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October 21, 2015

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley announced today the addition of Dissent Labs to its product portfolio. The Whister, British Columbia, brand offers compression socks aimed at mountain bikers.

Posted in North America
October 20, 2015

EAST LONDON, U.K. (BRAIN) — The Blaze Laserlight, a headlight that shines a green laser image of a bike on the lane in front of the rider, is now available in the U.S. through a New Jersey distribution center.

Posted in Product/Tech
Front light shines a green bicycle on the lane in front of the rider.
October 20, 2015

CHATANOOGA, Tenn. (BRAIN) — BikeLugs.com is exactly like it sounds: a one-stop shop for framebuilders looking for lugs, tubing and other framebuilding supplies. Kirk Pacenti, the company's owner, announced last year that he was closing down the company, but another party expressed interest in buying it. 

Posted in North America
October 20, 2015

KEMPELE, Finland (BRAIN) — Heart rate monitor pioneer Polar on Tuesday launched a new wrist-based heart monitor with a high-resolution touch screen.

Posted in New Products
October 20, 2015

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (BRAIN) —  The NPD Group says IBD bicycle dollar sales grew 6 percent in the 12 months ended in August, driven in large part by growth in sales of electric, hybrid and mountain bicycles.  

Posted in Studies/Reports
The retail tracking service says less traditional bikes are driving sales growth
October 20, 2015

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN) — Singlespeed and fixed-gear brand State Bicycle Co. has begun direct distribution in Australia, speeding delivery to customers there without international shipping fees.

Posted in International
October 20, 2015

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — If you drive a hybrid car and have tried non-hybrid tires, you have probably seen your efficiency drop. Hybrid-specific tires are designed to get the most range out of a battery charge.

Posted in Product/Tech
October 20, 2015
Alex Doty with League board chair Karen Jenkins.
Doty, the executive director of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, will replace the League's longtime director Andy Clarke, who resigned in July.
Posted in North America
October 19, 2015

ENCINITAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Source Endurance will offer a three-day training camp for participants in next year's Belgium Waffle Ride, a San Diego-area endurance road event popular with many industry members. 

Posted in North America
October 19, 2015
The 8-Pack rack in black, and the new tire.

LANCASTER, Pa. (BRAIN) — Surly announced two new products — a new front rack that comes in two versions, and a 26 x 2.5-inch touring tire — at the QBP Biketoberfest dealer event, being held here this week. 

Posted in Product/Tech

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