central-coast

Kona raffle and party during Sea Otter will benefit California trail groups

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycles will hold a pair of fundraising events at next week’s Sea Otter Classic to benefit two mountain bike advocacy groups and their efforts to rebuild trails damaged in last year’s California wildfires. At Booth 576 during the Sea Otter expo, Kona will raffle off a limited-edition bike (just 200 made) valued at $2,299. Only 250 tickets will be sold at $20 each.

Keith Ketterer moves from Giant inside sales to outside

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Keith “KK” Ketterer, who has been an inside sales rep at Giant USA for more than a dozen years, is hitting the road as a Giant account executive, the company said Monday

Santa Barbara’s Wheelhouse to close

SANTA BARBARA, CA (BRAIN) Jan 25, 08:37 MT— After three years in business, “urban mobility” specialty retailer Wheelhouse Bikes is closing Jan. 31. Erik Wright, who co-owns the shop with partner Evan Minogue, said several factors prompted the closure, including the sale of Wheelhouse’s building to a new owner, prompting a rent increase, and the high cost of living in Santa Barbara.