Doug McClellan

Doug McClellan

Doug McClellan has been contributing to Bicycle Retailer & Industry News almost from the magazine’s beginning. He had been a newspaper reporter for 20 years, covering stories from New Mexico to Bangkok, and has been involved in trade magazines for nearly 15 years. Doug now freelances from Santa Fe, New Mexico.

All articles by Doug McClellan

November 21, 2014

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (BRAIN) — Florida e-bike maker Prodeco Technologies has agreed in principal to be acquired by a publicly traded development company, PayMeOn Inc.

Posted in Industry News
September 29, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — EcoSpeed, which has been making mid-drive electric bicycle motors since 2001, is in the last days of a Kickstarter fundraising campaign that would enable it to ramp up production.

Posted in Industry News
June 27, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is teaming up with Bosch to offer a semi-automatic drivetrain that combines Bosch's electric bicycle motor with a SRAM internally geared hub and an external rear derailleur.

Posted in Product/Tech
January 2, 2014
Riccardo Bigolin

POZZOLEONE, Italy  (BRAIN) — Riccardo Bigolin, who founded Selle Royal and saw it grow into one of the world’s premium saddle companies, died on New Year’s Day. He had turned 85 on Dec. 28.

Posted in International
September 23, 2013

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — You, who left your air-conditioned room one morning last week, walked through the gently perfumed, climate-controlled corridors, and stopped for your half-caff latte at the Starbucks along the way (extra ice, please!) before strolling into the cool confines of the Mandalay Bay Conv

Posted in Industry News
July 1, 2013
A model demonstrates POC’s new Octal road helmet and road apparel.

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — For a small company, helmet brand POC is biting off a big chunk this year. At the fall trade shows, POC is diving into the road bike market with new helmet, apparel and eyewear lines. 

Posted in Product/Tech
June 24, 2013
Building on fundraising momentum, groups such as Bikes Belong plan strategic shifts this year.
This article appears in the June 1 issue of BRAIN

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — 2013 is shaping up to be a year of significant change at the industry’s top nonprofit organizations.

Posted in Industry News
June 21, 2013
Events’ growth outpaces many athletic fundraisers
From the June 1 issue of BRAIN

RYE, NY (BRAIN) — While the biggest charity “thons” were flat or slightly down in 2012, most dedicated to cycling saw healthy increases. 

Posted in Industry News
May 13, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — The New York City Council has cracked down on e-bikes in a move intended to discourage restaurant delivery cyclists who have angered residents by speeding against traffic or zooming down sidewalks. 

Posted in Industry News
May 2, 2013
The Shima
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — A2B, the e-bike brand formerly owned by UltraMotor, is undergoing a global relaunch.
Posted in Industry News