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PeopleForBikes says Global Tariff Reductions on bicycles and components are unlikely to be enacted soon

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — International negotiations to reduce tariffs on products that help the environment — including bikes and components — have stalled.

TRYSIL, Norway (BRAIN) — Norwegian helmet and apparel brand Sweet Protection has appointed Verde Brand Communications as its public relations and communications agency of record.

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now the exclusive U.S. importer and distributor for carbon forks from Italian manufacturer Columbus Tubing.

UPDATED. Company plans to open concept stores in prestigious capital cities.

GREENWICH, Conn. (BRAIN) — Italy's Pinarello bike brand has been purchased by L Catterton, a U.S.-based private equity firm. The luxury brand conglomerate LVMH, the owner of Louis Vuitton and other brands, is a part owner of L Catteron. A purchase price was not released.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products will offer its Women's Internship Program again in the summer of 2017.

The company said the program offers interns the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and leadership skills.

MEBANE, N.C. (BRAIN) — A new chain lube that promises hundreds of miles of clean, low-friction lubrication comes from a private/public partnership with North Carolina State University.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The new issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, arriving in a subscribers' mailboxes this week, features coverage of our most recent Dealer Tour, which visited retailers and other industry members in North and South Carolina.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Abus Mobile Security Inc. has hired Oris Intel to monitor its minimum advertised pricing policy for its line of locks and helmets.

Patterson at Cycology Bicycles.

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle School, a new consumer and professional mechanics school in East Tennessee, is up and running, having completed its first two-day class early this week.

The school was opened by Tim Patterson, the longtime manager of Maryville's Cycology Bicycles.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Suspension brand X-Fusion has launched a return policy whereby consumers can return the company’s products within a 30-day trial period for a full refund. 

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The final Electric Bike Expo of 2016 opens Friday afternoon in Santa Monica, Calif. But organizers are already looking ahead to 2017, when the consumer bike demo and festival will host eight events, starting in Southern California and ending in Miami.

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. (BRAIN) — This weekend, Eddy Merckx Cycles USA is celebrating the grand opening of its new USA office, showroom and warehouse here.

New Product

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — GU Energy Labs has announced a new packaging sleeve for Gu Energy Chews.

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