GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — TerraTrike, which claims to be the world's largest manufacturer of recumbent trikes, is now distributing some hard to find tire sizes from Schwalbe.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stella Yu, the founder and general manager of Velo Saddles, and Katie Thompson, the industrial design manager at QBP, will each receive Bicycle Leadership Awards from Camber Outdoors at the Interbike show later this month. The awards are sponsored by Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Polar has appointed industry veteran Tom Fowler to president of Polar USA. Fowler is a former executive with Profile, Cervélo and most recently with Recon, the smart sunglass brand acquired by Intel last year.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — How time flies. The newest edition of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News celebrates the 25th anniversary of our founding.
BOURNEMOUTH, England (BRAIN) — Reid Bikes has added to its U.K. based international sales team with the hiring of Troy Kniveton as an international account manager. Kniveton will help to support the Reid’s U.S. business as it continues to grow and will work to increase the Australian brand’s EU market share.
BEAVERTON, Ore. (BRAIN) — Longtime online retailer TeamEstrogen.com has announced it will close at the end of September.
Team Estrogen Inc. co-founder Susan Otcenas said a number of factors contributed to the decision, including price competition and changing consumer behaviors.
EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Burley Design has promoted Nick Coughlin to marketing manager and hired Scott Spence as director of product development, quality and regulatory compliance.
MUKILTEO, Wash. (BRAIN) — Full Speed Ahead has hired Oris Intel to assist with monitoring online minimum advertised price (MAP) for its products.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—The National Bicycle Dealers Association has agreed to buy the Barnett Bicycle Institute — the 30-year-old professional mechanics school — from its founder, John Barnett.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (September 1, 2016) –Boyd Cycling, a high-end carbon and alloy bicycle wheel manufacturer, has joined The Bike Cooperative as a supplier partner . Effective immediately, members of The Bike Cooperative will earn rebates on their purchases of all Boyd Cycling wheels.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — J&B Importers will now serve as a full-line CatEye distributor.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) ⎯ Shimano American will handle sales of the Lazer brand in the U.S. along with the helmet brand's longtime distributor, QBP. Shimano's sales force will begin selling Lazer products immediately.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — A breakfast panel discussion at Interbike will look at the value of supporting pro cycling.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cannondale is issuing a mandatory service bulletin to upgrade to its Lefty suspension forks from model years 2014-16 and some 2017 forks to equip them with its new 2Spring system.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Outdoor brands Big Agnes and Honey Stinger will combine their office operations under one roof in a new, larger location in Steamboat Springs. For years, the sister brands have occupied several office spaces located throughout town.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The organizers behind the Taipei Cycle Show are quietly surveying exhibitors about whether to move the show — traditionally held in March — to either October or November next year.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Thieves broke into Raleigh's new company store here early Monday, making off with six bikes. The company and police are asking the public and nearby retailers to be on the lookout for the stolen bikes, which include electric mountain bikes retailing for up to $5,000.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Mechanics interested in learning how to work for a race team or event can now apply for registration in USA Cycling's 2016 Bill Woodul Race Mechanics Clinic, which is being held Nov. 16-20 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — QBP founder and chairman Steve Flagg will be honored with the BPSA Lifetime Achievement Award at the Interbike Awards Night on Thursday, Sept. 22, in Las Vegas.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — So how successful were Eurobike’s efforts to offer more demo riding opportunities by extending its demo to all three days of the trade show as well as its consumer festival days? It’s still a bit early to tell, but so far supplier reaction is mixed.