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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is forbidding its dealers from selling its house brands — including Surly, Salsa and others — through third-party online retail platforms like eBay and Amazon.
QBP informed its accounts of the new policy on Thursday.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — German bike lock maker ABUS Mobile Security is now cutting replacement keys at its Phoenix, Ariz., facility, substantially reducing the turn-around time for dealers and consumers who need new keys. Previously the keys were available only through ABUS's German headquarters.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has published a recall notice for about 2,000 TRP mechanical disc brake calipers sold last year.
ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Wilier Triestina USA has hired Terry Duran as national sales manager, effective immediately.
Duran comes to Wilier with nearly two decades of bicycle industry sales and management experience, including time with Cannondale, Pearl Izumi, Scott Sports and, most recently, Pure Fix Cycles.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — WTB launched a new mountain bike saddle at the Taipei International Cycle Show this week, the High Tail.
PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — CamelBak is entering the filtered-water pitcher market with a new product that it claims filters water as fast as a faucet.
HOLSTEBRO, Denmark (BRAIN) — Danish bearing maker CeramicSpeed has implemented a minimum advertised price policy and announced a new industry employee purchase program.
The company said the new MAP policy, which went into affect March 1, is intended to protect dealers.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Hi-Torque Publications, publisher of Road Bike Action, Mountain Bike Action, Electric Bike Action and BMX Plus magazines, said Thursday that two bikes were stolen from its Santa Clarita office last week.