BRAIN Staff

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June 8, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) —Trainer brand Kinetic has hired independent sales reps to work directly with U.S. bicycle shops as part of its new dealer direct sales effort.

Posted in North America
June 8, 2017

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Drawing on more than 25 years of experience working as a mechanic in the U.S. and internationally, Ben Chournos has opened Shiftworks, a service and repair shop here.

Posted in Retail News
June 8, 2017

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM went public Thursday with its GX Eagle group, which offers most of the features of its 12-speed XX1 and XO1 Eagle groups at a lower price.

Posted in New Products
June 8, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group is recalling about 1,240 GT mountain bikes because the handlebars can crack.

GT sold about 1,000 of the bikes in the U.S. and 240 in Canada. 

Posted in Recalls
June 7, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth Components has re-branded and re-launched its line of elliptical chainrings for 1x drivetrains for mountain bike, cyclocross and gravel bike use.

Posted in Product/Tech
June 7, 2017

CHIUDUNO, Italy (BRAIN) — Italian helmet brand Kask will open a dedicated Cycling Division office in Melbourne, Australia, in October to serve the Australian and New Zealand markets.

Posted in International
June 7, 2017

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Canyon USA now has 20 employees, with the hiring of new staff in the operations, sales and IT departments.

Posted in North America
June 7, 2017

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano's latest iteration of its Ultegra road group includes cassette options with up to 34-tooth cogs, Ultegra-branded disc brakes, a low-profile Shadow rear derailleur design, refined Di2 options and new wheels.

Posted in New Products
June 7, 2017

SALEM, Ore. (BRAIN) — Bike retailers in Oregon are being urged to contact state lawmakers over a proposed 3 to 5 percent tax on new bikes retailing for more than $500. The tax proposal is part of statewide transportation funding package.

Posted in Retail News
June 7, 2017

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (BRAIN) — The National Sporting Goods Association has appointed Kevin Bezanson of Cleve's Source for Sports and Greg Miller of Universal Athletic to its board of directors. Each will serve a three-year term that started June 1, following the association's annual conference and summit in May.

Posted in North America

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