BRAIN Staff

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October 6, 2017

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (BRAIN) — As most parts of the bike industry struggle to provide consumers with experiences they can't get on their smart phones, bike demo events are becoming increasingly important.

Posted in North America
October 6, 2017

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Accell Group's Raleigh Electric and IZIP brands are both joining the Call2Recycle program to dispose of old e-bike batteries in a sustainable, environmentally-friendly manner.

Posted in North America
October 6, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes is expanding its calendar of DRAFT Meetup events, which bring together people from across the bike industry, including product developers, event planners, tech innovators, advocates, artists and others. Beer is also involved.

Posted in North America
October 5, 2017

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BRAIN) — American Bicycle Group, the parent of Quintana Roo and Litespeed, has expanded its paint and bike assembly capabilities at its factory here. 

Posted in North America
October 5, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — BikeFlights has adjusted its website to make it easier for people to ship bikes with batteries, including pedal assist e-bikes.

Posted in North America
The company is now offering e-bike shipping certification for retailers.
October 5, 2017

FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor Inc. has named Christopher T. Metz as the company's new CEO, effective Oct. 9. Metz also will serve as a member of the board of directors.

Posted in North America
October 5, 2017

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Selle Royal Group has hired Priscilla Savord as retail sales and marketing specialist for Fizik and Crankbrothers in North America.

Posted in North America
October 5, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Confirming what many cyclists already know, a new study by the American Automobile Association found that new vehicle "infotainment" systems cause drivers to take their eyes and attention off the road for potentially dangerous periods of time. 

Posted in North America
October 5, 2017

VOREPPE, France (BRAIN) — Time Sport is bringing out two new pedal designs this fall: The XPRO road pedal and the Speciale 12 enduro pedal. 

The XPRO is built off Time's Xpresso pedal design, with a wider platform and lightweight aerodynamic design.

It will be available in three versions:

Posted in New Products
October 5, 2017
Previous scholarship recipients at UBI.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — For the fifth year, QBP and other sponsors are offering scholarships for women to attend the two-week Professional Repair and Shop Operations class at United Bicycle Institute. This year the scholarship will be offered to 32 women. 

Posted in North America

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