The IBD Summit combines high level retail education with a chance to network among the top independent bicycle dealers in the industry. The IBD Summit brings dynamic speakers, industry leaders and retail experts together to offer tangible profitability tools, strategic marketing ideas and best practices that enable you to help your business thrive.
Known as a sprawling and energetic “celebration of cycling,” Sea Otter is cycling’s North American season opener. Professional and amateur athletes alike make the annual pilgrimage to Sea Otter to participate in some of the sport’s most competitive and enduring events. Hundreds of pro cyclists—including national, world, and Olympic champions—attend Sea Otter to race and meet with fans. The Sea Otter Classic also hosts the largest consumer bike exposition in North America. The expo holds hundreds of vendors who display new products, distribute free samples and offer great bargains.
Bespoked is a U.K.-based public event promoting the international talents of independent makers and designers of the bicycle world. This is the place for the public, industry and press to meet independent makers and designers of everything bicycle. Bespoked originates from a frame building and event-organizing background. We understand the craft and passion of beautiful bicycles and the importance for the makers and designers to have the opportunity to promote their work to the public, as well as swapping ideas and building a community.
Join us April 24-27 as we celebrate the 19th year of this Fruita tradition: the US Bank Fruita Fat Tire Festival. Come ride miles of pristine MTB Trails, meet MTB friends from around the world and support those who support the passion, the lifestyle and the sport we all enjoy. From the VIP party Thursday night, to the live bands Friday and Saturday evenings under the summer stars in downtown Fruita, as well as one of the top cycling expos in the state. Celebrate hundreds of miles of world-class MTB Trails and join in the fun.
The 2014 NSGA Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit marks the continuation of the longest-running event of its kind in the sporting goods industry. The event regularly attracts top leaders from sporting goods retailers, institutional team dealers, manufacturers, as well as service providers who play an important role in the industry. The 2014 event also marks the 50th anniversary of the conference, and the 16th year of the Team Dealer Summit.
Located next to the famed Santa Monica Pier and Beach Bicycle Path, the So Cal Bicycle Expo brings together bicycle companies, suppliers, shops, cycling clubs and advocacy organizations in an open-air venue right next to the beach. Besides a large and diverse group of bicycle-related exhibitors, the Expo will also offer the opportunity to demo and test ride the latest bicycle technology, ask questions from cycling experts, find a local bike shop, get involved in cycling advocacy and enjoy bicycle-related entertainment.
Bike Expo New York (BE NY) is an annual celebration of bicycle growth in New York City and beyond, providing an opportunity for residents and visitors to take an unprecedented look at urban cycling against the backdrop of NYC. In addition to exhibitors from across the bicycle industry, BE NY is jam-packed with free programing—from classes and fashion shows to brand presentations and BMX showcases. BE NY is also home to rider packet pickup for the TD Five Boro Bike Tour.
The TD Five Boro Bike Tour Presented by REI is the world’s biggest recreational bike ride. Co-produced by Bike New York and the New York City Department of Transportation, this unforgettable event offers 32,000 cyclists the opportunity to bike through all five boroughs–Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island–on streets totally free of traffic. Registration opens at noon EST on Jan. 14, 2014.