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ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Steve Hed, founder of Hed Cycling and one of the most respected innovators in aerodynamic bike wheels, died Wednesday morning at a hospital here. He was 59.

Posted in North America
17 hours 20 min ago

FULLERTON, Calif. (BRAIN) — This Friday's 11th annual Tour de Tryptophan fun ride/fundraiser will raise money to to help Brad "Moose" Rasmussen, a mountain biker who suffered a spinal cord injury at Snow Summit Mountain Bike Park in Big Bear, Calif., on July 3.

Posted in North America
17 hours 36 min ago

KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — Canyon Bicycles is eyeing growth in the Asian market. The German consumer-direct brand has launched Canyon Japan.

Posted in International
1 day 17 hours ago
Site offers retail and wholesale sales for higher end suspension products not carried by the brand's North American distributors.
The site offers the $1,100 Axon Werx fork, among others.

VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America has begun dealer direct and consumer direct sales of some of its products through its new e-commerce website, emarket.srsuntourna.com.

Posted in North America
1 day 18 hours ago

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Scotts Sports USA, now headquartered in Salt Lake City, is becoming a year-round sponsor of the nearby Deer Valley Resort, home to many bike-related events in recent years.

Posted in North America
1 day 22 hours ago

SHENZHEN, China (BRAIN) — With a goal of doubling annual production to 1 million bikes, folding-bike maker Dahon has relocated to a larger factory in the Songgand district of Shenzhen, China.

Posted in International
2 days 11 hours ago

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Bike Friday, a U.S. manufacturer of folding bikes, is launching an adjustable 20-inch-wheel cargo bike and is developing a program to entice dealers to carry them.

Posted in North America
2 days 12 hours ago

FERNDALE, Wash. (BRAIN) — Kona has recalled its 2014 Wo fat bike due to concerns that the fork can crack or break at the junction of the crown and steerer column. In a notice on its website, Kona said there has been one U.S. report of a steerer tube breaking, with no injury reported.

Posted in Recalls
2 days 13 hours ago
Bob Parlee (L), Efraim Grinberg of Movado, and F.K. Day of WBR.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Signature Cycles' owner Paul Levine recently collaborated with the Movado Group, the parent company of luxury watch brand Movado, to host a fundraising event to benefit World Bicycle Relief.

Posted in Retail News
2 days 13 hours ago

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (BRAIN) — Performance Bicycle will kick off its Black Friday sales this Wednesday, and then will close all its stores — as well as its distribution center and contact center — for Thanksgiving. The stores will re-open as usual on Friday at 9 a.m.

Posted in Retail News
2 days 14 hours ago

VICTOR, Idaho (BRAIN) –Jannine and Scott Fitzgerald, owners of Fitzgerald’s Bicycles in Idaho’s Teton Valley, have launched a children’s book focused on cycling.

Posted in Retail News
2 days 16 hours ago

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Hive, parent company of E-Thirteen, Chub Wheel Goods and Revl Road, has hired Cory Sullivan as head of U.S. dealer sales and Connor Bondlow in marketing design.

Posted in North America

Upcoming Events

Dec 09 to Dec 11
Mann University Leadership Course Asheville, NC
Jan 07 to Jan 11
USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships Zilker Park, Austin, Texas
Jan 09 to Jan 10
BE-Pro Conference for Bicycle Event Professionals San Jose Airport Hotel, San Jose, Calif.
Jan 12 to Jan 14
Mann University Leadership Course Asheville, NC
Jan 20
Outdoor Retailer Winter Market All Mountain Demo Solitude Mountain Resort, Solitude, Utah
Jan 21 to Jan 24
Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Expo Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

New Product

AUGUSTA, Kan. (BRAIN) — GearUp, Inc. signed an agreement to distribute a new bike rack system called Figo in the U.S. Peruzzo s.r.l. of Rossano Veneto, Italy, manufactures the rack.

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