Top trade show EUROBIKE gets U.S. cousin Friedrichshafen, Germany. This coming September, Messe Friedrichshafen – organizer of EUROBIKE, the world's leading bicycle trade exhibition – will stage its first independent trade show in the United States. The aim is to strengthen EUROBIKE's presence in North America and optimally service the biking market there. The decision by trade show specialist Messe Friedrichshafen is in response to indications that current U.S. bicycle trade shows will no longer be able to fulfil domestic industry demands.
Arcadia, CA –Crupi’s custom in house wheel building program is doing very well, so well in fact that we are looking for another wheel builder. This SoCal position can be full or part time depending on the applicant. If you are a wheel builder and understand how to measure and cut spokes on a Phil Wood Spoke cutting machine, then we would be interested in talking with you.
This position could also include travel to BMX races so if you think
Oct. 23, 2006 — MADISON, Wis. — Pacific Cycle has hired Aaron Bethlenfalvy as Director of Industrial Design. He will work with all of Pacific Cycle’s major brands, including GT Bicycles, Schwinn, Mongoose, Kustom Kruiser and a variety of others. A former GT Bicycles employee, Bethlenfalvy is excited to work with familiar brands and familiar people. “I feel like I’m back home again,” said Bethlenfalvy. “There are lots of familiar faces and this is an easy transition. The opportunities here are great to make a big impact on the cycling community with all these brands, and I’m excited to be here.”
BLOOMINGTON, MN – October 2006 - QBP has reached an agreement with Jim Cielencki, founder of Sunday Bike Company, to distribute BMX frames, forks and handlebars. Select 2006 Sunday products in gray, red and green will be in stock soon and ready to ship from QBP. Beginning this winter, QBP will carry all the colors in Sunday’s 2007 product line.
“We are excited to bring such a unique brand to our dealers,” said Tim Gallant, BMX coordinator for QBP. “Sunday’s products are high quality with a number of innovative features and the colors are different from much of what’s out there. We believe Sunday will really add a lot to our assortment and be beneficial to our dealers.”
Brand: wethepeople Booth number: should we know that? Size dedicated to BMX: 110%
How many BMX bikes did you have at the show: Our completes range consists of 9 bikes from flatland to a off the shelf Pro ride(Phoenix); So we tried to show people those bikes that would demonstrate both that and I guess what we’re about as a company.
Brand: REDLINE (Seattle Bike Supply) Booth number: #4113 Size dedicated to BMX: About 75% of our 40x40 booth.
How many BMX bikes did you have at the show: 80 bikes total (not counting Torker Unicycles) .. which about half were BMX-related (Redline). MacNeil was given a corner of our booth, which was obviously BMX oriented.
Brand: SE BMX Booth number: 3780 Size dedicated to BMX: Most all of it. Our booth is 20' x 20'.
How many BMX bikes did you have at the show: 13 were BMX bikes & 4 were not. Plus we had 2 BMXframes on display and BMX P&A.
How many BMX workers did you have at the booth: I was there 100% of the time and then I had sales reps who would come and go. Typically there were 2 people there, but sometimes more and sometimes less. The last day of the show is always slow. But the first two days were boomin'.
Did you have any autograph signings going on this year: Heck yeah! We printed up a few thousand autograph cards and we had the following guys signing during the whole show:
You have a different approach to each year's interbike, what was your way of attack in 2006: Making parts in assorted colors and updating the entire SNAFU line. We currently have 43 items that we are either being updating or created new for 2007. Plus we are going to surround ourselves with pretty girls as much as possible. Bingo Bango!
Brand: Felt Bicycles Booth number: 626 Size dedicated to BMX: 50 x 60 total booth
How many BMX bikes did you have at the show: 20 complete bikes
How many BMX workers did you have at the booth: Of course I was in the BMX area the entire time but each sales rep would also walk each dealer through the line. I did my fair share of talking but would basically just hangout and wait for specific detail questions form the reps or dealers. So we had about 20 or so workers doing the entire line and me being 100% BMX.