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March 7, 2013
"Snowmageddon" quickly turned to "Nomageddon" in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Despite a shutdown of the federal government here ahead of an approaching snowstorm Wednesday, advocates attending the National Bike Summit this week took to Capitol Hill to meet with legislators and aides to improve safety for cyclists, among other goals.

Posted in North America
March 7, 2013

OLNEY, IL (BRAIN) — Magura has announced a recall of some of its hydraulic brake levers because they can fail in extreme cold conditions.

Posted in Recalls
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March 7, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — ModCraft, a new public relations agency founded by Shanna Burnette, is representing nutrition brand Infinit, running apparel brand Oiselle and the Soleus sports watch company.

Posted in North America
March 7, 2013
The Upstand

CHAPEL HILL, NC (BRAIN) — The Upstand is a 40-gram carbon fiber kickstand that folds up for storage in the rider's pocket while riding. The stand attaches to the bike via a tab under the rear quick release that mates to a magnetized rod.

Posted in New Products
March 7, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries’ bike division saw a 7 percent gain in revenue in 2012. Total revenue across the recreational and leisure segment was $928 million, up from $861 million the previous year. The segment includes all of its bicycle brands. 

Posted in North America
March 6, 2013
Photo courtesy Bell Helmets

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — The public can begin voting Thursday to select among finalists for $100,000 in trail building grants being distributed by Bell Helmets.

Posted in North America
March 6, 2013

MARTINSBURG, WV — Eastern Panhandle Bicycle Company has moved its flagship store to a new location with triple the floor space.

Posted in Retail News
March 6, 2013
The Cushe Evo Slide Canvas sandal

DAHLONEGA, GA (BRAIN) — The U.S. road racing team 5-hour ENERGY/Kenda has a new sponsor for off-the-bike footwear this season: Cushe Footwear.

The agreement is the first pro team sponsorship for the casual shoe brand, whose name is pronounced "cushy."

Posted in North America
March 6, 2013
The OHM Urban XU450

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada (BRAIN) — Canadian electric bike manufacturer OHM Cycles is developing a new model aimed at the developing North American market for electric bikes.

Posted in North America
March 6, 2013

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News is looking for new product information and news to include in its annual Sea Otter Festival & Gear Guide that will be handed out at the four-day festival in April and distributed at Northern California retailers before the event. 

Posted in Industry News

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