Friday, September 14, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday, September 14, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Friday, September 14, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturday, September 15, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Saturday, September 15, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Booth #D401
Stop by the Tub O’ Towels booth (D401) during the Interbike Outdoor Demo 9/15-9/17 to enter for a chance to win a FREE Apple Watch. One winner will be selected at the end of the event – you do not need to be present to win. Make sure to also... ...read more...
Tracks:

    Saturday, September 15, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Saturday, September 15, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    • Room: Booth #D339 (GU Energy Labs)
    Come ride mountain bikes with us and try our latest Gel flavor, French Toast! We teamed up with NICA student-athletes (National Interscholastic Cycling Association), who joined our research and development team to create this special edition Energy Gel.  With 10 % of sales benefitting NICA, we’re proud to help get... ...read more...
    Tracks:

      Saturday, September 15, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

      Saturday, September 15, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

      Saturday, September 15, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

      Saturday, September 15, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

      Saturday, September 15, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      Sunday, September 16, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

        p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} Strength, Mobility, and Balance ‐ a full body and mind yoga practice to support and enhance your performance and love of riding your bike....
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          Sunday, September 16, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

            p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} Sierra Prospect Road Rally ‐ Join Peter Stetina on a journey to Nevada’s arid desert and back from the crystal waters of Lake Tahoe with a Road Rally of timed segments brought to you by the creators of Levi’s GranFondo. There are two routes... ...read more...
            Tracks:

              Sunday, September 16, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

              • Room: Booth #D401
              Stop by the Tub O’ Towels booth (D401) during the Interbike Outdoor Demo 9/15-9/17 to enter for a chance to win a FREE Apple Watch. One winner will be selected at the end of the event – you do not need to be present to win. Make sure to also... ...read more...
              Tracks:

                Sunday, September 16, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                Sunday, September 16, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} this alignment based practice will unwind the imbalances associated with cycling biomechanics and posture....
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                    Sunday, September 16, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                      p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} With 20 adrenaline‐ready divisions for men, women and juniors, this isn’t your average Sunday ride. For those watching, don’t blink or you might miss the action as riders rip by at up to X mph; and for those riding, good luck and enjoy the ride... ...read more...
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                        Sunday, September 16, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

                          p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} utilizing the support of Yin Yoga with long‐held, deep, passive stretch, this meditative practice will restore balance to your body and mind....
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                            Monday, September 17, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                            Monday, September 17, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

                            • Room: A3-4
                            Interbike’s Media Preview saves time – for both journalists and brands. Attending the event as a journalist puts you in front of numerous brands that have a story to tell with their innovative technology, allows you to have quality conversations with brand representatives, allows you to meet the industry PR... ...read more...
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                              Tuesday, September 18, 7:15 AM - 10:00 AM

                              • Room: C 1-4
                              The Annual Interbike Industry Breakfast always sets the tone for the rest of the week and this year will be no different. Attendees will enjoy a hot breakfast while learning from ACE Hardware CEO, John Venhuizen and a panel discussion presented by PeopleForBikes....
                              Speaker(s)
                              Panelist
                              Austin McInerny
                              President
                              NICA
                              Panelist
                              Brandee Lepak
                              Owner, Board Chair
                              Global Bikes, NBDA
                              Keynote
                              John Venhuizen
                              President and CEO
                              Ace Hardware Corporation
                              Panelist
                              Robert Ping
                              Executive Director
                              Trips for Kids
                              Moderator
                              Tim Blumenthal
                              President
                              People For Bikes
                              Tracks:

                                Tuesday, September 18, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                                Tuesday, September 18, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                • Room: C 1-4
                                The world of retail as we know it, is under attack. We are at war, engaged in a battle for relevance and consumer preference. John Venhuizen shares what success looks like and the unique weapons necessary to not just fight – but win.  He will share how his 5,000+ independent... ...read more...
                                Speaker(s)
                                Keynote
                                John Venhuizen
                                President and CEO
                                Ace Hardware Corporation
                                Tracks:

