BRAIN Staff

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February 15, 2017

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes has hired veteran bicycle engineer Michael A. Fritz as the brand's director of engineering. Fritz will oversee all aspects of Pedego electric bike engineering, technology and product development as well as customer support, the company said.

Posted in North America
February 15, 2017

ESTAVAYER-le-LAC, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The Professional Cyclists Association is asking that the UCI honor its requests for changes to its disc brake testing in the pro road peloton. 

Posted in Product/Tech
February 15, 2017

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Cantitoe Road is now distributing Paincakes, which are reusable cold packs that adhere to the body without tape or elastic straps.

Posted in New Products
February 15, 2017

AURORA, Ontario (BRAIN) — BionX International has appointed Scott Macwilliam as its director of global sales and marketing.

Posted in North America
February 14, 2017

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (BRAIN) — The NPD Group has announced a partnership with the Outdoor Industry Association that will result in OIA members having access to top-level outdoor industry report covering sales of outdoor equipment, equipment accessories, apparel, and footwear.

Posted in North America
February 14, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes is soliciting public opinions via a web survey to help identify bike friendly communities for its new PlacesForBikes program. The survey results will be combined with data from cities to produce the ranking.

Posted in North America
February 14, 2017

MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Headband manufacturer Halo has joined The Bike Cooperative as the retailer co-op's newest supplier partner. Effective immediately, member retailers of The Bike Cooperative will earn rebates on purchases of all Halo Headband products, both direct and through distributors.

Posted in North America
February 14, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Garneau Custom clothing is now available through Quality Bicycle Products, for retailers looking for custom shop or team apparel.

Posted in North America
February 14, 2017

DENVER (BRAIN) — Haibike is recalling some of its 2014, 2015 and 2016 model year bikes over concerns that the rigid forks on the bikes could break prematurely. 

Posted in Recalls
February 14, 2017

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano's worldwide bicycle-related sales slumped 17.4 percent in the company's fiscal 2016 to 259,455 million yen ($2.27 billion), while operating income in that segment declined 27.5 percent, the company announced Tuesday.

Posted in International
Company announces impairment charges for Pearl Izumi USA. Forecasts less than percent growth in bike-related business in 2017.

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