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Posted March 13, 2015

BURLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — Terry Bicycles has added two new independent representatives to its sales team.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted March 12, 2015

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Media and cycling industry veteran Jasen Thorpe, has joined the board of directors of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People / Competition
Posted March 12, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Rumbleship has added parts and distribution company BikeSmart to its growing list of suppliers. 

BikeSmart is a distributor of BikeSmart-branded parts & accessories, Creme Cycles and Pure green bicycle lubricants and solvents.

Posted in North America
Posted March 12, 2015

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Guru Cycles has appointed Lorenzo Salvaggio to serve as the bike brand's CEO.

Salvaggio has more than 35 years of experience in developing and executing organizational strategic directions in the private sectors.

Posted in North America
Posted March 12, 2015
23 titles confirmed, a few exhibitor spaces still available for June event.

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the PressCamp Summer event on Thursday released a list of the confirmed media titles that will attend the June event.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted March 12, 2015

MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — The first Spring Outerbike consumer expo event opens here Friday, with about 500 participants and 32 exhibitors expected for the three-day event.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted March 12, 2015

BOSTON (BRAIN) —Vittoria Industries North America, the U.S. affiliate of the Italian tire and wheel manufacturer, has appointed Ken Avery vice president of marketing and product.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 12, 2015

FURTH, Germany (BRAIN) — Zentro Porindis GmbH, the distributor of Marin Mountain Bikes in Germany, has hired industry veteran Jörn Gersbeck as sales & marketing manager for Marin Germany.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted March 12, 2015

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Sugoi Performance Apparel is introducing a "60 Day Comfort Guarantee" on all its spring 2015 cycling shorts for men and women.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 12, 2015

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has finalized the program for next month's Bicycle Leadership Conference in Monterey.

Posted in Industry News
Posted March 11, 2015

WINDEMERE, Fla. (BRAIN) — G3 Development Group and The Bike Cooperative will offer Co-op members a webinar Thursday on retail best practices.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 11, 2015

BERN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The World Federation of Sporting Goods Industry's bicycle committee will hold its yearly public meeting at the Taipei Cycle Show in Taiwan next week. 

Posted in International Tagged Competition / Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 11, 2015
The Stages SC3.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Power meter brand Stages Cycling is launching a line of high-end indoor bikes for home and club use. The new effort builds on the company's background in the fitness industry.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 11, 2015

DENVER (BRAIN) — Gates Corporation is launching a new belt-drive system for bike that will be about half the price of its current drivetrain.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 11, 2015
NBDA, National Retail Federation and the Outdoor Industry Association applaud the latest attempt.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced a new version of the Marketplace Fairness Act, legislation that would allow states to collect sales taxes from e-commerce dealers who sell into their state, even if the retailer did not have a physical presence in the state.

Posted in North America
Posted March 11, 2015

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Clothing brand Fox Head Inc. has named Paul Harrington as its CEO. Harrington is a former CEO of Easton-Bell Sports.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 10, 2015

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB has hired industry veteran and mountain bike racer Jeff Kendall-Weed as the international sales lead in the company's U.S. office. Kendall-Weed joins WTB from Ibis Cycles, where he served as international sales manager.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted March 10, 2015

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (BRAIN) — Kent International has signed an agreement to become a licensee of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for bicycle tires and tubes. The products will be available for purchase at Walmart and Dunham's this spring.

Posted in North America
Posted March 10, 2015
The federal Highway Trust Fund is a major focus.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Hundreds of bicycling leaders from around the country are gathering in the nation's capital this week for the 15th annual National Bike Summit, produced by the League of American Bicyclists.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 10, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The 227-page report issued late Sunday by the Cycling Independent Reform Commission to the UCI offers a probing and insightful look into how UCI officials were more concerned with racing’s worldwide growth and how to protect the sport’s reputation rather than aggressively work to clea

Posted in International Tagged Competition

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