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Next Fat Bike Summit planned for Wyoming in January

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (BRAIN) — The fourth annual Global Fat Bike Summit will be held here Jan. 23-25 at the Snow King Resort.  The event, sponsored by QBP,  brings together fat bike manufacturers, retailers, public land managers, advocates, and the public for educational conferences, demos, clinics, product displays, and races

Reynolds promotes Erwin, hires Barrett in sales

SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling has made two key staffing changes, promoting Travis Erwin to the newly created role of European general manager and hiring Lori Barrett as U.S. national sales manager.

KHS to make and distribute Bob Haro’s new BMX line, IKONIX

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Bob Haro is working with KHS Bicycle to produce his new BMX line, called IKONIX. Haro has signed a multi-year agreement with KHS to manufacture, warehouse and distribute the line. Haro and his team at Harodesign will design, develop and market the line, and also will handle consumer-direct sales and communication.

Garmin hits $900 with one-side power meter, bolsters power metric offerings

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Garmin made two product announcements as the Eurobike show opened here with an outdoor demo day Tuesday. The U.S. electronics brand is introducing a new pedal-based power meter that measures forces on the left pedal only, rather than on both sides as with its first power meter, the Vestor

Mavic Inc. hires reps and promotes Walker as Vestal departs

HAVERHILL, Mass. (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc. has promoted its long-time factory sales rep Aaron Walker to the new position of product merchandising manager

Wirth promoted to editor of Mountain Bike Action

MTB Hall of Famer Zapata Espinoza takes on new role overseeing all Hi-Torque bike titles. VALENCIA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Following Jim “Mac” McIlvain’s announcement last week that he was stepping down as editor of Mountain Bike Action magazine, publisher Hi-Torque Publications has promoted MBA assistant editor Mike Wirth to the editor’s chair at the title

New SoCal retailer opens as Giant Partner Store

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Interbike plans pre-show media reception

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) —  Journalists attending the Interbike International Expo this fall will get  a chance to preview some of the latest products at a reception planned for Tuesday, Sept.

Correction: NPD Group to begin reporting integrated data

Editor’s note : A bicycleretailer.com story posted June 18 incorrectly stated that The NPD Group’s Sports and Leisure business would begin reporting expanded cycling sales data outside the specialty retail channel, including big-box and online retailers, starting in September. While such reporting is on NPD’s radar, the timing for that has not been set

NPD sets launch for revamped bike sales data

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The NPD Group’s Sports and Leisure Trends business in September will begin reporting broader cycling sales data that, in addition to independent bike dealers, will also include big-box retailers, sporting goods chains, department stores, wholesale clubs and e-commerce operations.