LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — The untimely death of aero wheel innovator Steve Hed resulted in the most read article on BicycleRetailer.com in 2014. That story, published Nov. 26, shocked and saddened industry members and consumers alike.
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (BRAIN) — The 2015 Breck Epic MTB Stage Race has a new official lodging partner and host property, Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge. The event, first held in 2009, previously had used a local ice arena as its home base.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Cyclone Bicycle Supply has added several new product lines for the new year.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association is accepting Supplier Scorecards from its members through the end of the day Wednesday, Dec. 31.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America is launching a retail support program for its Raleigh and Lapierre branded e-bikes. The program — which includes two Sprinter vans that will visit stores nationwide this year — is modeled on a similar program run by Accell NA's IZIP brand.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new movie by filmmaker Benedict Campbell, "For the Love of Mud, a Film about Cyclo-cross," will premiere at the USA Cycling national cyclocross championships on Jan. 9.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries Inc. is acquiring the remaining 30 percent interest in Companhia Dorel Brasil Produtos Infantis (Dorel Juvenile Brazil), which will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Dorel.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Range Light, a Chicago investment firm, has launched a new program to invest in healthy, active lifestyle businesses.
NIXA, Mo. (BRAIN) — Smack Media is now representing Red Fox Wireless for public relations, the companies have announced.
LANCASTER, Pa. (BRAIN) — Speedsleev Products, the maker of lightweight saddle packs and other products, has expanded its distribution for 2015.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Praxis Cycles is continuing to grow, with a successful launch of its hollow-forged Zayante road crank, which is being spec'd on more than 10 models of Specialized 2015 model bikes. Demand for the brand's chainrings and conversion bottom brackets also continues, the company said.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — PowerTap is offering a free CycleOps stationary trainer with the purchase of certain PowerTap wheelsets between Dec. 26 and Jan. 5. The program is being run on the brand's website and through its participating U.S. independent dealers.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America is planning retailer drivetrain and suspension clinics, to be held Jan. 16 in Milwaukee and Jan. 30 in Cleveland. Both events are being held at Rays Indoor Bike Park locations and will include a lunch, riding opportunities and swag.
An excerpt from a new book from VeloPress, by Guy Andrews and Rohan Dubash with photography by Taz Darling.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a trademark registration for Saris' Bones trunk rack design, Saris announced Wednesday.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — PinkBike.com and Trailforks have raised more than $46,000 so far in an Indiegogo campaign to deliver bikes to underprivileged kids. The campaign wraps up at midnight Christmas Eve.
STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — The Swedish protective gear maker POC is working with Sweden-based Volvo to create a new system that gives Volvo drivers alerts when approaching cyclists.
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (BRAIN) — Indoor riders will be able to experience wind resistance — pinned to actual conditions on the simulated course they are riding — in a new update to Bkool's Indoor simulator software for Mac, Windows and Android.
WILTON, Ct. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group sent a letter to dealers this week assuring them that its Cannondale Teramo helmet meets all U.S. and international standards for helmet safety.
MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — A new magazine covering urban cycling is set to begin mailing on Feb. 1. Peter DiAntoni, former editor and publisher of Cog magazine, is heading up the new publication.