IB Awards Night

IB Awards Night


Congratulations to the 2014 Interbike Award Winners!
  • International Cyclist of the Year - Male: Julien Absalon 
  • International Cyclist of the Year - Female: Marianne Vos
  • International Ride of the Year: Andrew Talansky 
  • Road/Cross Bike of the Year: Trek Domane
  • Road Product Innovation of the Year: Shimano Road Disc Brake
  • People's Choice Upgrade Award - Road: Shimano Ultegra Di2
  • Best in Show Road/Cross: Silca SuperPista Ultimate
  • North American MTB Cyclist of the Year: Todd Wells 
  • International Cyclecross Rider of the Year: Sven Nys 
  • BMX Product Innovation of the Year: Box Maximus Bar/Delta Stem
  • BMX Athlete of the Year: Caroline Buchanan
  • Mountain Bike of the Year: Intense
  • Mountain Product Innovation of the Year: Rock Shox Pike
  • People's Upgrade Choice of the Year: Pivot Mach 6 Carbon
  • Best in Show - Mountain: Shimano XTR Di2
  • International Male Triathlete of the Year: Javier Gomez
  • International Female Triathlete of the Year: Mirinda Carfrae 
  • Triathlon Industry Leader of the Year: Dan Empfield
  • North American Road Cyclist of the Year: Tejay van Garderen
  • North American Revelation Rider of the Year: Elle Anderson 
  • E-Bike of the Year: Haibike Xduro RX FS
  • Highest Brand Profitability to LBS - Unit Turns: Planet Bike
  • Highest Brand Profitability to LBS - Dollars: Club Ride
  • Best Service to LBS: Lazer Helmets
  • Best Brand Value to Consumers: Stan's No Tubes
  • Best Brand Value to the LBS: Assos
  • Best Distributor Service to the LBS: Highway Two
  • NBDA's Signature Award - The "Specialty Award": Velocity USA
  • Next Generation Award: Strider Bikes
  • Places For Bikes Award: Indianapolis Cultural Trail
  • Leadership Award : Mayor Michael Nutter
  • Best Urban/Lifestyle Shop: Transit Cycles - Tucson, AZ
  • Best Pro Road Shop: Faster Cycles - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Best Mountain Bike Shop: Over The Edge Sports - Fruits, CO
  • Best Women's/Female Friendly Shop: Gladys Bikes - Portland, OR
  • 2014 Retailer of the Year: University Bikes - Boulder, CO

Download the 2014 IB Awards Category & Nominee Details

Download the 2014 Interbike Award Winners Announced Press Release

Interbike's first annual industry awards gala, the IB Awards, celebrates the bike industry's success and innovation. The 2014 awards honor achievements from the 2014 product year beginning in July 2013 and concluding in June 2014. Nominees and winners will be selected from categories across the bike community, including Product Innovation, Athletic Achievement, Dealer Excellence, Supplier Performance and Advocacy Efforts.


Thursday, September 17, 2015

 Mandalay Bay Convention Center

Tickets:  2014 SOLD-OUT! Stay tuned to join us in 2015!

The Interbike team tapped Verde Brand Communications to produce the IB Awards. Over its decade-long history in the outdoor industry, Verde has garnered a significant amount of experience and success in event planning and execution, including the annual Wolverine Industry Party at Outdoor Retailer, among many others.


Interbike has also partnered with multiple media organizations and other key industry colleagues to curate the different award categories, select nominees and ultimately honor the winners:

  • Product Innovation: Hi Torque Publications (Mountain Bike Action, Road Bike Action, BMX Plus!, Electric Bike Action)
  • Athletic Achievement: The Competitor Group (Velo)
  • Best-In-Triathlon: Triathlon Business International
  • Dealer Excellence: Bicycle Retailer & Industry News
  • Supplier Performance: National Bicycle Dealers Association
  • Advocacy Efforts: PeopleForBikes





Interbike and its partners designate multiple awards within each category. Click here for complete award category details.

Media Contacts:
Justin Gottlieb
Interbike Communications and PR Director
p: 949-226-5754 e: justin.gottlieb@emeraldexpo.com

Official event hashtag: #IBawards

Read the IB Awards Press Release

Special Thank You to Our 2014 IB Awards Sponsors!