July 25 2011 | Print Print Page
Shimano American Corporation Adds Cyclone Bicycle Supply as U.S. Regional Distributor
IRVINE, Calif. (July 25, 2011) – Continuing its course of working with top distributors of bicycle components, Shimano American Corporation has added Portland, OR-based Cyclone Bicycle Supply as a new regional distributor for the U.S. market. The relationship creates improved distribution in a key regional market for Shimano and addresses the specialized needs of customers in and around the Portland area, which has become one of the most progressive bicycle markets in the country
“This new relationship helps Shimano drive retail success and deliver best in call service, which are two of our key initiatives in the U.S.,” said Lawrence Losinsky, OTC National Sales Manager at Shimano American Corporation. “Cyclone is a trusted distributor and this relationship enables our products to be available through channels that our customers want to buy through.”

Cyclone will distribute all Shimano components, pedals and service parts to over 2,300 dealers. Cyclone does local delivery as well as delivery by bicycle for local accounts. Cyclone was founded in 2003 in Portland and extensive service, vast product selection, and superior customer service have granted the company an annual average growth of 30 percent since inception.

About Shimano American Corporation
Shimano American Corporation, a member of global Team Shimano, along with its world-renowned subsidiaries, offers consumers outstanding sport-related products and apparel. Shimano is proud of its staff, diversity in talent, interests and backgrounds. The company is an ISO14001 certified business where environmental compliance and continual improvements are part of the business philosophy and operations.