New York investment group buys Ibex

Terry Precision Bicycles owner Liz Robert and partners were outbid for the assets of the Vermont-based wool clothing brand. BURLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — A New York City-based investment group, Flour Fund, has purchased the assets of the wool clothing brand Ibex.

NEMBAfest grows with popularity of Vermont’s Kingdom Trails

LYNDONVILLE and EAST BURKE, Vt. (BRAIN) — Go to any consumer bike event, and it’s not difficult to find at least someone with a gripe about it: “Too few demo bikes.” “Not enough bathrooms.” “The weather always sucks.” “Swag was weak.” But it was all smiles and uniformly good vibes this past weekend as NEMBAfest staged the 19th edition of its “celebration of summer and all things mountain biking” in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. “The proximity to trails is fantastic.


Start: June 21, 2013 End: June 23, 2013 Location: East Burke, Vermont NEMBDAfest2013 The NEMBAfest at Kingdom Trails  will be held at the base lodge of Burke Mountain Ski Resort, and features camping, a large industry expo with over 50 bike industry vendors, lift serve mountain biking at the Burke Mountain Bike Park, scores of group rides, live music, and food and beer from 21 different Vermont farms and companies. Various mountain bike celebrities will be in attendance.

Vermont Bike And Brew Challenge

Got this in the email, looks simple fantastic if beer and cycling and Vermont are in your interest groups.


The Vermont Bike and Brewery Challenge is a cycling tour of over half of Vermonts’ world class Breweries. Between August 25th and 29th a group of us will ride 200+ miles through some of New England’s best scenery, as well as tasting some of the tastiest beer in the world. Riders are encouraged to come for all five days or just one. The trip is free, and more information including lodging options are available at We will also post details through the meet-up if people want them!