Club Ride adds new sales organization in New England

SUN VALLEY, Idaho (BRAIN) — Club Ride Apparel has added a new independent sales organization in New England: GPM Sports Group. GPM is headed up by Andrew Ewas and Matthew Shoemaker

NICA announces 2018 Corporate Booster Club members

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has announced new industry partnerships for 2018 through its Corporate Booster Club.

DC-area shop Takoma Bicycle remodels with 3 Dots Design

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Bruce Sawtelle recently completed a full remodel of his D.C.-area store, Takoma Bicycle, with retail design firm 3 Dots Design. Key changes to the store included replacing old slatwall with new fixtures, updating the shop logo, new colors and graphics, overhauling the apparel section, clearly segmenting and signing all product categories, and moving the service area and cash wrap.

Bike-related products not included in Trump’s new China tariff list

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Industry importers can breathe a sigh of relief: there are no bike-related product categories among the 1,300 types of Chinese products the Trump administration named Tuesday  to receive an extra 25 percent tariff.

New brand, Vellow Bike Apparel, launches with spring collection

EDMONTON, Alberta (BRAIN) — Canada-based Vellow Bike Apparel is launching with spring collection it says was designed “to cater to riders who aren’t afraid to reveal the bolder side of their personality.” The brand’s founder, Ken MacLean, said men and women are getting bolder in their cycling style choices.  “Cycling is unique in that sense,” MacLean said.

Cyclone Bicycle restructures staff, focuses on exclusive brand partnerships

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Portland-based distributor Cyclone Bicycle has restructured its sales and management staff as the company said it is expanding its focus on exclusive brand partnerships. Founder and CEO Erik Deeter is now acting as sales manager.

Bicycle Retailer launches Minute Makeover video series

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retailers looking for ideas about how to tackle that nagging remodel project, spruce up their apparel departments or ramp their store branding efforts can tune in to Bicycle Retailer’s Minute Makeover video series starting Friday

Canyon says it will begin consumer-direct sales in US by next spring

Investment firm provides capital for expansion.

Longtime product manager Henderson opens shop in rural Washington


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KHS distributing Funkier Bike Apparel

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif. (BRAIN) —?KHS is now distributing Funkier Bike Apparel to U.S.