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September 24, 2013
The Airtower 1 in green.

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Blackburn's Airtower floor pumps feature a new pump head and increased durability for 2014.

The Airtower line includes five models: the Airtower 1, 2, 3 and 4, and the Airtower Shop Pump.

Posted in New Products
September 23, 2013
Change in bike commuting by state. Data is below.

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Bike commuting grew about 10 percent from 2011 to 2012, according to U.S. Census Burea data released this week.

Posted in North America
September 23, 2013

PADUA, Italy (BRAIN) — Italy’s ExpoBici ended its three-day run here Monday after opening its doors to consumers for the first two days. The final day was trade only.

Posted in International
September 23, 2013

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Sugoi, a brand of Dorel Industries, will supply the USA Cycling Team with race-day apparel, starting at the world road championships later this month.

Posted in Industry News
September 23, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — With a goal of driving growth, Sport Chalet has announced its recent partnership with Cappello Capital Corp. as its exclusive financial advisor. Cappello Capital Corp.

Posted in Retail News
September 23, 2013
Gene Smith with a banner signed at Interbike by Cohen's friends

Industry figure Howie Cohen was remembered at a service in Erie, Colo., Saturday, where family and friends laughed and cried as stories of Cohen's generosity, enthusiasm and loving spirit were shared.

Posted in Industry News
September 23, 2013

SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN) — Thule is offering a fat-bike upgrade kit for its T2 hitch rack.

The upgrade kit includes new front and rear wheel holders than can fit tires up to 5 inches wide. 

Posted in New Products
September 23, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano, which announced a voluntary recall of some of its cable-pulled disc brake calipers last month, is now working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision and Canadian authorities on an official recall of the same products.

Posted in Recalls
September 20, 2013

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — The HandleBand is a new product from NiteIze that attaches a smart phone to bike handlebars, but also has other functions.

Posted in New Products
September 19, 2013
The Transfer 9

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Perhaps taking a page from the longtime practice of component makers, Bell Helmets employed the trickle-down theory in developing three of its 2014 model year helmets introduced at Interbike this week.

Posted in Product/Tech