The Gordini MTN Crew: Work Glove Toughness, Serious Tech:

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The work glove for when the weather takes a turn for the worst. The Gordini MTN Crew, provides serious warmth and wet weather protection, with all the durability and grit of a work glove. Key features include: Water resistant Downtek insulation to keep your hands warm when the weather takes a turn for the worst: A […]

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Little Bellas Unveils Custom Specialized Mountain Bike

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Burlington, VT — Little Bellas, the non-profit focused on empowering girls through bikes, announces collaboration with bicycle brand, Specialized. Together the teams launched a custom Pitch mountain bike for the Little Bellas program. The Little Bellas Pitch comes in a “gloriously savage” Chambray Blue, inspired by the Little Bella brand, with a specially designed decal pack […]

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Fischer Taps Wagner for Competition Coordinator

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AUBURN NH, Fischer Sports announced the hire of Mike Wagner to the newly created position of Competition Coordinator. A thirty-year veteran of the industry, Wagner brings insights from a wealth of perspectives having worked closely with wax and tool manufacturing and supported athletes across all levels of competition through a variety of roles. “From World […]

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Gordini USA Partners with Press Forward

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ESSEX JUNCTION, VT — Gordini USA Inc., a family-owned, global leader in glove manufacturing for skiers and riders for over 60 years, announces a partnership with Press Forward PR for media relations, content creation, and brand strategy. “Gordini USA is excited to partner with Press Forward. We look forward to cultivating a highly innovative and […]

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Gordini Launches ERGOknit: The First 3D Knit Glove

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ESSEX JUNCTION, VT — Gordini’s heritage is built on seven decades of innovation. We are now revolutionizing glove design with ERGOknit, the 3D knit glove. This technology leverages 3D knitting currently used in cutting edge footwear, into glove construction. Creating a first of its kind for people who like to stay active in the cold […]

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Velocio Apparel Secures Investment, Hires Laura Spencer

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Velocio Apparel, a New England-based cycling brand specializing in performance apparel, has closed a Series A investment round led by Steve Fuller, former L.L.Bean Chief Marketing Officer.  Fuller, speaking on behalf of his three-person investor group, described the interest in Velocio as born from the brand’s product quality and growth since its founding in 2014 […]

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Father’s Day Giveaway: Opinel / North St. Bags / Julbo

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Opinel, the storied knife brand from France, North St. Bags, a Portland, OR-based outdoor, lifestyle and cycling outfitter and Julbo Mountain Eyewear are collaborating for an everyday carry giveaway this Father’s Day. The brands each offer purposefully designed goods that improve the daily carry. The winner will receive a North St. Bags Davis daypack, and set of VX Pittock […]

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PeopleForBikes Scored The Bike Networks in 299 U.S. Cities – Here’s What They Found

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PeopleForBikes recently announced the first ever tool for measuring and comparing bike infrastructure around the country. The tool can be found here, and if you would like to a more in-depth exploration of what they found you can check out the PeopleForBikes blog post here. The new PlacesForBikes Bike Network Analysis is a first-of-its-kind project […]

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PeopleForBikes: Five Controversial eMTB Questions Answered

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As eMTBs grow in popularity, so has the controversy around them. The reality is that in some areas, there are clear guidelines around eMTBs and over 10,000 miles of trail accessible to eMTBs in the U.S. “At PeopleForBikes, we believe the more people who ride bikes, the better. A significant barrier for many to jump […]

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Fischer Sports Hires Mike Hattrup as Backcountry Specialist / Western Territory Manager (CA, AZ, NV)

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AUBURN, NH- Fischer Sports USA announced today the hire of legendary skier and ski product developer, Mike Hattrup to the position of Backcountry Specialist / Western Territory Manager. Hattrup, an AMGA certified guide and longtime ski industry icon, will lead up backcountry outreach and product development, while supporting western regional sales of the Fischer Brand. […]

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Five Places You Can Go on an Epic eMTB Adventure

