QBP honors industry members at SaddleDrive

TRUCKEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — QBP recognized several industry members at its recent SaddleDrive event at Northstar Resort here. Leah Benson, the owner of Gladys Bikes in Portland, Oregon, received the Londonderry Award, which recognizes bicycle industry professionals who work to encourage, promote, and develop women’s cycling and women in the cycling 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

Lazer Sport NV appoints Jo McAlee as sales director

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Lazer Sport has appointed Jo McAleer as sales director for Lazer Sport NV. She started March 15 and will represent Lazer at next week’s Taipei Cycle Show, along with Sean van Waes, Lazer Sport NV’s CEO.

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.

Brad Accettella joins Eddy Merckx Cycles USA as new director

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. (BRAIN) — At the beginning of September Brad Accettella joined Eddy Merckx Cycles USA, as its new director. Phillip Lucas, the previous director, will stay connected to the company as an independent consultant.

Showers Pass hires Jeremy Rider as new national sales manager

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has hired Jeremy Rider as its new national sales manager in June. Rider has had a long career in the outdoor industry, most recently as the national sales manager at Zoic.

Engelmann joins Intense Cycles as national sales manager

TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) —?Intense Cycles has hired Drew Engelmann in the newly created role of national sales manager. The new position was necessitated by the growth of Intense’s U.S.

Amer Sports appoints Matt Navarro as director of US winter, outdoor and bike sales

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) —?Amer Sports has appointed Matt Navarro as national sales director for its U.S. winter, outdoor and cycling business. Navarro will be responsible for leading Amer’s sales efforts in the specialty channels for the Arc’teryx, Salomon, Atomic, Suunto and Mavic brands.

Devinci to offer three e-bike models with BionX systems

AURORA, Ontario (BRAIN) —?Canadian e-bike ?system manufacturer BionX International has a new OE relationship with bike maker Devinci Devinci?will offer three bike models powered by BionX this season. The Newton XP, the Newton S and the Newton SWF are offered with the BionX P series 350-watt system and the X series 423Wh battery with G2 console and throttle.

Marzocchi signs Cyclone for distribution

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marzocchi Suspension USA has brought aboard Portland, Ore.-based Cyclone Bicycle Supply for distribution throughout North America.