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

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
April 26, 2013
Specialized Turbo e-bike

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — With the U.S. launch of its Turbo electric bike this week, Specialized joins the small list of brands that are looking to carve out space at the upper end of the market.

Posted in Industry News
April 25, 2013

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European Cycling Federation’s Cycling Industry Club has announced six grant recipients for 2013 as part of its Leadership Program.

Posted in International
April 19, 2013

PORTLAND, OR — Do you ride an electric bike or know someone who does?

A university researcher is asking U.S. e-bike riders to participate in an online survey at

Posted in Industry News
March 26, 2013

KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN) — The Canadian government announced earlier this month that it would eliminate tariffs on several categories of imported goods, from baby clothes to skis and snowboards to golf and hockey equipment.

Posted in Industry News