                                  Tuesday, September 18, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                  Tuesday, September 18, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                  • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                  For more than two decades, eBay has played a central role in creating an inclusive and accessible commerce platform that enables anyone to sell online. eBay has thriving businesses in bikes, parts, tools, and accessories, supported by  175 million customers globally. In this session, we share what we’ve learned and... ...read more...
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                  BRENDAN BIGGERS
                                  EBAY
                                  Tracks:

                                    Tuesday, September 18, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

                                    Tuesday, September 18, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                                    Tuesday, September 18, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                                    Tuesday, September 18, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

                                      The Mechanics Challenge, presented by Park Tool, gives professional service techs the due they deserve. At Interbike 2018, over the course of two days, we will shine a spotlight on 100+ mechanics from North America who will have an opportunity to showcase their skills in a fun but challenging competition....
                                      Tracks:

                                        Tuesday, September 18, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

                                        • Room: Booth 2259
                                        Rouvy uses augmented reality to enable indoor cycling on ANY road or course. The open and game-changing platform generates and processes animated 3D riders in real 2D videos.      ...
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                                          Tuesday, September 18, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                          • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                          In the early 2000s, we saw many operators go away from live humans, and migrate towards automated systems. As we moved into the later 2000s, and with the onset of a dominant shopping experience online, many operators had (and still have) “Contact Us” pages on their websites. This put even... ...read more...
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Speaker/Presenter
                                          Sam Dantzler
                                          President
                                          Garage Composites
                                          Tracks:

                                            Tuesday, September 18, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                            Tuesday, September 18, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                                            • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                            While participation in biking remains relatively flat, online sales continue to grow, and many dealers are developing an omnichannel approach to their bike businesses. A recent study published by VeloNews found that in the US, eBay.com is the second most popular place VeloNews readers purchased their last bike, after IBDs.... ...read more...
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                                              Tuesday, September 18, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                              • Room: Electric Theatre
                                              Join PeopleForBikes for a panel that will cover new information on local, state, and federal eMTB policies, and resources available for land managers and advocates that combine to provide a toolkit for progressive and sensible eMTB policies around the U.S....
                                              Speaker(s)
                                              Moderator
                                              Morgan Lommele
                                              PeopleForBikes
                                              Tracks:

                                                Tuesday, September 18, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

                                                Tuesday, September 18, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

                                                • Room: TRI
                                                Retailers, unlock the power of an engaged community using Strava Clubs and Challenges to inspire, learn about and reach your customer athletes where it matters most....
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Speaker/Presenter
                                                PETE KRUSE
                                                STRAVA, INC
                                                Tracks:

                                                  Tuesday, September 18, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                                                  • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                  This seminar focuses on developing the right mix of store design and effective merchandising techniques in order for you to sell more products. Using Merchandising Psychology techniques and the Science behind store design when applied to a successful showroom layout can help you control the customer, increase their awareness of... ...read more...
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                                  Jim Rasmus
                                                  Retail Design Associates
                                                  Tracks:

                                                    Tuesday, September 18, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                    Tuesday, September 18, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                                    • Room: A10
                                                    Join the eBike Revolution and become a Bosch Certified Retailer right at Interbike! Certification Clinics are available on September 18th and 19th with two session options each day (9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm) in Ballroom A10. Gain top-quality technical prowess, obtain your retailer's certification, and learn the in-depth secrets... ...read more...

                                                      Tuesday, September 18, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                      • Room: A18
                                                      Di2 isn’t just for road racing bikes any more.  It’s on mountain bikes, STEPS electric bikes, Alfine and Nexus-equipped city bikes. E-TUBE PROJECT is the software tool used to update, customize components and troubleshoot errors. During this three hour workshop you will learn about the newest Di2 components, the most recent updates... ...read more...
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                                                        Tuesday, September 18, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                                                        • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                        The problem is that most staff don’t know the goal, outside of “work at a retail store.” Are we creating new riders? Are we changing lives through riding bicycles? WHY is the dealer in business? Why is premium customer service a priority of the dealership? Does the staff know that... ...read more...
                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                        Speaker/Presenter
                                                        Sam Dantzler
                                                        President
                                                        Garage Composites
                                                        Tracks:

