mountain bike

Continental revamps its King Series mountain bike tires

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) —  Continental said it has redesigned its King Series line of mountain bike tires from the inside out.

Kona raffle and party during Sea Otter will benefit California trail groups

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycles will hold a pair of fundraising events at next week’s Sea Otter Classic to benefit two mountain bike advocacy groups and their efforts to rebuild trails damaged in last year’s California wildfires. At Booth 576 during the Sea Otter expo, Kona will raffle off a limited-edition bike (just 200 made) valued at $2,299. Only 250 tickets will be sold at $20 each.

Goodyear launches premium bicycle tire line

CARSON, Calif. (BRAIN) —In its 120 years of existence, Goodyear has manufactured tires for everything from Henry Ford’s Model T to Formula 1 racecars and NASA’s Mars rover.

Competitive Cyclist hires TRUE Communications for PR

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Competitive Cyclist has hired TRUE Communications as its official press representative. Competitive Cyclist started in 1998 in Little Rock, Arkansas, in a 1,100 square foot bike shop. In 2005, they switched exclusively to e-commerce, and in 2011, the brand was purchased by Backcountry.com and moved to Salt Lake City

Commencal moves US office from California to Colorado

GOLDEN, Colo.

DRAFT Meetup at Giant headquarters planned for next Thursday

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes’ next DRAFT Meetup event is next Thursday, March 22, at the Giant Bicycles headquarters here. The event includes beer, tacos, gear raffles, networking and presentations about building a better community through cycling.

Mountain Bike Hall of Fame opens nominee submissions

FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame is accepting nomination submissions from now until April 15

Michael Cushionbury joins Lezyne as communications manager

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Lezyne has hired industry veteran Michael Cushionbury as its communications manager. Cushionbury has 25 years of experience in the cycling industry as an editor for Mountain Bike Action, Bike, Bicycling and Mountain Bike magazines as well as global marketing manager for Cannondale.

Felt Bicycles announces territory expansion under sales rep Juan Diaz

IRVINE, Calif.

POC moves from MIPS to its own SPIN technology for helmets

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC is launching new 2018 model year bike helmets with its own SPIN technology to reduce injuries from oblique impacts.