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Posted December 5, 2017
The company also reported a 40 percent sales growth and has added 24 new stores in 2017.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — With a store count that continues to tick upward at a swift pace, Pedego's dealer event gets bigger every year.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Electric bike
Posted December 5, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International has announced the topics for one of the curricula tracks at next month's TBI Conference in Tempe, Arizona.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted December 5, 2017

MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — Argon 18 has hired Tim McCulley as its USA director of sales & strategies. McCulley replaces Christian Lafrance, who takes the helm as director of business development for Argon's new subsidiary, Notio Technologies.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted December 5, 2017
The interscholastic racing association now has 22 leagues.

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has announced the Oregon is the latest state to join the existing 21 NICA regional leagues across America. 

Posted in Industry News
Posted December 5, 2017

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN) — Pirelli has created a new website for its Pzero Velo tires, with an e-commerce section that functions in Italy, France, Germany, the Benelux and the United Kingdom.

Posted in International
Posted December 4, 2017

ROUSE HILL, Australia (BRAIN) — After 13 years with JetBlack Products, founder Trent Fitzgibbins has announced that he will be leaving the company to launch a new brand he has developed called M2O Industries.

Posted in International
Posted December 4, 2017

LÉVIS, Québec (BRAIN) — Distributor Hawley-Lambert was among the supporters of last weekend's Big Bike Build in San Jose, California, where nearly 1,000 volunteers planned to assemble 2,500 bikes for a holiday season campaign.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 4, 2017

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (BRAIN) — After nearly three years selling in the U.S., German consumer-direct brand YT Industries has set up a U.S. headquarters in this beach city. 

Posted in Industry News
Posted December 4, 2017

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Rolf Prima has reach a multi-year partnership with the Race Across America (RAAM), naming the brand the Official Wheel for The World's Toughest Bicycle Race.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted December 4, 2017

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Canyon USA has added Devin Riley as program manager for bikes, parts and accessories. Riley will be responsible for managing the day-to-day bike and P&A-related project work, working with Canyon product managers at the brand's headquarters in Koblenz, Germany.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted December 4, 2017

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Joe Vadeboncoeur, who has worked at Trek for 28 years, is departing the company at the end of December. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted December 4, 2017

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — The organizer of the CrossVegas cyclocross race on Monday announced that longtime event title sponsor Clif Bar & Co. will follow the race to its new location in Reno next year, where it will be held during the week of Interbike, which also is moving to Reno.

Posted in Industry News
Posted December 4, 2017
Company will connect online customers to dealers via service contracts rather than in-store fulfillment. 'The important thing is getting that customer into the store,' CEO says.
See video below.

TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles on Monday launched a consumer-direct online sales program and new lower pricing aimed at helping the brand and its dealers better compete with mountain bike brands sold exclusively D2C on the internet. Intense calls it a "hybrid, IBD-centric" approach.

Posted in Industry News
Posted December 1, 2017
An excerpt from the new manual.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — The 12th edition of Barnett Bicycle Institute's Manual DX is a 600-page update to the existing manual, bringing the total manual size to 14,000 pages.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted December 1, 2017
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Specialized Foundation is offering a one-for-one donation program on all kid's bikes sales this month. For every Specialized Riprock, Hotrock, or Hotwalk purchased in the U.S. from Dec.
Posted in Industry News
Posted December 1, 2017

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now the exclusive distributor for Cycloc's bicycle storage systems and wall mounts.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted December 1, 2017

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holdings, parent company of the Fox bicycle suspension brands, as well as Race Face, Marzocchi and Easton Cycling, has acquired 80 percent of the shares of Flagship Inc., which does business as Tuscany Motor Company. Tuscany sells aftermarket packages for trucks, including modified Ford trucks repackaged as Tonka and "Special Ops" trucks.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted December 1, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association announced Friday that Todd Grant's final day as president of the organization was Thursday, Nov. 30.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted November 30, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — March Northwest, a company led by racer and coach Shaums March, will become the owner, operator and official provider of the International Mountain Bicycling Association's Instructor Certification Program, starting in January.

Posted in Industry News
Posted November 30, 2017

LYON, France (BRAIN) — Vélo Capital Partners, an investment group that has been studying the international bike market for several years, is launching a company, called véliSo, offering several technologies that combined would produce what the company calls "the world's safest bicycle."

Posted in International

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