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Sugoi Performance Apparel Acquires Sombrio MTB Clothing Brand

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Trek Acquires Electra Bicycle Company

(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 ... READ MORE →
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ExpoCycle Takes a Hiatus in 2014

– 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 ... READ MORE →
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Lambert Adds Fizik, Selle Royal, WD-40 Bike and First Endurance to Product Line-up

(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 ... READ MORE →

BC-based Sombrio International Faces Uncertain Future

(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 ... READ MORE →
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ASTVTE Italia Signs New Partnership w/Canadian Distributor partOne international

(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 ... READ MORE →
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ISPO BIKE Cancelled – Messe München Shifts Focus To Consumers

(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, ... READ MORE →

ExpoCycle 2013 Videos Part 1 – Felt and Scott Bikes for 2014

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 ... READ MORE →
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New Croozer Distribution Team in North America

– 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 ... READ MORE →

Eurobike 2013 Videos Part 3 – Campagnolo and Cannondale

(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 ... READ MORE →

Eurobike 2013 Videos Part 2 – Saris, SRAM and Schwalbe

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Cipollini Bikes to Focus on Canadian Distribution for 2014

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Dorel Acquires Brazil’s Caloi – Latin America’s Largest Bicycle Brand

(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. ... READ MORE →
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Tern Partners with Outdoor Gear Canada

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Dahon Bikes and Best Lockers Announce Innovative Dahon Dock-In Stations Bike Share Program

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Belize Bicycle Canada in Montreal Suffers Fire But Still in Business

(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 ... READ MORE →
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OGC to Distribute Linus Bicycles and Accessories in Canada

– 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 ... READ MORE →
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Shimano Restructures North American Distribution Channels

(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 ... READ MORE →
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New $8 Million Infrastructure For Louis Garneau USA in Vermont

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Procycle Group is New Canadian Distributor of Colnago

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Rocky Mountain Bicycles Opens New Head Office

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Dorel to Open Concept Bike Store Near New York City

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Raleigh and Lapierre Commit to Canada’s Independent Bicycle Dealers

(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 ... READ MORE →

Sea Otter 2013 Inside the Expo Part 3 – Talking Shop with Specialized, Scott, and Focus

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Lapierre North America Launched by Newly Formed Accell North America

(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 ... READ MORE →
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Accell Group NV Launches Accell North America – Raleigh Canada On Board w/Changes Coming

(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 ... READ MORE →

Stage Race Distribution on the Move in Toronto – New Digs

(Toronto, ON) – Stage Race Distribution, along with their retail division, Blacksmith Cycle, recently moved to new digs at 345 Sorauren Ave. #4 in Toronto, and are excited ... READ MORE →
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Orange Sport Supply Unveils New Website and Celebrates 15th Anniversary

– North Vancouver, BC, March 15th, 2013- Orange Sport Supply Inc., one of Canada’s premiere distributors for bicycle parts and accessories, launched their new website today. The new ... READ MORE →

Toronto International Bicycle Show Videos Part 3 – Kazak, Thule

(Toronto, ON) – Pedal was on site at the 2013 Toronto International Bicycle Show to discover what’s new and hot in bikes and gear this coming season. Here’s ... READ MORE →

Toronto International Bicycle Show Videos – Part 2

(Toronto, ON) – Pedal was on the floor of the 2013 Toronto International Bicycle Show on the weekend to check out what’s new and hot this season. Here’s ... READ MORE →

Toronto International Bicycle Show Videos – Part 1

(Toronto, ON) – Pedalmag.com was on site at the Toronto International Bicycle Show on the weekend, getting the scoop on the latest products on display for this season ... READ MORE →
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Toronto International Bicycle Show 2013 – PHOTOS

(Toronto, ON) – Check out this great collection of photos by Peter Kraiker straight from the floor of this past weekend’s Toronto International Bicycle Show held in the ... READ MORE →
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Solex North America Launches New line of E-bikes in 2013

(Montreal, QC) – Solex is launching a new line of e-bikes to the North American market with a fresh new look and improved functionality. Founded in 2010, Solex ... READ MORE →
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Consumer Bike Show Battle Heats Up in Quebec City – Clash to Impact Toronto Show?

