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CARBONDALE, CO (BRAIN) — The Ultralite pedal system lives up to its name, with a claimed weight some 100 grams lighter than any other road clipless pedal on the market. The new pedal is being made by Ultralite Sports in Colorado and will be displayed for the first time at Interbike next week.
SHANGHAI, China (BRAIN)—Brompton opened its first concept store in Shanghai this week, marking the first time handmade British bikes will be available in China.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — BMC-USA has hired Matt Heitmann its new director of marketing, the company announced this week. Heitmann was previously director of bike marketing for Backcountry.com, the parent of Competive Cyclist and other online retailer brands.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Interbike organizers are making it a bit harder for consumers to attend the show, which opens next Wednesday at the Sands Convention Center here.
MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN) — Fixie mainstay Fyxation is offering urban riders and shop tinkerers a frame with many possibilities.
The welded 4130 chromoly Quiver frame can be built with gears, as a fixie or with an internal gear hub. Its cable stops are removable for a clean look when they aren’t needed.
PARSIPPANY, NJ (BRAIN) — John Comer, a longtime industry executive who retired from Kent International last year, died at his home on Monday. He was 68 and died of complications from an accident.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) — Lifeboat Events, the organizer of DealerCamp and PressCamp, is restructuring its management team, a process that included the departure of Lifeboat's communication director, Chris Zigmont.
KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Industry vet Mark Landsaat has been named senior product manager at Raleigh USA.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Wilier Triestina will introduce a new carbon 29er hardtail at Interbike next week. The company said the new frame is cross-country thoroughbred with a few features that will appeal to trail riders.