Greetings from the BPSA, the US bicycle industry’s trade association. We’re celebrating our 105th year of creating a stronger industry through the joint efforts of our members. Read about all our impactful programs, and we believe you’ll support all we to do strengthen the industry we all enjoy.

Current News

BPSA, PeopleForBikes Coalition Boards Approve Merger

After a thorough 18-month process, the BPSA Board of Directors voted April 4th to merge with PeopleForBikes Coalition. The PFBC Board approved the merger today more

BLC registration open – SAVE $100 in November!

And as a BPSA member, you save ANOTHER $125 per person! Click here to register you and your team. We look forward to seeing you in Monterey, April 9-11, 2019! Register here

BPSA Publishes Annual Report

Introduced at the September 2018 Interbike trade show, mailed to all current members and now available as a .pdf, the BPSA 2017-18 Annual Report thoroughly covers BPSA activities, finances, and participants. Download here

BPSA Pushes Back on Tariffs

When the Trump administration announced the new round of proposed tariffs on June 14th, including a 25% burden on Chinese-made electric bikes, the BPSA, led by QBP’s Matt Moore, took immediate action. more

Ten States Have Adopted Model E-Bike Legislation

Ten states now have the same e-bike law with minor variations. California led the way in 2016, followed by Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and the most recent state to adopt, Connecticut. more

Supplier Seminar Series at Interbike

The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has worked with Interbike to develop an expanded Supplier Seminar Series during the show this fall. Here’s the lineup, we hope to see you all there! more

Statistics Program Expanded

The BPSA has entered into a new three-year expanded partnership with The NPD Group for industry stats. more

BPSA Expands E-Bike Training, Partners with NBDA

At the June 12 BPSA Board meeting, two proposals to expand the Charged Up e-bike staff training program were approved for funding in 2018-19. more

Another E-bike Success

The Washington state legislature passed the BPSA-created and -backed three-class e-bike legislation in late February more

Lifetime Achievement Award

The BPSA presented their annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Mike Mercuri (aka Merc) at the conclusion of this years BLC event more

BPSA Publishes Annual Report

Introduced at the September 2017 Interbike trade show, mailed to all current members and now available as a .pdf, the BPSA 2016-17 Annual Report thoroughly covers BPSA activities, finances, and participants. Download here

BPSA Drives E-Bike Progress

We’ve been leading the charge to pass favorable e-bike laws, gain more access for e-bikes, and inform retailers and consumers for three years. Here are our latest successes: more

A Huge Tariff Win For BPSA

In March 2011, BPSA and several of its member companies were notified that US Customs was imposing a 10% duty on cassettes by moving them from the “free-wheel sprocket wheels” category, to the “other” category. more

Oregon Bike Tax Update

You may have heard about the new $15 tax on bikes of $200 or more in Oregon, which has generated questions and concerns within our community. Here’s “the rest of the story…” more

Legislative Monitoring

It’s a new legislative session in statehouses across America, and as with every year, there are all kinds of wacky ideas flying around about regulating bikes and bike riding in various ways. more

BPSA/People For Bikes Executive Fly-In

Influencing the Congress and the appropriate Federal agencies in DC to enact bicycle-friendly legislation is an important part of our association work. more

BPSA E-Bike Training Program Launches

Boulder, CO: The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association (BPSA) has produced a series of 10 two-minute video training sessions to help shop staff connect with and sell e-bikes. more

Bicycle Leadership Conference

April 18-20, 2017 • Monterey, California
For more information visit bicycleconference.com


E-Bike Summit Draws Industry Leaders

e-bike retailers, suppliers and advocates gathered on December 8th at Interbike headquarters in San Juan Capistrano to take stock of 2016 e-bike progress and prepare for 2017 more