Organized rides, travel, tours offer opportunity to grow flat industry

By Lynette Carpiet

Tim Blumenthal of PeopleForBikes and Chris Speyer of Accell North America were the keynote speakers Thursday morning

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Chris Speyer, CEO of Accell North America, told attendees at the National Bicycle Tourism conference Thursday morning that they play a major role in helping grow the pie in an otherwise stagnant bike market.

For the last decade, the number of bike units sold to specialty retailers has remained between 2.4 and 2.6 million, Speyer noted. “At the end of September, we’re showing a flat result compared to …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News