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July 8, 2014
The Mountain King Performance is part of the new China-made line.

KORBACH, Germany (BRAIN) — Continental has added a new line of Chinese-made tires to its offerings. The company will now have three bike tire product lines: the Premium line, which is all made in Germany; the new Performance Line, made in China; and the Sport line, also made in China. 

Posted in Product/Tech
July 8, 2014

CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs Inc. has brought rep agency Motion Representation onto its bike market sales team for the Midwest.

Posted in North America
July 8, 2014

GARDENA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Clean Motion's new Atomic Hotdog Light uses flat-chip LEDs to provide a wide beam of visibility, and a ball-and-cup silicone strap system allows easy attachment to a wide range of handlebar, fork or seatpost sizes.

Posted in New Products
July 8, 2014
The 2014 Hoffman Condor

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Hoffman Bikes is launching a new line of entry-level bikes — including the brand's first 26-inch-wheel trail bike — at Dick's Sporting Goods. The line is being manufactured and distributed by Pacific Cycles, a division of Dorel Industries.

Posted in North America
July 8, 2014

CINCINNATI (BRAIN) — Infinit Nutrition has launched a new website that simplifies the company's customizable sports nutrition options and adds new social features, live consultations and other features.

Posted in North America
July 8, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — John Munhall of Giant Bicycle, Larry Pizzi of Currie Technologies and BRAIN publisher Megan Tompkins are the newest members of the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association's board of directors.

Posted in North America
July 7, 2014

SAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Mountain Bike Hall of Famer Junzo Kawai has died at age 94. Kawai, former president of Suntour, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1995.

Posted in International
July 7, 2014

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Speedplay is now including a new Ultra Light Action cleat with its Light Action pedals. The cleat's redesigned spring reduces engagement effort by 50 percent while retaining the same retention security and release of other Speedplay cleats.

Posted in New Products
July 7, 2014

VISTA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Electra Bicycle Company is planning to move closer to the coast by fall. The Southern California-based company, which was acquired early this year by Trek, announced that it will move back to the beach where the brand was started more than 20 years ago.

Posted in North America
New offices are in downtown and about a third the size of its Vista facility.
July 7, 2014
North Boulder Park hosted thousands of spectators during the Coors Classic.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Be the first to donate $15,000 to the proposed U.S. Cycling Monument here and you could ride away with the bike that Bernard Hinault rode to victory in the 1985 Tour de France.

Posted in North America

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