Industry News 8/14/2012

B$Z: The Bike Cooperative Grows Membership Yet Again

The Bike Cooperative Grows Membership Yet Again

Manchester, NH (August 13, 2012) – The Bike Cooperative continues to grow its dealer base, with a number of new members coming on board during the past season. “We’re very impressed with the quality of retailers that have joined the co-op recently,” said Greg Brodsky, managing director of the co-op. “It’s also great to welcome such a diverse group, from new stores to established retailers with large multi-store operations. While their individual businesses are each unique, they’ve become shareholders of The Bike Cooperative because they share a common goal – to grow their business and improve their profitability.”

The newest co-op members are:

Allspeed Cyclery & Snow – Portland, ME
Beacon Cycling & Fitness - Northfield & Freehold, NJ
Bicycle Outfitters Indy, Inc. – Indianapolis, IN
Bikeway, Inc. – Mahopac & Wappingers Falls, NY
BG Bicycles – Houma, LA
Campus Cycles – Denver, CO
Cycle Path Bike Shop - Clearlake, CA
Eden Bicycles – Castro Valley, CA
Everybody Bikes – San Francisco, CA
Fraser Bicycle – Fraser, MI
Gearhead Bikes- Aberdeen, SD
Green Mountain Sports- Lakewood, CO
High Road Cycles- Wayne & Doylestown, PA
Nick’s Bikes- Pueblo West, CO
Park Avenue Bike Shop- Rochester, NY
Pedal – Kalamazoo, MI
Ride On Bicycles- Anderson, SC
Ride-A-Bike Bicycle Shop- Lincolnton, NC
The New Wheel- San Francisco, CA
Trek Bicycle Store of Omaha- Omaha & Papillion, NE; Independence, St. Louis & Arnold, MO; Shawnee, KS
Willow Glen Bicycles – San Jose, CA

The Bike Cooperative is a member-owned cooperative with a mission of improving the profitability of independent bike retailers. The Bike Cooperative provides members with exclusive product specials and rebates, consumer financing and credit card processing programs, comprehensive advertising services, and training in management and sales. Members are also the exclusive fulfilling retailers for the co-op’s consumer ecommerce website, BikeStoreGuys.com. For information on becoming a co-op member, call TBC Member Services at 1-800-450-7595 or visit www.thebikecooperative.com.