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Lanctôt Acquires NRG Enterprises

(Montreal, QC) — Raymond Lanctôt Ltd. (Lanctôt) announces that it has recently acquired NRG Enterprises of Nelson, BC. NRG is an authentic rider-owned cycling distribution company based in Nelson BC. NRG has been at … READ MORE →

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Rossignol Group Expands Reach of TIME Sport in Canada

Park City, UT – July 12, 2017 – Following the acquisition of TIME Sport International in February 2016, and the transition of US operations last summer, all management of TIME Sport in Canada has … READ MORE →

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Pirelli Launches PZero Velo Road Racing Tires and Signs Partnership with Under-23 Giro d’Italia

(Milan, Italy) – Pirelli returns to cycling and will launch a new line of road racing bike tires in mid-June for delivery this fall – the PZero Velo. The renowned Italian brand has also … READ MORE →

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Rossignol Acquires Felt Bicycles

– Today February 3rd, 2017, Rossignol Group, one of the world leading winter sports groups globally, has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Felt Bicycles. Felt Bicycles is known globally for pushing the … READ MORE →

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Procycle Group Announces New Rocky Mountain Marketing Director

(St-Georges, Beauce) – We are pleased to announce the nomination of Mr. Daniel Marrett to the position of Rocky Mountain Marketing Director. Marrett holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Concordia University and has … READ MORE →

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Taipei International Cycle Show Celebrates 30th Anniversary – Moves to October in 2018

(Taichung, Taiwan) – Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will organize the 2017 Taipei International Cycle Show (TAIPEI CYCLE) from March 22-25, at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) Nangang Exhibition Hall and Hall … READ MORE →

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Eurobike Announces New July Dates in 2018

(Friedrichshafen, GER) – Eurobike, the world’s largest bicycle trade show, is set to move to July dates for the 2018 edition, according to Messe Friedrichshafen, the German-based exhibition company which organizes the event. The … READ MORE →

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IKEA Starts Selling Bicycles

(Delft, Netherlands) – IKEA, the world’s largest furniture retailer, has added bicycles to the list of products it sells. The company, founded in Sweden, but now based in the the Netherlands, is doing a … READ MORE →

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Burley Design Partners with QBP to Grow Independent Bike Dealer Base in Canada

(Eugene, Oregon) – Burley Design, known for its award-winning outdoor recreational transport gear trusted by generations of families since 1978, is proud to announce its immediate continued expansion in Canada by teaming up with … READ MORE →

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Procycle Group Restructures

(Saint-Georges, QC) – We are pleased to announce the restructuring of our Commercial department to accelerate the growth of our Rocky Mountain, Miele, eVox and Colnago brands on the Canadian and international (Rocky Mountain … READ MORE →

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Shimano Signs Agreement to Acquire Lazer Sport

– Shimano Europe (Shimano) is proud to announce that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of Lazer Sport NV (Lazer), the Belgian helmet company, on June 30, 2016.
The transaction is subject to … READ MORE →

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RHINOMED Appoints Canadian Distributor for Mute and Turbine

(Melbourne, Australia) – Australian nasal and respiratory technology company Rhinomed Ltd (ASX:RNO), is pleased  to announce it has executed a distribution agreement with Toronto based McArthur Medical  to distribute its Mute sleep and snoring … READ MORE →

Hawley Lambert Acquires Seattle Bicycle Supply

(Lexington, South Carolina and Levis, Quebec, Canada) – Hawley-Lambert has agreed to acquire the parts & accessories division of Accell North America – Seattle Bicycle Supply. The acquisition brings 14 new brands, available approximately May 1st, … READ MORE →

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WASPcam Acquired by Cobra Electronics

(Chicago, Illinois) – Cobra Electronics, held by Cedar Electronics and the leading designer and marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics, today announced the acquisition of WASPcam™; maker of affordable, high-performance HD action-sports … READ MORE →

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ROTOR Partners with On the Edge for Canadian Distribution

(Madrid) – ROTOR Bike Components will forge a presence in the Canadian market through a new partnership with Quebec-based On The Edge starting March 1, 2016. On the Edge distributes high-end brands like ENVE … READ MORE →

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Rossignol Negotiates to Buy Time Bikes

(Grenoble, France) – Rossignol Group, a leading ski manufacturer, is in negotiations to buy Time, a bicycle and accessories manufacturer, as part of a larger move to broaden Rossignol’s product offerings reports AFP. Rossignol … READ MORE →

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Hawley and Lambert Partner to Become One Global Team

(Levis, QC) – After a five-year close partnership, Hawley and Lambert are taking the next step to becoming one global team by combining the leadership teams of both companies.
Steve Hawley will step down as … READ MORE →

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Investcorp Acquires POC

(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 →

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Interbike Launches New East Coast Event in 2016

(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 →

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Eurobike 2015 Videos Part 1 – Garneau, Lapierre, Rudy Project, Marin Bikes, ZIPP

(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 →

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SB Sports Inc. to Distribute Bont Cycling Shoes Across Canada

(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 →

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Eric Sakalowsky Joins the Garneau Team as Global Marketing Director

– 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 →

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Bosch eBike Systems Expands into Canada – Service Partnership with Live to Play Sports

(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 →

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New Giant Bicycle Retail Store to Open in Langley, B.C. on April 3

(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 →

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POC Names Willie Ford as Managing Director for North America

(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 →