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Posted November 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Organizers of this weekend's Philly Bike Show say a transit workers strike, which began Nov. 1, should have little effect on this weekend's show. 

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted November 3, 2016

MESQUITE, Texas (BRAIN) — Sports drink maker The Pickle Juice Company has added distribution in Central and South America and Australasia, including Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and neighboring islands.

Posted in International
Posted November 2, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Portland Design Works is introducing an Authorized Dealer Program aimed at limiting minimum advertised price (MAP) violations on online third-party platforms and at reinforcing the accessories brand's dealer relationships.

Posted in North America
Posted November 2, 2016
Entry-level Rhythm product line 'on track,' company says.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp. said its sales increased 2.7 percent to $109 million in the third quarter, compared with $106.2 million in the same period last fiscal year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 2, 2016

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall 2014 Farley and 2015 Farley 6 bikes, as well as the framesets of both models.

Posted in Recalls
Posted November 2, 2016

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The new issue of Bicycle Retailer, arriving in mailboxes this week, features a package of articles about the industry's trade shows, as well as a directory of the NBDA's list of America's Best Bike Shops.

Posted in Retail News
Posted November 2, 2016

SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling said it has recently completed a phase of hires and restructuring of current staff.

Posted in North America
Posted November 1, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Keen Footwear has hired industry veteran Casey Sheahan as its next president. Sheahan succeeds outgoing president Steve Meineke, who will retire in mid-November and remain a Keen Advisory Council member.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 1, 2016

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP has acquired global aftermarket distribution rights for Promax from California-based The Cycle Group. QBP will be responsible for global aftermarket distribution, sales and marketing and will assist with product development of Promax products.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted November 1, 2016

ACTON, Mass. (BRAIN) — The New England Mountain Bike Association has published an online article to provide consumers and bicycle dealers guidance about where to ride electric-assist mountain bikes on natural surface trails in New England.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike
Posted November 1, 2016

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — Kreitler Rollers has announced it will stop selling product through distributors and will focus on dealer-direct sales. The roller manufacturer, which is owned by Mountain Racing Products, said it will concentrate on supporting key dealers.

Posted in North America
Posted November 1, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — RedMonkey Sports products are now available through BikeFettish's distribution channels. The company said the new agreement will help propel RedMonkey into new international markets as well as expand its domestic base.

Posted in North America
Posted November 1, 2016

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Campervan Brands will begin distribution of Supacaz products effective immediately.

Posted in North America
Posted November 1, 2016

MALMO, Sweden (BRAIN) — The company pointed to three factors for the sales decline in the American region.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 1, 2016

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Canadian authorities have approved Fox Factory's recall of 6,100 Fox Float X2 Shocks in the U.S and 1,200 of the shocks in Canada.

Posted in Recalls
Posted October 31, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BRAIN) — eVent Fabrics has hired Dave Wilson as a sales account manager. Wilson is returning to eVent after a nine-year hiatus, during which he worked most recently as a senior product designer and developer at Garmin. 

Posted in North America
Posted October 31, 2016
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — The Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers’ Association says new exhibitors at its February show include Giant Bicycles, TerraTrike, Rotor Components, Magura, Van Dessel Bicycles and Full Speed Ahead. The CABDA show, which is open to trade only, is scheduled for Feb. 1-2, 2017.
 
Posted in North America Tagged CABDA
Posted October 31, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool is accepting applications for its second annual Community Tool Grant Program, which was designed to help local non-profit cycling organizations get the repair products they need.

Posted in North America
Posted October 31, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association has promoted three current staffers into new positions for the organization.

Posted in North America
Posted October 31, 2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Blackout Distribution and Kink BMX have hired Art Harris as the new sales manager, overseeing both inside and outside sales for the brands.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps

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