LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — Torcano Industries has become the exclusive international distributor for grip brand RedMonkey Sports.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Longtime Dahon general manager Pete Mole, who is also credited as the creator of the first muscle bike, died in mid-September days after suffering a stroke. He was 88.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (BRAIN) — The fourth annual Global Fat Bike Summit will be held here Jan. 23-25 at the Snow King Resort.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — With the appointment of a dedicated North America e-bike manager, Focus Bicycles USA plans to make Kalkhoff and Focus e-bikes more available in the United States.
LÉVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Canadian distributor Lambert is now distributing G-Form protective gear.
OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin watches may soon have access to third-party apps, much like a smartphone or smart watch. Garmin is making open platform software available for third party developers to create apps for its products.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Paul Deem is suing the state of California and the city of Newport Beach over an accident that killed his wife in 2013.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN)—The sport of triathlon was born Sept. 25, 1974 when the first-ever swim-bike-run competition was held in San Diego's Mission Bay. To celebrate the milestone, USA Triathlon has special web and print coverage highlighting historical moments that have shaped the sport.
PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports is now the exclusive Canadian distributor for 3T, distributing the Italian brand's range of road, triathlon and mountain bike components through LTP Sports' network of specialty retailers. The agreement went into effect Sept. 1.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Greg LeMond is continuing to work on a re-entry to the bike market, launching a new U.S.-made steel road bike model this fall, with plans for other models to be launched in 2015.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — The KMC Cyclo-cross Festival will hold a Dealer Day with clinics and training opportunities for retailers on Friday, Oct. 3.
NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Marzocchi Canada is now the official distribution center for all of Tenneco Marzocchi products throughout Canada.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Ritte has signed Echos Communications to support the Los Angeles bike brand's PR and media relations.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (BRAIN) — Besides gaining a better location and more space, Revolution Cycles also has also added taps to its store following a recent move. Owner Watts Dixon moved the shop about a mile down the road in May, putting it closer to a college campus.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBMX, Quality Bicycle Products' BMX division, is now distributing the Germany-based We The People brand. QBP will be the exclusive U.S. distributor for We The People bikes and parts for 2015.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca, the heritage Italian brand now based in Indianapolis, is expected to be featured on National Public Radio's All Things Considered on Wednesday afternoon.
PADOVA, Italy (BRAIN) — They do things different in Italy.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro is providing replacement shoes to customers and retailers who have some of its Terraduro and Terradura mountain bike shoes, after customers reported that the shoes' soles are coming unglued.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association recently welcomed new retailers to its board of directors. The seven dealers will serve two-year terms and include three returning directors, four first-timers and one advisor.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (BRAIN) — Following a social media furor sparked by the unauthorized use of content on Bikerumor.com last week, the cycling tech blog announced it has updated its editorial policy and — in the instance of any future “copyright errors” — pledged to make a $1,000 charitable donation to the cycling charity of the aggrieved party’s choice.