CHARLOTTE, NC (BRAIN) — 2006 Tour de France champion Oscar Pereiro will attend the Interbike Expo next week, meeting attendees at the Pinarello booth. Pereiro also will ride the Viva Bike Vegas Gran Fondo Pinarello on the Saturday following the show.
SAINT HUBERT, Quebec (BRAIN) — Starting next month, the Croozer bike trailer brand will be distributed in North America by its new Canadian subsidiary, Croozer's Germany-based parent, Zwei plus zwei GmbH, said Friday that it has terminated its relationship with Thule North America, which
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Cyclone Bicycle Supply has gone live with SmartEtailing’s Supplier Sync program, allowing retailing customers to see many of the products Cyclone carries from a subscribing Cyclone dealer’s website.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Retail merchandise sales were up 2 percent in July, coming in at $382 million according to Leisure Trends Group's RetailTrak IBD sales summary.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) —Emotional-marketing guru Graeme Newell will be the keynote speaker for the Interbike Industry Breakfast as the trade expo opens later this month.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland has hired True Communications to assist with public relations and marketing programs in the U.S., the companies announced this week.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — U.S. saddle maker Selle Anatomica says it looking for international distributors.
Selle Anatomica saddles are all made in Wisconsin. They feature a patented slot that allows each side of the pelvis to move independently.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Organizers have set dates and released an early program for next year's Bicycle Leadership Conference.
The conference will be held April 8-10 at the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa, Monterey, California.
Organizers said topics at next year's conference will include:
LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) — Colorado brewer Oskar Blues, which also owns a small custom bike brand, Reeb, is opening a combination restaurant and bike retail space here later this year.
OLNEY, IL (BRAIN) — Highway Two announced that it has added muscle in its management and operations, recently hiring a supply chain analyst, a controller and a sales director.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is purchasing a 19-acre site in East Hempfield Township in Lancaster County to serve as the location for the distributor’s upcoming 120,000-square-foot distribution center in Pennsylvania.
BRAIN's staff dug into its notebooks and camera memory cards to find a few more tidbits from last week's Eurobike show.
NEWPORT BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — Debra Healy Deem, wife of Cycle Werks owner Paul Deem, died from injuries sustained in a collision with a minivan last month. She was 58.
FRYEBURG, ME (BRAIN) — Maine distributor Downeast Bicycle Specialists is now carrying CycleOps trainers.
ROANOKE, VA (BRAIN) — Emergency ID maker QRide Inc. has hired New Jersey-based Addgravity Sales Agency as an independent sales representative for New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) — Lazer has stepped up its support of the Clif Bar CrossVegas by sponsoring the Elite Women's race. With Lazer's support the race is offering equal prize lists for the men's and women's events, with more than $8,700 in prizes being offered across 30 places.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Matt Simpson is stepping down as president of Alchemy Bicycle, a custom framebuilder.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano’s popular Interbike tech seminars are getting an extreme makeover for 2013. Record participation in 2012 spurred the company into streamlining the format to allow technicians to cover more topics and participants to get more hands-on training.
PORTSMOUTH, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Online UK bike retailer Wiggle announced that Stefan Barden will succeed Humphrey Cobbold as chief executive of the company.
HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN) — Bike Medicine has expanded its network of distributors, signing on with J&B Importers to carry its lubricant, degreaser and bike cleaning products, which are now available from J&B’s 11 warehouses throughout the U.S.