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March 5, 2014

ROANOKE, Va. (BRAIN) — Custom cycling clothes brand Starlight Apparel has a new line designed specifically for adventure racing. The Starlight Adventure Line is now available for custom orders; the company plans to offer the line as part of its retail line.

Posted in New Products
March 5, 2014

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday that he won't tolerate an increase in bicyclist and pedestrian deaths.

Foxx said he had experience with bike transportation issues as the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., prior to becoming Transportation Secretary less than a year ago.

Posted in North America
March 5, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — As the Taipei Cycle Show got underway this week, the state of the industry in Taiwan was explored further during the opening ceremony and ribbon cutting in Taipei.

Posted in International
March 5, 2014

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — As the National Bike Summit is underway in the nation's capital, the League of American Bicyclists is promoting a Twitter campaign in an effort to gain support in Congress.

Posted in North America
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

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