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Posted August 7, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP is introducing a new service called Retail to Home Delivery for retailers enrolled in the top tier of the distributor's Dealer's Choice program.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 7, 2017
Emerald expects Interbike's move to Reno-Tahoe will strengthen show, bring back brands who haven't exhibited in recent years.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Emerald Expositions reported 14 percent growth in revenue for the second quarter compared with the same period last year — about a third of that from organic growth and two-thirds from recent acquisitions.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports / Interbike
Posted August 7, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike) has announced the initial program for this year's California Bicycle Summit, set for Oct. 3-6 at the Sacramento Convention Center and surrounding venues.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted August 4, 2017

 SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shares of GoPro Inc. surged 20 percent in trading Friday after the company this week reported second-quarter earnings that topped analyst expectations due in part to restructuring and job cuts that have reduced the action camera and drone maker’s costs. 

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 4, 2017

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — David Reuter has started his long recovery from a mountain bike crash at the Little Switzerland Park in Milwaukee in June. Severe fractures to numerous vertebrae left him without control of his legs and doctors skeptical he would recover their use.

Posted in North America
Posted August 4, 2017

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle has reached an agreement to broadcast the inaugural Telenet UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Waterloo on the brand's website, trekbikes.com.

Access to the livestream will be provided for free courtesy of Segafredo Zanetti Coffee.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted August 4, 2017
Insert white-belt-after-Labor-Day joke here.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At the Eurobike show later this month, Gates Corporation will celebrate ten years supplying its Gates Carbon Drive belt drivetrain to bike makers. Among the new belt drive products that Gates will show at Eurobike is a limited edition white belt. 

Posted in International
Posted August 4, 2017

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — Alternative 138 GmbH is now assisting Stages Cycling Europe with the brand's European media relations and communication.

Philipp Reiff and Danielle Reiff-Jongerius will be the main points of contact for German-speaking countries and the rest of Europe, respectively.

Posted in International
Posted August 3, 2017
Is the 'reset' enough to revitalize the show?

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retailers and suppliers said they are largely upbeat about the new location.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 3, 2017

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp. announced Thursday that its bicycle-related sales — through its Fox Factory, Marzocchi, Race Face and Easton brands — was up 2.9 percent in the second quarter, which ended June 30. 

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 3, 2017
Courtesy of CrossVegas.com

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — The CrossVegas cyclocross race will make the move to Reno in 2018 along with Interbike, which announced Thursday that it would move to Reno next year. But the race will continue to be named CrossVegas.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship / Interbike
Posted August 3, 2017
The September show will open with a weekend consumer festival at the Northstar resort. The indoor show is Tuesday-Thursday and Interbike is promising lower exhibitor costs at the nonunion facility.
The Tahoe region boasts epic mountain biking.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced Thursday that its 2018 show will be held in Reno, Nevada's, Reno-Sparks Convention Center. 

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 2, 2017

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Selle Royal Group has hired carbon composites expert Mello Bouwmeester at the company's research and development facility in Utah. He will work on projects for the Selle Royal Group brands: Crankbrothers, Fizik, Brooks England and Selle Royal.

Posted in North America
Posted August 2, 2017

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin on Wednesday reported a 1 percent rise in second-quarter revenue, to $817 million from $812 million a year earlier, that included a 46 gain in its outdoor segment driven by strong demand for its Fenix smart watches.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 2, 2017

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike officials are planning a conference call with the media on Thursday morning to announce the show’s location for 2018.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 2, 2017

DENVER (BRAIN)  — Haibike has hired Chris Facas as a new territory manager to support retailers and promote sales throughout the Northeast United States.

Facas, former territory sales representative for Specialized and Jamis, will begin representing Haibike immediately.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted August 1, 2017

SCHWEINFURT, Germany (BRAIN) — Susanne Puello, who left Accell's Winora Group — a company her grandfather founded — this spring, plans to launch a new brand in partnership with KTM Industries AG at Eurobike later this month.

Posted in International Tagged Electric bike
Posted August 1, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Edward Hickey was the kind of bike industry lifer who would travel to the Taipei trade show just to catch up with old friends and keep in touch with bike industry happenings.

Posted in North America
Posted August 1, 2017

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Trips for Kids has appointed Robert Alan Ping as its executive director. Ping will be responsible for leading the implementation of the national strategic plan to enhance and expand the Trips for Kids National organization of independent community chapters.

Posted in North America
Posted August 1, 2017

DENVER (BRAIN) — Bicycle Colorado has launched a national search for a new executive director as Dan Grunig, the advocacy group's leader for the past 15 years, steps down in December.

Posted in North America

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