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December 31, 2015
LANCASTER, Pa. (BRAIN) — Speedsleev, which launched with a minimalist saddle pack about four years ago, is expanding its product line in 2016 with a new collapsable backpack, a toptube case, and new carbon fiber versions of its Seatsleev.
Posted in New Products
December 31, 2015

CALABASAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ride 2 Recovery will be involved with several road and mountain bike events in 2016 to provide its riders with a first step into the world of competitive cycling.

Posted in North America
December 31, 2015

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris Cycling Group this year is creating consumer advocate programs for each of its brands, Saris, CycleOps and PowerTap. The program involves local bike shops, with consumer applicants to the program being asked to provide a bike shop as a reference.

Posted in North America
December 30, 2015
Trek actually began online bikes sales in December.
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle's announcement in August that it would soon begin online sales of bikes was the biggest story in the bike industry in 2015, generating more pageviews than any other article on BicycleRetailer.com.
Posted in North America
December 30, 2015
The Origin8 F7 model.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — J&B Importers is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 1,600 Origin8 folding bikes because welds on the bikes' frames can break.

Posted in Recalls
Origin8 has received 13 reports of welds on the frame cracking or failing. No injuries have been reported.
December 30, 2015
BOULDER, COLO. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show will honor wheel innovator Steve Hed, who died last November, with a new annual award in his name.
Posted in North America
December 29, 2015
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (BRAIN) — The Linderet ReMount attaches cable-actuated dropper post and shock remotes to many Shimano and SRAM brake levers, using Shimano's I-Spec and SRAM's Matchmaker X integration standards.
Posted in New Products
December 29, 2015

GREENVILLE, S.C. (BRAIN) — Michelin North America's bicycle tire unit has announced that Quality Bicycle Products will serve as the exclusive distributor for its products in the United States. Michelin has previously been offered by several U.S. distributors. 

Posted in North America
December 28, 2015

AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — North America Cycles is now offering the Bombtrack Hook 1 cyclocross bike, which features a frame made with high quality Japanese Sanko chromoly tubing, with the front triangle made of heat-treated tubing.

Posted in New Products
December 28, 2015

OZONE PARK, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Worksman Cycles has been appointed the exclusive U.S. distributor of Handy and Micah special needs cycles from Pacific Cycles of Taiwan.

Posted in North America

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