SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — The Industrial Designers Society of America has awarded an International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) to the Timbuk2 Mission Cycling Raider Pack, a commuter backpack developed by Timbuk2 in collaboration with San Francisco's Mission Cycling Club.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Spot Brand has some early July news to announce. The Golden, Colorado, bike company has hired a new, veteran bike designer, added three regional sales reps and added a new titanium mountain bike frame model.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (BRAIN) — Formula USA has outgrown its former location and has moved into larger digs. The company also has new phone numbers; the old numbers will be forwarded for the next 90 days.
The new location address is:
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Volagi Cycles has launched a new business to business website that allows retailers to configure a bike's specs before ordering it. The site also includes a fit guide to ensure proper frame size.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Start-up brand communications agency ModCraft has hired Rob Vermillion. Vermillion will manage client accounts, implement strategic brand activation, lead clients' elite athlete and influencer portfolio and facilitate social media platforms.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — A contract between dockworkers and West Coast port owners expired at 5 p.m. Tuesday, but both sides agreed to continue normal operations at 29 West Coast ports.
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The BMX Hall of Fame will induct five individuals at a ceremony planned for Saturday, Sept. 27 under the Olympic Flame at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California.
ROANOKE, Va. (BRAIN) — Starlight Custom Cycling Apparel has hired Scottie Weiss to work with graphic design, media, and product development.
SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — For mid-summer cyclocross fans, Reynolds is offering free Hutchinson 'cross tubulars and a Reynolds hat with July orders of its 2014 Reynolds Assault SLG Tubular disc brake or rim brake wheels
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — BH Bikes USA has made several additions to its sales team as the U.S. subsidiary of the Spanish company transitions from its former distribution model.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — A patent-infringement and breach-of-contract lawsuit pitting Dave Weagle against Giant Bicycle Inc. and Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd. has been resolved.
IRMO, S.C. (BRAIN) — KindHuman will sponsor professional racer Adam Myerson for the 2014 cyclocross season. Myerson is the first sponsored pro for the start-up brand.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association went live with its new website, bpsa.org, on Tuesday. July 1 is the first day of the 2014-15 fiscal year for the 100-year-old organization.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) - Mosi Bicycles are now available to dealers through Rumbleship.
Mosi bikes are U.S.-designed, European-style bikes that mix old and new styles. Retail prices range from about $1,149 to $1,499.
FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle has made several midseason vendor additions.
WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — Blue Bicycles will be the official bike course sponsor for the 2014 Ironman World Championships this October in Kona, Hawaii.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — Torcano Industries will begin distributing Muna balance bikes internationally beginning in August.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Journalists attending the Interbike International Expo this fall will get a chance to preview some of the latest products at a reception planned for Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Easton Cycling has hired Graham Tutti as its new North American sales manager and Craig Richey as marketing manager.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — DT Swiss will be offering free consumer wheel demos at several events this seaso, including the Tri-California series, Crested Butte Bike Week, Vineman 70.3 Triathlon, Mountain Bike Oregon, Breck Bike Week, Grand Junction Offroad, and Pedal the Plains.