"There is a lot of cultural synergy between Freewheel and QBP. Almost everyone you talk to at QBP is a cyclist. Like us, they're passionate about cycling and committed to the lifestyle. They're not just in this to make a buck. They know we're in this together and work hard to build our mutual success."

Kevin Ishaug, Owner, Freewheel Bike, Minneapolis, MN

Partners

QBP is dedicated to helping independent bike dealers and other specialty bike businesses thrive with a toolbox of programs and services that save money, boost profits and enhance relationships with their own customers. Carrying more than 35,000 SKUs from more than 450 vendors, QBP is your first choice for the best products from today's top brands. Always exploring new opportunities to keep your business and our industry growing, QBP is:
  • Developing a family of bike brands that excite current cyclists and bring more new riders into the shops and out on the roads and trails
  • Supporting national and local advocacy efforts to build more trails, paths, lanes and safe places to ride
"QBP is always reaching out to see how they can help us out as a shop. They want to see us succeed. They want to see everyone succeed."

Bruce Marshall, owner of A Road Bike 4 U Irvine, California

Who We Serve

  • Independent Bicycle Dealers
  • Frame Builders (manufacturers)
  • Repair-only Shops
  • Bicycle Rental Businesses
  • Online Retailers with physical retail locations
  • Triathlon Shops

Through Q-Outdoor—a division of QBP—we serve snow sports shops and outdoor retailers.

We believe partnering with other companies is about much more than buying and selling stuff. It's about sharing a common vision and values. That's why we work with best-in-class vendors who are committed to achieving outstanding results. We team with partners who share our passion for making the world a better place through the power of bikes and business. Not only does this serve independent retailers and their customers, it serves the communities of which they are a part.

Domestic Accounts

Download and Upload Domestic Account Application

Because it is our mission to serve you—the independent bike or outdoor retailer—we go the extra mile to safeguard the integrity of your business. That's why we carefully scrutinize new accounts.

To establish your new account, we ask that you provide us:

Note: if you are still in the planning stages for your store, or if you have any questions we would love to help. We have insurance resources, ideas about what you'll need to get started, and loads of information to make life easier as you begin your new business venture!

Please call the Account Service Team: 800.346.0004.

Domestic Account Agents

domestic account agent map

To establish a Wholesale Dealer Account in the United States, contact the appropriate agent below:

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Pete Erenberg
Phone: 800.346.0004 ext. 1170
E-mail: perenber@qbp.com

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Jeff Schmidt
Phone: 800.346.0004 ext. 1727
E-mail: jschmidt@qbp.com

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Contact QBP Customer Service
Ph: 800.346.0004
E-mail: salesandserviceoperations@qbp.com

Custom Framebuilders and Manufacturers
Todd Johnson
Phone: 800.346.0004 ext. 1247
E-mail: tjohnson@qbp.com

Department Manager
Lisa Anderson
Phone: 800.346.0004 ext. 1327
E-mail: landerso@qbp.com

International Accounts

Download and Upload International Account Application

Because it is our mission to serve you—the independent bicycle retailer— we go the extra mile to ensure the integrity of your business. That's why we carefully examine each new account's application.

But, before you complete a full application, we should let you know that although the QBP catalog is perhaps the largest and most comprehensive of its sort in the world, QBP is restricted by some of our suppliers from selling all of our items to all parts of the world.

View a list of our most popular, but internationally-restricted brands.

To establish your new account, we ask that you provide us:

  • A completed and signed QBP New Dealer Application
  • Pictures of your commercial/retail location including: storefront with signage, retail bicycle sales floor, and a shop/service area or warehouse for manufacturing
  • A current phone bill or utility bill with your company name
  • Any additional documents you wish to provide showing the registration of the business
  • QBP Online Sales, Auction Site & Image Use Policy

We ask that all account candidates conduct themselves professionally and courteously during the application process.

Note: if you are still in the planning stages for your store, or if you have any questions, please call the International Team: 952.941.9391 x2025

General International inquiries:
E-mail: internationalsales@qbp.com

International Account Agents

Elise Buchen (se habla español): Latin America & Caribbean
Phone: +1.952.941.9391 ext. 1199
E-mail: ebuchen@qbp.com

Aaron James: Canada
Phone: +1.952.941.9391 ext. 1575
Email: ajames@qbp.com

Dana Carson: Europe, Middle East, & Africa
Phone: +1.952.941.9391 ext. 1618
E-mail: dcarson@qbp.com

Brad Crosby: Global OEM Sales
Phone: +1.952.941.9391 ext. 1292
E-mail: bcrosby@qbp.com

Andrew Patton: Asia-Pacific
Phone: +1.952.941.9391 ext. 1619
E-mail: apatton@qbp.com

New Dealer Resources

QBP is dedicated to helping independent bike dealers and other specialty bike businesses succeed. Below we have compiled a list of useful links to consider when opening a new store.

Planning Phase

Want to Start a Bike Shop?

Business Planning Questions to Think About

How To Write a Business Plan

QBP Online Sales, Auction Site & Image Use Policy

Insurance for the Bicycle Industry

Marsh & McLennan Agency

Financial Information

Consumer Financing Through GE Capital

GE Capital Learning Center

Website Resources

SmartEtailing

Point of Sale Integration

Below are the Point of Sale providers who have added the QBP tools to their system

AIMsi TRI-Technical Systems Inc

ARS

Ascend

Digital Retail Solutions

EDGE Technologies Inc.

InFusion – POSitive Results

Quickbooks

MerchantOS