Doug McClellan has been contributing to Bicycle Retailer & Industry News almost from the magazine’s beginning. He had been a newspaper reporter for 20 years, covering stories from New Mexico to Bangkok, and has been involved in trade magazines for nearly 15 years. Doug now freelances from Santa Fe, New Mexico.
All articles by Doug McClellan
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — EcoSpeed, which has been making mid-drive electric bicycle motors since 2001, is in the last days of a Kickstarter fundraising campaign that would enable it to ramp up production.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is teaming up with Bosch to offer a semi-automatic drivetrain that combines Bosch's electric bicycle motor with a SRAM internally geared hub and an external rear derailleur.
POZZOLEONE, Italy (BRAIN) — Riccardo Bigolin, who founded Selle Royal and saw it grow into one of the world’s premium saddle companies, died on New Year’s Day. He had turned 85 on Dec. 28.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — You, who left your air-conditioned room one morning last week, walked through the gently perfumed, climate-controlled corridors, and stopped for your half-caff latte at the Starbucks along the way (extra ice, please!) before strolling into the cool confines of the Mandalay Bay Conv
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — For a small company, helmet brand POC is biting off a big chunk this year. At the fall trade shows, POC is diving into the road bike market with new helmet, apparel and eyewear lines.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — 2013 is shaping up to be a year of significant change at the industry’s top nonprofit organizations.
RYE, NY (BRAIN) — While the biggest charity “thons” were flat or slightly down in 2012, most dedicated to cycling saw healthy increases.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — The New York City Council has cracked down on e-bikes in a move intended to discourage restaurant delivery cyclists who have angered residents by speeding against traffic or zooming down sidewalks.