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Posted March 18, 2013

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Registration for DealerCamp 2013 is now open, with Lifeboat events launching its registration page early this year for retailers and other qualified attendees.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 18, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has made two key hires at its headquarters in Irvine, California, bringing aboard former downhill pro Scott Sharples as mountain bike product manager and marketing and advertising veteran Brian Darney as brand marketing director.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 18, 2013
From the magazine

LAS VEGAS, NV—When you walk into the new Las Vegas Cyclery store, the pleasing aesthetics of the building are striking.The 34-foot-tall ceiling with the wooden décor gives the bike shop an open, airy feel, reminiscent of a ski lodge.

Posted in Retail News Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 18, 2013

SANTA FE (BRAIN) — Distributor BTI is minimizing downtime during its upcoming move. It will miss just two days of weekday shipping while relocating from several facilities here into one brand-new location.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted March 17, 2013

HAWLEY, PA (BRAIN) — Celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, Pennsylvania retailer Sickler’s Bike & Sport has now opened a third location, this time in a historic mill building. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 15, 2013
Rob Kozich

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN) — Folding bike brand Dahon has added Rob Kozich as its European market development manager.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted March 15, 2013
The Club Ride Deer Abby Sun Flower top

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN) — Clothing brand Club Ride continues to grow, opening its 500th North American dealer recently, expanding to four new countries and adding a line of urban cycling clothes.

Posted in North America
Posted March 14, 2013
The brass Runwell bike will be displayed in Switzerland.

DETROIT, MI (BRAIN) — Motor City startup Shinola, which sells high-end bikes, watches and leather goods made in Detroit, is ready to start taking orders for its watches, which will ship in July.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 14, 2013
The HeadsUp system

PLEASANT VALLEY, MO (BRAIN) — Paceline Products Inc. announced Thursday that it will be distributing the HeadsUp Systems Wireless Gear Alert System, which warns drivers before they smash their roof racks into garage doors.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Distributor news
Posted March 14, 2013

GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland has promoted Matt Heitmann, the former BMC director of marketing in the U.S., to the new position of global director of marketing for the BMC Group, overseeing the BMC brand portfolio of BMC, Stromer, and Bergamont.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted March 14, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Cycling website RedKitePrayer.com has added two new members to its team.  Wayne Thompson has taken the role of advertising sales director. Thompson is the former owner of Kind Bicycles and prior to that was an executive with Pacific Cycle.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted March 14, 2013

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) — Canadian distributor Orange Sport Supply is celebrating its 15th year in business with a new website that launched Thursday. 

Posted in North America
Posted March 14, 2013
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — A dealer favorite presentation will be back at this year's IBD Summit, with some added punch this time.
 
Posted in North America Tagged Events / Interbike
Posted March 14, 2013
The new Cervelo Rca

TORONTO, Canada (BRAIN) — Cervélo on Thursday unveiled the second frameset to come out of its Southern California R & D facility, the Rca. The company previewed the limited-production frame to a dozen journalists last week during a two-day media camp in Malibu, California. 

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 14, 2013

STOCKTON SPRINGS, ME (BRAIN) — The Light Electric Vehicle Association is working with organizers of DealerCamp to bring e-bikes to the event, which is being held July 25-27 in Park City, Utah.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 13, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Giant USA's general manager, Elysa Walk, is a new member of the Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition Board of Directors, the OIWC announced Wednesday.

Walk joins the board for a two-year term along with Audrey Hicks, the CFO of Outdoor Research.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted March 13, 2013
The carbon rim has aluminum inserts for the spoke bed and tire hooks.

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic will display its first carbon clincher wheels at the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California, next month, the company announced Wednesday.

Posted in Product/Tech

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