NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—“The line looks really solid—especially the new road stuff."
OGDEN, UT (BRAIN)—While much smaller than its annual Frostbike gathering at its Bloomington, Minnesota, distribution center, vendors who set up booths inside Quality Bicycle Products’ new Ogden warehouse yesterday said it offered a captive and high-quality audience.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Primal Wear recently unveiled its new 8,800 square foot facility to the masses with an open house that drew cycling teams, advocacy groups and acquaintances.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—As Felt Bicycles introduced its 2012 product offerings to the cycling media at its Irvine, California headquarters yesterday, the company looks to bring its racing and performance heritage to a wider audience with more options at better price points.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—More than 575 retailers from around the United States joined 170 international dealers at the 2012 Specialized Dealer Event in Monterey, California. It concluded over the weekend.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Raleigh Bicycles and MFG Cyclocross are kicking off the cyclocross season two months early with Raleigh's Midsummer Night's Cyclocross at the Raleigh Retailer Summit at Suncadia Resort in Roslyn, Washington, on July 21.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Lifeboat Events, promoters of DealerCamp, announced that Raleigh Bicycles is the presenting sponsor of the DealerCamp Dirt Grand Prix, a USA Cycling sanctioned short track cross country race.
ORONO, MAINE (BRAIN)—Fietsmarkt, a trade magazine for Dutch bicycle retailers, has again organized a tour of bicycle and accessory manufacturers in China from November 5 - 13, 2011. The Light Electric Vehicle Association is helping to promote the tour.
SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND, Germany (BRAIN)—Organizers of the European Handmade Bicycle Exhibition will bring back the show next year due to requests from local and regional frame builders. The 2011 show was canceled weeks before its scheduled May 20 start date because of low registration numbers.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—The Park Tool Tech Summit will be held in Atlanta and Minneapolis in 2012.
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN)—New product lines for 2012 will offer retailers more choices, greater value and a continuation of expensive technology trickling down to lower price points.
MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)—The Bike Cooperative recently completed its second annual Great American Bike Sale national promotion.
Running early April through the end of Bike to Work Week, the event helped dealers kick off their season while providing national exposure to member stores and partner brands.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—DealerCamp has added the Dirt Grand Prix to its list of activities.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—The Heartland Velo Show is adding some new activities on August 27-28 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.
Richard Schwinn will be making a presentation entitled “Schwinn Paramount – Handbuilt Legend."
SEASIDE, CA (BRAIN)—A small group of top Specialized dealers gathered in California’s Central Coast Thursday morning as stage five of the Amgen Tour of California left the overcast skies of Seaside bound for Paso Robles.
GARLAND, TX (BRAIN)—The ninth annual Ride of Silence will bring together thousands of cyclists tonight to honor those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—The Providence Cyclo-Cross Festival returns this fall with a retailer-only day scheduled for the first day of the three-day festival.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Cycling apparel manufacturer Primal Wear has partnered with one of the most successful rides in the world—RAGBRAI, the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa—for a College Spirit Day that will encourage the event's riders to show their school spirit.
SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND, Germany (BRAIN)—The European Handmade Bicycle Exhibition has canceled its 2011 show due to low registration numbers, according to Indra Sarkar, who organized the event with business partner Ingo Brandtl, of 2SoulsCycles.