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    Sidi Sport signs ‘Business for People and Society’ manifesto


    The Italian company Sidi Sport, which specializes in footwear and other apparel for cyclists and motorcyclists, announced its support for the manifesto “Business for People and Society.” The manifesto, which is aimed at companies, was drawn up by the UN Global Compact Network (UNGCN) Italy, the local network of the ...

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    Devold Transparency Map: Voluntary report in line with CSRD


    Norwegian brand Devold has voluntarily committed to reporting on the 2024 financial year as part of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). The focus is on the impact of the company’s supply chain.

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    Mips sales bounce back to double-digit growth


    In the second quarter of 2024, Mips AB generated net sales of 133 million Swedish kroner (€11.54m). According to the company, the sales growth of 30.4 percent compared to Q2 2023 can primarily be attributed to a normalizing inventory situation in the sports category.

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    Thule Group operating income rises 3% in Q2


    Thule Group AB, despite a promotional North American market and lower RV products across Europe and Rest of World, reported a 3 percent gain in operating income to 732 million Swedish kroner (€63.3m) for the quarter ended June 30. Net income increased by 3.7 percent to SEK 559 million (€48.4m) ...

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    Pearl Izumi promotes US sales director to VP/GM


    Colorado-based cycling apparel and footwear brand Pearl Izumi announced the promotion of sales and brand manager Daran Godfrey to vice president/general manager, effective immediately. Godfrey has spent the past two years at Pearl Izumi as Director of US Sales under the United Sports Brands umbrella. He brings a total of ...

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    Bicycle Industry Stock Chart Q2 2024: ​Glass half full or half empty?


    While the wars against Ukraine and in the Middle East appear to have already been priced in by the global stock markets, the clear shift to the right in the European elections in early June and the poor performance of US President Biden in the first TV debate against Donald Trump put the markets under pressure. As a result, there was no clear picture of the bicycle market – or the global stock market across all sectors.

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    Cycling trends from around the world, according to Garmin


    Garmin has released a report showing how cyclists around the world are logging kilometers and the positive impact this has on health. Data from the Garmin Connect community also shows that cycling is becoming increasingly popular. Here are some of the key findings from the past year: Cycling activity ...

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    WeSports acquires holding stake in Swedish company Cargobike


    Stockholm-based group WeSports announced the approval of a strategic partnership with the Swedish company Cargobike, founded in 2007, in which the company acquires a holding stake. Cargobike is recognized as the market-leading specialist in cargo bikes and functional mobility in the Nordics, with a turnover of SEK 116 million (€10.2m) ...

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    Sport 2000 Austria and Bike&Co join forces


    As the demand for bicycles in Austria has been unbroken for years and the need for competent advice, technical services and high-quality equipment is increasing, Sport 2000 Austria has decided to cooperate with the German buying group Bike&Co (BiCo). The intention is to pool both associations’ know-how and expert knowledge, ...

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    Adidas reimagines the Stan Smith for cyclists


    Source: Adidas Adidas VeloStan Smith The new VeloStan Smith is Adidas’ very own reinterpretation of a classic tennis/lifestyle shoe for urban cyclists and commuters. The shoe retains the unmistakable silhouette of the original Stan Smith, but features a two-bolt SPD shoe system for clipless pedaling. Adidas and ...

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    Scott Sports names Hap Seliga President of its US business


    Source: Scott Sports Hap Seliga Scott Sports SA has appointed US industry veteran Hap Seliga as the new President of its subsidiary Scott Corporation. Together with the teams in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Ogden, Utah, Seliga will drive growth in the US market and consolidate the ...

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    Kent Outdoors appoints new CEO


    Utah-based Kent Outdoors has named Randy Hales as its new CEO. Hales brings decades of experience in the consumer products industry and has held executive positions at several high-growth companies, including CEO of Next Level Apparel, a blank apparel manufacturer; CEO of Zagg, Inc., a global mobile accessories company; and ...

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    Two long-standing executives to share new COO role at Garmin


    Garmin announced today that Patrick Desbois and Brad Trenkle have both been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer, effective July 1, 2024. Source: Garmin Patrick Desbois Desbois will provide executive oversight for Garmin’s aviation and auto OEM segments, global supply chain and operations, ...

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    7Mesh with new distributors in Europe and North America


    Founded in 2014 by former Arc’teryx and Assos managers on Canada’s West Coast, technical cycling apparel brand 7Mesh Industries Inc. is now also represented by distributors in the Benelux market and in the Canadian province of Ontario. Approaching its tenth anniversary, these new appointments – alongside the recent expansion of ...

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    Hervis Update: Hanfeld to assume sole responsibility


    Austrian sports retailer Hervis is taking the next step in its ongoing restructuring: Dr. Ulrich Hanfeld will take over sole management responsibility by the end of June 2024. We reported earlier this month that the retail chain would be run by a management duo. The retail expert was hired at ...

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    Manufacturer of Schwalbe tires massively expands recycling


    One year after the introduction of the first Green Marathons bicycle tire – made from used tires, among other things – the German Schwalbe bicycle tire manufacturer Ralf Bohle GmbH announces that the majority of its Schwalbe tire range will be manufactured with recycled carbon black (rCB) with immediate effect. ...

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    ​Darfon Electronics takes over wholesaler and importer Grofa


    In August 2020, the German wholesaler and importer Grofa Action Sports GmbH took over the exclusive distribution of the e-bike brand BESV from electronics giant Darfon Electronics Corp. in Germany and Austria. The management board of the listed Taiwanese company has now approved an agreement to this effect. According to ...

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    Biciclick ventures outside Spain


    Biciclick (, a buying group with a specialty in e-bikes (not to be confused with, an apparent bike-rental service), has been operating a multichannel business exclusive to Spain. This year, however, as we learn from CMDsport, the group has opened its e-commerce to nine other European countries: France, Italy, ...

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    German custom bike manufacturer Rotor Bikes relaunches directly after insolvency


    Due to liquidity problems, the Leipzig-based complete bike, frame and wheel manufacturer Rotor Bikes GmbH (not to be confused with the Spanish bicycle component manufacturer Rotor Components Technologicos S.L.!) filed for insolvency on June 4. According to the company, this step has set the course for a new start under ...

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    New Cake owner introduces himself and his future plans


    After Cake founder and CEO Stefan Ytterborn (also founder of the protective equipment company POC) lost a major investor at short notice and his e-motorcycle and e-bike company, founded in 2016, had to file for insolvency on Feb. 1 of this year, the insolvency administrator gave little news about the ...