Cyclone Bicycle Supply has announced the addition of three new sales reps to its inside sales team.
Dennis Stafford is the new inside sales rep for Alaska, Arizona, Florida and parts of Northern California. Originally from Tampa, Florida, he moved to Portland eight years ago and has over fifteen years of retail sales experience in both telecommunication and cycling. Dennis’s first love is XC Mountain but is also active in Cyclocross and Road and rides for a local team.
Billy Wherley is the new inside sales rep for New York, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, and Hawaii. Hailing from central Pennsylvania, Billy has been in the cycling industry for ten years and has worked in shops in Pennsylvania, New York, and Oregon. Having filled roles from mechanic to manager, Billy knows the ins and outs of the IBD and has impressive technical knowledge to assist in your troubleshooting needs.
Tyler Robertson is the new inside sales rep for Idaho, Montana, Texas,and Pennsylvania. Tyler has over ten years experience in the both the retail and manufacturing side of the bicycle industry as a Technical Communications Rep for Yakima Racks and Retail Operations Manager at Clever Cycles. He has also traveled extensively by bicycle and spent the past four years in Europe writing the travel blog Two Wheel Travel and has an upcoming book, Slovenia – A Bicycle Travel Guide coming out soon.
“Cyclone has a long history of dynamic Inside Sales Reps, and we’re happy to continue the tradition with Dennis, Tyler, and Billy. Their knowledge and enthusiasm will help us raise the bar, again, for customer service in the industry” said Matthew Case, Sales manager for Cyclone Bicycle Supply.
Kris Fowler is the new outside rep for the Los Angles Metro area and North to San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield. An avid Mountain Biker, Kris has over 15 years experience in both the retail and wholesale sides of the bicycle industry. His retail experience includes Sore Saddle Cyclery, Steamboat Bike Kare, and Over the Edge Sports. His wholesale experience includes Nirve Sports and most recently Highway Two.
Eric Richtman is the new outside rep for Orange County, San Diego, and the Inland Empire. Eric has an extensive background in retail and the multi-sport environment and has been an inside rep and brand ambassador for Fizik at Highway Two for the past 2 years. Prior to H2 Eric spent six years at Rock N Road Cyclery as assistant buyer and Service Manager.
James McLean is the new outside rep for the San Francisco Bay Area. James has enjoyed a long career in the bicycle industry and has represented J&B Importers, Breezer, Currie, GT, Diamond Back, Specialized and Univega Bicycles. He has been a competitive off road racer and event promoter since 1980.
“We have always believed personal attention is the key to not only Cyclone’s success, but the success of our dealers. James, Kris, and Eric have a proven track record of providing shops with just that attention, and we’re very excited to have them representing us in California” said Matthew Case, Sales Manager at Cyclone Bicycle Supply.
New for 2015! Last year we spent a lot of time thinking about the blog, Facebook, and the website, and how we can get more of our dealers to utilize these great resources. Then it came to us, let’s offer some web only specials! We know, you wish you had thought of it first.
Here’s how it works: If you are a registered dealer, once you log in to our website, click on the Web Specials button located at the top of the left hand menu. This will take you to our Web Specials page and from here you will have access to our new Web Specials.
Once you’re in, the sky’s the limit. Just follow the link. To take advantage of the Web Specials just enter the Web Promo Code displayed at the top of the page into your order at checkout.
Please take this new feature for a little test drive, and if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please feel free to call your rep.
We appreciate your business and look forward to a great year together!
We recently received our first shipment of HIPLOK, a highly innovative series of locks designed to be easily carried when riding while providing high security in an urban setting. There are three basic designs chain, cable and D-lock. Two chain locks (one heavy-duty and one lite) and the one cable lock are all designed to be worn around the waist when riding. The two D-locks (one with, one without an accessory locking cable) are designed to be clipped to the belt or carried in a pocket. Great designer colors compliment the cool designs! Check out the videos and then call your rep today!
Cyclone Bicycle Supply is pleased to announce the arrival of Green Grips an exciting new Eco-Friendly Handlebar Tape. Based in Waukesha, Wisconsin (USA), Green Grips were spawned from an allergic reaction to rubber-based handlebar grips. With no solution available on the market, Green Grips owners Derek & Kelley Sisko asked themselves “Why not make this product ourselves?” They created Green Grips, the world’s best eco-friendly cloth handlebar tape!
Available in a variety of colors, Green Grips are in stock now. Check them out online or call your sales rep today!
See it on YouTube!
Review on CycloCross Magazine!
