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April 26, 2013
Hi-E high-flange track hubs

NASHVILLE, TN (BRAIN) — John Meyer is putting all the remaining inventory, parts and prototypes of Hi-E up for sale. His father, Harlan Meyer, launched the brand with an 80-gram front hub in 1971. Harlan died last November at age 89.

Posted in North America
April 26, 2013
From the April 15 BRAIN

Industry opinion is split over whether 1x11 drivetrains like SRAM’s off-road system have wider application beyond mountain biking.

Posted in Product/Tech
April 26, 2013

CRANFORD, NJ (BRAIN) — Hilltop Bicycles of Summit, New Jersey, opened a second, larger location in nearby Cranford on Saturday, April 20. A grand-opening celebration is planned for the first weekend in May.

Posted in Retail News
April 26, 2013

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic Inc. has signed with Denver, Colorado-based rep group Kahl and Partners to strengthen its sales coverage in the Rocky Mountain and Central regions.

Posted in North America
April 26, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — VeloPress' latest title is "My Time" by 2012 Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins of Team Sky.

Posted in New Products
April 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — 3T is issuing a voluntary recall of all Aura Pro custom edition aero bars. The bars were fitted as original equipment on certain Cervélo 2013 model-year bikes, including the P3 spec’d with Shimano Ultegra and the P5 Three spec’d with SRAM Red.

Posted in Recalls
April 25, 2013

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano’s total sales inched up to $636.1 million (63.3 billion yen) from $628.1 million over the first quarter of last year.

Sales at Shimano’s bicycle division grew 3 percent to $514 million (51.1 billion yen), and account for 81 percent of the company’s total sales.

Posted in International
April 25, 2013

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Mavic parent Amer Sports reported a 2 percent increase in sales for the first quarter on Thursday, and said it expected full-year sales to rise by at least 5 percent.

Posted in International
April 25, 2013
From the April 1 issue of BRAIN

Stocking parts and tools to service multiple bottom bracket, axle and fork sizes is a retail headache.

Posted in Product/Tech
April 25, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — USA Cycling athletes can now add information from their Strava account to their member page on the USA Cycling website. Athlete pages on the USAC site already list race results, but now members can add a Strava "widget" that will show their training stats and achievements.

Posted in North America

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