                                                          Tuesday, September 18, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                          Tuesday, September 18, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                          • Room: A17
                                                          Join Boyd Johnson (Boyd Wheels) and Jude Gerace (Sugar Wheel Works) as they talk you through a wheel build in real time.  Technique, process and method will vary between builder.  These wheel masters walk you through their process, explaining what they are doing as they go; including helpful tips and... ...read more...
                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                          Speaker/Presenter
                                                          Boyd Johnson
                                                          Boyd Cycling
                                                          Speaker/Presenter
                                                          Ms  JUDE GERACE
                                                          Owner/Wheelbuilder
                                                          SUGAR WHEEL WORKS
                                                          Tracks:

                                                            Tuesday, September 18, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                            • Room: A1
                                                            The enigma of social media—it’s a part of your marketing strategy, but how do you use it? This presentation focuses on the difference between marketing to your customers verses what the search engines need to get you on page one – ultimately bringing the two together to integrate social media... ...read more...
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                                            Melanie DePaoli
                                                            Founder and Brand Catalyst
                                                            Omicle LLC,
                                                            Tracks:

                                                              Tuesday, September 18, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                                                              • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                              As more and more consumers do online research and get close to making a purchase decision online, they still want three things: convenience, a third-party validation from someone they trust, and an experience. Statistics show that within 24 hours of concluding online research, 70% of consumers head to a brick-and-mortar... ...read more...
                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                              Speaker/Presenter
                                                              Kristin Carpenter-Ogden
                                                              CEO
                                                              Verde Brand Communications
                                                              Tracks:

                                                                Tuesday, September 18, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                                                • Room: Electric Theatre
                                                                eBikes make the case for numerous useful applications - for the Los Angeles Police Department, it was finding the right technology to give their bicycle patrol an electric edge. Follow LAPD's journey to selecting their ideal eBike solution, and hear facts and discoveries made after introducing their fleet to the... ...read more...
                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                Speaker/Presenter
                                                                Sam Gong
                                                                Los Angeles Police Department
                                                                Tracks:

                                                                  Tuesday, September 18, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                  • Room: Booth: #3373
                                                                  Sale: Rocky Mounts Reno Rider's Pack: Carlito Bike Lock and Trucker Cap all for $25. MSRP $55 100% of the proceeds support Camber Outdoors, supporting workplace equity, from the boardroom to the backcountry. ...
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                                                                    Tuesday, September 18, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                                    • Room: TRI
                                                                    A deal with the local tri or cycling club can bring an IBD a lot of business, or put it out of business. TBI drilled down hard this year on best practices for this relationship....
                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                    Moderator
                                                                    TRENT NIX
                                                                    TRI SHOP
                                                                    Tracks:

                                                                      Tuesday, September 18, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

                                                                      • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                      Hiring a bike fitter or just providing Bike Fitting as a service does not guarantee successful business outcomes. Modern Bike Fitting requires a clear business strategy and a shift in fitting culture to ensure that the floor space, time, technology/education investments deliver a ROI. Learn what are the key Business strategies to... ...read more...
                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                      Speaker/Presenter
                                                                      Pariac McGlynn
                                                                      Founder and Chief Technologist
                                                                      Cyclologic
                                                                      Tracks:

                                                                        Tuesday, September 18, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                        • Room: Electric Theatre
                                                                        Exciting updates are coming to the scientific study of eBikes and how they change the lives of riders. Gain evidence and good arguments for how eBikes promote a healthy lifestyle for your customers....
                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                        Speaker/Presenter
                                                                        Chris Cherry
                                                                        University of Tennessee
                                                                        Tracks:

                                                                          Tuesday, September 18, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                          • Room: Open Air District
                                                                          How often do you get to interact with brands outside during a trade show? Take advantage of the nice weather and join us for free beer, networking and exhibitor activations at the new Open Air District, just steps outside the north entrance of the Reno-Sparks Convention Center....
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                                                                            Tuesday, September 18, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

