BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—With the lessons learned from a challenging 2009 still fresh on the mind, the mood among retailers and vendors gathered at Frostbike over the weekend was nonetheless one of optimism heading into the 2010 selling season.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—Blue Moon beer will be flowing at the Shimano North American Handmade Bicycle Show this year, but several other sponsors have come to the show too, which in its sixth annual edition is enjoying the most successful year to date.
CARLSTADT, NJ (BRAIN)—Action Bicycle, the northeast's largest distributor, has confirmed the addition of three of the nation's top bicycle advocacy groups to its 2010 Open House Expo.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Early interest in DealerCamp has been strong, according to the event organizer, Lifeboat Events.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Specific route details for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race have been revealed through a progression of daily video posts highlighting each of the race’s eight stages.
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids' (TFK) "Brews, Bikes and Bucks" raffle event will take place Sunday, February 21, at the Broken Drum Brewery in San Rafael, California, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Leadership Conference, April 13-15 in Monterey, CA, has already drawn more retail attendees than in any of the past four years, including seven REI staff members.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Leadership Conference's Thursday, April 15 dinner will be held at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, according to BPSA president John Nedeau from SRAM.
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada (BTAC) is reaching out to the Canadian cycling industry and conducting a series of small, intimate meetings with specialty bike retailers and suppliers across Canada during the first quarter of 2010.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The Rocky Mountain Bicycle Festival is set for August 7 and 8 at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado. This third-year event was formerly known as the Rocky Mountain Bicycle Show.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Thanks to the cooperation of the bike industry's most popular Web sites and publications, there will be original research presented at the Bicycle Leadership Conference on April 13-15 in Monterey, California.
MOAB, UT (BRAIN)—Western Spirit Cycling, known for its road and mountain bike tours, is launching a four-day consumer demo event called Outerbike.
DOWNIEVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—After some mental hardship and several lengthy meetings with Downieville residents, local business owners, county planners, wildlife biologists, hydrologists, Forest Service Rangers and Congressional Representatives the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship has secured a special-use permit to opera
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—The Philadelphia version of the Park Tool Tech Summit concluded yesterday in a buoyant atmosphere with strong words of praise from the mechanics in attendance.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The bike industry’s premier networking and visioning event at Sea Otter, April 13-15, features speakers and topics sure to enhance your knowledge and strengthen your business.
DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon is demonstrating its latest line of personal electronic cycling accessories at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las
Vegas. The show ends this Sunday.
FAIRFAX, CA (BRAIN)—Six-time Leadville 100 winner, and former US Mountain Bike team member, Dave Wiens, will lead a new annual cycling event for the Bay Area, The Dirt Bowl, to be held on Super Bowl Sunday, February 7.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—For the second consecutive year, mechanics have filled up the Park Tool Tech Summit in Philadelphia.
BY MARC SANI AND DOUG MCCLELLAN
TAICHUNG, Taiwan—Taichung Mayor Jason Hu beamed as he welcomed hundreds of product managers and executives to Taichung Bike Week.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN)—The second annual Peak Region Cyclist Bicycle Show hopes for even better results than last year when more than 500 people showed up.
Also, more than 40 vendors attended last year's show including Moots, Magura, Carmichael Training Systems and REI.