Name shop: Groundedbmx Location: Ninove Years in business: 8 Employees: 2 sometimes 3
What was the reason for you to start a BMX shop? Groundedbmx: I always knew I wanted to run my own company. Since my head is always full of ideas I talked to a friend of mine who has owned multiple businesses to figure out what Idea I should pursue. He told me to only go for the one I’m most passionate about. So, that was BMX :), a no brainer.
What was your first location like? Groundedbmx: I started Grounded as an online store but soon had customers picking up parts in my bedroom which turned into a stockroom pretty quickly.
Name shop: Entity BMX shop Location: Poole UK Years in business: 5 Employees: 1
Is running a BMX shop something you've always wanted to do? Entity BMX shop: Riding BMX everyday is the dream, having the opportunity to start my own shop was the gateway to keeping the dream alive!
What (BMX) shops did you like before you started your own? Entity BMX shop: Growing up I was lucky to have BMX shops in my area so Hotwheels then BMX Plus were my go to shops over the years. Always loved going to Pijin in Southampton too but my favourite store has to be Soul Cycle in Amsterdam
Did you do some serious research before you opened up your shop at your location or did you just go for it? Entity BMX shop: I was so fortunate, before Entity I was managing BMX Plus which unfortunately
Name shop: Paul's Boutique BMX Location: Dorpsstraat 66A, 5735EE Aarle-Rixtel The Netherlands (Europe) Years in business: 23 years (April 1st 1995) Employees: 1
What was the reason for you to start a BMX shop? Paul's Boutique BMX: With only 10 Dutch riders remaining in 1995 and no BMX Shop in the country I decided it was a good idea to start a BMX Shop to keep those 10 riders on their bikes.
What was your first location like? Paul's Boutique BMX: In my backyard I built a small shed to put the bikes on display, a small shed for Parts/Maintenance/hangout where I had to get my motorcycle out first before a customer could see the parts etc. hahaha. Then first floor in the house was for clothing en the second floor was the
Interbike owner, Emerald Expositions, announced today that the Interbike trade show will not take place in September 2019 in Reno as previously scheduled. Instead, the company will research alternative plans for 2020 and beyond, including the opportunity to launch events featuring bicycling and bike-related components within or alongside its various successful, multi-sport trade show franchises. “While there were distinct advantages to Reno and Tahoe as venues for Interbike and the Free Ride Festival, respectively, overall travel time and cost proved challenging for attendees and exhibitors,” said Darrell Denny, Executive Vice President of Emerald Expositions’ Sports Group. “Further, the past four years have been difficult for the U.S. bicycle market. The substantial increase in tariffs on bike related imports during 2018, and announced for 2019, is compounding these challenges. As a result, we are rethinking how to best serve the cycling industry and will conduct a review of the possible timing, locations, and formats with dealers, brands, distributors, reps, designers, and media over the coming months. Our goal is to develop and deliver thoughtful solutions which provide strong returns on investment for all industry participants.”
As a result of the decision announced today, Justin Gottlieb, show director, Andria Klinger, sales director, Andy Buckner, art director, and Jack Morrisey, marketing director, will leave the company, effective December 31, 2018.
“Justin, Andria, Andy, and Jack have dedicated themselves to the cycling space and worked long and
TSG is looking for a talented and highly committed GRAPHIC DESIGNER who is able to create compelling visual narratives and brand experiences. You are able to create, communicate, and collaborate. You are versatile. You are persistent and open-minded.
TASKS You will deal with the entire scope of our design process – working tight deadlines for multiple projects at a time. You turn our brand objectives into innovative solutions by performing the
My job in the Bicycle Industry started with a similar position that's available now at the same company: GT Bicycles. This position is based out of their USA office and worth checking out if you're shopping for a cool job. But beware, you might be stuck in the bicycle industry for the rest of your life. Position: Assistant Marketing Manager, GT Location: Wilton, CT. USA. Job Code: 1087
Please join us, HARO Bikes Europe, in welcoming Zelvegian Bros. O.E. as our new distributor in Greece, effective October 3rd, 2018. Please direct all your inquiries concerning HARO Bikes from BMX to MTB to:
USA Cycling is searching for a Manager to help promote the mission of the organization and support the BMX program. The BMX Program Team Manager will be the organizational leader of the program and responsible for the day-to-day operation of both the BMX Freestyle and BMX race programs including facilitation of training, competition program logistics, distribution of resources to athletes, selection procedures, junior development program strategy and execution, supervision and development of staff and contracted support team members, and administrative duties for the team. The position will work in close collaboration with many USA Cycling stakeholders including, but not limited to: USA Cycling Foundation (fundraising arm), USA Cycling’s sponsors and partners, the United States Olympic Committee, and the media. It is a remarkable and highly exciting career opportunity for anyone with experience in BMX (freestyle and race) and strong management skills!
The BMX Program Team Manager will be responsible for the following:
o Provide leadership and direction with outstanding communication to both the BMX Freestyle and Race program athletes and staff.
Next to the year-long great weather in Florida working for a top notch 'American made' BMX company like Profile Racing would be a dream for many BMX-ers. They now have two job openings in St. Petersburg, Florida. If you happen to score one of them, make sure to celebrate at Ricky T's Bar 'n Grill. And make sure to invite Andy Paul and myself. The info:
Full-Time CNC machinist needed to fill an open position with our rock solid company. Great long-term employment opportunity! Also available: Full-Time position in the Sales department for Profile Racing distribution. The qualified candidate will be the primary pick and pack worker to fulfill sales orders. The position may also include “building” customer orders.
Silverfish UK are pleased to announce that 100% has entered into an agreement with our company to distribute its BMX, Moto and MTB ranges in the UK and Éire. Commencing Monday 3rd September 2018, Silverfish will handle all BMX, Moto and MTB sales, dealer support and warranty for the territory on behalf of 100%.
Silverfish managing director Darren Mabbott commented: “We feel privileged to have been chosen by 100% to handle their Moto and MTB ranges. 100% is a brand we have admired and followed with interest for a very long while and will be a great compliment to our established portfolio of prestigious brands.”