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Posted December 9, 2015

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — As QBP opens its new distribution center in Reno, Nevada, today, the company has announced that it is relocating its Q-West operation in Ogden, Utah, to the Denver area. The move will significantly improve service to customers by reducing ground service transit times, QBP said in a statement.

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Posted December 3, 2015

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now offering free shipping to dealers in the lower 48 states who place orders of at least $450. The distributor's previous minimum for free shipping was $600.

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Posted December 1, 2015

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now distributing gloves from the Swiss brand Hirzl.

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Posted November 23, 2015

NAMPA, Idaho (BRAIN) — Deity Components has hired industry veteran Mike Reisenleiter as its distribution and OEM manager.

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Posted November 19, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Blackout BMX Distribution is now distributing Merritt BMX products.

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Posted November 17, 2015

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now distributing Velo saddles to U.S. dealers.

"Velo Saddles, the world's largest manufacturer of bicycle saddles, will benefit greatly from the increased contact with important dealers through their relationship with BTI," the company said.

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Posted November 17, 2015

GREENVILLE, S.C. (BRAIN) — Michelin has launched a bicycle industry purchase program tailored for employees of bike stores in the United States. The program provides a discount on Michelin bicycle tires and is being handled by Quality Bicycle Products, one of Michelin's tire distributors.

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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. 

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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.

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