Here at CI.N we’ve had a number of requests on our trade-locked Facebook group for a list of cycle trade sales agents available to brands for hire. With that in mind we are publishing this to be updated-on-the-fly list of available talent to help kickstart your sales.
If you would like to have your services included in this article we are making it available to sales agents around the globe. All that we require for your listing is your name, business name, a paragraph about yourself and your availability, as well as a contact email for our readers. A picture of yourself is optional. Submit those details here.
Not only a sales agent, but also one of CyclingIndustry.News’ most popular columnists, John has held numerous roles in the industry’s distribution and retail chains.
John brings to the table much more than just a deep experience in the cycling business, however. With a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Styles acts as a consultant to businesses within and looking to enter the cycling market.
Steven Rutherford (North Sports)
Steven works as an agent and brand ambassador for distributors seeking to get product out into the UK market. Specialising in the North of the UK and Scotland, Rutherford is an agent for Upgrade Bikes, among others.
Tony Rose (Rosevelo.cc)
An industry Veteran with a career spanning more than 30 years. Tony has valuable experience spent in retail, account management, national sales management and most recently as a sales agent working alongside Felt Bicycles managing the brand within the UK and Ireland.
He is contactable on 07944 323050, or by email here.
Sean Reynolds (Ginger Beard and Trucker Cap Agencies)
In the industry since 1989, Sean’s Ginger Beard and Trucker Cap Agencies business represents a number of brands on the road.
Sean is the UK Sales Manager / Agent for ION (Boards and More GMBH) and KALI Protectives since 2013. Reynolds also has a small team of sub agents covering the whole of the UK and Ireland.
A specialist in representing Italian cycle brands, Mark has worked in the cycling industry’s marketing sector since 2006.
Contact Mark by email here, or by phone at 0791 7747232.
James Stewart (JS Agencies)
Coming from a professional road racing career James started as a sales agent by representing some team sponsors. Over the last 10 years he has evolved by working direct with many key brands and distributors.
Currently a Sales Agent for Upgrade Bikes, Met helmets, and the Bike exchange, James can assist brands in opening more dealers across the central south region of the United Kingdom, giving valuable product and market feedback to maximise sales and company direction.
Contact James by email, or call on 0781 272 0979.
Andy Nicholson – Fresh Trails Agencies
Covering the northern and middle areas of England and Scotland, Andy has over 15 years experience in the industry, with time spent at amongst others, Fuji Bicycles, Fisher Outdoor Leisure, 2 Pure Limited and Magura.
Andy is currently representing Felt Bicycles, Smith Optics and ION Clothing in the North of the UK.
Phone number : 07511 619426
With 28 years of account management alongside the likes of Raleigh, Dawes, Greyville and Avocet behind him, Rohan has a further nine years’ bike retail experience giving him a unique perspective on both sides of the coin.
Covering London and the South primarily, Rohan is contactable here.
Mike brings 25 years as a sales professional in the Cycling industry covering London and the South East.
He is currently representing, Frog Bikes, Met Helmets, The Cycle Division, Litelok, Cooke Components and Beryl Lighting.
Mike is contactable here.
Edd Hames (OvertonSales)
Covering the midlands and the north of the UK, Edd Hames is the man behind Overton Sales.
Edd represents the sports and outdoor markets, helping brands access new markets or launch products, as well as offering guidance on where to sell and how. He is also able to deliver technical sales-focused training and marketing advice.
Contact Edd here.
Dieter Pullan (D Pullan Agencies)
Having worked for a number of the UK cycle trade’s leading distributors, including Hotlines and Extra, Dieter is based in Derby.
Contact Dieter here.
Iain Pollitt-Walmsley (Blomson International)
Iain is the UK sales manager for Blomson International and is based in Manchester. Iain has over 28 years’ experience in the cycle trade with various distributors, including Coyote, Crabtree, CSN and Oxford products.
Over the past 25 years Blomson, based in The Netherlands, has built up a wide and international network in the global bicycle industry.
Mike at Pronet
ProNet has been representing cycling brands to OEM/distributors/retailers/consumers for more than 20 years in North America, Asia and Latin America. ProNet has its own warehouse from which it can supply distributors/retailers/consumers what they need when they need it, as well as solicit distributor orders for direct shipment.
ProNet is currently working with every major distributor in North America and has access to 1,000+ retailers. The firm handles sales, service, warranty and all customer inquiries from North America on a daily basis.