Month: November 1996

Lake Cycling begins direct distribution in North America

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Lake Cycling International BV will distribute its products directly in North America, ending its relationship with Stage Race Distribution from Toronto, Lake announced Monday. Brett Lindstrom, who has been the brand’s sales director since 2012, formed Lake Cycling LLC in July.  The new entity will act as the North American distribution arm …

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Wahoo Fitness boosts support for German market

ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has launched a new sales and marketing team for Germany, Switzerland & Austria (GSA). Starting Aug. 26, Ingo Urban will lead all Wahoo sales and marketing-related activities from Berlin. Bastian Dietz will support Urban in marketing communications, on a business-to-business and business-to-consumer level. “We are pleased to work with well …

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Gaertner starts as Bianchi territory manager in Colorado, Utah and New Mexico

HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bianchi USA has hired Rob Gaertner as territory manager for Colorado, Utah and New Mexico.  Gaertner is starting the full-time factory position immediately. Gaertner has spent more than 20 years working with the IBD, including the last nine years as territory manager for Raleigh USA. Bianchi VP of sales & marketing …

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Interbike releases final round of IB Award nominations

Velo nominates Froome, Wiggins and Sagan for IB Athlete Awards. SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced the final round of nominees for the 2015 Interbike Awards for Athlete designations. Editors from Velo magazine selected the top athlete nominees in six different categories representing the majority of cycling disciplines. Velo selected nominees for excellence in …

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Dorel's bike business down in second quarter, first half

Decline in sales in Europe and North America, and foreign exchange losses impact earnings. MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries reported that second-quarter revenue for its bike business, Dorel Sports, was down $35.2 million or 12.3 percent compared to the same quarter last year. Revenue totaled $251.1 million compared to last year’s $286.2 million for the …

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