SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Ross Evans and his dad, Art, are at Outdoor Retailer's Summer Market to keep the utility side of cycling front and center as retailers stream past their booth outside the Salt Palace.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox sales hit $142.5 million over the first six months of 2014, up 14 percent compared to the same period last year. The sales increase reflects a 35 percent growth in powered vehicle products and a 2 percent growth in mountain bike products.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Spy Inc. on Wednesday reported an 18 percent decrease in second-quarter sales compared with a year earlier, ending 12 consecutive quarters of year-over-year growth at the optical brand.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries, parent company of Cannondale Sports Group and Pacific Cycle, which includes the Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Mongoose, Caloi, IronHorse and Sugoi brands, reported double-digit revenue growth in the second quarter across its bike segment.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved a host of new extension names, including .bike, as a new Top Level Domain with an open registry.
MIAMI, Fla. (BRAIN) — J&B Importers has once again made the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's list of 100 percent Green Power Users.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (BRAIN) — Time Sport USA has announced that it has moved its warehouse from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City. In relocating the warehouse, the company hopes to reduce freight costs for dealers and expedite delivery of its pedals, cleats and composite framesets.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP has made several additions to its U.S. sales team.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Two Brothers Racing has come a long way from its early days based out of a Southern California garage during the 1980s and early '90s.
KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — Club Ride Apparel has named Lambert as its distributor in Canada.
GOLETA, Calif. (BRAIN) — VP Components has hired engineer Fred Stamm to focus on designing hubs and wheel sets.
BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jerry Pomije, QBP's vice president of operations and finance, was recently elected Board President of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, NICA.
Pomije said his vision for NICA is to see it grow into a new inclusive mainstream nationwide high school sport.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Squirt Lube, which is imported from South Africa by Boulder International LLC, has added J&B Importers as its second U.S. distributor, in addition to QBP.
SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Anyone looking for a hotel room or a car to rent in this capitol city on the flank of the Wasatch Range can forget about it.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Universal Sports Network will broadcast a one-hour program featuring the latest trends and technologies from the Interbike trade show.
ASPEN, Colo. (BRAIN) —POC is now using Channel IQ's third-party MAP enforcement services. Channel IQ will police advertised retail prices for the Swedish brand's products. The company also has recently hired 13 outside sales reps in the U.S. to service bike retailers.
SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — BTI has re-launched an expanded version of its Factory Service program, offering service for a variety of suspension and brake brands.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America's SBS will begin distributing Selle Royal products in the U.S. this month; Selle Royal products will continue to be available from QBP and Highway Two, as well.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Mike Giraud, who has worked with many top athletes, teams and manufacturers at North Carolina's A2 Wind Tunnel, is joining the independent cycling analytics company Cyclologic as its technical director of cycling analysis.