PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Competitive Cyclist has launched an improved website that includes a new Bike Build tool and better navigation and search functions. It’s also faster and optimized for use on tablets and handsets, the company said.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — REI plans to open a new store in Knoxville, Tennessee, in fall 2014. The Knoxville store will be REI’s second location in the state, joining a store in Brentwood.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — At Trek World last week, company president John Burke introduced a new program to support its dealers’ efforts to create more bicycle-friendly communities across the country.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — Due to its sales growth, German lock maker Abus says it’s hired three people at the company’s Chicago headquarters that begin their new roles this week and next.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell Sports has added to the marketing and product teams of its Bell and Blackburn divisions with new hires and an internal promotion.
LOS ANGELES, CA — Thieves broke into Currie Technologies' headquarters here sometime Tuesday night and stole about 20 electric bikes, the company said. But the thieves neglected to take batteries for the bikes, so Currie is betting they'll be looking for a charge.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC has promoted former rep Dan Delehanty to national sales manager in the U.S.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — DirtBaggies, a Southern California brand of bib shorts for mountain bikers, has added several independent sales reps and agencies in Oregon, Colorado, California, Hawaii, Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada.
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — Coaches, athletes and parents invovled with high school mountain bike racing will be educated on anti-doping through a program sponsored by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell Sports sales fell 5 percent in the first half of this year, a decline the company attributed to its team sports sales.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Redline Bicycles will provide all the BMX rental bikes used at Ray's Indoor Bike Parks, which has locations in Ohio and Wisconsin, the company announced Tuesday.
SHARON HILL, PA (BRAIN) — Visibility and hydration product maker Nathan has hired Adam Karl as a junior industrial design. Karl will support Nathan's hard good product group.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc. has hired Podium Sales Group to represent its brand to dealers in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and upstate New York.
ROANOKE, VA (BRAIN) — QRide Inc. has hired Florida-based Sports and Specs Sales as an independent rep firm.
LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) — Cyclocross mechanics who can write creative and compelling stories about their 'cross pit adventures could win merchandise worth $260 from CrossVegas sponsors Glacier Glove and Alaskan Hard Gear.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Dorel continued to feel the sting of weather on sales of bicycles globally during the second quarter, officials told investors during an earnings call Friday morning.
CRESTED BUTTE, CO (BRAIN) — The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame has announced its 2013 inductees and has announced a planned move from Crested Butte to Marin County, California.
RAPID CITY, SD (BRAIN) — Strider Sports will promote its no-pedal balance bikes at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge stage race in Colorado later this month, with Strider Adventure Zones at each stage and a Strider race at the final stage finish in Denver. The race is Aug.