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March 5, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — RockShox's new Paragon fork is intended for urban and trekking cyclists. The 700c fork is designed to take the edge off vibrations from the road and trail. 

The fork has a lightweight tunable Solo Air spring paired with an in-ride adjustable lockout, with a PopLoc remote option.

Posted in New Products
March 4, 2014

St. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (BRAIN) — Spanish sports technology company BKOOL.com has hired longtime bike industry veteran Craig Harrison as its first U.S. brand manager.

Posted in North America
March 4, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (BRAIN) — ShareTheDamnRoad is a bike clothing brand founded by pro road racer Phil Gaimon and his business partner, Jon Ciaccio.

Posted in New Products
March 4, 2014

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel reported an increase of 8.3 percent, or 18.8 million, in fourth-quarter revenue across its recreational and leisure division.

Posted in North America
Discounting, restructuring costs cut into bike profits
March 4, 2014
The 7-speed XO1 DH rear derailleur comes in medium and long cages.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is lanching two new single-chainring downhill groups that include technology borrowed from its single-ring XX1 and XO1 cross-country mountain bike groups, including wide-narrow X-Sync chainrings, Cage Lock and Roller Bearing Clutch  features in the rear derailleur and a 7-speed X-Dome cassette

Posted in Product/Tech
March 4, 2014

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun and Company is launching a new product, called Nuun Energy.

Nuun Energy tablets balance hydration and sustain energy with a blend of B vitamins, 40 mg caffeine, and the same Optimal Electrolyte Blend as Nuun's Active Hydration tablets.

Posted in New Products
March 4, 2014

ROSSANO VENETO, Italy (BRAIN) — Selle San Marco has adopted a Minimum Advertised Price policy for 2014 and said it will sell only to authorized distributors and retailers.

Posted in International
March 4, 2014

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (BRAIN) — The Light Electric Vehicle Association has scheduled a technician training course at ProdecoTech's headquarters for May 1-2.

ProdecoTech, an electric bike manufacturer, is based just north of Fort Lauderdale in a new state-of-the-art factory.

Posted in North America
March 4, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — At a press conference that kicked off the 24th annual Taipei Cycle Show, the Taiwan External Trade and Development Council and the Taiwan Bicycle Exporters' Association presented 49 products with d&i awards. Five products, covering an eclectic range of designs, were given top honors.

Posted in International
March 3, 2014

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) – Cane Creek Cycling Components announced two new hires on Monday:  senior design engineer Jim Rathbun and marketing coordinator Joel Burgess.

Posted in North America

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