STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Thule Group reported gobal sales growth of 8.2 percent in its second quarter, but the company said said the Sports Authority and Sport Chalet closured hampered sales in the U.S.
OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — KHS Bicycle Parts has hired Lee Kilpatrick to expand the importer's sales of Sapim spokes and Ryde rims to OEMs and specialty wheel builders.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Philadelphia Bicycle Expo have hired O2 Active as communications consultant for the 2016 event, which will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Nov. 5-6.
PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — All management of Time Sport USA has been moved to the Rossignol Group's North American headquarters here, the company announced Tuesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — A ceremonial unlocking of the first Biketown bike and inaugural ride across Tilikum Crossing took place Tuesday at the launch of Portland, Oregon's bike share.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — More than 100 Giant retailers saw Giant's new model year 2017 bicycles and gear from the Giant, Liv, and Momentum brands at Giant's annual meeting with its key retailers here this week.
MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — This fall's Outerbike demo event in Moab will include the Hen House, which organizers describe as "a branded environment where a collection of women specific products are showcased in one common female friendly environment."
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News will sponsor the leadership awards being given out by the Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition.
Nominations are being accepted now through July 29 for the OIWC's 2016 Bicycle Leadership Awards.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Utah's Sens. Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch are supporting a bill that would allow local land managers to decide whether to allow and how to manage mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas, something that some mountain bikers have been advocating.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Backcountry Lifeline is holding a raffle to raise money for its mission, which is to make mountain bike events safer.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products' new Q-West distribution center, which has been relocated from Ogden, Utah, to Denver, is set to begin shipping to customers Thursday, and will be fully operational by mid-August, QBP announced.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mountain bike clothing brand Zoic has made multiple new hires in sales, dealer service and marketing in an effort to expand support for dealers across the country.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer has set news and product submission deadlines for its annual Interbike Show Issue as well as the Interbike Show Dailies distributed at the Vegas expo.
PALM DESERT, Calif. (BRAIN) — Sid Dunofsky, a longtime bicycle industry executive and mergers and acquisition consultant, has passed away after suffering a heart attack.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Box Components has agreed to be the Official Bike Plate Supplier of the UCI BMX World Championships and UCI World Cups over the next three years, and will be the sole bike plate supplier for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Editor’s note: This clarifies a story previously posted on July 11.
COON VALLEY, Wis. (BRAIN) — Borah Teamwear has joined forces with The Bike Cooperative. Borah is the co-op's first apparel brand that produces its entire product line in the United States.
KINGSTON, Mass. (BRAIN) — Bern Unlimited, Inc. has promoted Jeff Cavicchi from national sales manager to director of global operations. Cavicchi, an industry veteran, joined Bern about a year ago.
With Cavicchi's promotion, Bern has hired Ronnie Tambourine as its new national sales manager.
THOMPSON, Conn. (BRAIN) — This fall's KMC Cyclo-cross Festival will leave Roger Williams Park in Providence, Rhode Island, for the first time. This year's festival, the eighth annual, will be held at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Connecticut, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — SRAM is reducing its U.S. distributor count from nine to five, cutting off BTI, KHS, Cyclone and SBA.