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Posted May 16, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — Rotor America has hired Joe Hanrahan as its inside sales lead. Hanrahan will work out of the company’s North American headquarters in Salt Lake City.

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 16, 2017

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) – Beeline Bikes has added Ted King as a brand ambassador. King spent ten years as a pro road cyclist and has a resume that includes Grand Tours, World Championships races and seven personal victories.

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 16, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) – Starting today, San Francisco-based bag maker Timbuk2 will host a series of nationwide events the company hopes will inspire urban adventures in Chicago, New York, Denver, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Venice, California.

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) – When it comes to retail, Chris Kelly has always been one to think outside the box.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 16, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) – Giant Bicycles Canada has announced the opening of its newest retail store, Giant Whistler, located in Whistler, B.C. The new store will hold a grand opening on Friday, May 19, the same day Whistler Bike Park opens for the season.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 16, 2017

PITTSBURGH, Penn. (BRAIN) — Dick’s Sporting Goods has posted its sales and earnings for the first quarter of 2017, which ended April 29.

Posted in North America
Posted May 15, 2017
Bike display at the Grand Junction airport

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) – Bicycle Retailer & Industry News staff is returning to Colorado, but this time editors and sponsors will visit shops in Grand Junction, Fruita and Palisade.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN Dealer Tour
Posted May 15, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (BRAIN) – Southwest Composite Works Inc., a full-service, carbon fiber engineering and manufacturing company, has announced it will expand its business to provide sustainable, U.S.-based mold-making and tooling solutions for the cycling and outdoor recreation industries.

Posted in North America
Posted May 15, 2017

AUSTIN, Tex. (BRAIN) — Through its latest survey, the Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association hopes to gain insights into shop demographics. The short survey is open to retail shop owners and employees and will run until June 15.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 15, 2017

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) – Felt Bicycles has announced that it has hired Juan Diaz as sales representative for select counties in Southern California, from Orange in the south to San Luis Obispo in the north, along with the states of Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii.

Posted in North America
Posted May 15, 2017

DANVILLE, Calif. (BRAIN) — People often ask Dave and Sue Dalton, owners of 6Fifteen Cyclery, about their shop's name: think 6:15 p.m. It's the roll-out time for the daily group ride with friends. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 12, 2017
Greg Ford is promoted to national sales manager.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — BH Bikes USA/Easy Motion USA has appointed a new president, Caryle Walker, and a new national sales manager for the company's e-bike division, Greg Ford.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike
Posted May 12, 2017

LAKEWOOD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Tern has delivered the first batch of its Vektron electric folding bikes to Kickstarter backers in the United States. The bikes are being delivered to Kickstarter backers via Tern's U.S. dealer network. The dealers are also handling after-sales support and customer service for the bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted May 12, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pioneer's Cycle Sports Division, which launched in 2013, has hired industry veteran Jim Miller as director of national sales for the Pioneer Cycle Sports Division.

Posted in North America
Posted May 12, 2017

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles is the new sponsor of Whistler Mountain Bike Park, in Whistler, British Columbia and will supply frames for all bikes including rental, retail, and programs at the park. 

Posted in North America
Posted May 12, 2017

MUKILTEO, Wash. (BRAIN) — Full Speed Ahead is implementing a new sales policy for 2017.

"We hope this new policy clarifies and defines for you a clear advertised pricing and sales strategy for our brands in the multi-channel and global marketplace of today," FSA stated.

Posted in North America
Posted May 11, 2017

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — First-quarter revenue at Giant Manufacturing, the world's largest producer of bikes, continues a downward trend pointing to what could be another tough year for the industry.

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 11, 2017

MILAN (BRAIN) — Pirelli is returning to the bicycle market with a line of road tires that will be available this fall.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 10, 2017

VISTA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Haro Bicycle Corp. is now selling its Masi-branded bikes online through its Masibikes.com site, with delivery via the nearest local Masi dealer if available.

Posted in North America Tagged Omnichannel
Posted May 10, 2017

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Gore Bike Wear has hired recently retired pro cyclists Fabian Cancellara as a new brand ambassador.

Posted in International

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