ALLIED Cycle Works has announced that Sam Pickman has been named CEO of the Bentonville-based bicycle manufacturing company.
Pickman obtained a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Rhode Island in 2004. In 2016, he became Director of Product and Engineering for ALLIED.
According to an ALLIED press release, Pickman is passionate about bicycles and racing. “If you ever go out on a ride with Sam, you quickly realize that although his racing career may have come to an end, his competitive spirit and speed certainly have not,” according to the release.
ALLIED Cycle Works is a brand by HIA VELO. The company manufactures carbon fiber bicycles. The company is headquartered in Bentonville, while the manufacturing facility is based in Little Rock.