Month: August 1995

Sommerville hires Brett Cleaver as SoCal sales rep

BROOKLYN (BRAIN) — Brett Cleaver, formerly of Ritte Cycles, has joined Brooklyn-based Sommerville Sports Cyclewear to represent the company in South California. Cleaver worked with Sommerville Sports in New York during their start-up and left to manage sales for California’s Ritte Cycles in 2013. Prior to his work with Sommerville and Ritte, Cleaver was one-half …

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Giant USA works with Channel IQ to monitor pricing

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle USA will use Channel IQ’s services to manage its unilateral minimum advertised price (UMAP) policy across online channels and to monitor unauthorized listings on third-party websites. “Supporting our Giant Authorized Retailer network by creating innovative products, and industry leading retail profits has always been what Giant Bicycle does best,” said …

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QBP to distribute currexSole BIKEPRO insoles

BOSTON (BRAIN) — QBP is now distributing bike-specific custom insoles from currexSole.  The company’s BIKEPRO insoles are designed to stabilize knee movement on the bike, boost muscle efficiency and accelerates muscular regeneration. Customization can be done in-store or by using online analysis that evaluates foot type, knee rotation and leg axis. The insoles are available in …

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University Bikes takes home Retailer of the Year prize from the first Interbike Awards

Planet Bike, Club Ride, Assos, Lazer and Stan's among the award-winning retail suppliers. LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Comedian Alonzo Bodden hosted the first annual Interbike Awards ceremony, held Thursday night at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center here. Bodden was assisted by various industry celebrities in presenting the awards in 36 categories. A full list of the category …

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Industry supporters back Arthritis Foundation annual tour

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — A host of industry companies have rallied in support of the 14th annual Arthritis Foundation’s California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour—an eight-day ride down California’s scenic Highway One or, as it’s better known, Pacific Coast Highway. The ride, which begins Saturday in downtown San Francisco, includes for the first time two electric Haibikes …

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