BRAIN Staff

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August 30, 2012
Shimano PRO VIBE handlebars

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Shimano is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 67 sets of PRO VIBE carbon handlebars.

The handlebars. manufactured by Great Go Cycles Inc., of Taiwan, can break during riding. No consumers have reported breakages, however.

Posted in Recalls
August 30, 2012

CLEVELAND, OH (BRAIN) – Nonprofit organization Fast Track Cycling will celebrate the grand opening of the Cleveland Velodrome on Thursday, Aug. 30, from 5-8 p.m.

Posted in North America
August 30, 2012

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The team of 2012 Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins will race in Rapha clothing next year, the team and clothing supplier announced Thursday.

As part of a four-year agreement, Rapha will also supply Team Sky with off-the-bike clothing, the company said.

Posted in International
August 29, 2012

OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) — ENVE has hired a new director of engineering, Scott Nielson, formerly of Trek Bicycle Corp.

Nielson has 15 years of composites engineering, testing, and manufacturing experience.

Posted in North America
August 29, 2012

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The first day of Eurobike's indoor trade show (following an outdoor demo on Tuesday) drew in thousands of retailers and media from around the world.

Posted in International
August 29, 2012
New Force components

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — SRAM is updating its first road group, called Force, with improved chainrings, shifters and rear derailleurs, the company announced Wednesday.

Posted in New Products
SRAM's first road parts get better chainrings, other upgrades
August 28, 2012
Recalled eebrake calipers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Eecycleworks LLC is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 400 of its eebrake caliper brakes for road bikes. 

Posted in Recalls
Caliper bridges can crack
August 28, 2012
Ken Avery

RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN) —Vittoria wants to grow its market share in mountain bike tires in the U.S. and recently hired Ken Avery as a dedicated brand and product manager for its Geax off-road tire line.  

Posted in International
August 28, 2012

RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN)—Thousands of retailers, media people and suppliers came to this town Tuesday to test ride bikes under stunning blue skies.

Posted in International
August 28, 2012


BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Taiwan Bicycle Exporters Association has committed to another three-year, $150,000 investment in the Bikes Belong Foundation. This will bring TBEA's total contribution to $300,000 by 2015.

Posted in Industry News

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