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March 17, 2016

BURBANK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pure Fix, which sells bikes online and through more than 400 brick-and-mortar retailers in the U.S., is now offering online bike buyers three ways to get their bike.

Posted in Retail News
March 17, 2016
l to r: Pat Cunnane, Arlenis Sierra and Jose Manuel Pelaez,

PHILADELPHIA — Fuji Bikes is expanding on a 30-year relationship with the Cuban national cycling team, inking a five-year, $200,000 agreement to sponsor the team and supply it with 10 bikes per year.

Posted in International
The brand is expanding on a long-standing relationship in new five-year agreement.
March 17, 2016

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — The Abus Brooklyn Chain is designed for urban areas where bike theft is rampant. With a security rating of 12/15, it's nearly impossible to cut.

"This lock is super burly, but sits nicely on the hips," the company said.

Posted in New Products
March 16, 2016

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic has announced its first all-carbon clincher wheelsets — the aero 40-millimeter-deep Cosmic Pro Carbon SL C and lightweight 25-millimeter Ksyrium Pro Carbon SL C.

Posted in Product/Tech
March 16, 2016

WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — Suspension brand Fox Factory has bought back some shares from its previous parent company, Compass Diversified Holdings. Compass' share in Fox has been cut from 41 percent to 33 percent.

Posted in North America
Compass now owns a third of Fox.
March 16, 2016

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) — Campagnolo's latest road group includes features previously introduced in its top of the line Record and Super Record parts, trickled down — often with less expensive materials — to a lower price.

Posted in New Products
March 16, 2016

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is recalling nearly 57,000 Zipp front hubs sold in the U.S. and Canada because a flange can fail. Separately, the company is recalling about 6,400 quick release levers because they can fail to engage in the closed position.

Posted in Recalls
March 16, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Club Ride Apparel has named Momentum Media PR as its public relations agency of record.

Posted in North America
March 16, 2016

DENVER (BRAIN) — High-end bike brand Guerrilla Gravity, previously sold exclusively consumer direct, is launching a dealer sales program it calls Shop Direct.

The program allows consumers to order complete custom GG bikes from participating brick-and-mortar stores. 

Posted in Retail News
March 15, 2016

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized’s nonprofit arm, the Specialized Foundation, is rolling out its cycling program to 10 additional schools throughout the U.S. this fall. The application period for schools is from March 15 to April 16.

Posted in North America
Schools can apply for fall; application period ends April 16.

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