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Posted August 3, 2017
The September show will open with a weekend consumer festival at the Northstar resort. The indoor show is Tuesday-Thursday and Interbike is promising lower exhibitor costs at the nonunion facility.
The Tahoe region boasts epic mountain biking.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced Thursday that its 2018 show will be held in Reno, Nevada's, Reno-Sparks Convention Center. 

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 2, 2017

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Selle Royal Group has hired carbon composites expert Mello Bouwmeester at the company's research and development facility in Utah. He will work on projects for the Selle Royal Group brands: Crankbrothers, Fizik, Brooks England and Selle Royal.

Posted in North America
Posted August 2, 2017

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin on Wednesday reported a 1 percent rise in second-quarter revenue, to $817 million from $812 million a year earlier, that included a 46 gain in its outdoor segment driven by strong demand for its Fenix smart watches.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 2, 2017

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike officials are planning a conference call with the media on Thursday morning to announce the show’s location for 2018.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 2, 2017

DENVER (BRAIN)  — Haibike has hired Chris Facas as a new territory manager to support retailers and promote sales throughout the Northeast United States.

Facas, former territory sales representative for Specialized and Jamis, will begin representing Haibike immediately.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted August 1, 2017

SCHWEINFURT, Germany (BRAIN) — Susanne Puello, who left Accell's Winora Group — a company her grandfather founded — this spring, plans to launch a new brand in partnership with KTM Industries AG at Eurobike later this month.

Posted in International Tagged Electric bike
Posted August 1, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Edward Hickey was the kind of bike industry lifer who would travel to the Taipei trade show just to catch up with old friends and keep in touch with bike industry happenings.

Posted in North America
Posted August 1, 2017

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Trips for Kids has appointed Robert Alan Ping as its executive director. Ping will be responsible for leading the implementation of the national strategic plan to enhance and expand the Trips for Kids National organization of independent community chapters.

Posted in North America
Posted August 1, 2017

DENVER (BRAIN) — Bicycle Colorado has launched a national search for a new executive director as Dan Grunig, the advocacy group's leader for the past 15 years, steps down in December.

Posted in North America
Posted August 1, 2017

SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling has hired industry veteran Scott Montgomery as its CEO.

Posted in North America
Posted July 31, 2017
World Champion Wout Van Aert won the 2016 CrossVegas

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Registration opens for the UCI Elite, USA Cycling, Wheelers & Dealers, and a new e-bike category at the Las Vegas event.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / Racing & Sponsorship / Interbike
Posted July 31, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The bike shipping service BikeFlights has adopted a new bike shipping box made of Coroplast instead of cardboard. The company said the new box has the same internal suspension design of the box it introduced last summer, but is more water resistant, stronger and more durable.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 31, 2017

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Peter Henry, the president of the New England retail chain Landry's Bicycles, has joined the National Bicycle Dealers Association's board of directors.

Posted in Retail News
Posted July 31, 2017

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives has reached a distribution agreement with Quality Bicycle Products and will join the distributor’s Dealer’s Choice buying program starting in August.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted July 31, 2017

PADUA, Italy (BRAIN) — The Italian saddle brand Astute has announced that Ciclista-America will be its distributor in the U.S. for the 2018 season. The brand has been distributed in the U.S. by MC2 until recently.

Astute said it is "widely expanding" its presence in the U.S. market next year. 

Posted in International
Posted July 28, 2017

PITTSBURGH (BRAIN) — West Virginia's Big Bear Lake Camplands was the scene for the Dirt Fest West Virginia mountain bike festival earlier this month. The event attracted more than 900 riders from 20 states and Canada.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted July 28, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Retail trade and other business groups, along with PeopleForBikes, are claiming victory following an announcement that congressional leaders will not include a border adjustment tax as part of tax reform legislation.

Posted in North America
Posted July 28, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association said it enthusiastically endorses new legislation that would update processes and policies on national public lands to improve outdoor recreation.

Posted in North America
Posted July 27, 2017

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Amer Sports' cycling business, done through its Mavic and Enve brands, was down 12 percent in local currencies in the first half of the year, and down 18 percent in the company's second quarter, the company is reporting.  But Enve sales were up in the half.

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted July 27, 2017

LEVIS, Québec (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert has reached a distribution agreement for the new Pirelli PZero Velo tire range, covering both Canada and the United States.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news

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