CRANBURY, NJ (BRAIN)—When Pete and Stephanie Garnich started looking to expand Knapp’s Cyclery beyond their Lawrenceville, New Jersey shop, they didn’t have to look too far down the road to Cranbury before they knew they had the perfect spot.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports International (ASI) has hired Steve Parke as its new Northern California sales representative.
CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Derby Cycle will be included in Germany’s SDAX index starting Sept. 19.
The SDAX is made up of 50 small and medium sized companies in Germany and represent the 81st-130th largest publicly traded companies in that country.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—John Rangel, Specialized’s vice president and chief financial officer, has left the company. Rangel accepted a CFO position with Tria Beauty, a consumer skincare products company, according to a press released issued Aug. 30 by Tria.
By Nicole Formosa
Bob Martin has worked at the Brooks saddle factory outside Birmingham, England’s once gritty industrial heart, for 52 years.
By Matt Wiebe
NEWBURY PARK, CA—Over the years, long lead times have changed the industry’s dynamics—and those lead times show no signs of getting shorter.
By Marc Sani
As long as retailers effectively manage preseason orders tied to supplier dating programs, the current ordering structure for bikes—coupled with summer-season dealer events—appears to work.
SALT LAKE CITY, CA (BRAIN)—As the bike industry trade show season started heating up, SOAR Communications has picked up several new clients.
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—Hawley is now distributing Halo Headbands.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—From mayors to mass merchants to minority markets, organizers of the 2012 Bicycle Leadership Conference (BLC) are including these topics in the agenda for the April 17 - 19, 2012 conference.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike is adding a little friendly competition to its OutDoor Demo event with the Strava OutDoor Demo Challenge.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—As a warm up for Interbike, Leisure Trends Group is hosting an informative webinar to discuss Cycling retail sales trends.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Move Sport, Inc., of Boulder, Colorado, the exclusive distributor of Vredestein Two Wheel Tires for the United States and Canada, has named Johnny Halliday a sales rep for British Columbia, Stu Lungteign for Alberta, John Hunter and associates Jeff Cook and Laura Watson for Ontario, and Jean Marc
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press has hired publishing veteran Robert Rex as advertising manager.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT (BRAIN)—Tom Caldwell and Marisa Klein of Great Pacific Sales are Ibex Outdoor Clothing's new West Coast sales reps covering California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii.
WILMINGTON, MA (BRAIN) — Pedro's president and general manager Matt Simpson has decided to leave the company in mid-September.
He announced his departure in an email to friends and colleagues.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Product Architects, Inc., maker of the insulated Polar Bottle, has added several new limited edition bottles to its online store.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—QBP has launched a new brand called 45North, a brand specific to cold-weather conditions.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—Bicycle Garage Indy (BGI) is opening a new downtown location as part of the Indy Bike Hub YMCA.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Sales reps are often the forgotten souls of the bike industry, so Interbike is considering sponsoring the formation of a non-profit sales representative association.