bike-industry

Live to Play Sports adds Terry Duran to US sales team

PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports has hired industry veteran Terry Duran as regional sales manager for the Southern U.S.. The appointment took effect Monday, May 15. Duran was most recently national sales manager for Wilier Triestena USA

Sena hires Chris Clarke to lead new cycling division

Company introducing new smart helmet at Sea Otter. IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Sena, which is preparing to release a Bluetooth-integrated cycling helmet, has hired bike industry veteran Chris Clark to lead its new cycling division

Holly Colson leaves Cane Creek, launches marketing company

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Holly Colson has left Cane Creek Cycling Components, where she had been vice president of marketing. Colson has started her own marketing consulting firm, called Facets Marketing

The Bike Cooperative adds Honey Stinger as supplier partner

MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Honey Stinger has joined The Bike Cooperative as the newest supplier partner of the retailer co-op.

PeopleForBikes launches nationwide series of networking events

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes is launching a nationwide series of bike industry community networking events. The events are called “DRAFT: A PeopleForBikes Meetup.” The series will debut in the D.C.

6th Asia Bike Trade Show

Date:? Start: September 13, 2016 1:00 am End: September 15, 2016 1:00 am Location: Nanjing International Expo Centre, Nanjing China Link:? http://www.asiabike-show.com/ As the ‘little sister ’ of Eurobike in China, Asia Bike will bring the unique atmosphere of the globally leading trade fair from September 13 to 15, 2016 to Nanjing, China. “The annual gathering of the entire bike industry in Nanjing brings together brands, dealers, bike shops and cycling fans for a series of product presentations featuring innovations and the 2017 product lines,” said Stefan Reisinger, head of Eurobike/OutDoor. The trade show offers the opportunity to recruit partners and distributers, test bikes, and create new business links within and outside the bike industry

G-Form adds Steve Kwait to sales team

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — Protective gear brand G-Form has added Steve Kwait to its sales team.

Rolf Prima expands outside sales force

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Rolf Prima has hired Multisport Arsenal and Jeff Winnick to expand support of the wheel maker’s dealers and bolster its outside rep force. Multisport Arsenal covers Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, South Michigan and Tennessee, while Winnick covers New England, consisting of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Rhode Island.

Rolf Prima expands outside sales force

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Rolf Prima has hired Multisport Arsenal and Jeff Winnick to expand support of the wheel maker’s dealers and bolster its outside rep force. Multisport Arsenal covers Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, South Michigan and Tennessee, while Winnick covers New England, consisting of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Rhode Island.

BikeRadar’s Gear of the Year 2015

At BikeRadar, we test a lot of bike gear. Tons of the stuff. Dozens of products every week.

So when one of our editors tries out a new bike, component, accessory, tool or item of clothing that they really like, you can be sure it’s something special.

In the articles below you’ll find each of our contributors’ favourite kit of 2015. Some they got to ride for a few fleeting weeks, some they’ve liked so much that they’ve adopted as their regular weapons of choice. In every case, these products get the elusive BikeRadar seal of approval, which means that the bike industry has few (if any) superior products to offer.

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Read on to check out some of the best bikes and bike bits of 2015.

Ben Delaney’s 2015 picks – Road

Including Islabikes, Castelli, Strava, Stages and more

Dave Rome’s 2015 picks – Road, Mountain and a liberal helping of tools

Featuring Canyon, SRAM, Giant, Oakley, Park Tool and more

Aoife Glass’s 2015 picks – Mountain Bike

James Huang’s 2015 picks – Road and Mountain Bike

You can read more at BikeRadar.com