                                                                            • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                            Join Jen Gurecki, CEO of Coalition Snow, and Deanne Buck, Executive Director of Camber Outdoors, for a lively and insightful panel presentation that will explore the evolving reality of retail environment and cycling industry. Join us as we share lessons learned from entrepreneurs, executives, and leaders who are building innovative,... ...read more...
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                                                            Deanne Buck
                                                                            Executive Director
                                                                            Camber Outdoors
                                                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                                                            Jen Gurecki
                                                                            CEO
                                                                            Coalition Snow
                                                                            Tracks:

                                                                              Tuesday, September 18, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

                                                                              • Room: A15
                                                                              Come connect and communicate with WTF/GQ members of the Cycling industry to cultivate progress and formulate action through a shared love for bikes. The forum will be action oriented so you leave with specific techniques to overcome obstacles we face and move the industry forward. This event has two parts over... ...read more...
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                                                                                Tuesday, September 18, 8:00 PM - 11:59 PM

                                                                                • Room: Edge Nightclub at Peppermill
                                                                                We’re bringing back the Industry Party this year to show off our new city! Edge Nightclub features a sleek, ultra-lounge vibe, complete with dancing and music by DJ Tina T. If you prefer a more low-key evening, take advantage of the outdoor seating with fire pits. Hosted bar and late... ...read more...
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                                                                                  Wednesday, September 19, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                                                  • Room: The RENO Arch
                                                                                  One of the main reasons we chose Reno Tahoe as our new home is because of the riding! These morning meetup rides are a casual, fun way to take advantage of the weather and explore the city. The road route will be 20-25 miles with a 7 a.m. start time... ...read more...
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                                                                                    Wednesday, September 19, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                                                    Wednesday, September 19, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                    • Room: A7
                                                                                    In-person certification will be taking place all three days of the indoor tradeshow, certification is free to PBMA Members and sessions are estimated to take 60-minutes.  Those interested in more details or to register should visit www/bicyclecertification.org  Space is limited and upon successful completion, a certificate will be issued. ...
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                                                                                      Wednesday, September 19, 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

                                                                                      • Room: A2
                                                                                      Presenters: Curtis Cramblett / Wade Hall - Medicine of Cycling...
                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                      Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                      Curtis Cramblett
                                                                                      Medicine of Cycling
                                                                                      Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                      Wade Hall
                                                                                      Medicine of Cycling
                                                                                      Tracks:

                                                                                        Wednesday, September 19, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                                                        • Room: C4
                                                                                        Are we witnessing the death of the retail store or its astonishing rebirth and the beginning of the true Golden Age of retailing? It’s a topic of ongoing and passionate debate. One thing is certain, the store of the future will be vastly different. In this fascinating talk, Doug Stephens... ...read more...
                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                        Keynote
                                                                                        Doug Stephens
                                                                                        Founder and President
                                                                                        Retail Prophet
                                                                                        Tracks:

                                                                                          Wednesday, September 19, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

                                                                                          • Room: A2
                                                                                          This practical demonstration will guide you through a process for performing a basic bike fit to set up a new bike for a customer.  You will learn how to quickly determine a solid starting point for the cleats; evaluate the suitability of the saddle and suggest and try alternatives if... ...read more...
                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                          Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                          John Higgins
                                                                                          Co Owner
                                                                                          Fit Kit Systems
                                                                                          Tracks:

                                                                                            Wednesday, September 19, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                                                            • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                                            From the entrepreneur wanting to grow a small business to the large enterprise interested in expanding its customer base, eBay partners with sellers of all sizes to create powerful opportunities that enable them to turn their passions into global sales. Who are the most successful sellers on eBay? How do... ...read more...
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                                                                                              Wednesday, September 19, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                                                              • Room: A11
                                                                                              Proposed tariff increases on products imported from China remain in the news spotlight, and PeopleForBikes continues to work with the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association to tell the administration how increased duties hurt American bike businesses. The latest tariff increases proposed by the United States Trade Representative would raise tariffs on bikes, components and accessories by... ...read more...

