Month: January 1998

Paul Nash joins Knolly as GM

NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Knolly Bikes has hired Paul Nash, who started as the brand’s general manager on May 2. The company said Nash’s hire was part of its next step in streamlining operations and increasing the brand’s market penetration globally. Nash joins Knolly with 23 years of industry experience including general management, operations …

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McGinnis joins Hawley-Lambert as VP of commercial

LEXINGTON, S.C. and LEVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert has hired Pat McGinnis as its vice president of commercial. McGinnis comes to Hawley-Lambert from FreeMotion Fitness, and Raleigh America previously. McGinnis will oversee all North American commercial functions, including sales, marketing, digital strategy, development of owned brands, as well as the brand-building efforts of strategic distribution …

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Outdoor Gear Canada named exclusive Canadian distributor of Marzocchi

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corporation and Outdoor Gear Canada have reached a multi-year distribution agreement making OGC Marzocchi’s exclusive distributor for Canada. Fox acquired the assets of Marzocchi’s mountain bike product line last year; OGC has been Fox Racing Shox’s Canadian distributor for many years. “We are very happy to expand our …

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Advocate Cycles adds regional sales reps, makes Lorax model available

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Advocate Cycles is adding sales reps throughout the U.S.  The Pacific Northwest/Northern California region is now being represented by Cedar Kyes. The Northeast will be represented by John Blye, and the Midwest region will be represented by InGear Representation. The company returns 100 percent of profits to cycling advocacy efforts including IMBA, Adventure …

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Canyon says it will begin consumer-direct sales in US by next spring

Investment firm provides capital for expansion. KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — German consumer-direct bike brand Canyon said it has partnered with TSG Consumer Partners to expand into the U.S. market. TSG, an investment firm with offices in San Francisco and New York, gains a minority stake in Canyon and will provide the additional capital needed to …

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TerraTrike creates new website for recumbent trike enthusiasts

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — Recumbent tricycle manufacturer TerraTrike has launched a new website to help trike owners connect with other riders in their local communities. The company said TrikeGroups.com will serve as the place to find like-minded recumbent trike enthusiasts who want to ride. Once they’ve signed up for a free account, users can …

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