LITTLE ROCK, AR (BRAIN)--Leading online retailer Competitive Cyclist recently announced its plan to show a series of four television commercials each day throughout the duration of the Versus Channel coverage of the Tour de France.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)--The folks at BikeSource are opening their seventh site as a Specialized concept store.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Cadence Cycling and Multisport Centers opened its Manhattan training facility and began giving media-exclusive tours earlier this week.
SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN)—Thule is expanding its business-to-consumer e-commerce presence with a dealer-fulfilled sales program powered by Shopatron.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—The National Bicycle Dealers Association (NBDA) will offer its one-day educational seminars in six different markets this year, up from five last year, stretching from late October into late January of next year.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)--Does a week in Senegal or Ghana talking shop with bicycle retailers about marketing and sales issues and back shop inventory control sound like a great weeklong vacation? If so the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) has a $2,300 vacation package to sell you.
KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Seattle Bike Supply recently announced its Top Ten Redline BMX dealers in the United States for the 2007 model year.
A special recognition plaque was awarded to these dealers at Interbike in Las Vegas, with a hand shake and pat on the back from their respective sales rep.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Selling Cycling recently announced partnerships with three retailer groups: the National Bicycle Dealers Association, The Biking Solution and Mobeus.
SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Bike Spring Bicycle Shop closed its Mountain View store on Sunday, Sept. 30.
On Monday, Oct. 1, Bike Spring filed a motion with the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, to convert its previous Chapter 11 reorganization to Chapter 7 liquidation.
ST. LOUIS, MO (BRAIN)-The Biking Solution (TBS), the industry’s leading provider of marketing, operational, and training tools, is now offering their services to the best bike retailers in America, regardless of brand.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Mike Simmons, owner of Bicycle Warehouse in San Diego, is in intensive care after being hit by a car while riding his bike Saturday. He suffered a broken neck, ribs, leg and wrist.
ATASCADERO, CA (BRAIN)—Promo Logic recently moved from the hustle and bustle of L.A. to the relative calm of San Luis Obispo County.
BY MEGAN TOMPKINS
SAN JOSE, CA—Bike Spring Bicycle Shop, a Specialized concept store, has filed for bankruptcy so that the owner can reorganize his operations.
BY JASON NORMAN
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—A dispute between Specialized and a retailer with five stores in the hyper-competitive San Diego market has sparked a lawsuit over $412,000 in receivables.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)–Trucking more than 100 Maestro suspension mountain bikes across the country in two large trailers to demo sites in eight different cities in five weeks may sound like a daunting task, but the crew of Giant Bicycle’s “Ride Maestro Tour” isn’t phased one bit.