Month: March 1996

Polygon UR team to ride Box Components' shifter/derailleur system

ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Cycle Group Inc., the parent company of Box Components and Promax USA, has partnered with the Polygon United Ride mountain bike team as its shifter and derailleur sponsor. The team will ride and test both the single-lever shifter and rear derailleur in downhill, enduro and slopestyle events. “As we move forward …

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Settlement signed, West Coast ports back in business

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — After nine months of contentious negotiations, the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union announced Friday a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports. Over the weekend both parties got to work clearing up the freight backlog. “We are pleased …

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Frostbike 2015: QBP welcomes retailers and suppliers for annual gathering

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) —  Old man winter played Minnesota nice and released his icy grip on the Midwest just in time for QBP’s annual Frostbike event, which kicked off Friday at its Twin City headquarters. Bearable temperatures and minimal snowfall welcomed representatives from nearly 400 IBDs and 145 brands flocking to QBP’s annual winter powwow.  …

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45NRTH launches website for fans of groomed winter fat biking

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — 45NRTH, the QBP-owned fat bike brand, has launched a consumer website focused on groomed winter fat biking locations. GroomedSingletrack.com includes information on where to ride and how to support trail building efforts. The site has been operating quietly, with an official announcement Friday. “We’re working on populating the Ride and Experience page …

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