Ben Woodbury (re) joins Champion System


Zeitbike adds Andrew York as New York rep


SwiftCarbon bikes now available consumer direct in the US

RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — SwiftCarbon bikes are now being sold consumer direct in the U.S. via the company’s website,? .

Raleigh donates bike fleets to Trips for Kids

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.?(BRAIN) — Raleigh USA is providing a fleet of bikes to Trips for Kids International for the second year in a row. Last year?Raleigh USA, a division of Accell North America,donated enough bikes to supply 10 new TFK chapters. Raleigh’s support helps TFK International expand its reach across North America and worldwide providing mountain bike outings for underserved, low income and at-risk youth.

Olympic Cycle Supply to distribute Funkier cold weather clothing

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) —?Milwaukee’s Olympic Supply Company is now distributing Funkier’s cold-weather clothing line. “Everyone in the Midwest knows Olympic and the great relationships they have with their IBDs,” said Kevin Tuttle, director of Funkier USA. “They understand what their IBDs need and provide the professionalism and customer service dealers deserve.

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.

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

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.

WTB’s new sit-bone measurement tool is used on the rider’s own bike

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) —?WTB is showing off its new Saddle Fit System at Eurobike. The system is designed to steer a rider towards suggested saddles by using a pressure sensitive pad that is placed over the rider’s existing saddle to measure sit-bone position. “By allowing our Saddle Fit System to slide over a rider’s existing saddle, we are not changing his or her preferences for fore/aft adjustment of the rails, nor slope of the saddle,” said Chris Feucht, WTB’s manager of new product