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Aliso Viejo, CA— Highway Two, leading North America distribution company, joint venture between Continental Tires and Selle Royal Group (fi'zi:k, Brooks, Selle Royal, Crankbrothers), has recently hired Jeremy Griffin as the Eastern Regional Sales Manager.

Allowing mechanics to set their own prices for direct consumer requests

Velotooler becomes the first solution to allow mobile mechanics to set their own prices for everything from tune-ups to bike assemblies. This allows businesses to charge prices that represent their skills and experience.

CARLSBAD, CA 27.9.2018 – Canyon USA, the American division of one of the world's most innovative bicycle companies, Germany's Canyon Bicycles GmbH, officially opened their Carlsbad, CA showroom this past weekend.

The UCI awards a record number of World Championships for the period 2020- 2024

List of UCI World Championships awarded

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

Aliso Viejo, CA—Highway Two and Abus Mobile Security are proud to announce a new milestone in their distribution partnership. Beginning in January, H2 will have the full range of the Abus Road and Mountain Helmets. 

(Waterloo, WI) - Trek Bicycle, in partnership with Segafredo Zanetti, has renewed an agreement to once again host a free livestream of the Telenet UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Waterloo on the company's website, trekbikes.com.

DAVIS, Calif. (September 2018) – The U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame will induct four legends of American cycling in ceremonies being held on November 10 in Davis, California. The honorees represent several disciplines within the sport of cycling.

RENO, NV—IRC Tires has been busy developing new gravel and mountain bikes tires, so it's no surprise that the Japanese tire maker will be shining a spotlight on these new items next week in Tahoe and Reno.

Tagged Interbike

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association plans a webinar Thursday on how current and proposed tariffs on outdoor products could affect suppliers and retailers. 

The webinar is at 1 p.m. MT. A recording will be available for registrants who can't attend the live webinar. 

Tagged Trade/tariffs

Website tool makes it easier for consumers to customize their dream bikes

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch eBike Systems will offer free professional training at Interbike 2018. Retailer technicians can use the training to become certified or renew their certification, which expires 15 months from the date of last training.

Tagged Retailer education / Electric bike / Interbike

MILAN (BRAIN) — Starbucks opened its first store in Italy on Thursday, a 25,000-square-foot "experience" location that is expected to be the first of many locations in the country. And to mark the event, Milan-based Bianchi produced a special bike that will be sold exclusively at the Milan store.

Rapid City, S.D. – As the dust settles from the past Strider Cup race season, Strider Bikes has announced the U.S. cities hosting the 2019 Strider Cup races for children 6 years old and younger on Strider Balance Bikes.

Levis, Quebec and Lexington, South Carolina – September 4, 2018 – Focused on increasing IBD access to its award-winning Kickstart smart helmet, Lumos Helmet has turned to HLC for distribution across North America.

Tagged Distributor news

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Robert ("Bob") C. Fox Jr. has retired from Fox Factory Holding Corp.'s board of directors, effective Aug. 29.

Bob Fox founded Fox Factory in 1978 and served as CEO and chief engineering officer at different times. Since 2008 he has served as a director.

FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame has named six new members for its 2018 induction: Josh Bender, Ken Chlouber, the Kennett Brothers (Simon, Paul and Jonathan) and Steve Peat.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — DT Swiss has updated its U.S. minimum advertised price policy and its enforcement.

Tagged MAP

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