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November 11, 2012
Recalled Diamondback Steilacoom RCX

KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Diamondback is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commision on a recall of about 40 cyclocross bikes that were assembled with incorrect headset parts. The incorrect part could cause the steerer tube to fail, although the company has had no reports of incidents.

Posted in Recalls
November 9, 2012
Fat bikers hit the trail. Photo courtesy of the Fat Bike Winter Summit and Festival

ISLAND PARK, ID (BRAIN) — Gaining winter access to national parks for fat bikes is a goal of advocates meeting at January's Fat Bike Winter Summit and Festival, to be held at the Sawtelle Mountain Resort here. 

Posted in North America
November 9, 2012

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Julien Carron is stepping down as technology coordinator at the international cycling union, UCI, at the end of November, the organization announced Friday.

Carron has been central to the UCI's equipment approval program, including its "UCI Approved" frame stickers.

Posted in International
November 9, 2012

BROOKLYN, NY (BRAIN) — Commuter bike company Brooklyn Cruiser is expanding into Canada, opening dealers in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, and Calgary for the 2013 season.

Posted in North America
November 9, 2012

Editor's note: The following column was written by Judy Amabile, the president of Polar Bottle Product Architect's Inc. and Adeline Bash, public relations associate for Polar Bottle Product Architect's Inc. 

Posted in Opinion/Analysis
November 9, 2012
Restore Red Hook jersey

BROOKLYN, NY (BRAIN) — The bike community in New York is taking action to help Sandy recovery efforts.

Posted in North America
November 9, 2012

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN) — Dahon has plans to expand its sales and business operations in Eastern Europe. The company is appointing a new area sales manager who will oversee partner, product and distributor activity in the region.

Posted in International
November 9, 2012
The Moots Ti Stick

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — For those who find a cowbell too ... bucolic, Moots is offering a Ti Stick to make noise at your next cyclocross race.

Posted in New Products
November 8, 2012

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Scotts Valley Cycle Sport has reopened in a new location and as a Specialized Elite Shop. Its new location is twice the size of its previous store.

Posted in Retail News
November 7, 2012
Groundbreaking at Pearl Izumi

LOUISVILLE, CO (BRAIN) — By coincidence two well-known bike suppliers are expanding their footprints in this town northwest of Denver.

Posted in North America
Pearl Izumi and Wheels Manufacturing each expand

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