Case | HBS Case Collection | March 2003 (Revised January 2006)

Threshold Sports

by Richard G. Hamermesh and Todd H Thedinga


Describes the sales, marketing, and operating issues facing Threshold Sports, a small cycling event management company that produces the Pro Cycling Tour. Examines the issues facing the company as it approaches breakeven and attempts to grow the business substantially. The company must balance its growth objectives with a series of internal and external challenges. These include expanding the event to more cities, selling more sponsorships, expanding the TV coverage, and developing new revenue streams.

Keywords: Growth Management; Bicycle Transportation; Service Delivery; Sports; Bicycle Industry; Service Industry;


Hamermesh, Richard G., and Todd H Thedinga. "Threshold Sports." Harvard Business School Case 803-134, March 2003. (Revised January 2006.)