(Quebec City, QC) – The Salon Info-Vélo consumer bike show in Quebec City will celebrate its 28th edition from March 8-10 this year, but things will be different ... READ MORE →
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SPASO Sports Names New Sales Rep for British Columbia

(BC) – SPASO Sports is pleased to announce the appointment of of Mike Whittle, our new Felt Sales Representative for the Province of British Columbia.  Mike will be ... READ MORE →
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ExpoCycle Returns to Montreal – Sept. 8-10, 2013

(Keswick, ON) – ExpoCycle, Canada’s premier bike and exhibit showcase will take place in Montreal from September 8-10, 2013 according to the board of directors of the Bicycle ... READ MORE →
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Lambert Announces New Sales Management

(Lévis, QC) – Lambert, the leading pan-Canadian distributor of products for the bicycle and running industries, announced its new sales management today. As part of its ongoing commitment ... READ MORE →
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New President for Pearl Izumi

(Peterborough, ON) – Pearl Izumi announced today the promotion of Mike O’Connor, Vice President of Consumer Service, Retail & Distribution to Divisional President — replacing Juergen Eckmann, who ... READ MORE →
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Ignition Products Adds BNB Racks to Growing Product Line

– Ignition Products Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of BNB Racks to their collection. BNB racks is a bicycle carrier and roof rack manufacturer since 1977 ... READ MORE →
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Felt Canada Established – Spaso Sports Named as Exclusive Sales and Marketing Agency

(Montreal, QC) – Felt Bicycles LLC based in Irvine, California and SPASO Sports, Inc. of Montréal, QC, Canada have recently signed a multi-year contractual agreement naming SPASO Sports ... READ MORE →

Interview with Norco’s John Williams & Skip Swain on Changing Company Name to Live to Play Sports

(Las Vegas, Nevada) – On October 1st, Norco Products Ltd., one of the longest standing and well-known names in the Canadian cycling scene became Live to Play Sports. ... READ MORE →
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Shimano Beer Bike Takes Centre Stage at ExpoCycle Show

(Toronto, ON) – At the recent ExpoCycle Show in Toronto, Ben Pye, Marketing – Technical Specialist, Shimano Canada, and Hugh Black of True North Cycles wanted a show-stopper ... READ MORE →

Cipollini Boutique Grand Opening Photos, Video and Interview w/Super Mario

(Toronto, ON) – With the introduction of Mario Cipollini’s own line of bikes to the Canadian market, the legendary Super Mario himself was on hand for the Grand ... READ MORE →
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Time Sport Partners with ARG Sports

(Montreal, QC) – Time Sport International will focus its development in Canada through its exclusive distributor, ARG Sports Inc. “It was key for the brand to have a ... READ MORE →
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Interbike 2012 – Day 1 Report and Photos

September 20, 2012 (Las Vegas, NV) – Interbike 2012 is underway as the cycling world from around the globe has gathered at the Sands Convention Centre in Las ... READ MORE →
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Dorel Announces Acquisition and Launch of New GURU Experience

September 20, 2012 – Dorel Recreational/Leisure, a segment of Dorel Industries owner of the Cycling Sports Group announced today the acquisition and launch of the new GURU Experience, ... READ MORE →
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2Wheels 2Adventure Niagara Bicycle Touring Company Launched

(Fonthill, ON) – John Swart, of Fonthill, Ontario, launched 2Wheels 2Adventure, a bicycle touring company providing supported multi-day tours throughout Ontario on Monday. 2Wheels 2Adventure caters to those ... READ MORE →
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Glacier Bikes is FOR SALE

(Peterborough, Ontario) – Glacier Bikes is announcing that all intellectual assets for its bike line are for sale, effective immediately. Peter Sejrup, President of Smooth Shifting Sports, Inc, ... READ MORE →
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Campagnolo 2013 Product Launch – Athena EPS Introduced, Plus Triples & More

(Vicenza, Italy) – Pedal was recently invited to an exclusive 2013 product launch in Italy at Campagnolo, one of the most recognized and revered brands in cycling. Next ... READ MORE →