(Stockholm, Sweden) – POC, a leading manufacturer of skiing and cycling helmets, apparel and accessories, has today been bought by Investcorp. POC was founded in 2005 in Sweden, with a strong mission ‘to do … READ MORE →
(San Juan Capistrano, CA) – Interbike, the largest bicycle industry trade show in North America, recently announced the launch of a new four-day demo event that focuses on East Coast bicycle retailers and their … READ MORE →
(Friedrichshafen, Germany) – Pedal is on site at Eurobike 2015 which runs from Aug. 26-28 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, launching next season’s hot new rides and products. We caught up with Louis Garneau’s new global … READ MORE →
(Dundas, ON) – SB Sports INC is very proud to announce that they are partnering with Bont cycling to distribute Bont cycling shoes across Canada. Bont is an Australian company created in 1975 by … READ MORE →
– A passionate cyclist and Nordic skier, Eric brings over 18 years of sales and marketing experience in the cycling industry, including most recently serving as Director of Sales and Marketing for Todson Inc., … READ MORE →
(Reutlingen, Germany / Irvine, CA) – As Bosch eBike Systems continues its North American growth, the company announces its expansion into Canada today through a strategic partnership with Live to Play Sports.
Bosch, a company … READ MORE →
(Vancouver, B.C.) – Paul Nash, Deputy General Manager of Giant Canada is excited to announce that Canada’s newest Giant store will be located in Langley, B.C . Currently under construction, the new 3,000 square-foot … READ MORE →
(Salt Lake City, UT) – POC, a leading manufacturer of skiing and cycling helmets, apparel and accessories, has appointed longtime marketing team member and former All-American collegiate ski racer Willie Ford as its managing … READ MORE →
(Miami, Florida) – CarbonPro Sports is excited to announce an exclusive partnership with Live to Play Sports, bringing the full lineup of CarbonPro Sports products to consumers in Canada. In a cycling market saturated … READ MORE →
(Rembate, Italy) – Gerard Vroomen of Cervelo fame has partnered with current 3T Components president and CEO, Rene Wiertz, to buy the company for an undisclosed amount. Vroomen, who co-founded Cervelo with Phil White … READ MORE →
(Toronto), ON – CUBE bikes, available in 60 countries worldwide, has chosen Canada to lead off its North American debut. A growing list of select Independent Bike Dealers (IBDs) have already 2015 moved models … READ MORE →
(Burnaby, BC) – Race Face Performance Products Ltd and Easton Cycling President, Chris Tutton, announces the sale of both cycling brands to Fox Factory Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: FOXF) (“FOX”).
“FOX is the perfect fit for … READ MORE →
(Montreal, QC) – Kinex Cycling Shoes is a new Canadian company based in Montreal that claims to increase foot-to-pedal power transfer from 5-25% by stabilizing and employing three anatomical structures: Forefoot-Sole-Heel to create a … READ MORE →
(Montreal, QC) – Effective Oct. 1, DK Bicycle Co. has announced a new partnership with Jagger Sports Co. for the Canadian market creating DK Canada as its new BMX distributor. DK Bicycles has a … READ MORE →
(Port Coquitlam, BC) – SRAM is set to grow in the Canadian market this fall, as Live to Play Sports expands the brand’s offering with Zipp wheels and components.
Available mid-October, LTP Sports’ specialty bicycle … READ MORE →
(Friedrichshafen, Germany) – Pedal was on site at Europe’s biggest cycling trade show, Eurobike 2014, that ran from Aug. 27-30 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, launching next season’s hot new rides and products. We got the … READ MORE →
(Friedrichshafen, Germany) – Pedal was on site at the recent Eurobike 2014 that ran from Aug. 27-30 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, launching next season’s hot new rides and products. We caught up with Simone Barbazza from … READ MORE →
(Friedrichshafen, Germany) – Pedal was on site at the recent Eurobike 2014 that ran from Aug. 27-30 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, launching next season’s hot new rides and products. We caught up with Rudy Balmes … READ MORE →
(Lévis, QC, and Burnaby, BC) – Lambert, the leading pan-Canadian distributor of products for the bicycle and running industries, announced today that it is extending its apparel portfolio with the addition of Club Ride.
“The … READ MORE →
– Accell North America (ANA) and Outdoor Gear Canada (OGC) have signed a multi-year distribution agreement making OGC the exclusive distributor of Redline BMX bicycles in Canada.
