BRAIN Staff

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October 14, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Ruckus Composites has hired two new employees due to steady sales growth. The company, which focuses on repair of carbon fiber bikes, now has six employees. This month they filled two positions, one for marketing and one for production/repair.

Posted in North America
October 14, 2016

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors is hosting an evening networking event and panel discussion on Oct. 20 at Specialized's headquarters here.

The event will include a panel discussion titled "Many Paths to Leadership."

Posted in North America
October 14, 2016

BERN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry said it appeciates the UCI's decision to resume testing of disc brakes in the pro peloton next year.

Posted in International
Testing will resume next year with rounded disc rotors.
October 13, 2016

AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — North America Cycles is distributing the Plixi folding bike helmet from the French design firm Overade. 

Posted in New Products
October 12, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (BRAIN) — Erik's Bike Shop purchased the two Kansas City, Kansas-area locations of retail chain BikeSource. The acquisitions raise Erik's store count to 26 locations throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota and, soon, Kansas.

Posted in Retail News
October 12, 2016

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory is advising bike owners with certain Float X2 shocks on their bikes to stop using the bikes; the company also is telling bike suppliers and retailers to stop selling bikes with the shocks until further instructed.

Posted in Recalls
October 12, 2016

DOHA, Qatar (BRAIN) — The UCI has awarded 15 world championship events in multiple disciplines to venues around the world, including the first ever UCI world championships to be held in Turkey.

Posted in International
2020 BMX championships awarded to Houston; Mont-Sainte-Anne to host 2019 mountain bike worlds.
October 12, 2016

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Early registration has opened for the Whistler Bike conference, scheduled for May 23-26. The event focuses on digital marketing and is organized by PinkBike.com and Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

Posted in North America
October 12, 2016

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — On Monday, Giant USA is launching its WebLink online sales platform along with new Giant and Liv consumer websites. Consumers will be able to order Giant bikes through the site and pick up the bike at their chosen Giant retailer.

Posted in North America
October 12, 2016

LANCASTER, Pa. (BRAIN) — Speedsleeve products are now being distributed to U.K. retailers by Velobrands.

"We have been looking for a solid distributor in the U.K. since we started a few years ago and waiting until we found a group like Velobrands," said Speedsleev's Rob Allen.

Posted in International

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