Industry News

Industry News Archive for dates of Wednesday, December 26, 2018 thru Tuesday, January 8, 2019
  • Adidas Extends Stock Buyback Program 01/08/2019  sgbonline.com - Adidas announced the start of the second tranche of its current multi-year share buyback program announced in March 2018. The company intends to repurchase own shares worth around €800 million in 2019....
  • X2 All-Natural Energy To Fuel Warrior Dash as Official Energy Drink 01/08/2019  mudrunguide.com - Warrior Dash and X2 All-Natural Energy have entered into a partnership making X2 the Official Energy Drink of Warrior Dash. Warrior Dash participants will be treated to X2 Energy samples in addition...
  • Clif Bar returns as title sponsor of CampoVelo 01/08/2019  bicycleretailer.com - The third annual CampoVelo will take place April 26-28, 2019 in Napa Valley, combining world class cycling, wellness, cuisine, libations, and fundraising into a unique three-day event in America’s preeminent wine...
  • Bike New York Announces Jon Orcutt as Its New Communications Director 01/08/2019  prweb.com - Bike New York announced that it is launching an advocacy program to help New York become the world’s best city for cycling. Jon Orcutt, long-time NYC sustainable transportation advocate and former Policy...
  • Klimat app adds weather conditions to Strava activity feed 01/07/2019  bicycleretailer.com - Klimatt is an app that can sync with Strava accounts so that weather conditions appear on the Strava activity feed. The app has free and premium modes and offers more customization options....
  • Q&A: New USA Cycling CEO Rob DeMartini 01/07/2019  velonews.com - USA Cycling has hired Rob DeMartini as its new president and CEO following the departure of Derek Bouchard-Hall at the end of 2018. VeloNews chats with the national governing body's newest leader,...
  • 90-year-old U.S. cyclist fails doping test, loses crown 01/05/2019  velonews.com - Carl Grove, a 90-year-old American cyclist, has been stripped of his age group title and world record from the U.S. Masters Track Championships after failing a doping test. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency...
  • Nike Faces Trademark Lawsuit Over Cool Compression Line 01/04/2019  sgbonline.com - Lontex Corp. has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Nike Inc. charging that Nike has used its trademarked ‘Cool Compression’ branding term without permission.
  • Halfords unveils “world’s first” Amazon Alexa smart bike 01/04/2019  cyclingindustry.news - Halfords has announced its UK customers will be the first to have exclusive access to its new Cybic Legend bike range, equipped with Amazon Alexa technology. The smart bike will feature Amazon...
  • Rotating Mass Media winding down Bicycle Times website 01/04/2019  bicycleretailer.com - Close to two years after suspending its print edition and moving exclusively online, Bicycle Times’ website is winding down, with content migrating over to the website and print magazine of fellow...
  • Notes from the Weirdest Fitness Classes We Could Find 01/03/2019  outsideonline.com - Knowing that Afitness routines get a little boring with fitness routines, outsideonline.com tested out six of the most unusual classes in the New York City area.
  • Borealis Fat Bikes Reports Increased Sales and Profits in 2018 01/02/2019  bicycleretailer.com - Steve Kaczmarek, owner of Springs-based Borealis Fat Bikes announced that sales and profits in 2018 were up dramatically compared with 2017. Borealis developed new sales and marketing strategies which proved to...
  • EF Education First will race Dirty Kanza, Leadville 01/02/2019  velonews.com - Plans are coming into focus for EF Education First’s “alternative” race calendar as the team confirmed it will send riders to Dirty Kanza 200, Leadville Trail 100 MTB, as well as two...
  • SRAM reshuffle sees Day transition to Chairman and new CEO at helm 01/02/2019  cyclingindustry.news - SRAM co-founder and CEO, Stan Day, is moving to a new role in the company as Chairman of the Board of Directors, while Ken Lousberg takes over as CEO. Day has led...
  • SFIA Elects Officers, Directors For 2019 01/02/2019  sgbonline.com - Chris Clawson, former president, Life Fitness, has been re-elected as the Sports and Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) chairman of the board, while Dan Arment, president and CEO, Riddell and BRG Sports, has...
  • Toyota Grows Olympic Involvement With Six New Partnerships 01/02/2019  frntofficesport.com - Branding itself as a mobility company, Toyota is set to partner with the National Governing Bodies of six new sports for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo – skateboarding, surfing, wheelchair basketball,...
  • BPSA figures show slight climb in the value of bike sales 12/27/2018  bicycleretailer.com - Wholesale bike sales dipped in November, down 14% over the same month last year in dollars, and 26% in units. Year-to-date figures through November show a 4% increase in dollars and a...

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