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Posted March 22, 2017

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

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted March 22, 2017

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.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 22, 2017

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.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted March 22, 2017

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.

Posted in North America
Posted March 22, 2017

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

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / Sea Otter Classic
Posted March 22, 2017
Mmmmmmm, doughnuts.

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — State Bicycle Co. has launched a product range featuring "The Simpsons." The line includes three limited-edition collections of complete bikes and framesets featuring one of the three iconic designs: the Bart & Crossbone, the Springfield Character Wrap, and the Color Block.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 22, 2017
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.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 22, 2017

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

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 21, 2017

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.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 21, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) – There is little doubt that 2016 was a rough year for Taiwan's cycling industry. Complete bike exports decreased just over 26 percent by volume, from 3.9 million units in 2015 to 2.94 million in 2016, and fell nearly 22 percent by value last year compared with 2015. 

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 21, 2017

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — New Belgium Brewing's "Fat Tire presents the Tour de Fat" is back for its 18th season and will include events in 33 cities this year. The events center around beer, music, and bikes and kick off May 20 in Asheville, N.C. and wrap up Oct. 7 in Tempe, Arizona.

Posted in North America
Posted March 21, 2017

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design has partnered with Fabric to produce a Grinduro event in the UK this July.

The event, open to 400 riders, will be held on the Isle of Arran in Scotland. 

Posted in International
Posted March 21, 2017
Jeff Weiss addressing the audience during the keynote.

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports is presenting its 2018 model year product line to international distributors at Dorel's International Sales Show here this week.

Posted in International
Posted March 21, 2017
New facility houses carbon rim manufacturing, sales, marketing and customer service for Enve and sister brand Mavic as the headquarters for Amer Sports' global cycling group.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Enve moved into its new building last October, but the wheel brand recently held its grand opening in conjunction with the North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 21, 2017
The ShockStop stem.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Redshift Sports, a Philadelphia company with roots in triathlon, is now having its components distributed by QBP. Redshift offers the ShockStop suspension stem, Quick-Release Aerobars, Dual-Position Seatpost, and a line of accessories. QBP will carry all of them.

Posted in North America
Posted March 21, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts' president, Bruno Maier, will be leaving the company at the end of this month to return to Ohio to be closer to his family. In mid-April, he'll be taking on an entrepreneurial role with a company in the outdoor industry, he said.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 21, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Sara Jarrell has been appointed SRAM's women's program coordinator. The new position will focus on educating women and developing complementary excitement around SRAM, RockShox and Zipp products.

Posted in North America
Posted March 21, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) – Since being added to the Taipei Cycle Show in 2012, the d&i awards have recognized innovating design from all corners of the industry, including products in four categories.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 21, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) – The Taipei Cycle Show kicked off a day earlier this year with an off-site demo — a first in the show's 30-year history.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 21, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Despite some challenges facing Taiwan's bicycle market, including a nearly 30 percent drop in exports reported in 2016, the outlook for the 2017 Taipei International Cycle Show, which starts Wednesday, remains relatively positive.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

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