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July 14, 2016

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bonk Breaker plans to convert its entire product line to non-GMO ingrediants. Currently 75 percent of the brand's SKUs are non-GMO. The company will phase in the additional non-GMO products over the coming months. 

Posted in Product/Tech
July 14, 2016

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer has set news and product submission deadlines for its annual Interbike Show Issue as well as the Interbike Show Dailies distributed at the Vegas expo.

Posted in North America
July 13, 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Box Components has agreed to be the Official Bike Plate Supplier of the UCI BMX World Championships and UCI World Cups over the next three years, and will be the sole bike plate supplier for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Posted in North America
July 13, 2016
The new aluminum 5010 in red.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — For the 2017 model year, Santa Cruz is offering aluminum-frame versions of some of its most popular mountain bike models, the 5010, Bronson and Tallboy. The new alloy frames allow lower prices: the aluminum 5010 with Santa Cruz' D-level build kit will retail for $2,600, for example.

Posted in New Products
July 13, 2016
A production line at the Poland factory.

BIEL, Switzerland (BRAIN) — DT Swiss AG has added a new building at its facility in Poland to increase production capacity and after-sales service.

Posted in International
July 13, 2016

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Performance Bicycle has announced a new location in Greenville, South Carolina. The new store in the Gallery Shopping Center location is now open and is running grand opening specials from July 13-17. The promotions include discounts and daily giveaways.

Posted in Retail News
July 12, 2016

COON VALLEY, Wis. (BRAIN) — Borah Teamwear has joined forces with The Bike Cooperative. Borah is the co-op's first apparel brand that produces its entire product line in the United States.

Posted in North America
July 12, 2016

KINGSTON, Mass. (BRAIN) — Bern Unlimited, Inc. has promoted Jeff Cavicchi from national sales manager to director of global operations. Cavicchi, an industry veteran, joined Bern about a year ago.

With Cavicchi's promotion, Bern has hired Ronnie Tambourine as its new national sales manager. 

Posted in North America
July 12, 2016

THOMPSON, Conn. (BRAIN) — This fall's KMC Cyclo-cross Festival will leave Roger Williams Park in Providence, Rhode Island, for the first time. This year's festival, the eighth annual, will be held at  Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Connecticut, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

Posted in North America
July 12, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — SRAM is reducing its U.S. distributor count from nine to five, cutting off BTI, KHS, Cyclone and SBA.

Posted in North America
Component company to end distribution through BTI, KHS, Cyclone and SBA.

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