BRAIN Staff

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September 5, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris Cycling Group is reducing its U.S. distributor count from 10 to six, parting ways with BTI, Downeast, Hans Johnsen Co., and KHS. Saris will continue to be distributed by Giant, Hawley, J&B, Olympic Supply, Trek and QBP.

Posted in North America
September 5, 2017

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — BTI has launched a new product developed in-house. 

Posted in New Products
September 5, 2017

CINCINNATI (BRAIN) — Steadyrack, based in Perth, Australia, has formed Steadyrack USA, based here.

Posted in International
September 1, 2017
Photo provided by Dale Mikulan of Sun & Ski.

HOUSTON (BRAIN) — Several bike industry suppliers are pitching in to help the hurricane recovery in Houston, including efforts to help bike shop employees whose homes were damaged or destroyed.

Posted in Retail News
Crowdfunding campaign established to help retailer's employees.
August 31, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike, Knog is showing a new modular bike battery and accessory system called PWR, with separate batteries offered that can power headlights or other Knog accessories, as well as third party devices like phones or GPS bike computers via a USB port.

Posted in New Products
August 31, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike, Wahoo Fitness is demonstrating a new device that raises or lowers the front end of a bike on its newest KICKR trainers to simulate climbing or descending when used with software like Zwift.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 30, 2017

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has published its 2017 list of America's Best Bike Shops.

Posted in Retail News
August 30, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Bianchi launched its "Bianchi for Scuderia Ferrari" project on Wednesday at Eurobike. The collaboration between the two Italian brands initially includes a new road model model, SF01 and the Triathlon Concept bike, which features disc brakes.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 30, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Slipstream Sports, the company that owns and manages the pro road team currently known as Cannondale-Drapac, has launched an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign in a bid to continue racing in 2018.

Posted in International
The company behind the Cannondale-Drapac squad said it needs another $7 million to continue next year.
August 30, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Pirelli, which returned to the cycling market this year with a small line of road racing tires, announced an expanded lineup at Eurobike, with a new e-bike tire and a line of clothing developed with Castelli.

Posted in Product/Tech

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