SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro Inc. has named former Microsoft executive Tony Bates as president. Bates is the former CEO of Skype, which Microsoft acquired in 2011.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Todd Schmidt is joining SRAM's Road Marketing Communication team as a brand manager for SRAM and Quarq, the company announced this week.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The League of Ameican Bicyclists is announcing $3,000 in mini-grants it will make this year to support new and growing programs to engage young women in bicycling, encourage more moms to ride and advance female leadership in the bike movement.
VALENCIA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Christopher Klibowitz is joining H3 Publications' Road magazine as an editor, the publisher announced this week.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Marketing company Verde Brand Communications is now working with the California-based mountain bike clothing brand Kitsbow.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (BRAIN) — This Saturday, Michelin North America will set up a bike tire pressure check station along a popular bike path near its headquarters here.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The PeopleForBikes Ride on Chicago reached the Windy City on Monday and exceeded its fundraising goal of $100,000.
SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Probar is renaming its protein bar as part of a company-wide "brand refresh," the company said. The bar formerly known as the Probar Core is being renamed the Probar Base.
NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — WD-40 Bike is sponsoring the week-long BC Bike Race.
The brand has been named the official bike care brand of the race, held later this month.
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Two-time world champion Sven Nys will defend his CrossVegas title this year at the Las Vegas race held during Interbike.
GILBERT, Ariz. (BRAIN) — USA BMX has awarded $45,000 in scholarships to 31 collegiate athletes as part of the Bob Warnicke Memorial Scholarship Program.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association is among more than 50 trade organizations urging the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to ask Congress to repeal a shipping container scanning mandate.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP is now stocking more than 100 SKUs from BMX brand Animal Bikes, the distributor announced Monday.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition is seeking nominations for its Bike Industry Pioneering Woman and First Ascent Awards.
The awards were established by OIWC in 2006 to recognize the impact women have had on the bike industry and their local communities.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes has sent out a confidential request for proposals (RFP) seeking bidders for a contract to provide more accurate statistical data on bicycling participation in the U.S.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye has added Premier Cycling Group as its new sales representative for Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas.
BEAVERTON, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima is now the preferred cargo management equipment provider for The Bike Cooperative, a dealer-owned co-op with more than 300 members.
AJAX, Ontario (BRAIN) — WASPcam products are now being distributed in the U.S. by BTI and Lexco Bikes.
The Canadian brand's products continue to be distributed in Canada by Live to Play Sports.