                                                                                                Wednesday, September 19, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                                                                                                  … that you can take home if you’re the lucky winner of Hopkins & Carley’s survey raffle drawing.  Please stop by the Hopkins & Carley table (Lobby, Booth #L49) to fill out a brief survey to enter the drawing. Raffle participants must submit the survey by Wednesday, September 19, 2018 @ 4:00pm....
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                                                                                                    Wednesday, September 19, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                    • Room: D5
                                                                                                      • Room: D7
                                                                                                        • Room: D6

                                                                                                          Wednesday, September 19, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

                                                                                                          • Room: A2
                                                                                                          The saddle is arguably the most important and complex contact point to fit correctly to ensure long term comfort and performance.  With so many options out there, how do you know what is the right one? This session will cover the details and demonstrate the process of saddle selection, the... ...read more...
                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                          Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                          JONNIE DIEDERICH
                                                                                                          HIGH SIERRA CYCLING & FITNESS
                                                                                                          Tracks:

                                                                                                            Wednesday, September 19, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                                                                                                            Wednesday, September 19, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

                                                                                                              The Mechanics Challenge, presented by Park Tool, gives professional service techs the due they deserve. At Interbike 2018, over the course of two days, we will shine a spotlight on 100+ mechanics from North America who will have an opportunity to showcase their skills in a fun but challenging competition....
                                                                                                              Tracks:

                                                                                                                Wednesday, September 19, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                                                                                • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                                                                There’s no denying that safety is one of the top concerns of road cyclists today - and with 47% of accidents happening during daytime hours, we need to find ways to help reverse the trend and give riders – and drivers – more confidence when sharing the road. Rider Safety... ...read more...
                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                                Danny Van Haute
                                                                                                                team owner/director
                                                                                                                Jelly Belly Cycling
                                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                                Ed Clancy
                                                                                                                co-founder
                                                                                                                Rider Safety Visibility
                                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                                Kevin Millard
                                                                                                                California Bicycles
                                                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                                                Robert Sandoval
                                                                                                                Bike Sport Radio
                                                                                                                Tracks:

                                                                                                                  Wednesday, September 19, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                                                  • Room: Electric Theatre
                                                                                                                  Ask an OEM! Learn from Bosch's leading partners in a Q&A session that dives into each company's perspectives on eBike growth, origins of their eBike interest, predicitons for the future of eBikes, and a spotlight on upcoming models that delivers on their vision. Each session will have a rotating selection... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                    Wednesday, September 19, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                                                                                                                    • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                                                                    With 175 million customers in 190 markets around the world, eBay truly offers businesses a portal to the world’s consumers. Over the years, we’ve invested in a variety of programs and tools to help our sellers capitalize on this--from traditional advertising and marketing investments to drive web traffic and best-in-class... ...read more...
                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                    Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                    CALE BYBEE
                                                                                                                    EBAY
                                                                                                                    Tracks:

                                                                                                                      Wednesday, September 19, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                                                      • Room: Electric Theatre
                                                                                                                      More and more states are realizing the need to update their e-bike laws. Learn about the legislative efforts in play to update e-bike regulations in states across the U.S., and unexpected challenges and opportunities in the space....
                                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                      Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                      Alex Logemann
                                                                                                                      PeopleForBikes
                                                                                                                      Tracks:

                                                                                                                        Wednesday, September 19, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                                                                                        • Room: Booth#2209
                                                                                                                        Meet and Greet Alise Post USA BMX Olympic Silver Medalist Rio 2016 She will be signing autographs, taking selfies and answering questions. ...
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                                                                                                                          Wednesday, September 19, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

                                                                                                                          • Room: TRI
                                                                                                                          What are the current hot fit system brands? How many consumers did use them? Will use them? What fit tech are consumers looking for? What is the most efficient, most profitable, and most consumer-helpful fit systems or protocols in 2018?...
                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                          Assessor
                                                                                                                          DAN EMPFIELD
                                                                                                                          SLOWTWITCH.COM
                                                                                                                          Tracks:

