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Posted August 8, 2017

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike will host a screening of "Blood Road" in partnership with Red Bull Media House on Sept. 20.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 8, 2017

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles is now offering a 10-year warranty on all its carbon frames purchased after June 1 this year. The brand's previous warranty was three years.

Posted in North America
Posted August 8, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (BRAIN) — Derek Goltz, the longtime marketing director for Finish Line Technologies, has launched his own independent marketing agency, BGP Marketing.

Posted in North America
Posted August 7, 2017

FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — U.S. mountain bike innovators Brent Foes and Mark Norstad will be inducted in the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame next month, along with Italian downhill racer Giovanna Bonazzi and European journalist, race promotor and manufacturer Wolfgang Renner.

Posted in North America
Posted August 7, 2017

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — CrossVegas' E-Bike Challenge will be sponsored by Focus and 15 entrants will get a chance to use a new Focus e-bike for the race, the company announced.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship / Interbike
Posted August 7, 2017

BIG FLATS, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Stan's NoTubes has been granted a fifth patent for its tubeless rim design and announced that Velocity will license the technology for use on one of its rim models.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 7, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports Enterprises has added industry veteran David Wang to its executive team as vice president of purchasing.

Posted in North America
Posted August 7, 2017

LÉVIS, Québec (BRAIN) — Distributions Lyncée has added to its sales force in several territories.

Posted in North America
Posted August 7, 2017

DENVER (BRAIN) —Alchemy Bicycles has named industry veteran Joe Stanish as the brand's Chief Operating Officer. Stanish brings 23 years of cycling-industry experience and manufacturing expertise, including his most recent role as the global vice president of operations for Enve Composites and Mavic.

Posted in North America
Posted August 7, 2017

LONDON (BRAIN) — Rapha has announced that U.S.-based RZC Investments is now the majority shareholder in the business.

Posted in International Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted August 7, 2017

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has announced the hiring of its second Chief Operating Officer in the company's 30-year history, Ken Lousberg.

Posted in North America
Posted August 7, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP is introducing a new service called Retail to Home Delivery for retailers enrolled in the top tier of the distributor's Dealer's Choice program.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 7, 2017
Emerald expects Interbike's move to Reno-Tahoe will strengthen show, bring back brands who haven't exhibited in recent years.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Emerald Expositions reported 14 percent growth in revenue for the second quarter compared with the same period last year — about a third of that from organic growth and two-thirds from recent acquisitions.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports / Interbike
Posted August 7, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike) has announced the initial program for this year's California Bicycle Summit, set for Oct. 3-6 at the Sacramento Convention Center and surrounding venues.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted August 4, 2017

 SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shares of GoPro Inc. surged 20 percent in trading Friday after the company this week reported second-quarter earnings that topped analyst expectations due in part to restructuring and job cuts that have reduced the action camera and drone maker’s costs. 

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 4, 2017

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — David Reuter has started his long recovery from a mountain bike crash at the Little Switzerland Park in Milwaukee in June. Severe fractures to numerous vertebrae left him without control of his legs and doctors skeptical he would recover their use.

Posted in North America
Posted August 4, 2017

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle has reached an agreement to broadcast the inaugural Telenet UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Waterloo on the brand's website, trekbikes.com.

Access to the livestream will be provided for free courtesy of Segafredo Zanetti Coffee.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted August 4, 2017
Insert white-belt-after-Labor-Day joke here.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At the Eurobike show later this month, Gates Corporation will celebrate ten years supplying its Gates Carbon Drive belt drivetrain to bike makers. Among the new belt drive products that Gates will show at Eurobike is a limited edition white belt. 

Posted in International
Posted August 4, 2017

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — Alternative 138 GmbH is now assisting Stages Cycling Europe with the brand's European media relations and communication.

Philipp Reiff and Danielle Reiff-Jongerius will be the main points of contact for German-speaking countries and the rest of Europe, respectively.

Posted in International
Posted August 3, 2017
Is the 'reset' enough to revitalize the show?

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retailers and suppliers said they are largely upbeat about the new location.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike

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