FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Timed for the opening of the Eurobike show here this week, Shimano has announced a new top-tier road shoe and some new handlebar, stem and seatpost options offered in its PRO brand.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Easton Cycling, under its new ownership shared with RaceFace, is showing a variety of new wheels at Eurobike, including a super light road tubular set with carbon spokes, as well as 650b versions of some of its popular mountain bike wheels.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Coming off a mild winter and beautiful spring, the German market has experienced an increase in sales and market experts expect the positive trend to continue through the remainder of the year.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Occasional rain showers and cool temperatures didn't stop showgoers from getting on the trail for Eurobike's Demo Day on Tuesday. For the first time, Demo Day was held on show grounds, adjacent to the Messe where the Eurobike expo takes place in Friedrichshafen.
PINOLE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Onetime Shimano American Corp. communications director Russ Johnson has been hired as vice president of Wren Sports LLC, the IBD-exclusive bike and accessory brand recently founded by industry veteran Kevin Wren.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Alonzo Bodden, winner of “Last Comic Standing,” will host the 2014 Interbike Awards gala. Bodden has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Conan O’Brian show, The Keenan Ivory Wayans show among other TV appearances.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Garmin made two product announcements as the Eurobike show opened here with an outdoor demo day Tuesday.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — BRG Sports has made a minority investment in the Swedish company that developed the MIPS helmet technology, which is used by several helmet brands including POC and Scott Sports.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists will host a webinar Thursday that will delve into data and insights on the impact of female cyclists on the bicycle business.
SINGAPORE (BRAIN) — Shimano's Singapore subsidiary plans to open an “experiential and interactive” bicycle center called Shimano Cycling World in Singapore.
HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Mavic parent Amer Sports is set to open a store at its Helsinki headquarters building on Friday, selling a broad selection of sports and lifestyle products from its portfolio of brands.
Many successful bicycle retailers have interesting origin stories, but very few openly lay out their operating philosophies and strategies for the rest of the world to see. An exception is Chris Zane, owner of Zane’s Cycles in Branford, Connecticut.