Julbo Launches 2018 Eyewear Line-Up

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Julbo extends its 2018 line-up with new and versatile sport models, a dip into their historical archives and a no-compromise pair of shields designed for high output sport. The Cham (above) is a reissue of a pair originally released in 1972. Tuned for modern use with driving-friendly category 3 lenses (a mountaineering focused Category 4 […]

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Fischer Launches the 2018 – 2019 Ranger Free Boot

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AUBURN, NH- Fischer Skis is proud to announce the forthcoming release of its Ranger Free Boot Line-up. Debuting at the Outdoor Retailer / SIA Show in January, the Fischer Ranger Free offers unrivaled ski driving performance in a technically progressive touring boot. Bearing a unique SKI / WALK mechanism triggered by opening or closing the […]

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PeopleForBikes Statement On Elimination of Bike Tax Benefits in Senate Tax Plan

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PeopleForBikes, the largest U.S. bicycle advocacy group, criticized the tax plan released earlier this week by the Senate Majority leadership for its proposal to eliminate the $20-per-month tax-free reimbursement benefit for expenses related to bicycle commuting. PeopleForBikes supports the House version of the bill for its continuation of the bike commuting benefit. “The cost of […]

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Fischer Opens West Yellowstone Demo Reservations for Thanksgiving 2017

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Fischer will again employ an online reservation system throughout dates of the festival to reserve new Twin Skin Ski ski demos for on-trail testing in West Yellowstone. The 2017 West Yellowstone Ski Festival will take place November 20th – 28th in West Yellowstone, Montana. Demos will be available for reservation from Tuesday through Friday. Additionally, all those […]

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Enter to Win a Pair of Twin Skin Carbon Skis

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Add your name to the Fischer email list and in addition to receiving news, updates, product launches and race results in your mailbox, you’ll be entered to win a pair of Twin Ski Carbon Skis with TURNAMIC bindings, an ideal pair of classic skin skis to round out any skier’s quiver. With a multi-depth twin […]

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PeopleForBikes Hosts Women’s Executive Fly-in in Washington D.C.

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Boulder, CO: Continuing a strong year for bike industry presence in Washington, D.C., PeopleForBikes brought together 10 leaders for a women’s executive fly-in from October 17-19. “At PeopleForBikes we work year round to show elected officials about the power of the bike industry,” said Jenn Dice, vice president of business network. “It is so much […]

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Velocio Apparel Raises Nearly $20K for Unity-Focused Charities

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BOW NH, – Velocio Apparel announced donations totaling $19,265 to four non-profit partners, the result from the sales of their cause-market focused, Unity Jersey, a unique design with the mission of highlighting “what brings cyclists together” within the sport. The effort, highlighted through media and ambassadors was a summer-long effort and showcased elite racers, newcomers […]

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Karakoram Prime Connect, the Best Turning Snowboard Binding

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Karakoram has brought their revolutionary splitboard binding technology to the lift-served world, creating the best turning snowboard binding on the planet. “It’s a hell of a binding.” said Karakoram Ambassador and professional snowboarder, Alex Yoder. “I feel a different point of leverage when I initiate my turns. It’s a quicker relay of energy from your […]

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Eisbär Partners with Fischer Skis U.S. for American Distribution

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AUBURN NH- Fischer Skis US LLC announced today they will assume distributorship of fellow Austrian brand, Eisbär, the beloved headwear maker and winter sports staple. “We’re thrilled to pair with Eisbär,” described newly-named Eisbär U.S. Brand Manager, Kathryn Leach. “As a heritage brand in the headwear space with deep ties to skiing, it’s a perfect […]

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Julbo Eyewear Signs National Men’s Cyclocross Champion, Stephen Hyde

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WILLISTON, VT – Julbo, the French mountain peformance eyewear brand, announced today the signing of U.S. National Men’s Cyclocross and Pan American Champion, Stephen Hyde to their athlete roster. The thirty year old will wear Julbo in all cyclocross competition and in an expanded mountain bike season beginning in 2018. Hyde began the 2017 -2018 […]

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Fischer Grows Staff, Program Support, Opens SLC Showroom

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AUBURN NH, Fischer Skis US LLC announced several new staff positions and the formal opening of a Salt Lake City Showroom Space. What we’re aiming for is a previously unseen level of service and support in the industry,“ Explained Ryan Leach, CEO of Fischer Skis US, LLC.”We will devote significant resources to further develop a […]

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Back to School Giveaway: NorthSt. Bags / Bee’s Wrap / Farm to Feet

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  NorthSt. Bags, Bee’s Wrap and Farm to Feet, all producers of made-in-USA products, have partnered to put together an exciting back-to-school giveaway gear refresh. The giveaway features the NorthSt. Bags Davis day pack and Pittock organizer pouches to keep things tidy,  Bee’s Wrap reusable sandwich wraps for shepherding lunches day after day, and a pack […]

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PeopleForBikes Brings Members of Congress to the Bike Industry

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Throughout the month of August, PeopleForBikes facilitated 19 meetings with key Members of Congress and their staff to discuss the impact of $88 billion dollar bike industry. These congressional visits are part of PeopleForBikes’ summer campaign designed to showcase the economic impact of bike businesses. “We can tell members of Congress about the power of […]

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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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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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