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Boogaloo e-MTB race series expands for 2018

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Boogaloo eMTB Race Series presented by Troy Lee Designs and Bosch eBike Systems is expanded for 2018 with more race venues and race categories.  The Series kicks off on May 12-13 at Vail Lake, a high-desert racing and camping resort near Temecula, California

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

Interbike registration opens; show announces new exhibitors

Show organizers say they have commitments from Cannondale, Pivot Cycles, KHS and other major bike brands.

Latest Interbike podcast focuses on growth in BMX

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Interbike opens product submissions period for Innovation Awards

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Interbike releases details of its public Free-Ride Festival at Northstar

Events will include bike demos, enduro races, e-bike race and kids’ activities. SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and Northstar California Resort have released details of the new consumer bike festival that will precede the Interbike trade show in the Reno-Tahoe area this September.

New Interbike podcast touches on e-bike research, retail growth, battery changes

Bicycle Retailer's Doug McClellan joins retailer Jim Strang and Raleigh Electric's Rob Kaplan participate in the latest podcast. LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — A new survey of 1,800 e-bike owners done by Portland State University and the University of Tennessee found that that most e-bike owners are very satisfied and really like their e-bikes (96 percent), because they are “fun” and “exciting” to ride

Former retailer launches software allowing customer feedback

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Brandon Dwight, the former co-owner of Boulder Cycle Sport here, has launched a software program that allows shops to easily gather feedback from customers who received technical service at their stores. Service Reign is an add-on “integration” for the Lightspeed Retail POS

Former retailer launches software allowing customer feedback

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Brandon Dwight, the former co-owner of Boulder Cycle Sport here, has launched a software program that allows shops to easily gather feedback from customers who received technical service at their stores

Yamaha soft-launching line of house-brand e-bikes at show

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Yamaha, known for its motorcycles and powersports products, is raising the curtain — halfway, at least — on a new, four-model line of electric bikes that it will launch in the United States and Japan early next year.  Yamaha is displaying only prototypes at its booth at the Interbike show this week, and won’t publicly disclose spec and other details until a formal product introduction later this year. Company officials call the Interbike presence more of a “brand launch” than a product launch, and those looking for detailed information will be disappointed. At Interbike, interested retailers can learn more specifics under a nondisclosure agreement so they can include Yamaha in their 2018 buying plans