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Posted February 5, 2018

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jason Boles, who owns The Velo bike shop in Phoenix, Arizona, has launched a Beeline Bikes mobile repair franchise in Los Angeles. Boles also has signed franchise development agreements with Beeline in other regions of Arizona and California.

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Posted January 31, 2018
Major brands including Shimano, SRAM, QBP and Canyon attend the mobile service franchiser's expo in Nevada.
Franchisees and managers at the Las Vegas meeting.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Mobile bike franchiser Velofix held a stationary “mini-trade show” here last week, with about 110 franchise owners and operators holding their annual meeting.

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Posted January 11, 2018
The IMBP group has more than 70 members and may form a trade association or co-op.

PLAISTOW, N.H. (BRAIN) — It's been less than three years since David Ricker launched his mobile bike repair business in Southern New Hampshire, Pedalin' Fools. But in that time, Ricker has seen the bike industry become increasingly accepting of businesses like his.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service / Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 3, 2017
The mobile franchiser is considering smaller vans or "Velofix Light" operations.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Mobile service franchiser Velofix may depart from its usual practices as its eyes expansion into the core of the Big Apple.

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Posted August 24, 2017

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Beeline Bikes has opened a location in Fort Collins, Colorado, that will serve customers in Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley and surrounding communities.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
Posted August 9, 2017

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Beeline Bikes signed five new franchise agreements during the second quarter of the year to develop 25 new mobile shops across eight new territories — the brand's most successful quarter to date, Beeline stated.

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Posted May 31, 2017

SEATTLE, Wash. (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes, a Seattle-based direct-to-consumer electric bike company, has joined Velofix's bike delivery program, Velofix Direct. Consumers now have the option of having their new e-bike assembled, tuned, and delivered by a Velofix mobile service provider, where available.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service / Electric bike
Posted May 30, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Velofix has now sold 104 mobile service franchise territories in North America, putting it just shy of Performance Bicycles' 106 shop total for the highest number of bike shops under the same name here.

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Posted April 24, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Velofix has sold its 100th mobile bike service franchise, with a multi-territory deal in the Atlanta area.

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Posted April 19, 2017
Company says its Beeline2U program is ideal for brands that don't have technology to integrate systems.

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) – Beeline Bikes has launched a new program that allows speciality product brands to use its network of mobile bikes shops for fulfillment.

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Posted March 27, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Ventum, a high-end triathlon bike brand, is the latest bike company to join the Velofix Direct program. Velofix mobile repair operations will assembly and deliver Ventum bikes ordered online. 

Posted in North America Tagged Mobile service
Posted March 24, 2017
The new Model 1c.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Volata Cycles, which received boatloads of media attention last year with the launch of its Model 1 smart bike, is launching a second model, the Model 1c, which will be delivered to U.S. consumers by Velofix mobile repair operations, where available.

Posted in North America Tagged Mobile service
Posted March 16, 2017

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Elliptical bicycle maker Elliptigo is partnering with the mobile repair franchise Velofix to provide service.

Posted in North America Tagged Omnichannel / Mobile service
Posted March 15, 2017

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Beeline has changed its order fulfillment strategy with Amazon to offer free assembly and setup in eligible locations for bikes purchased for $500 or more at the e-commerce giant.

Posted in North America Tagged Omnichannel / Mobile service
Posted February 28, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Retailer Summit Bicycles, with five brick-and-mortar stores in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, has signed on to Beeline Bikes’ Retail Partner Program to launch a fleet of seven mobile bike shops serving customers from San Francisco to Santa Cruz, California.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Omnichannel / Mobile service
Posted February 24, 2017

CARY, N.C. (BRAIN) — Retailer Matt Lodder operated a small home-based shop offering mobile repair services for eight years, and as his business grew he realized he needed a larger space. Lodder recently moved his repair and bike fit operation into a 1,400-square-foot space here.

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Posted January 31, 2017
Velofix Minnesota partners Paul Schoening (left) and Al Watts.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (BRAIN) — The owners of VeloFix Minnesota, who eventually plan to operate Velofix vans throughout the state, will hold a grand opening party this Thursday in conjunction with a local Mercedes Sprinter dealership.

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