Month: February 2000

Scoot adds e-bikes to its San Francisco electric vehicle share fleet

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Scoot Networks, which operates an electric vehicle share program here, has added a fleet of e-bikes to its program and is applying for the city’s dockless bike sharing permit.  The new e-bikes will be accessed through the same app that used to access and ride Scoot’s shared electric scooters. The company …

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US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao to headline National Bike Summit

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has announced that Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao will headline the opening session of the National Bike Summit. The Summit will be held March 5-7 here. During Secretary Chao’s first year of service, the Department of Transportation issued a four-year strategic plan and advanced the regulatory architecture …

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Faraday Bikes supports Million Tree Challenge reforestation effort in California

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) —  Through the end of January, Faraday Bikes will donate $100 from every bike sale to the Million Tree Challenge, a promotion organized by the One Tree Planted organization. Each $100 donation will result in 100 new trees planted.  The donations will be pooled via One Tree Planted to support Cal Fire, which …

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Carbon repair company Ruckus refreshes branding, offers three-tiered repair menu

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Ruckus Composites, a carbon fiber repair company, has refreshed its branding for 2018, among other changes. The nine-year-old company also is launching its own podcast, planning a warehouse sale at its Portland headquarters, and unveiling a new three-tiered pricing system for repairs.  Shawn Small, owner and head engineer of Ruckus Composites, said, …

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Industry talks marketing, trail access, retail hurdles at annual e-bike summit

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Expanding trail access for e-MTBs, how to market e-bikes to grow category awareness, and overcoming lingering hurdles of selling e-bikes at traditional bike shops were among the key topics at the BPSA PeopleForBikes E-Bike Summit held at Shimano’s Irvine offices last week. In its fifth year, the annual e-bike gathering drew …

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Smartwool names JAM Collective as PR agency of record

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Smartwool has named San Francisco-based JAM Collective as its public relations agency of record.  JAM Collective said it will employ both traditional and emerging public relations outreach as well as bolstering the brand’s social media marketing execution.  “We have admired JAM’s work for years,” said Molly Cuffe, director of global …

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