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SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Ofo, a dockless bike share platform, has hired former Uber manager Chris Nakutis Taylor to run its U.S. business.

Ofo operates in 180 cities in 16 countries. It has launched in the U.S. in Seattle; Washington, D.C.; Worcester and Revere, Mass.; and Aurora, Colo. 

The U.S. National Whitewater Center has more than 25 miles of trails for CycloFest attendees to demo bikes.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike's Fall CycloFest trade and consumer festival is set to begin its second edition in Charlotte on Thursday with a new format aimed at making it easier for retailers to take part in education sessions and also demo bikes from nearly 20 brands.

Retailer plans eventual national rollout.

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Park City Bike Demos, a "prototype location" for a retail concept that plans to expand nationally, has hired two new employees.

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Distributor Highway Two has promoted four people within the company and added a new hire.

Club Ride's NICA Men's Jack Flannel

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has reached a new agreement with Club Ride, the Idaho-based apparel brand.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the 2018 CABDA Expo opened registration for dealers on Monday. 

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) – Bicycle Retailer & Industry News and PeopleForBikes are collecting new listings and updates for the 2018 Industry Directory.

Canyon makes the biggest gains in the annual bike count.

KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN) — Lava magazine editors and assistants once again counted bike brands used at the Ironman World Championships triathlon, held Saturday here.

The e-bike brand's latest location is in Glendale, Arizona.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The newest Pedego Electric Bikes store, the company's 110th store, is being opened by co-owners Steve "Spike" Pike and his wife Sherry Roueche in Glendale, Arizona. The couple plans a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday and a Grand Opening event on Saturday.

UPDATED: At least three CamelBak employees lose houses as fires damage homes and trails, force evacuations.
Leipheimer at his former house in Santa Rosa, from his Instagram feed.

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retailers, industry suppliers and other members of the cycling community in California are living through scary times as multiple wildfires scorch some of the country's most popular riding areas, including the Napa Valley.

The home of VeloNews and VeloPress in Boulder.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The World Triathlon Corporation has sold VeloNews, along with Triathlete and other media titles, to Pocket Outdoor Media, a company founded by Felix Magowan, a previous owner of VeloNews. The sale was finalized late Thursday.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Carbon frame tubing supplier Rock West Composites has tripled its product offering of frame tubes and related parts, the company said.

New Product

The Reflective LTD.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — DZR has introduced two new limited edition shoes: The Reflective and The Valencia.

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