BRAIN Staff

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August 17, 2016

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Velo Saddles is offering a new handlebar tape that uses proprietary technology to bond 3M reflective materials to the tape without any detriment to hand feel or durability.

Posted in New Products
August 16, 2016

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria has released 2017 pricing and the company slashed prices across its entire range of tires.

Posted in North America
August 16, 2016

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bravo Sports Corp. has hired Jeff Balaban, Kyle Brookey and Dave Davenport as it expands its product and sales management team.

Bravo Sports owns several brands in the action sports and outdoor/lifestyle segments including Pro-Tec, SixSixOne and One Industries.

Posted in North America
August 16, 2016

WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified Holdings sold 3.5 million shares of Fox Factory’s common stock, totaling $63 million in net proceeds. As a result, Compass’ ownership in Fox Factory Holding Corp. is reduced from 33 percent to 23 percent, or 8.6 million shares.

Posted in North America
Company retains 23 percent ownership in suspension company.
August 16, 2016

WATERTOWN, Mass. (BRAIN) — Seven Cycles' new RedSky road bike is aimed at the all-weather, all-road market.

Based on the company's Axiom road bike platform, the RedSky is intended to be a "category-spanner."

Posted in New Products
August 15, 2016

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Amer Sports has formed the “Cycling Anticipation Group” made up of its two cycling brands, Enve and Mavic, and named Matt Robertson to lead the initiative. Robertson previously guided the development and direction of Shimano’s mountain bike product line.

Posted in North America
August 15, 2016

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor of Classified Nutrition products. 

Posted in North America
August 15, 2016

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Brexit vote in the United Kingdom could make life difficult for U.S. bike industry suppliers who sell into the UK. Companies like Park Tool say the devaluing of the British pound makes their products more expensive there.

Posted in Retail News
August 15, 2016

FREEHOLD, N.J. (BRAIN) — JET Roll's newest product is the Sidewinder, a tool pack that allows cyclists to carry up to four extra 12 gram or 16 gram CO2 cartridges, as well as other small items, all in a small, tightly-wrapped, compact setup that wraps around the seatpost or any frame tube.

Posted in New Products
August 15, 2016

MIAMI (BRAIN) — J&B Importers has acquired Alienation, the Mill Valley, California-based BMX aftermarket and OEM component brand.

Alienation is best known for its front-specific BMX rim, and for its wheel systems using TCS  (Tubeless Compatible System), licensed from WTB.

Posted in North America

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