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Posted July 12, 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Velofix and Zwift have announced a partnership for Velofix’s mobile bike shops to provide installation of Zwift’s online training platform.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mobile service
Posted July 2, 2018

 PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Red Truck has signed up Velofix to provide on-site assembly of bicycles purchased on the online sports marketplace. 

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
Posted April 2, 2018

HAMDEN, Conn. (BRAIN) — Velotooler has added a new feature to its peer-to-peer bike mechanic platform. Now users can filter available mechanics by whether they work independently, or as part of a mobile service operation or if they work out of a bike shop.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Bikeshare / Mobile service / Mobile bike apps
Posted March 29, 2018

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Under its new parent, Accell Group, Beeline Bikes is mapping out aggressive growth plans both domestically and internationally. In a call with Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, Accell North America CEO John Short said the goal is for Beeline to operate in 30 U.S. cities by end of year and 60 by end of 2019.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
Posted March 29, 2018

PLAISTOW, N.H. (BRAIN) — Members of the Independent Mobile Bicycle Professionals group have decided not to form a trade association, but instead to explore ways to work with the Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service / Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 28, 2018
ANA was the largest investor in the mobile service franchiser; now it is full owner.

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America has acquired Beeline Bikes, the mobile service franchiser. ANA has been an investor in the company for several years.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Omnichannel / Mobile service / Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted March 20, 2018

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Beeline Bikes has launched its newest mobile bike shop, in California's Capitol city. Beeline Bikes of Sacramento marks the second territory owned by Bzur Haun, who acquired Beeline Bikes NorCal in August 2017.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
Posted February 19, 2018

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mobile bike shop franchiser Beeline Bikes has expanded into the Detroit market in partnership with retailer American Cycle and Fitness.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
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.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
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.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
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

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