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Posted April 13, 2012

SANTA CRUZ CA (BRAIN) Friday April 13 2012 2:23 PM MT—Epicenter Cycling in Aptos, California, has expanded to a second location in Santa Cruz. A grand opening is planned for May 5.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 13, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — If you noticed an unusual number of new road racing product introductions in the media this spring, there may be a contributing factor — the international racing union is requiring manufacturers to publish information about new bikes before the bikes can be used in international competition.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 12, 2012

Two new at-large directors join USA Cycling board • FasCat Coaching launches online power meter store • Hydrapak supplying bladders for Shimano and The North Face • ASI hires Chuck Webster as New England Territory Manager

Posted in North America
Posted April 12, 2012

HANNOVER, Germany (BRAIN)Online registration has opened for this year’s Eurobike design and green awards. The website for registration is www.ifdesign.de, and the deadline to enter is July 20.

Posted in International Tagged Awards / Eurobike / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted April 12, 2012

FT. COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) Thursday April 12 2012 3:20 PM MT—Big Shot Bikes, a three-year-old company that allows consumers to build and order custom fixie bikes online, is now opening dealers.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 12, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday April 12 2012 2:35 PM MT—Three bike manufacturers and SR Suntour are working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 17,000 bikes because the SR Suntour suspension forks can fail.

Posted in Recalls
Posted April 12, 2012

CGI launches e-commerce program, GearBuzz • Rocky Mountain Bicycle Festival links with Morgul-Bismark race • ENVE introduces new clincher and tubular rim models • Five ProTeams confirmed for Tour of Utah

Posted in North America
Posted April 12, 2012

REHOBOTH, MA (BRAIN) Thursday April 12 2012 11:04 AM MT—Police here say the apparent failure of a recalled Cervelo fork may have contributed to a fatal bike accident Monday.

Posted in Recalls
Posted April 12, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) Utah-based Icon Health & Fitness is suing five top developers of mobile and online fitness-related applications for allegedly infringing two of its patents through various devices, websites and systems that allow users to upload and store exercise d

Posted in North America Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted April 11, 2012

Tern wins Red Dot Award • Trips for Kids to celebrate 25th anniversary with gala and auction • New edition of Your First Triathlon available from VeloPress • Cervelo official bike of Gran Fondo Canada series • Bianchi official bike of 2012 Tours of Tucson

Posted in North America
Posted April 11, 2012

CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday April 11 2012 6:32 AM MT—Bob Haro, one of the founding fathers of BMX freestyle and the namesake of Haro Bicycles, is coming back to the bike industry with a limited edition anniversary bike and a new brand.

Posted in North America
Posted April 11, 2012

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. (BRAIN) Wednesday April 11 2012 6:24 AM MT—Norco Bicycles has opened its third partnership store, Norco Cap’s Abbotsford in British Columbia.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted April 10, 2012

OSHKOSH, WI (BRAIN) Tuesday April 10 2012 4:10 PM MT—If the groundhog sees his shadow in February, there are six more weeks of winter. If he can see his reflection in retailer Chris Kegel's head in April, does it forecast a strong season for bike sales?

Posted in Retail News Tagged Chris Kegel
Posted April 10, 2012

Camelbak hires Ted Ganio and Stephen Barnes • 3T launches new corporate website • Showers Pass offers drinking tube attachment • Tate Labs offers alternative Garmin computer mount

Posted in North America
Posted April 10, 2012

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday April 10 2012 9:19 AM MT—Specialized has hired Megan Tompkins as public relations manager for the U.S. market.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 9, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Monday April 9 2012 4:23 PM MT—Specialized has won the latest round in a nearly four-year-old patent dispute with Stan's NoTubes.

Posted in North America
Posted April 9, 2012

Iowa students wins Saris' poster contest • VCU joins Fuji University Bike program • Voting open for Foundry Tradesman and Tradeswomen finalists • Bicyclinghub.com marks ten-year anniversary, welcomes Marc Kipp

Posted in North America
Posted April 9, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) Monday April 9 2012 6:14 AM MT—It’s been a whirlwind three months for Sky Boyer.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 6, 2012

DAVIS, CA (BRAIN) Friday April 6 2012 9:36 AM MT— Members of the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame voters registry have until April 15 to submit their ballots for 2012 inductees.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 5, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday April 5 2012 2:48 PM MT— Public Bikes is recalling some bike models because of a faulty pedal.

Posted in Recalls

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