Renee Jardine named VeloPress publisher as Costantino retires


Fox launches redesigned Flux trail helmet

CALABASAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Racing introduced its deep-coverage Flux trail helmet back in 2006

Dirt Fest West Virginia attracts 900-plus riders

PITTSBURGH (BRAIN) — West Virginia’s Big Bear Lake Camplands was the scene for the Dirt Fest West Virginia mountain bike festival earlier this month. The event attracted more than 900 riders from 20 states and Canada

Hawley-Lambert to distribute Pirelli bike tires in US and Canada

LEVIS, Québec (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert has reached a distribution agreement for the new Pirelli PZero Velo tire range, covering both Canada and the United States. The PZero Velo range will initially be available in three different versions, borrowing nomenclature from Pirelli’s F1 tires: silver for Road Racing, red for Time Trial and blue for the Four Seasons. “We chose to undertake collaboration with Hawley-Lambert for the Canadian and United States markets because of their proven experience and outstanding reputation,” said Johan Molenmaker, director of sales for Pirelli’s bicycle business

Fox Racing supports IMBA’s instructor certification program

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Fox Racing is continuing its support of International Mountain Bicycling Association’s Instructor Certification Program for the third year “Fox Racing wants to help our sport grow and understands that certified instructors play an important role in bringing new riders into the community and showing them the ropes,” said Tammy Donahugh, IMBA’s instructor certification program manager. IMBA launched the program in 2013 to offer professional training and certification for individuals who lead group rides or teach mountain bike skills clinics.  Fox Racing outfits IMBA Instructor Trainers and supports new instructors

Voting opens for 2017 inductees to Mountain Bike Hall of Fame

FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRIAN) — The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame nominating committee has made its selections for the MBHOF ballot for this year’s inductees

J&B now distributing Maxima bike line

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Starting this month J&B Importers is distributing the complete Maxima Racing Oils Bike line from all 11 of its distribution centers. Maxima Racing Oils said it has seen steady growth of their commercial bike line of lubricants, cleaners and other bike care products since the launch in 2014. “Maxima’s Bike products have created a loyal following among top bike mechanics, by joining J&B Importers with 11 warehouses, we are going to be able to extend our reach to assure that more IDB’s have access to Maxima products” said Andrew Hursh, Maxima Bike’s Product specialist.

PK rejoins SE Bikes

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Perry Kramer, whose initials are immortalized in SE Bike’s PK Ripper BMX model, is returning to the brand, which is now owned by ASI

PeopleForBikes hosts two executive fly-ins and Congressional Bike Fest in DC

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes and representatives from the bike industry spent two days here last week for two executive fly-ins and the first-ever PeopleForBikes Congressional Bike Fest. “The fly-ins and our first-ever Bike Fest are part of PeopleForBikes’ ongoing effort to elevate the bike industry’s voice on Capitol Hill,” said Jenn Dice, the vice president of the PeopleForBikes Business Network.

Pirelli to launch line of road bike tires this fall

MILAN (BRAIN) — Pirelli is returning to the bicycle market with a line of road tires that will be available this fall. The 110-year old Italian brand has focused on performance auto and motorcycle tires in recent decades, and will adopt its P Zero brand from motorized use: the bike tire line is called P Zero Velo.