                                                                                                                            Wednesday, September 19, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                                                                                                                            • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                                                                            Every bike shop knows that the Service department in today's bike shop is vitally important. The landscape of bicycle retail is changing and strategically thinking through your Service department's layout, features, aesthetics and workflow is more important than it has ever been before. In this thought generating discussion, Mercedes and... ...read more...
                                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                            Brian Hawkins
                                                                                                                            President
                                                                                                                            bhawkins inc, Fixture Lab
                                                                                                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                            Mercedes Ross
                                                                                                                            President & Executive Director
                                                                                                                            Merchandising Werx LLC, Project Bike Tech
                                                                                                                            Tracks:

                                                                                                                              Wednesday, September 19, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                                                                                                                Join the eBike Revolution and become a Bosch Certified Retailer right at Interbike! Certification Clinics are available on September 18th and 19th with two session options each day (9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm) in Ballroom A10. Gain top-quality technical prowess, obtain your retailer's certification, and learn the in-depth secrets... ...read more...

                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, September 19, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                                                                                                                                  • Room: A1
                                                                                                                                  Any person or organization can explain what they do, some can explain how they are different or better, but very few can clearly articulate why. WHY is not about money or profit — those are results. WHY is the thing that inspires us and inspires those around us. Examples like... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                  David Mead
                                                                                                                                  Expert Facilitator
                                                                                                                                  Start With Why
                                                                                                                                  Tracks:

                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, September 19, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                                                                                                    • Room: A18
                                                                                                                                    Di2 isn’t just for road racing bikes any more.  It’s on mountain bikes, STEPS electric bikes, Alfine and Nexus-equipped city bikes. E-TUBE PROJECT is the software tool used to update, customize components and troubleshoot errors. During this three hour workshop you will learn about the newest Di2 components, the most recent updates... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, September 19, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                                                                                                                                      • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                                                                                      It’s an age old challenge with IBDs that has only gotten worse with the tough online competition that now exists. Come hear Holly Wiese, of 3 Dots Design, share her insight on why so many bike shops struggle with selling apparel, especially to their female customers. Holly has designed and merchandised... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                      Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                      Holly Wiese
                                                                                                                                      Founder
                                                                                                                                      3 Dots Design
                                                                                                                                      Tracks:

                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, September 19, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, September 19, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, September 19, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                                                                                                        • Room: A2
                                                                                                                                        The bike industry is better equipped than ever to understand our issues and opportunities, with a full-time PhD statistician at work and both IBD and rest-of-market data coming in through NPD, a global leader in product flow. Learn what we know, how BPSA makes the data available, and how to... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                                                                        Bernie Doering
                                                                                                                                        President
                                                                                                                                        Stages Cycling and BPSA Statistics chair
                                                                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                                                                        Dirk Sorenson
                                                                                                                                        Director of Client Development
                                                                                                                                        NPD Group
                                                                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                                                                        Jennifer Boldry
                                                                                                                                        Director of Research
                                                                                                                                        PeopleForBikes
                                                                                                                                        Moderator
                                                                                                                                        Ray Keener
                                                                                                                                        BPSA
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                                                                                                                                          Wednesday, September 19, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                                                                                                                                          • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                                                                                          Why aren't more customers walking through the doors of your bike shop? What are you doing about it? The right mix of marketing can create demand, capture new buyers, and grow your bottom line. In this presentation, Ryan will discuss the three most practical marketing activities for bike shops; email,... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                          Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                          Ryan Atkinson
                                                                                                                                          President & Co-Owner
                                                                                                                                          SmartEtailing
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                                                                                                                                            Wednesday, September 19, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                                                                              The Mechanics Challenge, presented by Park Tool, gives professional service techs the due they deserve. At Interbike 2018, over the course of two days, we will shine a spotlight on 100+ mechanics from North America who will have an opportunity to showcase their skills in a fun but challenging competition....
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                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, September 19, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                • Room: TRI
                                                                                                                                                Pedals? Power Meters? Direct Drive Trainers? Wetsuits? Bikes? Bike Fits? Here’s goods and services triathletes are actually buying at their local IBDs...
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                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, September 19, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

