Jeff Archer, owner of First Flight Bicycles, killed while crossing street

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Jeffrey Patrick Archer, the owner of First Flight Bicycles in Statesville, North Carolina, died Wednesday evening after being struck by a car. Archer, 52, was walking across a street in Mooresville when he was hit.

WTB shows high-end road tires — but what does ‘high-end road’ mean in 2016?

TAIPEI?(BRAIN) — Last week WTB hinted that it would release some “high-end road tires” at the Taipei Cycle Show.

NAHBS goes big in Sacramento with record attendance, ‘Road Plus’ bikes


Organizers expecting record turnout as NAHBS opens in Sacramento


WTB introduces ‘Road Plus’ tire size

? SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) —?WTB will be unveiling a new 650b tire named the Horizon 650 x 47c Road Plus TCS at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show this weekend

Nelson Vails to present documentary about his life at NAHBS

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) —?Nelson Vails, the only African-American cyclist to win an Olympic medal, will preside over five screenings of a new film about his life, “Cheetah – The Nelson Vails Story,” at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show this weekend

More countries than ever to be represented at NAHBS

SACRAMENTO, Calif.?(BRAIN) — Organizers say they have registered exhibitors from more countries than ever for next year’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show, which will be held here Feb. 26-28. For the first time, exhibitors from Russia and Lithuania are expected to attend the show, along with bike makers from North America, the U.K., Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Australia, and Japan.

CABDA to open show registration next week

Registration is free to CABDA members; other retailers are free if you register soon. CHICAGO (BRAIN) —?CABDA will open attendee registration for its 2016 trade show on Monday, Nov. 2

Alchemy works with Dave Earle and Sotto Group on new mountain bike offerings

DENVER (BRAIN) — High end framebuilder Alchemy Bicycles is expanding beyond its road and ‘cross offerings with a carbon hardtail mountain bike that it is now shipping, and plans to expand its mountain bike offerings in part by working with David Earle’s Sotto Group.

New BRAIN covers the Manifesto, handmade show and the Atlanta bike market

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The latest print edition of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News includes coverage of Interbike’s “Manifesto,” a document that came out of this winter’s IBD Summit in Arizona.