SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) — Two former Giant employees are launching a consumer event at a location that would be a first for the industry—adjacent to the historic Santa Monica Pier.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — The new owner of DealerCamp said he plans to lower exhibitor costs and convert it to a non-profit venture with proceeds used to continue a multi-year expansion.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is co-sponsoring the third annual Global Fat Bike Summit in Ogden, Utah, next January.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) — Lifeboat Events has sold its DealerCamp to Joe Wrona, an attorney from the event's host community of Park City, Utah.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Organizers have set dates and released an early program for next year's Bicycle Leadership Conference.
The conference will be held April 8-10 at the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa, Monterey, California.
Organizers said topics at next year's conference will include:
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano’s popular Interbike tech seminars are getting an extreme makeover for 2013. Record participation in 2012 spurred the company into streamlining the format to allow technicians to cover more topics and participants to get more hands-on training.
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) and IMBA are screening the documentary about the positive impact of the high school cycling movement at the Outdoor Retailer expo in Salt Lake City, Utah, this week.
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) — This was DealerCamp’s fourth year to build a relevant dealer event that could attract more than several hundred retailers. On that score, Lifeboat Events failed to deliver.
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) — Some 42 dealers plus staff and family members arrive Tuesday to kick off Accell North America’s annual dealer event—the first time dealers will see all of Accell’s line of bikes in one place.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike will have a b-b-b-bad case of the blues this year as George Thorogood & the Destroyers headline the trade show’s industry party on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the House of Blues inside new show venue Mandalay Bay.
ORANGE, CA (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International announced that its annual conference will be earlier next year — January 26-28 — and move to Marina del Rey, California.
SRAM took the wraps off its latest road product just days before Sea Otter began, but the component maker had plenty of new offerings to show on the off-road side of its business.
Three new wheelsets are added alongside the SRAM Rise line introduced last year.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Retailers were awash in data Thursday as the second annual IBD Summit wound down with sessions on key performance metrics used by the National Bicycle Dealers Association’s Profitability Project and why the oft-neglected triathlon market is a valuable segment dealers shouldn’t ignore.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — RIDES, an extended service program for bike retailers, is sponsoring next week's Bicycle Leadership Conference and exhibiting at the Interbike IBD Summit.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Washington state suppliers and cycling groups have banded together to launch the Cascadia Dirt Cup, a new enduro series whose proceeds will go toward local advocacy and trail upkeep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Despite a shutdown of the federal government here ahead of an approaching snowstorm Wednesday, advocates attending the National Bike Summit this week took to Capitol Hill to meet with legislators and aides to improve safety for cyclists, among other goals.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — A group of 20 leaders from the bike industry toured the nation's capital's new protected bike lanes on a trip hosted by Bikes Belong Foundation’s Green Lane Project on Monday.