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December 5, 2013

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — In a coup for the Taiwan bicycle industry, the European Cyclists’ Federation has chosen Taipei as the host city for its 2016 annual conference—Velo-city Global. 

Posted in International
December 5, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes has called out 10 protected bike lanes in eight different cities as the best in the nation completed during 2013.

Posted in North America
December 5, 2013

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Backcountry has purchased Bergfreunde.de, an outdoor equipment e-commerce retailer that serves Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Backcountry, which owns CompetitiveCyclist.com, said the purchase marks its entry into the European market.

Posted in Retail News
December 5, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — Matt Fritzinger, founder of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, is leaving the nonprofit to launch his next venture in January. His last day with NICA is Dec. 20. 

Posted in North America
December 4, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has launched a waterproof-breathable sock for cycling, running, skiing and other outdoor activities.

Posted in New Products
December 4, 2013

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and authorities in other nations to recall some Red 10-speed medium-cage rear derailleurs.

Posted in Recalls
10-speed rear mechs can jam
December 4, 2013

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — GPS device brand Soleus has added compatibility with Strava to its Sync desktop software. The software upgrade allows users of Soleus' GPS watches and bike computer to upload activity data from their computers to their Strava accounts.

Posted in Product/Tech
December 4, 2013

BROOKLYN, NY (BRAIN) — Clothing brand Champion System will be the technical apparel sponsor of the LUNA Pro Team for the 2014 season.

Posted in International
December 4, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the German trade show ISPO Munich have named RecoFit Compression Gear as a finalist in the show's ISPO BRANDNEW contest. The compression gear brand was recognized in the award's sportswear category.

Posted in International
December 3, 2013

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — Q-Outdoor, a division of QBP, is now distributing CRKT (Columbia River Knife & Tool) knives and tools to the cycling market.  

Posted in North America

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