PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports International (ASI) has hired Steve Parke as its new Northern California sales representative.
CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Derby Cycle will be included in Germany’s SDAX index starting Sept. 19.
The SDAX is made up of 50 small and medium sized companies in Germany and represent the 81st-130th largest publicly traded companies in that country.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—John Rangel, Specialized’s vice president and chief financial officer, has left the company. Rangel accepted a CFO position with Tria Beauty, a consumer skincare products company, according to a press released issued Aug. 30 by Tria.
By Nicole Formosa
Bob Martin has worked at the Brooks saddle factory outside Birmingham, England’s once gritty industrial heart, for 52 years.
By Matt Wiebe
NEWBURY PARK, CA—Over the years, long lead times have changed the industry’s dynamics—and those lead times show no signs of getting shorter.
By Marc Sani
As long as retailers effectively manage preseason orders tied to supplier dating programs, the current ordering structure for bikes—coupled with summer-season dealer events—appears to work.
SALT LAKE CITY, CA (BRAIN)—As the bike industry trade show season started heating up, SOAR Communications has picked up several new clients.
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—Hawley is now distributing Halo Headbands.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—From mayors to mass merchants to minority markets, organizers of the 2012 Bicycle Leadership Conference (BLC) are including these topics in the agenda for the April 17 - 19, 2012 conference.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike is adding a little friendly competition to its OutDoor Demo event with the Strava OutDoor Demo Challenge.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—As a warm up for Interbike, Leisure Trends Group is hosting an informative webinar to discuss Cycling retail sales trends.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Move Sport, Inc., of Boulder, Colorado, the exclusive distributor of Vredestein Two Wheel Tires for the United States and Canada, has named Johnny Halliday a sales rep for British Columbia, Stu Lungteign for Alberta, John Hunter and associates Jeff Cook and Laura Watson for Ontario, and Jean Marc
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press has hired publishing veteran Robert Rex as advertising manager.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT (BRAIN)—Tom Caldwell and Marisa Klein of Great Pacific Sales are Ibex Outdoor Clothing's new West Coast sales reps covering California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii.
WILMINGTON, MA (BRAIN) — Pedro's president and general manager Matt Simpson has decided to leave the company in mid-September.
He announced his departure in an email to friends and colleagues.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Sales reps are often the forgotten souls of the bike industry, so Interbike is considering sponsoring the formation of a non-profit sales representative association.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Smart, a rectangular booth tucked away amid much more elaborate setups in one of Eurobike’s large trade halls, was a hive of activity Thursday morning as photographers jockeyed for optimal shooting position and a television crew conducted interviews.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—SRAM president Stan Day spoke publicly for the first time Wednesday about the component company’s plans to go public, saying the move would lay the financial foundation for future growth, improve transparency in the industry and ensure SRAM’s existing management would steer the compa
Bicycling magazine kicked off its 50th Anniversary with a VIP event at the Classic Car Club in NYC with cycling legend Eddy Merckx. Pictured (L-R) are Bicycling editor-in-chief Peter Flax, Eddy Merckx, Bicycling SVP/publishing director Chris Lambiase and Gita Sports marketing director Sandy Nicholls.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Silas Hesterberg has joined Giant’s Global Development team in the role of global product developer - off-road.
In his new position he’s responsible for enhancing and expanding Giant’s line of off-road bikes, with a strong focus on the sport and hardtail segments.