News

Posted August 1, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—As the October Interbike show issue approaches, Bicycle Retailer is seeking 10 new retailers to participate in the magazine’s State of Retail panel.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 1, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—QBP has hired two new sales representatives to serve Illinois and the upper Midwestern states. They will provide support for QBP’s global consumer brands, and all vendors distributed by QBP.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 1, 2011

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Posted in Industry News
Posted August 1, 2011

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Light and Motion has hired Jack Gresmer in the newly created position of director of sales. He will work alongside current sales manager Eric Squires to help build the company’s bike business.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 1, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed a bill Monday to soften the Consumer Product Safety Information Act (CPSIA), a law that regulates the lead content in children’s products, including bicycles.

Posted in North America
Posted August 1, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—John Wilcockson, one of the racing world’s best known editors, has left VeloNews after a 24-year career that re-launched the iconic magazine into one of the industry’s best read publications.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 1, 2011

By Doug McClellan

The latest wave of doping allegations swirling around Lance Armstrong and other top cyclists will continue to scare big-name sponsors away from the sport, branding and marketing experts say.

Posted in North America
Posted August 1, 2011

By Chris Lesser

NEW YORK, NY—If you picked up a tabloid on a New York City street corner earlier this year you stood a good chance of reading something about bikes—and chances are it wasn’t good news.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted August 1, 2011

By Jason Norman

GILBERT, AZ—One organization is based in the West; the other is based in the East. One is for-profit; the other is a nonprofit.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted July 31, 2011

"One Rider, One Survivor” is a 91.1K bicycle ride on Saturday, September 10. Each rider will be riding for an unnamed survivor of the September 11 tragedy ten years ago.

Posted in North America
Posted July 31, 2011

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The number of commuter bike riders in New York City increased 14 percent compared to last spring, according to Mayor Michael R.

Posted in Industry News
Posted July 31, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The ultimate bargain treasure hunt for cycling enthusiasts is headed East. VeloSwap has earned a reputation as one of the largest consumer cycling shows in the country, offering deals for cyclists in Denver for more than two decades.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted July 31, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The long-term future of the federal investment in transportation—including bicycling—remains uncertain.

Posted in North America
Posted July 31, 2011

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon is introducing a hologram program to better protect retailers and consumers from counterfeit products. The system's goal is to make it easy to distinguish fake products being sold at retail.

Posted in North America
Posted July 28, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Skirt Sports has hired Leanne Hand as its vice president of marketing.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 28, 2011

CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN)—Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) has a rejuvenated mission and vision and is also launching a new advocacy program.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted July 28, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports International (ASI) has hired Milay Galvez as its new professional sponsorship manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 28, 2011

OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Hoss Active Sports Group (HASG) has opened for business distributing Challenge tires, Silca pumps, Echowell computers and Hiplok security products in the United States.

Posted in North America
Posted July 28, 2011

A group of current and former military personnel set out on a 1,900-mile bicycle trek on Wednesday in an effort to raise awareness about homeless veterans.

The Vet Hunters, as they call themselves, are traveling from Los Angeles to St. Louis helping homeless veterans get services on the way.

Posted in North America
Posted July 27, 2011

KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Seattle Bike Supply has hired Doug Stuart to oversee its marketing department.

Most recently Stuart managed the North America aftermarket sales and marketing arm of Taiwanese suspension supplier SR Suntour.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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