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June 25, 2015
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling has revamped its website — Stagescycling.com — with a focus on highlighting Stages Power technology, athletes riding Stages Power, and two new benefit programs for riders and dealers: the company’s 8 Weeks to Win training plans and the Stages Power Demo program.
Posted in North America
June 25, 2015

GIVISIEZ, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Scott Sports SA has purchased Bergamont Fahrrad Vertrieb GmbH from BMC Group Holding AG, which acquired the German bike brand in 2008. Since that time, Bergamont’s sales have doubled, Scott stated in a release.

Posted in International
June 24, 2015
Bradley is a former senior editor for Wired and Outside magazines.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — John Bradley has been named editor-in-chief of the Velo brand, effective immediately, Competitor Group Inc. president Josh Furlow announced Wednesday.

Posted in Industry News
June 24, 2015
RAPID CITY, S.D. (BRAIN) — After announcing a new MAP policy and online sales restrictions in April, Strider Sports Intl. on June 1 ceased selling to more than 2,500 independent dealers and six national distributors that hadn’t signed on. But as of Monday, June 22, five of the distributors and 800 U.S. retailers returned their agreements and resumed sales, SSI stated.
Posted in North America
June 24, 2015
The recall involves several fork models, including the M3010.

VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America is working with U.S. and Canadian authorities to recall more than 100,000 of its suspension forks due to concerns that the bolt attaching the upper part of the fork to the lower part can break or separate, causing the front wheel to come off bicycles.

Posted in Recalls
Forks were sold on $300-$400 bikes from Cannondale, Diamondback, GT, Schwinn, Giant, INA International, Scott and Trek.
June 24, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes has announced its community grants for spring 2015, ranging from $800 to $10,000 and supporting infrastructure and advocacy initiatives in seven communities across the country.

Grant recipients this round include:

Posted in North America
June 24, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association this week sent a letter to its members informing them about efforts underway with the U.S.

Posted in Recalls
Suppliers invited to participate in industrywide group to address recall.
June 24, 2015
The Edge 20.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin International on Wednesday announced two new GPS bike computer models that are the brand's smallest yet. The company claims the new Edge 20 and Edge 25 are the smallest GPS bike computers on the market.

Posted in New Products
June 23, 2015
The Women's Gravel Shorts from the back.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass's new Women's Gravel Shorts are designed for gravel road riding and are part of the brand's new Cascade Collection.

Posted in New Products
June 23, 2015

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components has announced a major update to its Venge aero road bike model and is offering a package of aerodynamic products — including the bike, skinsuit, helmet and shoes — that it claims will save a rider 5 minutes over a 40km ride.

Posted in Product/Tech
Company claims the full package saves 5 minutes over 40km.

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