“Redline is one of the greatest names in … READ MORE →
– For the first time in Canada, KTM bicycles are now available! Since 1964 KTM has produced and sold almost 3,000,000 bicycles. Founded by Hans Trunkenpolz and Ernst Kronreif in Mattighofen, Austria, the company … READ MORE →
(Montreal, QC) – Outdoor Gear Canada (OGC) will launch a new BMX-specific division focusing on the industry’s premium brands including WeThePeople, Éclat, Fiend, Federal, Fuse, Merritt, Radio, Salt et Salt Plus. Jeremy Deme, former … READ MORE →
(Vancouver, BC) – Solestar Canada is excited to announce the introduction of the Solestar Kontrol cycling insole to the Canadian market. The product features a durable black fibre core that supports the foot in the ideal neutral … READ MORE →
(Bracebridge ON) – Point-of-View (POV) camera pioneer CONTOUR, has announced Mica Sport Canada as the exclusive Canadian Distributor. Utilizing a combination of specialty domestic retailers and internationally recognized foreign agencies, CONTOUR has formulated an all-encompassing … READ MORE →
(Burnaby, BC) – SUGOI Performance Apparel, a brand of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), today announced the acquisition of mountain bike and lifestyle apparel brand Sombrio. Founded in 1998, Sombrio is the purveyor of … READ MORE →
(Waterloo, WI/Vista, CA) – Trek Bicycle has acquired the Electra Bicycle Company in a move that joins the bicycle industry’s leading performance brand with the most popular name in lifestyle cycling. Joining the Trek … READ MORE →
– This year, as a result of many factors including Interbike timing and convention space availability in Montreal on suitable dates, my colleagues and I on the BTAC board of directors have decided to … READ MORE →
(Lévis, QC) – Lambert, the leading pan-Canadian distributor of products for the bicycle and running industries, announced today that it is extending its product portfolio with the addition of four brands: Fizik, Selle Royal, … READ MORE →
(North Vancouver, BC) – Sombrio International, a clothing company based in North Vancouver that dates back to the late 1990s, faces an uncertain future as company president and founder, Dave Watson, recently announced their … READ MORE →
(Victoria, BC, Canada) — Effective immediately, ASTVTE Italia has signed a new partnership with Canadian distributor partOne international to become the exclusive distributor for Canada. partOne is well known for distributing Italian brands: Wilier … READ MORE →
(Munich, Germany) – Messe München GmbH has re-evaluated its activities in the bicycle sector. Klaus Dittrich, Chairman of the Management of Messe München GmbH, explains, “In the future, we will concentrate our involvement in … READ MORE →
September 19, 2013 (Montreal, QC) – Pedal was on-site at the recent ExpoCycle 2013 bicycle trade show in Montreal where we caught up with Michael Forte from Felt for the scoop on their FRD (Felt Racing Development) … READ MORE →
– Effective September 30 the German company Zwei plus zwei GmbH, the owner of the Croozer brand has terminated the Croozer distribution agreement that had been in place with the Thule Group in North … READ MORE →
(Friedrichshafen, Germany) – Here’s Part 3 of our coverage direct from the 22nd annual Eurobike 2013 recently held in Friedrichshafen, Germany where we caught up with Campy’s Joshua Riddle for a closer look at their … READ MORE →
(Friedrichshafen, Germany) – Pedal was on-site at the recent Eurobike 2013 bicycle trade show in Germany and in Part 2 of our video interviews we caught up with Tim Staton from Saris, Michael Zellman … READ MORE →
(Toronto, ON) – Canadian Distribution North American distributor B1 Group is pleased to announce that for 2014 it will focus on distributing Cipollini bikes to shops across Canada following the closure of its retail … READ MORE →
(Montreal, QC) – Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.A, DII.B) today announced it is acquiring a 70% interest in Caloi, a major Brazilian manufacturer of bicycles and bicycle equipment. Established in 1898 in Brazil, Caloi … READ MORE →
(Taipei, Taiwan) — Urban transport specialist, Tern, today announced a partnership with Outdoor Gear Canada (OGC) making the company Tern’s exclusive distributor in Canada.
“We are very pleased to be working with Tern in Canada,” … READ MORE →
(Duarte, CA) – Dahon, the worldwide leader in folding bikes, and Best Lockers have announced Dahon Dock-In Stations, the industry’s first bike share program that will enable riders to reserve, retrieve and return Dahon … READ MORE →
(Montreal, QC) — Belize Bicycle of Montreal is bouncing back from a fire on July 11 at their 2968 Lapierre location. Belize is an “…importer, manufacturer and distributor of adult tricycles, tandem tricycles, electric … READ MORE →
– Linus Bicycles and Outdoor Gear Canada (OGC) have signed a multi-year agreement making OGC Linus’s exclusive Canadian distributor, effective September 1, 2013.
Inspired by French bicycle designs of the 50’s and 60’s, Linus founders … READ MORE →
(Irvine, California) – Effective on January 1, 2014, Shimano recently announced that distribution of the company’s components and pedals to North American retailers will be streamlined.
Besides Shimano American the distributors that will continue selling Shimano … READ MORE →
(Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC) – Louis Garneau is proud to announce the construction of its new facility in Derby, Vermont, which will house its production, distribution, marketing, commercialization and administration activities. Located on Route 5 close … READ MORE →
(St-Georges de Beauce, QC) – Procycle Group and Colnago Ernesto E.C., SRL are proud to announce Procycle Group as the new Canadian distributor for the iconic 61-year -old road bicycle brand “Colnago”, effective July … READ MORE →
(Vancouver, BC) – Rocky Mountain Bicycles officially opened their new head office with a log sawing ceremony on June 28th. Raymond Dutil, the president of Procycle that owns Rocky and Miele brands, was on … READ MORE →
(East Garden City, NY) – Canadian-based Dorel Industries Inc. will soon open a concept store near New York City states Martin Schwartz, company president and CEO, according to The Globe and Mail. The 378-square-metre … READ MORE →
(OAKVILLE, ON) – Success for today’s independent bicycle dealer (IBD) comes down to one key capability: Being able to offer consumers a remarkable buying experience. The recent announcements from Raleigh Canada and Lapierre North … READ MORE →
(Monterey, CA) – Pedal spoke to reps from Specialized, Scott, and Focus at the Sea Otter Classic’s renowned tech expo on site in the midst of the racing action. They showed us their latest … READ MORE →
(Kent, Washington) – Lapierre, an established, performance-driven mountain and road cycling brand born in France, is a key brand within the Accell Group NV, and will now become the premiere performance brand within the … READ MORE →
(Kent, Washington) – Officials from Accell Group NV, a leading global bicycle company based in the Netherlands, announce the formalization of a new entity: Accell North America. Accell North America is a collection of … READ MORE →