Tim Johnson joins USA Cycling Foundation as development director


Erik’s agrees to buy Rasmussen Bicycle Shop in West Des Moines

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (BRAIN) — Erik’s Bike Shop, which has more than two dozen locations across the Upper Midwest, expects to have its first location in Iowa soon, with an agreement to buy Rasmussen Bicycle Shop in West Des Moines. The transaction is expected to be finalized on May 9. Headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota, Erik’s other locations are in Minnesota, Kansas, Illinois, and Wisconsin

Guilty verdict in Kalamazoo’s deadly crash gratifies local cyclists

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (BRAIN) — Bike riders do things a bit differently now in this city of 75,000, where a driver plowed his truck into a group road ride nearly two years ago, killing five cyclists and injuring four others.

First Olympic-sized velodrome in the Middle East opens in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV, Jerusalem (BRAIN) — The city of Tel Aviv has unveiled Israel’s newest velodrome, said to be the most advanced indoor bike racing arena in the Middle East.

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


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