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March 7, 2014

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) – Seattle Bike Supply is now shipping its 2014 Big Bike Book catalog to its IBD customers.

Posted in Industry News
Wholesale pricing now shown in a separate book.
March 7, 2014

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is forbidding its dealers from selling its house brands —  including Surly, Salsa and others — through third-party online retail platforms like eBay and Amazon.

QBP informed its accounts of the new policy on Thursday. 

Posted in North America
March 7, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — German bike lock maker ABUS Mobile Security is now cutting replacement keys at its Phoenix, Ariz., facility, substantially reducing the turn-around time for dealers and consumers who need new keys. Previously the keys were available only through ABUS's German headquarters.

Posted in North America
March 7, 2014
The TRP Spyre

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has published a recall notice for about 2,000 TRP mechanical disc brake calipers sold last year.

Posted in Recalls
Company first announced recall in December.
March 7, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM will be delivering its updated hydraulic road brakes during the second half of April, president Stan Day announced on video Thursday.

Posted in Recalls
March 6, 2014

ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Wilier Triestina USA has hired Terry Duran as national sales manager, effective immediately.

Posted in North America
March 6, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — WTB launched a new mountain bike saddle at the Taipei International Cycle Show this week, the High Tail. The company said the saddle is designed to give increased rear tire clearance on full suspension 650b bikes, and was inspired by Pivot Cycles' president and founder, Chris Cocalis.

Posted in New Products
March 6, 2014

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — CamelBak is entering the filtered-water pitcher market with a new product that it claims filters water as fast as a faucet.

Posted in New Products
March 6, 2014

HOLSTEBRO, Denmark (BRAIN) — Danish bearing maker CeramicSpeed has implemented a minimum advertised price policy and announced a new industry employee purchase program.

The company said the new MAP policy, which went into affect March 1, is intended to protect dealers.

Posted in North America
March 6, 2014
Cipollini RB1000

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Hi-Torque Publications, publisher of Road Bike Action, Mountain Bike Action, Electric Bike Action and BMX Plus magazines, said Thursday that two bikes were stolen from its Santa Clarita office last week.

Posted in North America

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