Bike News

Ben & Bikes podcast to include PeopleForBikes’ ’Surprising Bike Legislation‘ segments

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Each edition of the Ben & Bikes podcast will now feature a segment produced by PeopleForBikes, called “Surprising Bike Legislation.” The popular bike podcast, which has new issues every two weeks, is hosted by Ben Lockett. The PeopleForBikes segments will highlight a current legislative issue and how to get involved.

City governments struggle as bike sharing upsets traditional transportation models

MONTEREY, Calif.

Pivot officially launches Shuttle e-MTB in US

MONTEREY, Calif.

Arizona Legislature passes e-bike bill

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Arizona will become the ninth state in three years to enact the industry’s model e-bike legislation if, as expected, Gov

MIPS and POC settle lawsuit over alleged infringement of safety technology

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — MIPS and POC Sweden say they have agreed to settle a legal dispute over intellectual property used in ski and bike helmets. The companies say they have agreed to work together to develop safer helmets. POC was one of the first helmet brands to use MIPS technology, said to reduce the likelihood of brain injuries from rotational impacts on a helmet.

Pivot Cycles hires John Pentecost in international sales and Ron Koch in media relations and content

TEMPE, Ariz.

Marin and Hawley-Lambert form sales partnership

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes, Inc., and Hawley-Lambert have announced a new sales partnership for all IBD sales in the U.S. Hawley-Lambert sale reps are now representing the Marin brand, while Marin will continue to stock bicycles at its warehouses in Southern California and New Jersey, maintain some of its regional sales reps, and continue to handle fulfillment, credit programs, warranty and other functions

New Interbike podcast looks at used bike market and bike trade-in programs

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The newest Interbike podcast looks at how some IBDs are taking a new look at the used bike market, whether they buy and sell used bikes or take them as trade-ins toward new bike sales.  Guests on the fifth episode of “Interbike — The Podcast” include Steve Frothingham, the web editor for Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, who has written extensively about the used bike market in recent years (including a new article in the April 15 issue of BRAIN)

Service planned for Friday for Eli Eipper, industry veteran who died after being struck by drunken driver

CORONA DEL MAR, Calif.

First quarter wholesale bike sales up 2.4% thanks to e-bikes and gravel bikes

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The U.S