Monique Pua Mata joins Bianchi as a factory rep

HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) —?Bianchi USA has hired Monique Pua Mata as its factory rep for the SoCal/Central Coast region. Mata is well known as a professional mountain biker who also participates in road and triathlon

Ira Becker, former publisher of MTBR, joins BicycleBlueBook

Former Kelley Blue Book executives join used bike guide's advisory board. SAN JOSE, Calif

USA Triathlon hosts Medical Multisport Conference for second year

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Triathlon will welcome physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, race directors and coaches to the Medical Multisport Conference, scheduled for Nov

QBP’s Matt Moore to be the starter at CrossVegas’ Wheelers & Dealers race

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Matt Moore, QBP’s general counsel, who was injured in a car-bike collision in?March, will fire the starter’s pistol for this year’s industry race at CrossVegas. Moore had participated in every edition of the Wheelers & Dealers race since it was added to the program in 2008, said CrossVegas promoter Brook Watts.

RockyMounts offers upright rack that fits everything including fat bikes

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) —?RockyMounts’ new upright bike mount, the TomaHawk can accommodate everything from 20-inch kids bikes to fat bikes with 5-inch wide tires.

Light & Motion IBD sales contest will award a free trip to Monterey

MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Light & Motion is launching an IBD sales contest on Aug. 1 that will award the winner a trip to the lighting company’s hometown of Monterey, Calif., during next year’s Sea Otter Classic

Jens Voigt to host a Gran Fondo in Marin County this October

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retired pro Jens Voigt will hist his own Gran Fondo event in Marin County in October this year

MIPS now used by 40+ brands, another 14 adding the technology for next season

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Just over a year ago at Eurobike, Bell Helmets announced an investment in the Stockholm-based company behind the MIPS system ,?which is said to protect the head from rotational forces on impact. At the time, MIPS was used by just a handful of bike brands, and mostly in enduro-style helmets.

Campagnolo app tracks bike use, manages EPS

VINCENZA, Italy (BRAIN) —?Campagnolo’s new mobile app was designed to help cyclists keep track of their entire garage of bikes and the components as well as customize Campagnolo’s electronic EPS drivetrains.

FSA hires John Stamstad for inside sales

MUKILTEO, Wash. (BRAIN) —?Full Speed Ahead has hired industry veteran and Mountain Bike Hall of Famer John Stamstad for inside sales at their Seattle headquarters.