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Posted January 15, 2014
Primal provides series leaders' jerseys to NICA leagues.

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The news from the National Interscholastic Cycling Association is that Giro Sport Design, Kinetic Trainers and Primal clothing have each either continued or expanded their sponsorship for 2014.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Competition
Posted January 15, 2014

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) Quality Bicycle Products has added four new outside sales reps.

Posted in North America
Posted January 15, 2014
A SRAM Red disc caliper

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is promising to have its new hydraulic brakes ready to go back on consumers' bikes sometime during the second half of April.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 15, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Six months after its launch, Zipp’s Vuka Fit app and web software is approaching 5,000 unique users, Zipp officials say.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted January 14, 2014
Aluminum and carbon frame assembly at the Intense factory.

TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Andrew Herrick is stepping into the CEO role at Intense Cycles. Herrick was formerly president of Crankbrothers.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted January 14, 2014

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — You may have seen the ad on this very site: The remaining assets of the Mad Fiber wheel company are going on auction this month. The trustee of the bankrupt company has listed the assets — mostly intellectual property and some tooling — with Randy L. Fridkis Auctions.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 14, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Event organizers Richard Fries and Joan Hanscom were among the inductees into the Woolly Mammoth Society during the USA Cycling cyclocross national championships held here last week. The Woolly Mammoth Society is the unofficial U.S. cyclocross hall of fame.
Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Awards
Posted January 14, 2014
Ripper (left) and Wollenhaupt.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has appointed Frank Ripper as its  mountain bike PR coordinator for much of Europe. Ripper has been SRAM's MTB technical marketing coordinator for Europe for the last few days.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted January 14, 2014
Team Sky gets blue Stages power meters.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Britain's Team Sky will use U.S.-made Stages Cycling power meters for the 2014 race season, the company announced Tuesday.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted January 14, 2014

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — SRAM named QBP the sole distributor for Zipp wheels and Quarq ELSA and RIKEN power meters, effective March 15.

Posted in North America
Posted January 13, 2014

EAGLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Eagle Outside Festival and Firebird 40 mountain bike race have announced dates for the 2014 events: May 17-18. The sixth annual festival includes Saturday's Firebird 40 and the weekend-long Rocky Mountain Bike and Outdoor Expo.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted January 13, 2014

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and the Sea Otter Classic announced its completed list of speakers and schedule for the third annual IBD Summit, which will be held in Monterey, Calif., April 8-10. 

Posted in North America Tagged Events / IBD Summit / Interbike
Posted January 13, 2014
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KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Seattle Bike Supply launched a new business-to-business website Monday that was just one part of its recent investment in service and support for its IBD network.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 13, 2014

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America is inviting retailers to a suspension and drivetrain clinic at Ray's Indoor Bike Parks in Milwaukee, Wis., and Cleveland, Ohio, in February. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 13, 2014

DETROIT (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now distributing Detroit Bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted January 13, 2014

VALENCIA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Andrew Juiliano is joining H3 Publications' editorial staff as a writer and editor for Road and Decline magazines. 

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted January 13, 2014

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced that early bird registration for exhibitors is fast approaching. Companies exhibiting at the Interbike trade show and OutDoor Demo must register by Jan. 17 to enjoy early bird savings. 

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted January 13, 2014
Company takes over title spot on the former Argos-Shimano squad. The bike brand also sponsors a development squad and women's team.
Team Giant-Shimano at a training camp earlier this month.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle is joining Cannondale, Trek, Merida and BMC among bike brands that are title or co-title sponsors of top-tier UCI professional road teams.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted January 10, 2014
Octal helmet in Garminum Blue

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Swedish helmet and eyewear maker POC has signed on as sponsor of the Garmin-Sharp professional team for the next three years. POC will supply helmets and eyewear to the team starting this month.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted January 10, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM will be offering more information on its hydraulic road brake recall and its replacement hydraulic brake products on Wednesday, but the company is saying the replacement brakes, when they become available, will not be a fix of the current design.

Posted in Industry News

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