Jamis and Nirve add sales staff in Southwest and Northern California


Fit Symposium returns to Interbike

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has released the content schedule for its third annual Fit Symposium, which will be held in Las Vegas the day prior to the opening of this year’s Interbike Expo

Primal joins The Bike Cooperative supplier network

MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Primal is the latest brand to join The Bike Cooperative’s network of supplier partners

Southwest Composite begins carbon manufacturing for bike and outdoor industries

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (BRAIN) – Southwest Composite Works Inc., a full-service, carbon fiber engineering and manufacturing company, has announced it will expand its business to provide sustainable, U.S.-based mold-making and tooling solutions for the cycling and outdoor recreation industries. HIA Velo, a bike manufacturer and designer based in Little Rock, Arkansas, has signed on as one of SWC’s first clients

Giant’s first quarter revenue slides reflecting continued market turmoil

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — First quarter revenue at Giant Manufacturing, the world’s largest producer of bikes, continues a downward trend pointing to what could be another tough year for the industry. First quarter revenue dropped 5.9 percent to NT$13.5 billion ($447.4 million) compared to 2016 first quarter revenue of NT$14.4

Cycling participation edges higher in 2016, NSGA reports

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (BRAIN) — Cycling participation ticked up a mild 0.5 percent to 36.2 million riders in 2016, according to new figures from the National Sporting Goods Association. The NSGA defines participants as those who have ridden a bike six or more days per year, and tracks this for Americans ages 7 and up

World Cycling Forum finalizes agenda

PORTO, Portugal (BRAIN) — The inaugural World Cycling Forum, set for June 7 and 8 in Porto, Portugal, will focus on “consumer centricity and increasing speed to market,” organizers stated.

Industry marks National Bike Month with promotions

BALTIMORE (BRAIN) — The bike industry is marking National Bike Month with various promotions, including giveaways and events.  Schwinn is teaming up with Winnebago to give away bikes and other gear each day this month. The prizes include bikes, bike accessories and Winnebago outdoor gear (but apparently not a full Winnebago RV) Organizers of the Armed Forces Cycling Classic, a non-competitive ride that starts in Arlington, Virginia, are using the month to try to drive registration for the event, which is June 11

May 1 BRAIN looks at bike podcasts and the high-end MTB market, and remembers Steve Tilford

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The latest issue of BRAIN features a look at a growing trend in the bike media world: podcasts.

Carbon bike repair service, Broken Carbon, expands and offers wholesale pricing

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Broken Carbon, which repairs and refinishes carbon bike frames, has expanded its staff, hiring composites expert Cameron Frazer as its lead repair technician. “Cameron has extensive knowledge with composites backed by undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Auckland