The Big Gear Show

Posted April 15, 2021
The former America's Best Bike Shops program becomes the Bicycle Retailer Excellence Awards as barriers to participation are reduced.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has overhauled its retailer award program, formerly called America's Best Bike Shops. The new program is called the Bicycle Retailer Excellence Awards. It continues the ABBS program's use of the application program as a learning tool for retailers.

Posted March 29, 2021
Fruita festival riding. Photo: Mattias Fredriksson.

FRUITA, Colo. (BRAIN) — While COVID-19 precautions are relaxing in some areas, allowing some bike festivals to get back on the calendar, a lack of demo bikes might change the complexion of some events.

Posted January 25, 2021
The organization will provide business education at the August event.

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes will be a presenting sponsor of next summer's Big Gear Show. The organization will provide business education resources at the show. The show also will make use of PeopleForBikes RideSpot app to help bike brands share tailored route maps with demo participants. 

Posted October 29, 2020

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — The Big Gear Show, a bike and outdoor trade show scheduled to debut this year, will take place Aug. 3-5, 2021, and be endorsed by the National Bicycle Dealers Association.

Posted May 15, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Organizers of The Big Gear Show, a new outdoor and bike trade show planned for July, have decided to cancel the inaugural event and reschedule for Aug. 2-3, 2021.

Posted April 7, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Some event news as the COVID-19 shuffling and re-shuffling continues: CrankTank's Impact media event tied to the Dirty Kanza 200 gravel race will move, with the race, to September.

Posted March 2, 2020

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Guests on this week's Outspoken Cyclists podcast include Lance Camisasca, the director of the bicycle segment of the Big Gear Show, the July trade show planned in Salt Lake City. 

Posted February 6, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Big Gear Show, a bike-paddlesport-outdoor hardgoods show planned for July, have announced a program that will reimburse retailers up to $450 for lodging costs at the show. 

Posted December 20, 2019
Lance Camisasca at the 2015 DealerCamp.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — The Big Gear Show, a new outdoor industry trade show announced last week, has hired former Interbike show director Lance Camisasca as the director of its bike show.

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