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Posted August 27, 2015
In a recall that appears similar to Trek's, Huffy is replacing QR skewers that can contact a front brake rotor. Only 460 Huffy bikes are involved.
Huffy TR745.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Huffy is recalling about 460 bikes because the front quick release skewer, when open, can come in contact with the front disc brake rotor, causing an accident.

Posted in Recalls
Posted August 27, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Santa Cruz Bicycles, which was purchased by Pon Holdings earlier this summer, has taken over its distribution in the Germany and Austria markets, the company announced this week.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — From tubes and helmets to folding bikes, footwear and everything in between, new product galore made its debut in the halls of the Messe Friedrichshafen during the first two days of Eurobike 2015.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — WTB is showing off its new Saddle Fit System at Eurobike. The system is designed to steer a rider towards suggested saddles by using a pressure sensitive pad that is placed over the rider's existing saddle to measure sit-bone position.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd. , a Chinese private conglomerate, has reached an agreement to buy Ironman for approximately $650 million from Providence Equity Partners.

Posted in International
Posted August 27, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Ready for another addition to the growing number of terms for the “plus” tire size?

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — It was standing room only today at the Taiwan Excellence New Products Launch, presented in conjunction with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA).

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike / Taipei Cycle Show
Posted August 27, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Fail to match the color of your fork or rims to your mountain bike frame and you run the risk of becoming a fashion pariah. 

MRP is here to help.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2015

DERBY, Vt. (BRAIN) — Garneau has hired the Moxie Northwest Sales Agency to represent the brand in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.

Posted in North America
Posted August 27, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — The carbon component company Atomik Carbon is now working with several independent sales rep groups for national sales coverage.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted August 26, 2015

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) – Torcano Industries is now the exclusive distributor of Pillow Pets Tricksters helmets.

Posted in North America
Posted August 26, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is recalling about 330 model year 2015 Trek 9.8 Superfly FS, SL, X1 and XT mountain bikes because the carbon fiber seatpost can crack and break. The company has received two reports of the seatposts cracking; neither resulted in injury.

Posted in Recalls
Posted August 26, 2015
The POC Fondo Light Jersey.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — POC's new Fondo road cycling collection is aimed at non-elite cyclists interested in performance and comfort. It is POC's third cycling collection, joining AVIP, which is focused on rider safety, and Raceday, which is aimed at elite athletes.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 26, 2015

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Serfas has hired Patrick Baldwin as a regional sales manager. The company also has hired the outside sales rep force, Southeast Sports, and announced that it will repeat its Golden Ticket promotion at Interbike, awarding one lucky dealer with $5,000 in Serfas product,

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps / Interbike
Posted August 26, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike on Wednesday, Italian saddle maker Selle Royal debuted its newest line, Scientia, which was designed in conjunction with researchers from the University of Cologne in Germany. 

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 26, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Yeti Cycles has added a new model to its lineup.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 26, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has added 100 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses to its list, bringing the program to recognize more than 1,050 businesses and government agencies. They are being recognized for making a bike-friendly environment for employees and the public.

Posted in North America
Posted August 26, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — For years now, Rotor has marched to the beat of its own drum in road drivetrain components, whether it’s offering oval Q-Ring chainrings or eschewing carbon cranks in favor of aluminum ones because it believes the material offers superior performance for the application.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 26, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — With a global release set for spring 2016, SRAM unveiled its long-awaited wireless electronic road groupset, SRAM Red eTAP, on the opening day of Eurobike on Wednesday.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 25, 2015

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Trek’s decision to begin online bike sales is covered in depth in the latest issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

The new issue, dated Sept. 1, is arriving in mailboxes now and is being distributed at this week’s Eurobike show in Germany.

Posted in Retail News

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