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Electric Assisted Mountain Bikes, or eMTBs for short, are quickly becoming the exciting new way to explore by bike. Their ease of use is opening up biking to everyone regardless of fitness level or age. While eMTBs are still regulated as motorized vehicles when it comes to trail access, there are over 10,000 miles of […]

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Opinel x Topo Designs Collaborate on No. 8 Pocket Knife

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Storied French knife brand, Opinel, and American outdoor outfitter, Topo Designs, announce an adventure-ready collaboration based around the Opinel No. 8 pocket knife. The two brands, celebrating a love of well designed goods, brought an updated look to the knife’s timeless outdoors style. The Opinel x Topo Designs limited edition No. 8 sports a bright […]

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Little Bellas Launches Birkie Weekend Camp

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Little Bellas, a national organization dedicated to helping young women realize their potential through cycling, announces the Birkie Weekend Camp in Hayward, WI, Saturday, August 12th at the Highway 00 Trailhead. The Birkie Weekend Camp is an all-girls adventure  program designed to get girls hooked on the sport of mountain biking. The one-day program will […]

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A Bad Deal for Bikes: The Trump Administration’s 2018 Budget

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  The Trump Administration’s 2018 budget, released today, threatens our nation’s economic vitality by failing to properly invest in a robust, modernized transportation network. The plan provides inadequate protection for our public lands. It is bad news for people who bike, the bike business, and the growing number of U.S. communities that benefit from bicycle […]

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The Fischer Ranger 115 Giveaway

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New for the 2017-2018 season, the Ranger 115 is the latest addition to the already successful Ranger Lineup. Full Carbon nose, milled out sandwich sidewall wood core and edge to edge Titanal underfoot make this a powerful yet lightweight and playful ski.Confirm your email to the Fischer mailing list and you’ll be eligible to win […]

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Fischer Sports Pairs With TGR to Support Up-And-Coming Skiers

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AUBURN, NH. (April 12, 2017) – Fischer Sports announced today a partnership with Teton Gravity Research (TGR), the global leader in action and adventure sports media. Fischer will sponsor TGR’s Grom Contest, a heated competition and well sought-after title that seeks to find the best of the best in skiing youth. The grand prize includes […]

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Preparing: Ride On for Red Nose Day

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Ride On For Red Nose Day, powered by Walgreens®and PeopleForBikes®, is a fully supported, professional-grade road cycling experience for riders who are passionate about helping kids in need. What is Red Nose Day? Red Nose Day, the UK based charity born out of comedians using laughter to raise awareness for programs battling poverty and injustice. Ride On […]

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North St. Bags Lifts Up Media Outreach with Press Forward

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PORTLAND, OR.- North St. Bags, producers of made-in-Oregon backpacks, bags, and travel accessories, has partnered with Press Forward PR for media relations. “We are happy to have found a truly great partner in Press Forward. Finding someone outside your company who is willing to listen, learn, and travel with you on your journey is rare,” […]

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Walton Family Foundation investment supports bicycling’s role in fostering economic development

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BOULDER, Colo. — In support of PeopleForBikes’ Business Network, and their expanding efforts to tell the story of economic development and bikes, the Walton Family Foundation renewed their commitment to the organization for 2017. Through their contribution, PeopleForBikes will help ensure more federal, state and local community leaders understand the rewards of investing in bike […]

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Swix Opens Pop-Up Shop at American Birkebeiner

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HAYWARD, WI- Riverbrook BIKE AND SKI has teamed up with Swix Sport for a clothing sale extravaganza on Main Street, ACROSS FROM Peoples Bank! GET Swix APPAREL for up to 50% off Training jackets, mid-layers, fleece, down coats, pantS, and accessories up to 50% off! Stop in Birkie weekend from 10-6 on Thursday, 9-6 Friday & Saturday, and […]

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Swix Launches Custom Teamwear Site for 2017-18

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HAVERHILL, M.A., Swix Sport USA announced today the launch of a new custom site, team wear portal and design support for programs looking for elite level clothing. The new site allows teams and groups to easily customize an array of high-quality Nordic and Alpine Swix pieces with design support from the Swix custom team. “It’s […]

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