WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN)—Thule Child Transport Systems is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 44,000 Chariot bike trailers and 70,000 trailer conversio
Hawley adds account manager • Bianchi strengthens Southeastern presence • Smith Optics signs with Bike Coop • Lyman PR to represent Hincapie Sportswear • Five Boro Tour opts for lottery registration • Florida Tour supports non-profit
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Campbell, California-based Barracuda Networks is replacing Cervélo as the co-title sponsor
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan’s bike manufacturers reported modest revenue gains in 2011 in the face of rising raw material and labor costs, currency fluctuations and a global economic downturn.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL (BRAIN)—66 Fixed Gear and Singlespeed owner Michael Davis has shut down the popular St. Petersburg shop, but not because of financial struggles. Rather, an admitted case of burnout and a desire to do something new in the bike industry fueled the move.
BROOMFIELD, CO (BRAIN) — Producers of a new trade magazine and show are aiming at retailers who sell action sports, bikes and outdoor merchandise.
South Shore Distributing moves • Triathlon America announces conference speakers • Third Philly Bike Expo planned for October •
REDLANDS, CA (BRAIN)—Don’s Bicycles has posted record sales each of the past seven years.
WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Fox Racing Shox has moved its corporate offices into a new building in Scotts Valley to make room for the consolidation of its manufacturing
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Warm dry weather has been a nightmare for some ski resorts and snow sports retailers so far this year, but few bike retailers are complaining.
Olken joins Hostelling board • Lezyne offers web Buyer's Guide
SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)— Ming Tan has left Ritchey Design for a new position as vice president and general manager at Upland Sports Group, the owner of Capo Cycling.
Midwest Bike Expo set for for Jan. 29 in Illinois • Park Tool adds to engineering and graphic design teams • Abus Mobile Security adds sales manager • Sugoi adds sales and design executives
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Triple Eight Distribution is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall more than 30,000 kids helmets that do not comply with CPSC safety regulations.
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Panda Bicycles has hired “Action” Pat Hegedus as its second frame builder and Rebecca Dodge to support its growing dealer business as merchandize and marketing director.
Megan Tompkins sat down with Bonnie Tu, executive vice president and CFO, at the Liv / Giant store in Taipei to talk about what Giant has learned from its first dedicated women’s retail store.