BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—With snow shutting airports and icing up Interstates, Quality Bicycle Products expects little impact on attendance at Frostbike which opened today with various seminars. Tomorrow QBP’s Frost Bike expo opens with over 130 vendors showing their newest products. Frostbike overlaps the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Denver, Colorado, and the Birkebeiner ski race in Wisconsin, leading a few attendees to vent their frustration at too many events scheduled for the same weekend
DENVER, CO — Ethic Industries, the owner of the Alchemy Bicycle Company, is launching a bike painting service at its Denver headquarters.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike shops in Colorado and Pennsylvania are gathering donated gear for the Afghanistan cycling team. Mountain biker activist Shannon Galpin, the founder of Mountain2Mountain , will bring the gear back to the country this spring
EUGENE, OR (BRAIN) — Rolf Prima has begun shipping the company’s Ralos mountain bike wheels with the new XD driver that is SRAM 1×11 XX1 compatible. Rolf Prima’s new XD driver is CNC’d out of titanium in the U.S., and all Ralos (alloy 26-, 27.5-and 29-inch) and Ralos CXC (carbon 29-inch) wheels are available with the XD-compatible driver. It is also an easy upgrade to convert existing Ralos wheels to the XD driver to run XX1
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Six bike companies — perhaps to be joined soon by a few more — are co-habitating in a Denver building, creating a destination hotspot for area bikers.
Denver company also spins off its schwag business DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports has two new pedals — including one model with an innovative bike fitting feature — and is splitting off its private label business for events into a new company called Event Gear. New pedals Sampson has two new pedals for 2013. One is super light and the other allows fit adjustments that previously were possible only with cleat shims, spindle changes and other inconveniences
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday August 8 2012 10:27 AM MT— “Think big, act small,” is the buzz phrase at Alchemy Bicycle Company, a small builder that’s carving out a niche in the area where high-performance racing bikes and custom, handmade craftsmanship overlap. Alchemy, which started in Austin, Texas, about five years ago, has new investors who have formed a parent company for the brand, called Ethic Industries. Ethic’s partners are newcomer Matt Simpson, the former CEO of Pedro’s, and Alchemy’s Ryan Cannizzaro and Matt Maczuzak
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SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN) Mar 5 2012â€” Not only shop employees, but Ikon Cyclesâ€™ owner Adrian Moore, Beth Annon-Lovering, the owner of B&L Bike Shop and her daughter Christy, and no doubt other shop owners, visited the North American Handmade Bicycle Show during its 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. â€œindustry onlyâ€ opening hours on the first day. Since the show is about beautiful bikes here is a little peak about what is on display, starting with Cherubin’s eye-catching track bike: Cherubim by Shin-ichi Konno had this track bike on display