cycling

BMC Switzerland hires Ryan Cleek as North American marketing manager

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland has hired Ryan Cleek as the North American marketing manager.

2018 Sea Otter Classic and BLC

Just some of our coverage from Monterey. Package Articles:? Pivot officially launches Shuttle e-MTB in US BPSA, PeopleForBikes to examine ties as issues grow more complex BLC speaker: Industry needs leadership to reverse decline in ridership GÜP introduces tire sealant/inflator can at Sea Otter City governments struggle as bike sharing upsets traditional transportation models Frog launches USA Cycling co-branded youth bikes Cane Creek to debut eeWings titanium crankset at Sea Otter New sock brand, Mint, supports NICA with each sale

Frog launches USA Cycling co-branded youth bikes

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Frog Bikes, which announced a three-year agreement with USA Cycling last year , is introducing a line of USA Cycling and Frog co-branded bikes at the Sea Otter Classic this week

Wirth departs MBA, magazine promotes staff to fill void

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.

Sea Otter Expo is sold out

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Sea Otter Classic say they have sold out the entire expo area for this year’s festival. The expo will include more than 500 exhibitors representing nearly 900 brands and occupy 165,000 square feet of display space.

Planet Bike awards $24k in grants to 6 advocacy groups

MADISON, Wis.

Giant posts revenue decline for 2017, predicts single-digit growth for 2018

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)  —Giant Manufacturing, closing its books on 2017, posted revenue for the year of $1.9 billion, a 3.5 percent decline from 2016.

Endura sold to Pentland Brands

Pentland owns brands including Speedo, Mitre, Canterbury and Berghaus. LIVINGSTON, U.K

CrankTank adds sponsors and plans for Draft Meetup for Media Summit

KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — CrankTank has announced two new brand sponsors for its June Impact Media Summit in Sun Valley. The event organizer also announced that Sun Valley-based endurance rider Rebecca Rusch and bike media veteran Zap Espinoza will participate in a PeopleForBikes Draft Meetup event planned for the closing evening of the Summit

Fyxation Bicycle Co. buys Pedal Milwaukee Building

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Fyxation has acquired the Pedal Milwaukee Building, a 1929 brick building that will house the brand’s design center and corporate offices as well as warehouse space. The building also is home to Wisconsin Bike Fed, Velobahn Coffee and Team Sports, Inc, which is owned and managed by Tom Schuler, the building’s previous owner. Schuler, a former Olympic cyclist and founding member of the 7-Eleven Cycling Team, bought the building in 2011 and had always intended to make the building a hub for cycling-related businesses