SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — BMC USA has hired David Votava to managing director for North America. Votava follows the three-year tenure of Chris McLaren, who is leaving BMC to become BicycleBlueBook's chief sales officer.
MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — In recognition of his contributions to his native state, the governor of Wisconsin is proclaiming Sunday, Sept. 25, as Chris Kegel Day throughout the state.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — You don’t have to wander deep into the bowels of the Mandalay Bay to find electric bikes anymore. Several brands are “mainstreaming” e-bikes at their booths this year, as they quietly add electrified models to their 2017 lineups.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — It was a star-studded night Thursday as the Interbike Awards ceremony included a reunion of cast members of the 1985 cycling film "American Flyers." The movie, which focuses on the lives of two brothers who race bicycles and travel across the U.S.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — It's been a solid quarter century since Win Allen raced bikes seriously, but the competitive juices got flowing this week as he competed in Interbike's first Mechanics Challenge, presented by Park Tool.
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. (BRAIN) — At the beginning of September Brad Accettella joined Eddy Merckx Cycles USA, as its new director.
Phillip Lucas, the previous director, will stay connected to the company as an independent consultant.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Detroit Bikes founder Zak Pashak launched the brand four years ago with one model in one color and one size. The black A-Type was the first bike welded with American steel in Pashak's 50,000-square-foot factory in Detroit.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Robert Provost, the CEO of Florida electric bike maker ProdecoTech, says he can lower a retailer's overhead — to less than 9 feet.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The brand named for the winningest road racer of all time is on a winning streak of its own. Eddy Merckx Cycles, after a few years of transition, is now slowly rebuilding its U.S. dealer base and is showing a greatly expanded and modernized bike product line here at Interbike.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Interbike's traditional opening Industry Breakfast took an emotional turn Wednesday as hundreds of attendees stood to honor retailer Chris Kegel, who was recently diagnosed with liver cancer.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — REI is replacing its long-standing house brand for bicycles, Novara, with a new brand called Co-op Cycles. The member owned co-op announced the change and showed a handful of new Co-op bikes at a media preview event Tuesday evening, prior to the opening of Interbike on Wednesday.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Clement Cycling, Eddy Merckx and other brands joined forces to host cycling journalists on a three-day, 200-mile gravel ride ahead of this year's show.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Exhibitors report slow overall retail traffic Monday, but some improvement on the second day at Bootleg Canyon.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International (ASI) is launching Tuesday Cycles, a new lifestyle brand of cruisers, comfort and lifestyle bikes, this week at Interbike.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Sea Otter Classic are planning an event in Girona, Spain, for next June, in partnership with iOutdoor, a European sports promotion company.
The Sea Otter Europe / Costa Brava - Girona Bike Show will be June 3-4.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — BicycleBlueBook.com has hired industry veteran Chris McLaren as its chief sales officer. McLaren most recently served as managing director at BMC USA.
Here's a few scheduled activities for the first two days of Interbike week in Las Vegas. Be sure to pick up a copy of the Show Daily on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for a full schedule of events fot those days. We will also publish a link to the electronic editions of each Show Daily.
TORONTO (BRAIN) — Stoneridge Cycle Ltd. is recalling two models of its bicycle helmets for children. The recalled products may have the inner foam liner in the helmet detach from the outer plastic shell, which poses a head injury hazard.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America is now working with mobile bike shop franchisee operator Beeline Bikes to fulfill consumer orders made on its website.
BROOMFIELD, Colo. (BRAIN) — SealSkinz has hired Brendan Collins to be national accounts manager. He reports to the company's U.S. manager, Shawn Pritchett.