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FRANKFURT, Germany (BRAIN)—If Trek was looking for more space to showcase its 2013 products to European retailers when it opted out of Eurobike this year, it certainly found what it was looking for.

Tagged Events / Tradeshows and conferences

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN)—Campagnolo has brought on former U.S. pro track racer James Hibbard as its new public relations manager.

Tagged People

SNOWBIRD, UT (BRAIN) Wednesday July 18 2012 12:12 AM MT—Mike Sinyard is on a mission, and it’s simple: Buy bikes, components, accessories and apparel from companies that aggressively police online sales by discounters.

Tagged Web/Internet

SNOWBIRD, UT (BRAIN) Tuesday July 17 2012 6:16 AM MT—Here’s an idea on how to handle those pesky Cat. 4s who come to your store seeking sponsorship: Ask them if they’re ready to volunteer their time to help out at the store in exchange for bikes, parts or apparel.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday July 16 2012 5:50 AM MT—Interbike is reaching out to tbe BMX industry with several new features at this fall's expo in Las Vegas.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

SNOWBIRD, UT (BRAIN) Monday July 16 2012 5:47 AM MT—Specialized’s annual Dealer Event kicks off today with 529 retailers arriving at this Utah resort to take a look at 2013 bikes, sit through a variety of product presentations and ride the trails and roads in Little Cottonwood Canyo

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

TREVISO, Italy (BRAIN)—Pinarello unveils its 2013 bikes to nearly 300 distributors, retailers and journalists this weekend and will use its popular La Pina Cycling Marathon as a test course for its newest road bike, the Dogma Think 2.

Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides

VERNE, CA (BRAIN) Friday July 13 2012 11:32 AM MT—Industry veteran Jim Wanamaker has joined Continental Chain Company, the maker of the KMC chains, as sales and marketing director.

Tagged People
Halo USA rolls out Shopatron store • Competitive Cyclist tapped to build Olympic bike

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) Friday July 13 2012 9:46 AM MT—Wheel seller Halo USA is launching an online store that will allow its retailers to fulfill orders through Shopatron's system.

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) Thursday July 12 2012 4:32 PM MT—Yakima Products has restructured its executive team and has formed three global business units to try and continue and expand the company's international growth.

Tagged People

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — W.L. Gore is selling its bike and running clothing direct to consumers through its redesigned website, the company announced this week.

Tagged Omnichannel / Web/Internet

BOLOGNA, Italy (BRAIN) Thursday July 12 2012 11:15 AM MT—Marzocchi forks will be assembled by Hodaka in Taiwan starting in October this year, the company announced Thursday.

PDW supports pump track • Kryptonite offers online anti-theft registration

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) Thursday July 12 2012 8:16 AM MT—The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition is hosting its first Thought Leaders keynote in conjunction with its annual leadership awards presentation at the Interbike trade show.

Tagged People

New hires at Cobb Cycling • Lazer unveils new helmets at Tour • Tim Johnson commits to DealerCamp ‘cross race

NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia (BRAIN) — BH Bikes has partnered with its Australian distributor, JetBlack Products, to form BH Bikes Australia. The companies announced the move in a press release saying that this will cut out the middleman and allow BH to be sold at “extremely competitive prices.”

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Al Budris, the former president of Sidi America, is joining the Sea Otter Classic as the event's business development director.

Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Sea Otter Classic

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Cervélo plans to display at this fall's Interbike Expo, ending a three-year absence from the Las Vegas show.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Steve Bigelow, president of the Bell and Blackburn brands at Easton-Bell Sports, recently resigned. Bigelow had been with the company since 2001.

Tagged People

BikePedia launches forum, ad program • Future launches BikeRadar U.S. edition • Jett names Canadian distributor

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Online product database is adding a forum and is now selling advertising on the site.


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