SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) -- Chris Speyer, CEO of Accell North America, told attendees at the National Bicycle Tourism conference Thursday morning that they play a major role in helping grow the pie in an otherwise stagnant bike market.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports third quarter revenue was flat at $266.5 million, but was up about 9 percent after removing the effect of currency exchange fluctuations — an increase that Dorel Industries credited to its IBD sales.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Portland-based distributor Cyclone Bicycle Supply has acquired New Jersey's Action Bicycle USA.
As of Feb. 1, 2016, both locations will operate as Cyclone Bicycle Supply.
Action has been in operation since 1988, while Cyclone opened its doors in 2003.
MADRID (BRAIN) — Rotor Bike Components has named Sergio Iglesias creative director. In his new role, Iglesias will be in charge of Rotor´s brand identity, its visual presence in the marketplace, and the brand´s long-term creative direction.
ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ironman CEO Andrew Messick and USAT president Barry Siff will be among the keynote speakers for its 6th annual triathlon trade conference, being held Jan. 24-26 in Marina del Rey, California.
LONDON (BRAIN) — Rapha and Team Sky will end their four-year sponsorship agreement at the conclusion of the 2016 season, Rapha founder Simon Mottram announced this week on the company's website.
CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs has hired Vince Mazzuca as senior marketing manager and Jennie Wong as sales and marketing coordinator.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Tour Network kicked off its 26th annual conference Wednesday afternoon, returning to the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego. The event brings together the bicycle and tourism industries for four days of networking and sharing of best practices.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marzocchi is unlikely to contribute much to Fox Factory’s bottom line for at least a year, Fox executives warned investors Wednesday, saying it will take some time and money to resurrect the Italy-based brand, which is currently dormant.
RICHMOND, Calif. (BRAIN) — Cycle Monkey is now going to distribute Tout Terrain bikes and other products in the U.S.
Tour Terrain is a German maker of high-end city and expedition touring bikes, suspended trailers for children and cargo, and the Cinq5 components line.
DURHAM, N.C. (BRAIN) — Implus LLC, which owns a variety of outdoor and fitness brands, has bought FuelBelt Inc., the maker of hydration belts and running accessories.
STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Thule Group will continue to focus on its Outdoor & Bags division, despite some softness in sales of its electronics and camera bags in the Swedish company's most recent quarter.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — As mentioned in a recent article about the League of American Bicyclists' new executive director, the League's former CEO, Andy Clarke, has joined Toole Design
MISSOULA, Mont. (BRAIN) — Alex Strickland has been promoted to editor-in-chief at Adventure Cyclist magazine as its previous editor, Michael Deme, has assumed the position of design and media department director and executive editor of the magazine.
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Craft brewer Oskar Blues has added an extensive bike terrain park to its Colorado hops and cattle farm, and recently hosted an invitational jumping event at the new venue.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bonk Breaker has hired Christian Johnson to fill the company's newly created position of vice president of global sales. The company said the new role highlights its rapid expansion.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News has hired Karl Wiedemann to handle advertising sales on the East Coast. Wiedemann replaces Dick Crumb, who is retiring after 24 years selling for the magazine.
SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling has introduced a three-tiered structure to its Reynolds Assurance Program, a protection program for its carbon fiber wheels.
BERLIN (BRAIN) — German e-bike company Brose has hired Anne Guethoff as its new director of marketing. Guethoff has diverse marketing management and sales integration experience at companies including Johnson & Johnson, Essilor Transitions and Rodenstock.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Organizers in Taiwan are encouraging members of the bike industry and bike advocacy community to combine trips to next year's Velo-City Global conference and the Taipei Cycle Show.