BRAIN Staff

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February 1, 2017

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro Inc. is again selling its Karma drone, which the company removed from the market in November because the drone would sometimes lose power and fall out of the sky, endangering those below. The company said it fixed the problem by redesigning the device's battery latch.

Posted in Product/Tech
February 1, 2017

VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — Lazer Sport USA has opened its North American office, which will handle dealer support, sales and customer service. The new office is located in Vancouver, Washington.

Posted in North America
February 1, 2017

NORTHVALE, N.J. (BRAIN) — G. Joannou Cycles has hired industry veteran Chris Budich to manage its U.S. business development for its Jamis and Nirve Bicycles brands.
In his new role, Budich will be responsible for managing the company's IBD network with an emphasis on developing and servicing U.S.

Posted in North America
February 1, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The online bike registry platform Project 529 has acquired the National Bike Registry and is integrating the two programs, which have nearly 400,000 bikes in their combined registries.

Posted in North America
February 1, 2017

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — MRP's new Better Boost Adapter Kits allows riders to keep their existing 15x100mm front wheel with DT-Swiss hubs and upgrade to fit a new Boost 15x110mmm fork.

Posted in New Products
January 31, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has launched its fifth annual America's Best Bike Shops program, and this year the association has made it easier to apply for the designation but in some ways also made it harder to earn it.

Posted in Retail News
The application period for the fifth annual program is open until March 31.
January 31, 2017

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes has expanded its warranty on its bikes and batteries to two years. The new policy is effective for all Pedego bikes sold beginning Jan. 1, 2017. 

Posted in North America
January 31, 2017

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Amgen Tour of California on Tuesday announced the route of this year’s event.

Posted in North America
January 31, 2017

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Operators of the Sea Otter Classic have reached a 15-year agreement with Monterey County for use of the Laguna Seca Recreation Area for its annual event.

Posted in North America
January 31, 2017
Velofix Minnesota partners Paul Schoening (left) and Al Watts.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (BRAIN) — The owners of VeloFix Minnesota, who eventually plan to operate Velofix vans throughout the state, will hold a grand opening party this Thursday in conjunction with a local Mercedes Sprinter dealership.

Posted in North America

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