AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — North America Cycles will handle distribution of Bombtrack Bicycle Company in the U.S. Bombtrack is part of WeMakeThings Co. of Cologne Germany, which also owns BMX brand WeThePeople.
“For a while now, we have been looking for a way to feed the constant requests for our bikes in the U.S. We have found a perfect partner in North America Cycles to help us facilitate the demand. Starting right …read more
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The first annual Electric Bike Expo in January will kickstart the six-month tour, allowing thousands of consumers to demo power-assisted e-bikes on a test track. Tour organizer Extra Energy Services North America launched its new indoor test track at Interbike. The tour will visit six bicycle-friendly markets in the U.S. and allow retailers and consumers over the age of 16 to demo a selection of e-bikes on a closed-loop outdoor …read more
KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — Freerider Darren Berrecloth now rides for Canyon as part of the Canyon Factory Freeride Team. He will make his official Canyon debut at the 2015 Red Bull Rampage, which kicks off its 10th edition this Thursday in Virgin, Utah.
“At my first meeting with the guys from Canyon, I immediately felt like I would be welcomed into a family. From that point on Canyon was my top pick for a brand …read more
ARLINGTON, Va. (BRAIN) — Revolution Cycles, a four-store chain in the District of Columbia, has moved its Rockville, Md., store to a bigger and more customer-friendly location near the Twinbrook Metro.
“Over time as city planning has evolved, we are getting away from 1950s strip malls and into walkable, bikeable all-inclusive communities — communities where business, transportation and living combine for a wonderful and sustainable urban life experience,” the retailer said in …read more
By Toby Hill
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca’s Seat Roll is made from Martexin waxed duck canvas for a supple appearance and water resistance equivalent to leather. It can be re-waxed every few years to refresh waterproofing.
Three pockets can store a Silca Eolo CO2 regulator with two cartridges, an inner tube up to 700x30c, a pair of tire levers, patches and personal items like a credit card, cash or keys. Once rolled up, the kit …read more
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Eurobike is moving its starting time back by 30 minutes for next year’s show. On the trade days, Wednesday through Friday, the show will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and only be open to trade visitors. On the two consumer days, which Eurobike is calling “Festival Days” and are held the weekend following the trade days, the show …read more
KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN) — Topping the top three bikes at the most recent Ironman World Championship this past weekend: Cervélo, Trek and Specialized, once again. Lava Magazine has tallied the bikes and components used by more than 2,000 athletes competing in this year’s event, held on Saturday.
Here are the top 10 bikes and top five in accessory categories, as published by Lava Magazine. For the full list of bikes and parts ridden this year, …read more
By bikinginla There’s no excuse. Period. According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, a bike rider has died as the result of a collision with an allegedly drunk driver in Lake Elsinore. The victim, identified only as a 21-year old man from Murrieta, was riding on Railroad Canyon …read more