BRAIN Staff

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August 31, 2016
The Green Award winner was Chien King Industrial, which uses rice grain husks in its pedals.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The Eurobike Award distinguishes products and concepts that stand out for their innovations, new functions and quality. Trade show organizers also bestow 12 Gold Awards and one Green Award for the top products, and most sustainable product.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 31, 2016

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — The maker of Fix It Sticks, a lightweight tool launched on Kickstarter in 2013 by a former bike shop mechanic, is introducing a bracket to carry the tool. The bracket mounts beneath a waterbottle cage on frames.

Posted in New Products
August 31, 2016

NASHVILLE , Tenn. (BRAIN) — CrossVegas organizers are working with app maker Arcivr to give race fans and sponsors mobile access to updated information before, during, and after the cyclocross race, which will be held later this month in Las Vegas.

Posted in North America
August 31, 2016
Tracey Bueno (left) and Matt Buzenes are new territory managers for the protection brand.

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives has added to its inside sales team, hiring Tracey Bueno as territory manager for the Pacific Northwest and the Rockies and promoting Matt Buzenes to Midwest territory manager.

Posted in North America
August 31, 2016

FOXBORO, Mass. (BRAIN) — Delta Cycle, Inc. has hired F. Chris Nelson as the brand's first sales director.

Nelson is a 30-year veteran of the run and bike industries, having worked for Penguin Brands, Nathan, Reebok, Mizuno, Ronhill, Jogalite, and Dr. Scholl's in the past.

Posted in North America
August 31, 2016

ATLANTA, Ga. (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has updated its KICKR stationary trainer, which has been on the market for about four years. 

Posted in Product/Tech
August 30, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — After 12 years at the helm, Mike Van Abel has resigned as the organization's executive director, effective Friday. The organization's board is working to select a permanent replacement for the position.

Posted in North America
August 30, 2016

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Tour de France hero Greg LeMond is involved with a new company that is working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to offer low-cost carbon fiber to several industries, including the transportation and renewable energy markets.

Posted in North America
New company is working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to offer low-cost, high-volume carbon fiber to transportation, energy and infrastructure industries.
August 30, 2016

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano on Tuesday announced a new line of top-end road and mountain bike shoes, called S-PHYRE.

Posted in New Products
August 30, 2016

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The first half of 2016 proved to be challenging for the German bike market, according to the latest figures from Zweirad-Industrie-Verband (ZIV), the country’s bike industry association, which includes manufacturers and importers of bicycles, components, accessories and e-bikes.

Posted in International

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