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June 19, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Scott Sports will offer five 27.5-plus mountain bikes in the U.S. this year, adopting a 30mm wide rim and 2.8-inch wide tires to create what the company says is the best compromise between fat-tire handling, weight and rolling resistance.

Posted in Product/Tech
June 19, 2015
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments has added support for ANT+ wireless power meters to its Recon Jet smart sunglasses.
Posted in Product/Tech
June 19, 2015
Vittoria-sponsored State 9 rider Andy Gould is shown, center.

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria has announced a new Shop-Team program that offers sponsorship to local teams throughout the U.S. The program will allow local teams and clubs to make reduced-price group orders for Vittoria, 3T and Selle Italia products through their local retailer.

Posted in North America
June 18, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BRAIN) — Northwave worked with eVent to use a new stretchable membrane fabric, called Dvstretch.

Northwave is using the new fabric in the 2015 Northwave Arctic Jacket. The new Arctic Jacket will be on the market in October, just in time for the cold and windy weather.

Posted in New Products
June 18, 2015
l to r: Wylie Pfalzgraf, Sammy Radi, and Ferdie Franada

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Longtime retailer Sammy Radi, who owns Sammy's Bikes in St. Charles, Ill., has opened Giant Fox Valley, a store dedicated solely to the Giant and Liv brands. The 2,400 square-foot shop is located across the street from Sammy's Bikes.

Posted in Retail News
Owner Sammy Radi opens dedicated Giant and Liv Store
June 18, 2015

DETROIT (BRAIN) — The watch, leather goods and bicycle company, Shinola, has teamed up with musician and Detroit native, Jack White, to purchase the building that currently houses its flagship retail store in Motor City's Cass Corridor.

Posted in North America
June 18, 2015

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — After 14 years on Chicago's Kingsbury Street, SRAM LLC has moved its global headquarters to the revitalized West Loop neighborhood. The company moved into its new facility at 1000 West Fulton Market Street on June 1.


Posted in North America
June 18, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has announce the first round of categories and nominees for the second annual Interbike Awards (IB Awards), including product, retailer and supplier designations.

Posted in North America
Product, Retailer and Supplier nominees selected
June 17, 2015
The CF10 in red.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Colnago America is working with U.S. and Canadian consumer safety groups to recall about 434 road bikes and framesets because the front brakes can detach from the fork during use.

Posted in Recalls
June 17, 2015

COSTA DI MEZZATE, Italy (BRAIN) — Limar Helmets SRL has announced its 2015 minimum advertised pricing agreement for all of its North American retailers, including dealers who purchase Limar Helmets from its U.S. distributors.

Posted in North America

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