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June 18, 2013
The Crossmax Enduro WTS wheel/tire combo

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic is introducing its first mountain bike wheel-tire combo, the Crossmax Enduro WTS. The wheelset, available in 26-inch and 27.5-inch versions, is intended for enduro racing. The company also is introducing a new shoe intended for the fast-growing discipline.

Posted in Product/Tech
June 18, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Forest fires in Colorado are closer to being under control, but the fires created a very busy — and nerve wracking — week for one industry supplier in Colorado Springs.

Posted in Industry News
June 18, 2013

MENDHAM, NJ (BRAIN) — Van Dessel Cycles has received "a substantial infusion of money" from a private investor from Hong Kong, the brand's founder announced Tuesday.  
 

Posted in Industry News
June 18, 2013

HOOD RIVER, OR (BRAIN) — Dakine has moved its headquarters from downtown Hood River to a new waterfront development at the city's port. The company's new home is adjacent to a famous kiteboarding and windsurfing destination and minutes away from mountain bike trails.

Posted in North America
June 18, 2013

By Tim Blumenthal, president of Bikes Belong

Posted in International
Key takeaways from Velo-city, bike advocacy’s biggest global conference
June 18, 2013

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM's new QuickView Computer Mount Adaptor allows riders to use the company's handlebar computer mount with Garmin computers that have a slide mount or a quarter-turn twist mount.

Posted in New Products
June 17, 2013
Jet Lites owners Mike Henderson, left, and Jim Scripps take a bridge break near Downieville, California

RENO, NV (BRAIN) — Light maker Jet Lites has been purchased by Mike Henderson and Jim Scripps.

Posted in Industry News
June 17, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Mad Fiber has released a major update to its carbon wheels: the Road.2 wheels. The new models, available now in tubular and clincher versions, are said to be stiffer, stronger and more durable than the previous generation.

Posted in New Products
June 17, 2013

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — Onex Corporation has completed its purchase of Nielsen Expositions, the owner of Interbike, for $950 million.

Posted in North America
Interbike's parent is renamed Emerald Expositions
June 17, 2013
Hillary Benjamin

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Rapha has hired Hillary Benjamin to become the London-based company's head of North American marketing and sales. Benjamin is a former vice president of marketing for Dorel Industries' Cycle Sports Group. She is also a former senior director of marketing for Equinox Fitness Clubs.

Posted in North America

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