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.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Easton-Bell Sports and its stable of brands including Giro, Easton Cycling, Bell and Blackburn will be exhibiting at DealerCamp this July.
PALO ALTO, CA (BRAIN)—Cyclists who participate in the Canary Century anti-cancer benefit ride on May 28 can win a custom Cervélo race bike (pictured) and ride alongside top San Francisco Bay Area pros including Freddie Rodriguez, John Novitsky, Joao Correia, Brooke Miller and more.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—The Vancouver Convention Centre is presenting a brand new consumer cycling show this fall called VeloSpoke. It will take place on September 8 and 9 at the Convention Centre.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group announced on Monday that it would hold its annual sales meeting and 2012 dealer product launch in conjunction with Lifeboat Events’ DealerCamp this summer in Utah.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Oregon Manifest, the American design and build competition that brings together custom bike builders and design firms to redefine transportation for the everyday lifestyle cyclist, has announced the participants in the 2011 Constructor’s Design Challenge, which takes place in Portland on Septemb
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The overwhelming consensus among Sea Otter exhibitors is that business has been good in their respective first quarters, but that rising raw material and shipping costs could have an impact for future earnings.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—We need to abandon our fear of the Internet and embrace the opportunity to service our customers online. That was the message yesterday morning from a panel assessing the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and strengths of the online business model.