IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes is launching a new bike, called the Boomerang, with an extra-low step-through frame. The company did not say if the model name was inspired by the frame's appearance or by its intended customers: Baby Boomers (or both).
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Interbike trade show ranked 54th on the list of Top 100 Trade Shows of 2013 published by Trade Show Executive magazine. The magazine began the ranking in 2007 and Interbike has been listed since then. The 'Gold 100' status is based on a show's net square feet.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Nutrition brand GU Energy Labs and online network Strava have raised $58,683 for the Challenge Athletes Foundation through a GU-sponsored promotion on Strava.com.
OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Vredestein tires are now being distributed by QBP, J&B and Action Bicycle, as well as its previous distributors, BTI and Magura Direct. Magura is the tire brand's North American representative.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BRAIN) — In conjunction with the launch of its new streaming platform, Endurance Films Training Institute, video production company Endurance Films will host a triathlon discussion panel online this week.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bonk Breaker products are going to be distributed in Norway, Denmark and Sweden by Gaia Sport, a distributor co-owned by Danish triathlete Rasmus Henning.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP is now distributing the Lauf Fork, lightweight carbon mountain bike fork from an Iceland-based company.
PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Next year's PressCamp Summer event, the 7th annual, will be held June 22-26 at Deer Valley Resort in Park City.
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (BRAIN) — Kent International purchased Stoneridge Cycle on Tuesday. Stoneridge distributes its bicycles through leading Canadian retailers and the company will remain headquartered in Canada.
PACIFIC BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Discovery, a San Diego-area retailer with two locations, is running a promotion with Phat Cycles, a fat-tire beach cruiser brand.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Randy and Sally Pittaluga have opened their fifth bike shop in the Phoenix area, Bike Masters Ahwatukee, a Giant Partner Store. The Pittalugas, co-owners of the Bike Masters and Bikes Direct store brands, worked with the Giant Retail Services team in the design of their newest location.
SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Action camera maker GoPro Inc., plans to raise $800 million in a secondary stock offering. The company, which went public in June, plans to offer $100 million in shares, while current shareholders, including founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman, will sell the remaining $700 million.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Timbuk2 has extended its current contracts with its Korean and Japanese distributors, Anvil SNH Co. and Itochu Fashion System, respectively.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has added another member to their outside sales team. Steve Kalk is now the outside rep in Illinois, portions of Wisconsin, and part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yuba Bicycles has signed eLastenrad, a German online seller of electric cargo bikes, as its new European distributor.
LEBANON, Ill. (BRAIN) — McKendree University is joining the list of universities and colleges that offer cycling as a full fledges varsity sport with a full time paid coach.
WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — Blue Bicycles has hired Orli Chinea as the brand's Western regional sales manager.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has announced the four finalists to host the 2017 and 2018 Cyclo-cross National Championships, a list that has been narrowed from 11 applicants.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pat Cunnane stepped up to the podium at the National Bicycle Tourism Conference Friday and said he had to apologize.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Eddy Merckx Cycles USA has hired several new employees, including a new sales manager and director, as it transitions from consumer direct sales to IBD sales.