Tradeshows and conferences
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the first Action Outdoor & Bike Expo say their first show was a success and they are planning a series of four shows for 2014.
RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN) —Vittoria wants to grow its market share in mountain bike tires in the U.S. and recently hired Ken Avery as a dedicated brand and product manager for its Geax off-road tire line.
RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN)—Thousands of retailers, media people and suppliers came to this town Tuesday to test ride bikes under stunning blue skies.
RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN)—At a press conference Tuesday during Demo Day, Fox unveiled a smartphone app to help riders set up their front and rear suspension. The free app is designed to work with all of Fox’s 2013 shocks. It will be available for the Android, iPhone and iPad as early as next week.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Eurobike, the global industry’s largest and most important tradeshow starts Tuesday, drawing 40,000 visitors to the shores of Lake Constance in Southern Germany during its four-day run.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Participants at Interbike's OutDoor Demo this year won't have to change clothes in a dusty parking lot or take the shuttle bus back to The Strip wearing a sweaty chamois, thanks to an "Official Changing Station" hosted by Zoic.
MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)—Munich’s ISPO Bike show closed on Sunday after a four-day run in Bavaria. In its fourth year, ISPO Bike drew 290 exhibitors and 6,000 trade visitors from 46 countries, according to organizers at Messe München International, where the fair is held.
NANJING, China (BRAIN)—Asia Bike will move out on its own next year after coupling with the Asia Outdoor show for its first two years.
TORONTO, Ontario—Organizers of the ExpoCycle 2012 show are planning two industry networking events for the first evening of September 9, the show's first trade-only day.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) Friday August 3 2012 10:06 AM MT—Jocelyn Da Silva points out that last year some 4 million babies were born and their parents are prime targets for trailers, strollers and baby joggers.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) Thursday August 2 2012 7:12 AM MT—Outdoor Retailer, one of the sports industry’s biggest shows, opened its doors Thursday with more than 20,000 retailers, media and visitors expected here over the next four days.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—It was just a matter of time.
After organizers of the Interbike Expo hired former pro downhill champion Leigh Donovan as an account executive, a downhill race during the show's annual OutDoor Demo was a no-brainer.
DEER VALLEY, UTAH (BRAIN)—The second day of DealerCamp launched under bright blue skies and cool temperatures without a hint of thunderstorms. And dealers took full advantage of the day taking dozens of bikes—mostly 29er mountain and high-end road—out for a spin.
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) Tuesday July 24 2012 4:50 PM MT—DealerCamp kicked off Tuesday morning as Raleigh’s dealer event ended with an afternoon lunch at the Silver Baron Lodge near the expo area.
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) Monday July 23 2012 5:09 PM MT—Charlie Cooper, president of Leisure Trends Group, delivered some good news at Raleigh’s dealer meeting Monday—year-to-date unit sales for retailers are up 3.5 percent, with dollar sales up a strong 9.5 percent.
SNOWBASIN, UT (BRAIN) Monday July 23 2012—Mike Clark has sold more than two-dozen Pugsleys and Moonlanders this year at Velo City Bikes, and so it was no surprise to see him at the Surly exhibit at 9:30 Sunday morning.
FRANKFURT, Germany (BRAIN)—If Trek was looking for more space to showcase its 2013 products to European retailers when it opted out of Eurobike this year, it certainly found what it was looking for.
SNOWBIRD, UT (BRAIN) Thursday July 19 2012 6:51 AM MT—Wheel out Specialized’s sizzling red electric Turbo and it quickly attracts a crowd of dealers tossing out questions, voicing opinions and, in general, wanting take it for a spin.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday July 16 2012 5:50 AM MT—Interbike is reaching out to tbe BMX industry with several new features at this fall's expo in Las Vegas.
SNOWBIRD, UT (BRAIN) Monday July 16 2012 5:47 AM MT—Specialized’s annual Dealer Event kicks off today with 529 retailers arriving at this Utah resort to take a look at 2013 bikes, sit through a variety of product presentations and ride the trails and roads in Little Cottonwood Canyo