Spinlister and Bike Index partner to help bike theft victims

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) – Peer-to-peer bike share company Spinlister and open-source bike registration network Bike Index have teamed up to help victims of bike theft quickly get back on two wheels

BPSA: Lifestyle, hybrid bikes made big gains last year

Road bike sales continued to plummet. BOULDER, Colo.

NICA honors athletes, supporters at annual awards

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association honored 16 and organizations in 11 categories at its 2014 NICA Awards ceremony held Saturday at Clif Bar’s headquarters in the Bay Area.  Honorees included student-athletes, coaches, volunteers, partners and sponsors who helped advance interscholastic mountain biking during the past year. Robin Farina, founder of the Women’s Cycling Association, served as master of ceremonies.

Limited-edition Merckx steel bike carries $17,500 price tag

BRUSSELS (BRAIN) — In honor of “The Cannibal’s” 70 th birthday, Eddy Merckx Cycles is introducing a limited run of 70 steel racing bikes — the EDDY70, priced at $17,500 — as the forerunner of the company’s upcoming Heritage collection of steel performance road models. Launched at a Brussels event attended by Merckx himself Tuesday night, the EDDY70 can be ordered exclusively at www.eddy70.com .

State parks provide model for fat bike use, acceptance

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (BRAIN) — Some 250 advocates, land managers, U.S.

Park Tool founder Howard Hawkins passes away

PHOENIX, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Howard Hawkins, 82, passed away Monday at his Arizona home

Tapping new markets, growing participation key challenges for multisport industry


SmartEtailing to launch MAP protection service

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — With the number of MAP policies from industry suppliers rising steadily, SmartEtailing is creating a way for retailers to keep track of the various policies and pricing changes online. SmartEtailing plans to go live with a single repository where any brand that services the specialty channel can post a new MAP policy

E-Thirteen and Magura sponsor retired pro Shaun Palmer


PinkBike.com expands connection to Enduro World Series with new style of video coverage

CHILLIWACK, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Pinkbike will collaborate with the Enduro World Series on video production for all eight of this season’s races. The website is promising a new style of coverage with an expanded video crew at each event, as well as extra content that will be released throughout the year.