SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory is advising bike owners with certain Float X2 shocks on their bikes to stop using the bikes; the company also is telling bike suppliers and retailers to stop selling bikes with the shocks until further instructed.
DOHA, Qatar (BRAIN) — The UCI has awarded 15 world championship events in multiple disciplines to venues around the world, including the first ever UCI world championships to be held in Turkey.
SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Early registration has opened for the Whistler Bike conference, scheduled for May 23-26. The event focuses on digital marketing and is organized by PinkBike.com and Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
TULSA, Okla. (BRAIN) — When friends Matt Gragg and Curtis Kline decided to buy a business earlier this year, they looked at options in several industries, including a brand that makes packs for wildland firefighters and a company that manufactures fire trucks.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — On Monday, Giant USA is launching its WebLink online sales platform along with new Giant and Liv consumer websites. Consumers will be able to order Giant bikes through the site and pick up the bike at their chosen Giant retailer.
LANCASTER, Pa. (BRAIN) — Speedsleeve products are now being distributed to U.K. retailers by Velobrands.
"We have been looking for a solid distributor in the U.K. since we started a few years ago and waiting until we found a group like Velobrands," said Speedsleev's Rob Allen.
AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International has opened registration for its seventh annual TBI Conference, which will be held Jan. 22-24 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Accell Group NV plans to separate its North American e-bike business into a focused, stand-alone business called Raleigh Electric, which will be based in California and headed up by Larry Pizzi.
MERCER ISLAND, Wash. (BRAIN) — Dan Sotelo, one of the most prolific innovators during the 1990s mountain bike boom, is returning to the wholesale side of the industry with a new wheel balancing system he is presenting to wheel, tire and bike makers around the world.
BREMBATE, Italy (BRAIN) — 3T products — including its new Exploro frame and Discus wheels — are now being distributed to U.S. dealers via both 3T America or Vittoria Industries North America.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized is recalling about 1,000 model year 2016 Venge ViAS frames because the rear wheel can come out of the dropout.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nikwax has added new sales agencies on the East Coast.
KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN) — Lava Magazine once again did a count of equipment used on the bike leg of this weekend's Ironman World Championships here.
REMAGEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Johannes C. Schauff, a member of a noted bike industry family in Germany, died Sept. 23 at 83. The Schauff name was perhaps best known in the U.S. during the 1970s bike boom, when the company exported thousands of its 10-speed bikes to the U.S.
ANKENY, Iowa (BRAIN) — Retired racers Lance Armstrong and Nelson Vails are among the speakers at next month's National Bicycle Tourism Conference, which is being held near St. Petersburg, Florida.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Abus worked with Bosch to develop an aftermarket lock for owners of e-bikes powered by the Bosch e-bike system, eliminating the need to carry separate keys.
PARIS (BRAIN) — Italian saddle maker Selle Royal is showing its newest saddle collection at the first Autonomy urban mobility expo in Paris this week. The show features everything from share cars and Uber to electric scooters and cargo, folding and electric bikes. It runs from Friday, Oct. 7, to Sunday, Oct.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized is establishing a new Minimum Advertised Price policy, effective immediately. The company also said it’s hiring a third-party provider to manage MAP monitoring and enforcement.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Last week Boa Technology broke ground on a new 140,000-square-foot office building in Denver. The new building is in the same TAXI mixed-use community where Boa has been based for the last four years.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Assos is taking its new truck and trailer display on the road this fall, attending bike events and visiting retailer across the West. The set up, called Assos Mobile, was unveiled at the CrossVegas race last month.