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The Tectal is new for 2016.

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — The Sweden-based snowsports and bike brand POC has moved its North American offices from Salt Lake City to Park City following its sale last year to Investcorp.

The brand is expanding on a long-standing relationship in new five-year agreement.
l to r: Pat Cunnane, Arlenis Sierra and Jose Manuel Pelaez,

PHILADELPHIA — Fuji Bikes is expanding on a 30-year relationship with the Cuban national cycling team, inking a five-year, $200,000 agreement to sponsor the team and supply it with 10 bikes per year.

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — As expected, Amer Sports Corporation has completed its purchase of Enve Composites for $50 million. The purchase plans were announced Feb. 22.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — In expanding its consumer component from one day to two, Eurobike will offer cycling fans 10 different areas for test rides, repair tips, skills demonstrations, music and more during the inaugural Festival Days on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4.

Tagged Events / Consumer Expos and Rides / Tradeshows and conferences / Eurobike

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The WFSGI's anti-counterfeiting program for the bike industry has eliminated more than 160,000 online listings for counterfeit bike products in the past three years, the group announced Thursday at the Taipei Cycle Show.

Good news for brands with less onerous carbon wheel test and relaxed rules for logos on Olympic equipment. Next target? The UCI's 3:1 and minimum bike weight rules.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry has made headway on the bike industry's behalf with the UCI and the International Olympic Committee, it announced at a public session at the Taipei Cycle Show on Thursday. 

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship / Taipei Cycle Show

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The venerable aftermarket wheel brand American Classic is looking for growth through an original equipment program it has launched.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The principals of major companies from around the world shared the stage on the opening day of the Taipei Cycle Show for the first-ever advocacy Leaders' Panel.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Mountain bike exports were strongest; complete bike sales to the U.S. and Europe saw double-digit growth.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Despite challenging global economic conditions, the Taipei Cycle Show opened on a high note Tuesday thanks to encouraging sales figures presented by the Taiwan Bicycle Association at the show's opening ceremony.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Burke speaking at Velo-city Global in Taipei on Monday.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — As he has done before, Trek's president, John Burke, has challenged the bike industry to support advocacy.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Tern is celebrating its fifth anniversary at the Taipei Cycle Show this week, with the introduction of a new non-folding bike line, call Roji.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) – Clear blue skies welcomed visitors from all corners of the world and the industry to the 29th Taipei Cycle Show, which opens this week in Taiwan's capital city.

Tagged Awards / Taipei Cycle Show

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Due to continued demand for products sourced from Taiwan, ACT Lab will open an independent third-party product safety and compliance testing facility in Taichung, Taiwan, in the third quarter of this year, the company announced.  

Global revenues were up 9% last year thanks to e-bikes; profits up 33 percent.

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group is reporting that its global profits and revenues were up significantly in 2015, largely thanks to e-bike sales in Europe.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Lezyne is hosting some of its international distributors at its Taichung, Taiwan manufacturing facility this week prior to next week's Taipei Cycle Show, where the brand's YEAR 10 line-up will be presented.

BREMBATE, Italy (BRAIN) — Dave Koesel, the former road brand manager for Felt Bicycles, has been hired by 3T as general manager of its new U.S. operations.

Tagged People

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Josh Hon, the founder and team captain of Tern Bicycles, will deliver a talk on "Accelerating the Goal of Sustainable Transportation in Asia" at the Velo-city Global 2016 conference, behind this weekend and early next week in Taipei.  Hon's presentation will be next Tuesday. 

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Amer Sports Corp., the owner of Mavic and several other outdoor brands, has bought Utah's Enve Composites for $50 million. 

Enve makes carbon rims, wheels and components and has annual sales of about $30 million.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Eurobike organizers are planning an expanded second edition of its media event, which takes place June 28-30. As many as 30 bike manufacturers are expected to exhibit and meet with some 200 members of the global press in Kirchberg, Austria.

Tagged Eurobike

TREVISO, Italy (BRAIN) — Pinarello announced Thursday that it will not be exhibiting at Eurobike this year, choosing instead to attend smaller regional events and consumer shows.

Tagged Eurobike


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