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Posted May 12, 2016
Ott and the new Road Show van.

MEQUON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Hayes Performance Systems has hired Philip Ott for its Hayes Bicycle Group's marketing team. Ott, based in Crested Butte, Colorado, will serve as a mobile marketing specialist for Hayes, as part of the "Hayes Road Show."

Posted in North America
Posted May 12, 2016

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired T.R. Maloney as senior manager of OEM sales. The company also promoted Sam Anderson to be junior OEM sales manager.

Maloney has more than 20 years of experience in the cycling and outdoor industries.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted May 12, 2016
Vista says it remains in the hunt for acquisitions.

CLEARFIELD, Utah (BRAIN) — The new owner of Bell, Giro, Blackburn and CamelBak reported a sales increase of 9 percent in its fiscal year, which ended March 31. The sales total of $2.27 billion includes new revenue from Vista's acquisitions.

Posted in North America
Posted May 12, 2016

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Giant executives are forecasting a generally flat year of growth in Europe and caution that sales in the U.S. could be hampered by excess inventory.

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 12, 2016

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (BRAIN) — Retailer Kelli Kavanaugh will open her second shop in the Detroit metro area in mid-June. Wheelhouse Detroit's new store is located in Hamtramck, which lies about six miles north of Detroit.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 11, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike Fixtation is offering free, three-month's use of its public bike pump to small businesses and non-profits.

Posted in North America
Posted May 11, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Better Bike Share Partnership has awarded grants to bike share programs in nine cities. The Partnership's goal is to increase the accessibility and use of bike share in underserved communities.

Posted in North America
Posted May 11, 2016
COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) —The National Bicycle Dealers Association says it has reached out to the newly formed Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association to offer its support.
Posted in Retail News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 11, 2016

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer is looking for retailer feedback for an editorial package slated for our June 15 issue. We're taking a deep look at the bike retail compensation landscape, how it's changing and how a proposed higher federal hourly wage might affect small businesses.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News
Posted May 11, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Nearly 500 U.S. bike shops have signed up with BikeExchange, a service launched in Australia in 2007 that creates an online marketplace for bicycle products and ties into sales through bike shops.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted May 11, 2016
Dan Empfield responds to our article about Sean Madsen's new school for bike fitters.
Running a bike fit school is a business, but it's also advocacy.
Posted in North America
Posted May 10, 2016

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Competitor Group Inc. has named John Bradley as its senior vice president of media, effective immediately.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted May 10, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new smart eyewear brand, Solos has signed an agreement with USA Cycling that will give USA Cycling athletes access to its smart eyewear, which integrates a heads-up display and audio technologies.

Posted in North America
Posted May 10, 2016

LONGWOOD, Fla. (BRAIN) — BMX bike company Subrosa Brand is launching a promotion with thrash metal band Slayer. Subrosa will offer four new bike models with Slayer-approved custom head badges and color schemes.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 10, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Clark Butcher, owner of Victory Bicycle Studio in Memphis, has teamed up with local nonprofit Carpenter Art Garden founder Erin Harris to open the Carpenter Street Workshop, a community bike shop.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 9, 2016

DENVER (BRAIN) — DirtTri Magazine, a publication focused on off-road triathlons, recently won a local version of the popular "Shark Tank" TV show. The magazine also hired its first advertising sales rep.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps / Media/Publishing
Posted May 9, 2016

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has announced that the Tsunami Sales Group will now represent Vittoria and its traded brands 3T and Selle Italia in the entire Southern California region.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Sales Reps
Posted May 9, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Monday marks the first day of PeopleForBikes' National Protected Bike Lane Week. Protected bike lanes separate people on bikes from car and truck traffic with physical barriers such as planters or bollards.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 9, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Retail services company SmartEtailing is merging with Harvest Retail Marketing, a company that provides marketing, direct-mail and web services for bike retailers.

Posted in North America
Posted May 6, 2016

LIVERMORE, Calif. (BRAIN) — New retailers Chris Beratlis and Chris Bourguet recently celebrated the opening of My Buddy's Bike Shop in Livermore.

Posted in Retail News

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