Consumer Expos and Rides
DURANGO, CO (BRAIN) — The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has appointed Jeff Frost as its new executive director. The Iron Horse is Colorado's oldest cycling event and attracts 4,000 participants, including racers and tour participants. The event is held Memorial Day weekend.
SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) — Two former Giant employees are launching a consumer event at a location that would be a first for the industry—adjacent to the historic Santa Monica Pier.
RIVERSIDE, CA (BRAIN) — Spooky Kross, part of L.A. Bike Fest weekend, returns this year to the Fairplex Stadium Complex in Pomona, California, Oct. 26. Cyclists of all ages and skill levels are welcome to take part in cyclocross races.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — The new owner of DealerCamp said he plans to lower exhibitor costs and convert it to a non-profit venture with proceeds used to continue a multi-year expansion.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—The idea to start a women’s mountain biking group in southern California was sparked over happy hour conversation. Good friends and avid mountain bikers Wendy Engelberg and Kim Cofield saw a need for a place for women to meet other lady cyclists.
MOAB, UT (BRAIN) — Outerbike's fourth edition attracts riders, and retailers.
PROVIDENCE, RI (BRAIN) — A show focusing on Northeast-based framebuilders is set for Friday and kicks off a weekend of bike events in Providence, Rhode Island, that includes the New England Bike-Walk Summit, the Providence Cyclocross Festival and the first Gran Fondo New England.
MOAB, UT (BRAIN) — It's likely that few folks have accused Ashley Korenblat of thinking small.
SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies will exhibit Haibike electric bikes at a renewable energy expo being hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy in California this week.
MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — Electric bikes and cargo bikes were the stars of the ISPO BIKE show held here last week.
Some 5,500 trade visitors attended the show at Munich's expo center and a survey found that 66 percent of visitors said e-bikes and pedelecs were their "top destination" for the show.
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) — This was DealerCamp’s fourth year to build a relevant dealer event that could attract more than several hundred retailers. On that score, Lifeboat Events failed to deliver.
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) — Lifeboat Events founder Lance Camisasca stood near the registration tent watching exhibitors finish setting up for today’s opening of DealerCamp.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike opened registration Monday for retailers and media planning to attend this year's show. Show organizers also opened registration for its consumer day, called Interbike by Invitation.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Bike New York continues to see exhibitors sign up for its second annual Bike Expo New York show May 3-4. Specialized will return to the show, joining Raleigh, REI, Thule, Timbuk2, Primal Wear, Osprey, Nutcase, Eastern Mountain Sports and Terry Bicycles, among others.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Registration for the 2013 TD Five Boro Bike Tour opens Jan. 22 at noon.
The May 5 tour, said to be America's largest cycling event, is a 40-mile trip through all of New York's boroughs on streets closed to traffic. Organizers expect 32,000 participants.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) – The organizers of Interbike are hosting electric bike manufacturers and journalists at an event that will showcase pedal-assist bikes.
ATHENS, GA (BRAIN) – Organizers of the Southeast Bike Expo say after a successful inaugural year they will hold the show again in February 2013, but are adding a day for dealers only.