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Pivot Cycles hires John Pentecost in international sales and Ron Koch in media relations and content

TEMPE, Ariz.

Interbike announces first wave of IBD Summit speakers at fall show

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has announced the initial wave of content and schedule for the IBD Summit at Interbike, the retail education track at the Interbike show this fall. The show said it sought to bring the same level of speakers that used to appear at the IBD Summit in its previous format, when it was held in Arizona in the winter.  Pat Hus, the vice president of Interbike, said, “We consulted with our Retailer Advisory Board, the NBDA and many others on the topics, and are confident that the sessions will be impactful for attendees

MRP hires Rob Aguero as manager of sales and business development

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — Mountain Racing Products has hired industry veteran Rob Aguero to its sales team.

Spinlister in talks with potential buyers to bring back service

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — A potential buyer may breathe new life into popular bike rental platform Spinlister, which announced last month that it would shut down

Sporting goods giant, Decathlon, taking another stab at US market

The France-based chain, with more than 1,300 stores globally, will offer its house-brand B'Twin bikes at U.S.

Velotooler adds mechanic-filtering features to its platform

HAMDEN, Conn.

Beeline aligns with Accell, aims to swarm into Canada and Europe

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Under its new parent, Accell Group, Beeline Bikes is mapping out aggressive growth plans both domestically and internationally

Hawley-Lambert strikes strategic partnership with Danish e-bike brand

Hawley-Lambert will distribute Promovec-made e-bikes in North America under the EVO brand. LEVIS, Québec and LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert has reach an agreement with Promovec, a Danish e-bike brand, to distribute Promovec-made e-bikes in the U.S

Interbike opens product submissions period for Innovation Awards

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.

South Carolina’s Pedal Chic gains space in move

GREENVILLE, S.C. (BRAIN) — Retailer Robin Bylenga opened Pedal Chic in 2010 to cater to female cyclists. In February, Bylenga moved the store into a larger space on the bike path in downtown Greenville, about two and half blocks from Pedal Chic’s previous location