Quality Bicycle Products Signs Distribution Agreement with Pelago for Rack Sales in North America

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Monday, January 20th, 2019 — HELSINKI, FINLAND - On February, Pelago Bicycles premium bike-mounted racks will be available to specialty bicycle retailers in North America through Quality Bicycle Products, the largest distributor of bicycle parts and accessories in the bicycle industry. The racks are about to land end of the month and be available in stock at some point in February.

The Pelago rack collection includes their Commuter Rack and Rasket options.

Put through their paces the world over the indefatigable #Pelagorack is known for its original design, 3 different mounting pieces for fork end installation, and versatility. Likewise, the commuting- and bikepacking-savvy Rasket is a totally new and innovative product.

“We are impressed with Pelago's no-nonsense ethos, purpose-driven product aesthetic, and dedication to durable and high-quality manufacturing,” said Mark LaLonde, DistributionProduct Manager at QBP. “Pelago’s product line makes commuting by bike more accessible to the masses, directly aligning with QBP’s mission of getting more butts on bikes. Their racks are of the best quality and work incredibly well. We’re excited to add Pelago to our portfolio of rack options available to specialty bicycle retailers.”

“The opportunity to team up with QBP for our North American expansion was a no brainer,”adds Pelago co-founder, Timo Hyppönen. “We've admired QBP's contribution to the bike industry since before we started Pelago more than ten years ago, and to now have them bring our racks to dealers across North America is a dream come true for us!”

More about Pelago

Pelago is a Helsinki based company founded and run by devoted cycling enthusiasts. Following a vision to create functional, beautiful products that stand the test of time, Pelagobikes are designed to make the most of the daily journey and to serve multiple purposes. Beyond their own bicycles, the company also serves greater urban commuting and bike travelling needs with their versatile stainless steel racks, that increase the functionality of any bike.

Above pictures taken by @jurphy_ , @lauraursulina and @timothypulleyn from Instagram.

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