Abus launches retail staff training website

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Abus’ new is available to all bike shop employees in North America. Abus Academy includes training modules under three main schools: Brand, Products and Retail

Kitsbow developing mountain bike gloves with Mechanix Wear

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Upscale mountain bike clothing maker Kitsbow is working with glove maker Mechanix Wear on a new line of mountain bike gloves that will be launched later this year. Kitsbow plans to offer two models of riding gloves with Mechanix branding.  Mechanix Wear is based in Valencia, California, and produces gloves for the  automotive, industrial, tactical and construction industries.

Myagi offers free bike retail staff training video series

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Myagi, which hosts video training programs for several industry suppliers and organizations, also has available 10 free bicycle retailer staff training videos. The videos cover how to sell tires, helmets and other products. The videos were produced in the U.K.

Vee Tire works with Thailand group to recycle tires into key rings

Program is intended to reduce poverty in Northern Thailand. ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Vee Tire Co.

Olympic Supply hires Joe Hall as Ohio sales rep

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Olympic Supply has hired industry veteran Joe Hall as its new Ohio sales representative. Hall was most recently the North American sales manager for Kenda USA.

The Mann Group adds sales rep workshop to Mann U

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Mann Group has added a new workshop for bike industry sales reps to its Mann U offerings

Wolf Tooth re-launches its elliptical chainrings as PowerTrac Elliptical

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth Components has re-branded and re-launched its line of elliptical chainrings for 1x drivetrains for mountain bike, cyclocross and gravel bike use. The rings are now branded as PowerTrac, which is lazer etched on the products

G-Form introduces protective bib short


Halo Headband added to The Bike Co-op supplier partner list


J&B to distribute Box Components for BMX and mountain bike

ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Box Components’ BMX and mountain bike components, including its new Box One drivetrain, are now available nationwide from J&B. Box sales director Gregorio de Haro said, “we are very happy to have J&B as a distributor.