The hot new FLY 6 tail light with a built-in HD Camera is in the house and available exclusively at Cyclone! The completely waterproof FLY 6 taillight contains a high-quaity HD camera that records video in 720p, with clear, good-quality audio. The camera automatically loops and records over the oldest files (each about 20 minutes long), so you always have the most recent video available. If you ever need to produce a video proving you’re in the right, the FLY 6 is just the thing. This unique product has received a ton of attention in the press and is one of the hottest new products of the year!
Call your Cyclone sales rep today!
Cyclone Bicycle Supply is proud to announce the arrival of BOX Components! Led by BMX and downhill mountain bike racing legend and pioneering component and accessories designer Toby Henderson, BOX Components uses “design thinking” to create the finest BMX and mountain bike parts and accessories in the world.
With a focus on innovation and pushing bicycle technology forward, all BOX products are designed and manufactured without compromise for the most discerning consumer.
BOX Components products are influenced and inspired by things as diverse as motocross and NASCAR, the Bauhaus and Japanese pop culture. Throw in some straight-ahead jazz, punk rock, haute couture, modernist painting, mid-century modern furniture, Italian transportation design, Zen Buddhism, Scandinavian design, cars from the 1960s, surf culture and nature, and you pretty much get what they are all about.
Call your sales rep today and get inside the BOX!
New from Kryptonite! The best-selling Kryptonite Series 2 Mini is now available in a rainbow of colors! Get em’ while they’re hot!
Cyclone Bicycle Supply is pleased to announce the arrival of the full line of Tioga Precision Racing! These high-performance products are legendary in the industry and now available from Cyclone. Check them out on the web or call your rep today!
Chamois Butt’r® was developed in 1988 by physical therapist and cyclist Steve Mathews, in collaboration with pro cyclists, physicians and chemists. Since then, Chamois Butt’r® has continued to evolve and is now available in most US bicycle retailers and is distributed internationally.
Chamois Butt’r® Original, Chamois Butt’r® Eurostyle™ and Chamois Butt’r® Her’® are non-greasy skin lubricants developed to improve riding comfort. Both products prevent the uncomfortable rubbing and chafing many cyclists experience while riding. Chamois Butt’r® products easily wash off skin and out of shorts with soap and water, and are gentle on even the most delicate skin and clothing.
They use only the highest quality ingredients to ensure that their products are easy on your skin. All Chamois Butt’r® products are paraben free, gluten free and contain no artificial colors or fragrances. Chamois Butt’r® products are produced in a state of the art facility, with strict quality assurance, adhering to the FDA’s Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) guidelines. No animal testing is used for their products.
Now in stock at Cyclone Bicycle Supply, so Butt’r up!
PINERITE® All Natural Colorado Pine Soap Heavy Duty Pine Powder Soap
If you have not tried Pinerite yet, you owe it to yourself and your mechanics to do so! With all natural ingredients, Pinerite does a great job of cleaning your hands and leaves them soft and smelling like a walk in the pines!
USES-Cleans: grease, oil, paint, shoe polish, adhesives, glue, printers ink, dirt, grime, etc., etc.
NATURALLY UNSCENTED-Absolutely no artificial scents added; just a very mild naturally occurring essence of pine.
BIODEGRADABLE-Safe to use in the out-of-doors as it contains no phosphates of any kind.
FOREST FRIENDLY-Promotes healthy forest management. Utilizes previously unused pine slash (needles and branches).
ALL NATURAL-Ingredients: Borax, Sodium Soap with 1% lanolin, Pine Tree Powder****Contains a powerful antioxidant – proanthocyanidin.
Pinerite® Natural Hand Soap has the cleaning properties of natural pine extracts and borax making it a unique and effective hand soap for everything from normal daily use to the removal of heavy grease, dirt and grime.
Over the years, I have installed literally hundreds of auto racks from dozens of companies on hundreds of different cars, and quite frankly I can’t really think of any of them that have ever gotten me as enthusiastic as I am over the new Saris Freedom Superclamp series. I have taken this rack for a thorough test drive and can honestly say that this is the best quality, easiest to use, most stable, adjustable, and damage free rack I have ever had the pleasure to use! The design is pure genius, from the bolt-on locking receiver mount, to the adjustable wheels trays, the easy to use clamp arms, and the built in cable locks. Mounting the bikes literally just takes a few moments, and there are no straps, no cords, no frame contact, no fuss, no muss!
If you are not already stocking this rack, I highly recommend that you do. Both you and your customers will love it!