Month: July 1987

Advanced Sports to Distribute Speedfil

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports will begin nationwide distribution of Speedfil Hydration Systems from its Philadelphia warehouse. The agreement with Inviscid Design, creator of the Speedfil Hydration System, allows ASI to distribute Speedfil bottles to retailers across the country. The first stock of bottles is expected to arrive by May 25. “The aero-conscious hydration system is …

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The 5th Spot

Remember Kona’s “Name Our New Bike Contest”? Well a winner has been chosen among more than a thousand entries. The winning entry came from Dr. Heather Gilbert of Salt Lake City. The name she chose: the Kona Cadabra. What makes this story so special is that Heather works at a cancer research center in SLC …

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Gruppo Bici Acquires Canditalia

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Gruppo Bici N.A. has acquired Canditalia S.r.l., a Milan, Italy-based company specializing in the design of bicycle accessories. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. “The acquisition of Canditalia was not planned,” said Gruppo Bici N.A. spokeswoman D’Abria Versace. “Rather, we were sourcing a carrier for one of our Cicli Italia bicycles, and …

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Advanced Sports Hires Product Developer

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports has hired Mike Gann for the newly created position of director of product development. Gann will oversee product processes for all of ASI’s brands including Fuji , Kestrel, SE and Breezer. “Mike brings extensive experience in many aspects of bicycle manufacturing including product development process, BOM architecture and purchasing. He has …

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The 5th Spot

And the 11th Annual Industry Commute Cup Challenge winners are? Industry Category Winners: 1-50 full time employees: PORTLAND DESIGN WORKS 51-100 full time employees: SHIMANO NA BIKE DIVISION 101+ full time employees: SPECIALIZED USA IBD Winners: 1-5 full time employees: SUN ‘N SPOKES (Pictured) 6-10 full time employees: CRONOMETRO 11+ full time employees: SUNFLOWER OUTDOOR …

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