight winners were selected from 188 entries, with the majority of product submissions coming from the e-bike and urban segments. 

Posted in International Tagged Awards / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted May 28, 2013

ANTWERP, Belgium (BRAIN) — Madison UK is the new distributor of Lazer helmets and eyewear in the U.K. and Ireland, Lazer announced Tuesday.

Posted in International
Posted May 22, 2013

LONDON, England (BRAIN) — Future plc, publisher of Cyclingnews.com, BikeRadar.com and a handful of cycling print publications including Cycling Plus, saw a decline in group revenue of 1 percent in its first financial half, even as digital revenue was up 33 percent year-on-year and now represents 25 percent

Posted in International Tagged Media/Publishing / Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 14, 2013

HARTFORD, CT (BRAIN) — The state of Connecticut is considering a $3 million loan to help relocate Cannondale Sports Unlimited — the new name for what was formerly known as Dorel's Recreation/Leisure division.

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 13, 2013
Nys in the rainbow jersey. Photo:  Golazo Sports

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) — Reigning cyclocross world champion Sven Nys of Belgium will compete in this fall's ClifBar CrossVegas race, which is scheduled for September 18 in Las Vegas, on the evening of the first day of the Interbike Expo.

Posted in International Tagged Competition / Interbike
Posted May 6, 2013
Florian Dammer

GHENT, Belgium (BRAIN) — ETRA, the European retailer association, has hired Florian Dammer as its new business development manager.

Posted in International Tagged People

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