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November 30, 2015

VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Wren Sports has reached an agreement with Hippie Tech Suspension of Garden City, Idaho, to be Wren's third service center in the U.S.

Posted in North America
November 30, 2015

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The international cycling union, UCI, will allow disc brakes across all categories of pro road teams next season, including Continental, Pro Continental, WorldTeams and Women's teams. The organization still considers the disc brake use a "trial," however.

Posted in North America
November 25, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The NPD Group says IBD bike sales were up 4 percent in dollars and 7 percent in units in the first nine months of 2015.

"Contrary to the first nine months of 2014, the cycling industry is on the plus side heading into this holiday season," the retail tracking company said.

Posted in Studies/Reports
November 25, 2015

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The international cycling union, UCI, is opening a satellite World Cycling Centre in India at the New Delhi velodrome.

Posted in International
November 25, 2015

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Online stationary training software Zwift is conducting a fund-raising ride, complete with celebrity participants, on Dec. 5. The 24-hour virtual event will raise money for World Bicycle Relief, with Trek Bicycle committing to a $40,000 donation if riders reach a collective 100,000 miles.

Posted in Industry News
Celebrity riders including Jens Voigt to participate. Trek will donate $40k if participants log 100,000 miles
November 25, 2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Champion System North America is announcing a series of new business, free shipping upgrades, and website enhancements heading into the New Year.

Posted in North America
November 25, 2015

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Hang Ten Bikes has appointed Mike Russell as its director of bike sales. Russell began in the position on Nov. 1.

The company said it has experienced "explosive growth" of cruisers in the last three years.

Posted in North America
November 24, 2015

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jenson USA plans to repeat the World Bicycle Relief campaign it held last year after Thanksgiving.

Posted in Retail News
Retailer hopes to exceed last year's donation of 30 Buffalo bikes.
November 24, 2015

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Martone Cycling Co. is now offering a collapsible helmet design developed for fashion-conscious urban riders.

Posted in New Products
November 24, 2015

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Brompton Bicycle is bringing back its limited Black Edition bike and is running an international video contest to promote it.

Posted in Product/Tech

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