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Posted November 16, 2015

GIVISIEZ, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Scott Sports SA has formed two joint ventures with Sheppard Industries to distribute Scott products in Australia and New Zealand.

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Posted November 10, 2015

DUNDAS, Ontario (BRAIN) — Canadian sock maker SAKO7 has signed Moore Large Distribution UK to carry the full range of SAKO7 apparel and accessories, with stock set to be available later this month.

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Posted November 10, 2015

DALLAS (BRAIN) — Velowürks has signed an agreement for J&B Importers Inc. to distribute the brand's Prime floor pump to IBDs throughout the U.S. market.

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Posted November 9, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Rather than one Global Fat Bike Summit as in the past, QBP will host four regional summits next year. The summits are meetings to discuss trail access and other issues affecting the growing activity of bike riding on snow. QBP has hosted four previous annual Global events. 

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Distributor news
Posted November 5, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Portland-based distributor Cyclone Bicycle Supply has acquired New Jersey's Action Bicycle USA.

As of Feb. 1, 2016, both locations will operate as Cyclone Bicycle Supply.

Action has been in operation since 1988, while Cyclone opened its doors in 2003.

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Posted November 4, 2015

RICHMOND, Calif. (BRAIN) — Cycle Monkey is now going to distribute Tout Terrain bikes and other products in the U.S.

Tour Terrain is a German maker of high-end city and expedition touring bikes, suspended trailers for children and cargo, and the Cinq5 components line.

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Posted November 2, 2015

MADRID (BRAIN) — Rotor Bike Products will be distributed in the United Kingdom by Saddleback, starting Jan. 1.

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Posted October 30, 2015

LÉVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Lambert announced Friday that it is extending its product portfolio with the addition of Evoc products. As of Nov. 1, Lambert will be the exclusive distributor of Evoc in Canada, taking over from Passion Sports, which has distrbuted Evoc for the past five years.

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Posted October 30, 2015

ALBANY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Cycle Monkey has signed on as the exclusive U.S. distributor for the Gebla Rohbox.

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Posted October 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — QBP is recalling some BMX cranksets and complete bikes that were spec’d with the cranksets because the crank spindles can break.

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Posted October 29, 2015

BRISBANE, Australia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments' Recon Jet smart sunglasses will be distributed in Australia and New Zealand by FE Sports.

FE Sports will also showcase Recon Jet at the Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival in Queensland, Australia, this weekend.

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Posted October 22, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has boosted its service in the Western U.S. by hiring Tim Kelley to lead its Western regional sales team from his office here. Kelley comes to QBP from K-Edge, where he was global sales and marketing manager.

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Posted October 21, 2015

LANCASTER, Pa. (BRAIN) — QBP welcomed retailers and suppliers to its first-ever Biketoberfest event this week. Some 175 retailers and about 30 brands convened in Lancaster, located an hour and a half west of Philadelphia.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Distributor news
Posted October 21, 2015

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley announced today the addition of Dissent Labs to its product portfolio. The Whister, British Columbia, brand offers compression socks aimed at mountain bikers.

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Posted October 20, 2015

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN) — Singlespeed and fixed-gear brand State Bicycle Co. has begun direct distribution in Australia, speeding delivery to customers there without international shipping fees.

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Posted October 16, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has announced plans to open a distribution center in the Reno, Nev., area to serve its Western U.S. dealers.

The company's fourth U.S. facility is set to begin operations on Dec. 10 of this year.

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Posted October 15, 2015
Steve Hawley (right) passes a handlebar to Sylvain Caya.

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley and Lambert, which have shared ownership for about five years, are taking the next step to becoming one global team by combining the leadership teams of both companies.

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Posted October 13, 2015

BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Knight Composites has entered into a distribution agreement with J&B Importers to service the IBD market in the U.S.

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Posted October 13, 2015
Bombtrack's Beyond model

AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — North America Cycles will handle distribution of Bombtrack Bicycle Company in the U.S. Bombtrack is part of WeMakeThings Co. of Cologne, Germany, which also owns the BMX brand WeThePeople.

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Posted October 6, 2015

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — The sun is shining and waters are receding in South Carolina, but the bicycle industry  — along with hundreds of other businesses — took a hit as floodwaters ravaged parts of Columbia and Charleston as well as other sections of the state.

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