Consumer Expos and Rides
ATHENS, GA (BRAIN) – Organizers of the Southeast Bike Expo say after a successful inaugural year they will hold the show again in February 2013, but are adding a day for dealers only.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike is opening its door to the public next September, but just a crack. Organizers are testing the concept of a restricted consumer day where consumers would pay $50 in advance and register through local dealers before getting a badge as a retail VIP guest.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Consumers will be allowed into the Interbike trade show via a retailer invitation soon, according to an announcement by the show's organizers.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — After a successful first year Bike Expo New York returns next May 2-4 at Basketball City, a new venue just north of the Manhattan Bridge. The three-day consumer show serves as the primary fundraiser for local nonprofit Bike New York.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN) — The city center of Argentina’s capital city hosted its first ShimanoFest this past weekend, a two-day expo and race designed to expose everyday folks in Latin America to elite cycling.
MOAB, UT (BRAIN) — The third annual Outerbike event in early October attracted more than 1,000 attendees, who enjoyed warm, dry conditions and a wide selection of demo bikes.
SOUTH MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN) — Australia’s custom framebuilding community is gearing up for its first show, a reflection of the wide-reaching rebirth in handcrafted bicycles.
The fourth edition of DealerCamp will be held a few days later than prior editions and will feature a consumer day, organizers announced late Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)— The Philly Bike Expo is back for its third edition October 27-28 at the historic 23rd Street Armory.
TREVISO, Italy (BRAIN)—Pinarello unveils its 2013 bikes to nearly 300 distributors, retailers and journalists this weekend and will use its popular La Pina Cycling Marathon as a test course for its newest road bike, the Dogma Think 2.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Al Budris, the former president of Sidi America, is joining the Sea Otter Classic as the event's business development director.
AVALON, CA (BRAIN) Thursday May 17 2012 2:08 PM MT—The first mountain bike event ever held on Catalina Island off the Southern California coast was quickly deemed a success, and promoters are crossing their fingers for a return.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) Monday April 30 2012 6:13 PM MT—Bike Expo New York will bring in about 90 exhibitors in this Thursday through Saturday in advance of the city’s popular TD Five Boro Bike Tour.
WHISTLER, BC (BRAIN) Monday March 26 2012 8:46 AM MT—Organizers of the freeride festival Crankworx are going across the Atlantic for the first time this summer with an event planned for Les 2 Alpes, France, from July 9-15.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Philadelphia’s Endurance Sports Expo is expanding to three cities in 2012. In addition to its Feb. 25-26 show in Philly, the expo will move to New Jersey (March 17 and 18) and Washington, D.C. (March 31-April 1).
DALY CITY, CA (BRAIN)—The fourth annual San Francisco Bicycle Expo, held over the weekend at Daly City’s Cow Palace, brought in more than 6,000 attendees and 125 exhibitors to experience the full range of the Bay Area’s cycling culture.
CAVE CREEK, AZ (BRAIN)—Subtitled “Races for Open Spaces,” the third annual Cave Creek Bicycle Festival will be held Nov. 11-13 to raise funds for desert preservation.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Organizers of the Sea Otter Classic announced the addition of cyclocross races to the annual four-day race and outdoor festival next year. Sea Otter will offer both men’s and women’s professional and amateur divisions as well as single speed, messenger and industry cup races.
POMONA, CA (BRAIN)—Fresh off its debut event, the Recumbent Cycle-Con Convention & Tradeshow has scheduled its second edition for Oct. 26-28, 2012, at Southern California’s Pomona Fairplex.
DAVIS, CA (BRAIN)—A weekend of festivities kicked off tonight and will continue all day Saturday as four legends of the sport are inducted into the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame. The HOF also celebrates its 25th anniversary.