                                                                                                                                                  • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                                                                                                  Successful strategies, case studies and best practices of non-profit organizations and retailers that have worked with non-profits to grow revenue, support local community relations and enhance corporate citizenship. Focusing on what works and why, panelists will include speakers from leading retailers and non-profit organizations discussing useful solutions for retailers....
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                                                                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                                                                  John Wordin
                                                                                                                                                  Founder & President
                                                                                                                                                  No Vet Alone
                                                                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                                                                  Julie Young
                                                                                                                                                  Moderator
                                                                                                                                                  PETER BYLSMA
                                                                                                                                                  PROJECT HERO
                                                                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                                                                  Todd Setter
                                                                                                                                                  Ride 2 Recovery
                                                                                                                                                  Tracks:

                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, September 19, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, September 19, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, September 19, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                    • Room: Open Air District
                                                                                                                                                    How often do you get to interact with brands outside during a trade show? Take advantage of the nice weather and join us for free beer, networking and exhibitor activations at the new Open Air District, just steps outside the north entrance of the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.   Come taste Interbike American... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, September 19, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                      • Room: BULLS Bikes Booth #4307
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                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, September 19, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                        • Room: A1
                                                                                                                                                        Moderated by Brandee Lepak, Board Chair, NBDA, the session will feature brief presentations from 10 retailers who have successfully created and launched innovative ideas in the last 12 months. The presentations will include subjects such as the creation of private-label products, unique e-bike promotions, bicycle trade-ins and more. Attendees will... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                        Brandee Lepak
                                                                                                                                                        Owner, Board Chair
                                                                                                                                                        Global Bikes, NBDA
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                                                                                                                                                          Thursday, September 20, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                          • Room: The Plaza - Virginia St between 3rd and Commercial
                                                                                                                                                          One of the main reasons we chose Reno Tahoe as our new home is because of the riding! These morning meetup rides are a casual, fun way to take advantage of the weather and explore the city. The road route will be 20-25 miles with a 7 a.m. start time... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                            Thursday, September 20, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                            Thursday, September 20, 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

                                                                                                                                                            • Room: A2
                                                                                                                                                            Presenters: Curtis Cramblett / Wade Hall - Medicine of Cycling...
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                                                                                                                                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                                            Curtis Cramblett
                                                                                                                                                            Medicine of Cycling
                                                                                                                                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                                            Wade Hall
                                                                                                                                                            Medicine of Cycling
                                                                                                                                                            Tracks:

                                                                                                                                                              Thursday, September 20, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                              • Room: C4
                                                                                                                                                              Some organizations have cultures where their people are able to trust each other so deeply that they would literally put their lives on the line for each other. Other cultures, no matter what incentives are offered, are doomed to infighting, fragmentation and failure. Why? This keynote draws on Simon Sinek’s... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                              David Mead
                                                                                                                                                              Expert Facilitator
                                                                                                                                                              Start With Why
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                                                                                                                                                                Thursday, September 20, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

                                                                                                                                                                • Room: A2
                                                                                                                                                                Cycling shoe fit is a critical first step in determining correct foot-pedal interface. It is important that fit specialists are well-versed in this subject in order to achieve the best possible results for their client. In this session we will discuss: What problems do the right shoes solve What are the parameters... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                Pariac McGlynn
                                                                                                                                                                Founder and Chief Technologist
                                                                                                                                                                Cyclologic
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                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday, September 20, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                                                                                                                                  • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                                                                                                                  With 175 million customers in 190 markets around the world, eBay truly offers businesses a portal to the world’s consumers. Over the years, we’ve invested in a variety of programs and tools to help our sellers capitalize on this--from traditional advertising and marketing investments to drive web traffic and best-in-class... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                  CALE BYBEE
                                                                                                                                                                  EBAY
                                                                                                                                                                  Tracks:

                                                                                                                                                                    Thursday, September 20, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                    • Room: D5
                                                                                                                                                                      • Room: D7
                                                                                                                                                                        • Room: D6

