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Posted August 25, 2014

NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Trident Sports will be the exclusive distributor for mountain brand Deity Components in Canada.

Posted in North America
Posted August 22, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Green Guru, which manufacturers products from used inner tubes and other re-purposed items, will be collecting used bike inner tubes at the Interbike OutDoor Demo, Sept. 8-9. The company is setting up multiple upcycling bins throughout the demo areas.

Posted in North America
Posted August 22, 2014
The Quad Lock Universal bike mount.

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — BTI is now distributing Quad Lock smart phone accessories. The brand offers cases and mounts to attach phones to bikes, cars, and people. 

Posted in North America
Posted August 22, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BRAIN) — One Industries, supplier of protective gear, apparel and components for motocross and mountain bike use under the One, SixSixOne, Tag Metals and Sunline brands, has launched a B2B website for specialty retailers and distributors.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted August 22, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International, parent of Fuji, Kestrel, SE, Breezer, and Oval Concepts, has hired Mark Vanek as product manager for the Oval brand.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 22, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Skratch Labs has moved into a bigger facility with increased warehouse space and larger office areas.

Posted in North America
Posted August 22, 2014

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN)— August 19, 2014 — BRG Sports, Inc. has promoted long-time employee Dan Arment to executive vice president of BRG Sports. Arment also has been named president of Bell Cycling Products.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 22, 2014
100-acre facility sits under the Louisville Zoo near the airport.
Jim Lowry (left), his wife Kathy, with Sharon Tyler, Tom’s wife.

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.  (BRAIN) — Jim Lowry and Tom Tyler’s proposal for an underground mountain bike park is a one-of-a-kind venture. And IMBA is embracing it with open arms.

Posted in North America
Posted August 21, 2014
Tierney (left) and Boehmke.

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (BRAIN) — Rotating Mass Media, publisher of Dirt Rag and Bicycle Times magazine, has hired industry veteran Steve Boehmke as its newest advertising sales account representative.

Posted in North America
Posted August 21, 2014

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers has appointed Gaspare Licata as its vice president of sales and marketing.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 21, 2014

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — IMBA’S biennial World Summit kicks off Thursday in this Colorado Rocky Mountain resort with panels ranging from risk management to how best to manage volunteers.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted August 20, 2014

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — A group of bike brands with ties to Belgium are sponsoring an off-site, invitation-only event in Las Vegas during the Interbike show. Most of the brands will also have displays on the Interbike show floor, as well.  

Posted in North America
Posted August 20, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — In an effort to encourage Interbike attendees and others to ride bikes to the CrossVegas races this year, Abus Mobile Security is sponsoring valet bike parking at the event.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Interbike
Posted August 20, 2014
Retired basketball star is a longtime avid cyclist.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retired basketball star Bill Walton will headline the Interbike Industry Breakfast, held Sept. 10 prior to the opening of the Interbike Expo in Las Vegas.

Walton, an avid cyclist for many years, will deliver an inspirational message.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 19, 2014

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Southern California publishing house Move Press has pulled the plug on Switchback, its mountain bike magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted August 19, 2014

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox has expanded its Baxter, Minnesota, service facility to handle mountain bike products along with powersports, which the company said will improve service lead times across the U.S. 

Posted in North America
Posted August 19, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (BRAIN) — Jessica Klodnicki, the executive vice president and general manager of Bell Helmets and Blackburn accessories, will be the keynote speaker at The Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition annual awards presentation held during Interbike.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards / Interbike
Posted August 19, 2014

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — For the third year, Malakye.com is hosting a career fair and networking event, called The Shmooz, at the Interbike Expo.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 19, 2014

ENCINITAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Compression-wear maker Skins has hired a new sales director, David I.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 18, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — AscentCRM, a relationship marketing software and services company, has hired Larry Pedigo to lead the architecture, design, and implementation of enterprise-level CRM solutions for AscentCRM's client roster of outdoor brands.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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