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Lintaman is seeking distributors in U.S., U.K. and Australia.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Lintaman, a new brand based in Taichung, Taiwan, is now working with PowWord Communications, a U.S. marketing communications firm owned by industry veteran Tim Jackson. 

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

HANGZHOU, China (BRAIN) — Herrmans has announced that China Star Union is now the brand's agent in China for e-bike components.

Headquartered in Hangzhou, China Star Union has five sales offices throughout China. The company is a leading supplier of controllers, throttles, and displays for e-bikes.

Tagged Electric bike
The new Model 1c.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Volata Cycles, which received boatloads of media attention last year with the launch of its Model 1 smart bike, is launching a second model, the Model 1c, which will be delivered to U.S. consumers by Velofix mobile repair operations, where available.

Tagged Mobile service
The line includes "mini velos" with small wheels.
The Tern Surge LTD7 is a limited edition model.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Tern is now distributing its non-folding bike line, Roji, to markets outside of Japan.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
A rider on Colorado's Monarch Crest. IMBA photo.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — After a year on hold, IMBA is relaunching its Model Trails program, which recognizes outstanding mountain bike trails and locations. Trails are awarded with Epic designations and gold, silver and bronze-level Ride Center designations.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

DENVER (BRAIN) — For the second year, the Sea Otter Classic will feature an electric mountain bike race, the Haibike eMTB Race epowered by Bosch.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship / Sea Otter Classic

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors is conducting a comprehensive survey of women and men who work in the active-outdoor industries to inform a new study of workplace experiences.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Lezyne has added a route-building function to its GPS cycling computers and watches. It allows users to create riding or running routes on the company's GPS portal website.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Despite what has been a sober accounting of the decline last year in bicycle exports from Taiwanese manufacturers, accessory suppliers appear to be faring a bit better.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Who is this female impersonator? Let us just say that the champagne was freely flowing and all were having a good time. But wearing a faux blonde wig was part of the price paid to sip a few glasses of late-show alcohol.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — A roundup of chatter at the show.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The topics ranged from e-bikes and engineering to bike share and infrastructure at the Taipei Cycle Show's inaugural Bike to the Future urban cycling forum held on Thursday.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

TAIPEI (BRAIN) — Xplova isn't yet widely known, but this Taiwanese maker of computers and power meters is hoping to crack more major markets — including the U.S. — later this year. The company launched its latest updates to its X5 computer at the Taipei Cycle Show this week.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Nutcase Inc. has signed a distribution agreement with Quality Bicycle Products.  

Tagged Distributor news

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired Luke Bukoski as its new director of marketing. Bukoski started in the position March 15.

Tagged People

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) —  POC is continuing its sponsorship of the Ibis Cycles Enduro Race Team for the 2017 season. The relationship began last year.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

JACKSON, Wyo. (BRAIN) — MTBparks.com has opened its online reader survey that will determine the winners of the site's 4th Annual Best Bike Parks Riders' Choice Awards.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch eBike Systems is planning a sales support class for retailers to be held during the Sea Otter Classic next month.

Tagged Electric bike / Sea Otter Classic
Group talks about need for pro riders to publicly support disc brakes.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — As the Taipei Show prepared to kick off Tuesday, the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) committees, including the technical and disc brake committees, met to discuss UCI standards such as aerodynamic regulations, weight limitation and disc brakes.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — There is perhaps no rider who can put a brake to the test better than a World Cup-level downhill racer.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — It’s a bold concept. Think of an Airbnb-like website where cycling consumers can find and book rental bikes, bicycle-friendly hotels and hostels, tour operators andtour guides, events and races all with the click of a mouse.

Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

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