                                                                                                                                                                          Thursday, September 20, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

                                                                                                                                                                          • Room: A2
                                                                                                                                                                          Lower extremity injuries are something that bicycle fitters encounter quite often, especially in some of our older clients.  This session is full of instruction and tips on common fit solutions to accommodate issues and injuries such as: Total knee replacement, hip replacement and leg length discrepancies....
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                                                                                                                                                                          Kit Vogel
                                                                                                                                                                          MS, DPT
                                                                                                                                                                          BikeFit PT
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                                                                                                                                                                            Thursday, September 20, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                                                                                                                                                                            • Room: C4
                                                                                                                                                                            Seems like any sport or activity that doesn’t involve a screen or an app is in decline. There are many industry programs and products encouraging kids and families to ride. Come learn about these efforts, inside and outside our industry, and take home your own solution. We all need to... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                                                                            BRANDEE LEPAK
                                                                                                                                                                            GLOBAL BIKES
                                                                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                                                                            John Munhall
                                                                                                                                                                            Director of Product Management
                                                                                                                                                                            Giant Bicycles
                                                                                                                                                                            Moderator
                                                                                                                                                                            PAT HUS
                                                                                                                                                                            NUTCASE / 661
                                                                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                                                                            Ryan McFarland
                                                                                                                                                                            Founder and Chief Enthusiast
                                                                                                                                                                            Strider Sports International
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                                                                                                                                                                              Thursday, September 20, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                                                                                                                                              • Room: The Forum presented by eBay
                                                                                                                                                                              There’s no denying that safety is one of the top concerns of road cyclists today - and with 47% of accidents happening during daytime hours, we need to find ways to help reverse the trend and give riders – and drivers – more confidence when sharing the road. Rider Safety... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                              Panelist
                                                                                                                                                                              Danny Van Haute
                                                                                                                                                                              team owner/director
                                                                                                                                                                              Jelly Belly Cycling
                                                                                                                                                                              Panelist
                                                                                                                                                                              Ed Clancy
                                                                                                                                                                              co-founder
                                                                                                                                                                              Rider Safety Visibility
                                                                                                                                                                              Panelist
                                                                                                                                                                              Kevin Millard
                                                                                                                                                                              California Bicycles
                                                                                                                                                                              Moderator
                                                                                                                                                                              Robert Sandoval
                                                                                                                                                                              Bike Sport Radio
                                                                                                                                                                              Tracks:

                                                                                                                                                                                Thursday, September 20, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                • Room: Electric Theatre
                                                                                                                                                                                Ask an OEM! Learn from Bosch's leading partners in a Q&A session that dives into each company's perspectives on eBike growth, origins of their eBike interest, predicitons for the future of eBikes, and a spotlight on upcoming models that delivers on their vision. Each session will have a rotating selection... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday, September 20, 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Room: A2
                                                                                                                                                                                  Now that you’ve soaked up so much valuable information from all our presenters, you will be able to ask questions and have discussions with the experts that participated in the Fit Symposium.  You’ve invested in your trip to Interbike - this is one of those moments where you can ask... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                  Curtis Cramblett
                                                                                                                                                                                  Medicine of Cycling
                                                                                                                                                                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                  John Higgins
                                                                                                                                                                                  Co Owner
                                                                                                                                                                                  Fit Kit Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                  JONNIE DIEDERICH
                                                                                                                                                                                  HIGH SIERRA CYCLING & FITNESS
                                                                                                                                                                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                  Kit Vogel
                                                                                                                                                                                  MS, DPT
                                                                                                                                                                                  BikeFit PT
                                                                                                                                                                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                  Pariac McGlynn
                                                                                                                                                                                  Founder and Chief Technologist
                                                                                                                                                                                  Cyclologic
                                                                                                                                                                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                  Wade Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                  Medicine of Cycling
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Thursday, September 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Room: Electric Theatre
                                                                                                                                                                                    Morgan Lommele from PeopleForBikes, and Michelle Go and Ashley Nguyen from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission explore how giving people access to e-bikes -- both through rebates and infrastructure improvements -- is a strategy to solve congestion, transportation, and pollution issues....
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                    Morgan Lommele
                                                                                                                                                                                    PeopleForBikes
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                                                                                                                                                                                      Thursday, September 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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