Announcements

Stockton, CA— Williams Cycling, a direct to consumer wheel and component brand, is for sale. The company is seeking a buyer who can leverage the brand to it's fullest potential.

Box Components, a growing and committed company in the BMX and MTB industries, announced today that Bill Roberts-Ross has been appointed Sales Manager effective January 7, 2019.

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Stages signs 2-year deal as official supplier of power meters and cycling computers

(Boulder, CO – January 10, 2019) StagesⓇ Cycling has joined with UAE Team Emirates as technical partner, becoming their official supplier of power meters and cycling computers.

PARK CITY, Utah (January 9, 2019) — POC, a leading manufacturer of ski, snowboarding and cycling helmets, eyewear, apparel and protection, has named Brendan Murphey as Marketing Manager for North America.

Madison, WI – January 09, 2019 - Planet Bike has updated its minimum advertised price (MAP) policy for 2019. As of January 1, 2019, Planet Bike has increased MAP so that it is now the same as the brand’s listed MSRP.

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Hood River, OR (January 9, 2019) – Dakine Equipment, LLC - a division of JR286, Inc., in partnership with Marquee Brands - announced today the appointment of David Orr as Global General Manager.

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With a veteran transportation reformer stepping into the role, Bike New York seeks to join cycling advocacy with education and public events

Wilton, Conn. – January 8, 2019 – Cycling Sports Group, a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), announced today that Eugene Fierkens has been appointed General Manager, CSG Europe.

Aliso Viejo, CA- ESM Bike and Ere Research begin 2019 with ESM Bike becom-ing the North American importer for the innovative tire and saddle brand based in Switzerland.

ESM Bike will be launching the brand to the US IBD market at January's CABDA West event in Del Mar, CA in booth #633.

Through Dealer's Choice, QBP and participating brands are working to support retailers in an evolving marketplace, giving them more control over how they spend their money, and working to grow ridership and the health of the industry.

WASHINGTON, January 8, 2019 – Imports at the nation's major retail container ports have slowed down after a months-long rush to beat increased tariffs on goods from China, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Saint Helena, Calif. (January 8, 2019) – The third annual CampoVelo will take place April 26-28, 2019 in Napa Valley, combining world class cycling, wellness, cuisine, libations, and fundraising into a unique three-day event in the heart of America’s preeminent wine growing region.

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 Air Fom international is proud to announce that CODAGEX, Belgium, is our first exclusive Distribution Partner in the EU market, covering the Benelux market for Air Fom airless cycling products.

Play Sports Group – home of market-leading cycling channels GCN, GMBN and GTN – becomes a subsidiary of Discovery Sports, creating the first global direct-to-consumer proposition for cycling community and dedicated vertical for valuable global demo

Boulder, Colorado – Cycling and Outdoor industry marketing service agency, Thorpe Marketing, is pleased to announce the addition of Katie Macarelli to its team. Macarelli has previously held roles in advocacy, media, and brand marketing, with Bicycle Colorado, 303 Cycling, and Feedback Sports, respectively.

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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),sees substantial growth in IBD sales in 2018.          

QBP's Equity and Diversity Internship is now accepting applications. Eligible applicants include students who are members of underrepresented communities and identities and/or students with a demonstrated commitment towards advancing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Burnsville, MN — Wolf Tooth has updated its U.S. minimum advertised price policy to be equal to the MSRP.

As of January 1st, Wolf Tooth has increased its MAP pricing by 5% so it now equals MSRP. The company says this is being done to simplify the MAP policy and enforcement.

America’s #1 Bike Racing Magazine Unveils a Timeless and Authoritative New Look and Feel

The top thirteen star-ranked helmets all feature MIPS Brain Protection System

(Stockholm, Sweden) A range of helmets featuring MIPS, the world leading brain protection system, has featured prominently in the results of the latest helmet rating based on laboratory testing conducted by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and the Institute for Highway Safety.

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