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October 17, 2012
Muc-Off Dry Shower

DELAND, FL (BRAIN) — The European lubricant and cleaner brand Muc-Off is introducing a new body cleanser designed for athletes and others who need to clean off when they don't have opportunity to take a shower or even have a towel.

Posted in New Products
October 16, 2012

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle says the patents at the heart of Split Pivot's lawsuit are "unpatentable," and has asked that the case be dismissed. However, a judge in the case has set a date for a jury trial 15 months from now.

Posted in North America
October 16, 2012
On Tuesday, traffic to HuckNroll.com was directed to this page on CompetitiveCyclist.com

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Backcountry.com is consolidating its online bike business, closing its HuckNroll.com site and moving its mountain bike equipment sales onto CompetitiveCyclist.com.

"HuckNroll.com sold its last item at 5:59am (Tuesday)," the company announced.

Posted in North America
Online retailer moves all mountain bike gear onto CompetitiveCyclist.com
October 15, 2012
Kona bike count, 2012

KONA, HI (BRAIN) — Continuing a long tradition, journalists at this weekend's Kona Ironman championships counted bikes and other gear used by athletes at the legendary event.

Posted in North America
October 15, 2012

HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN) — Kyle Bennett, a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic BMX team, was killed early Sunday in a single-vehicle auto accident.

According to reports, Bennett, 33, died when he drove his truck off a road and through a culvert, hitting several trees and a gate. 

Posted in North America
October 15, 2012
A SchwagBox product mockup
GREENSBORO, NC (BRAIN) — Bikerumor.com is launching a subscription service that will deliver a care package of nutrition, bike and body care products to consumers for $10 a month.
 
Posted in North America
October 15, 2012

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT (BRAIN) — Vermont-based Ibex Outdoor Clothing is opening its second company store, this one in Seattle, Washington, next month.

Posted in Retail News
October 15, 2012

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Schwinn is working with the ThinkFirst National Injury Foundation to launch a bike helmet education campaign. The goal of the Helmet on Heads campaign is to educate one million kids about bike helmet safety over the next 10 years.

Posted in North America
October 15, 2012
Breast cancer survivor Emily Gresh with the 2012 Liv/giant Avail Inspire she designed.

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) —For the second year, Liv-giant is holding a contest for breast cancer survivors to design a special edition Avail road bike, which will be sold to benefit Young Survival Coalition, an organization supporting young women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Posted in North America
October 15, 2012

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) — Legendary mountain bike racer Ned Overend is joining IMBA's honorary board, while racer Rebecca Rusch, already a member of the board, is taling over as its chair.

Posted in North America

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