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Posted June 20, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Currie Technologies is recalling certain models of its Tricruiser, an electric-powered adult tricycle. The company said the rear axle may break causing the rear wheel to detach. The Tricruiser was marketed under the IZIP and eZip brands.

Posted in Recalls
Posted June 20, 2012

EVANSTON, IL (BRAIN)—Longtime Evanston retailer Turin Bicycles has rebranded as Ten 27 Cycles and is now under the sole ownership of Chris Mailing, who has been majority owner since 2004.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 19, 2012

BROOMFIELD, CO (BRAIN)—The inaugural Action Outdoor & Bike Expo in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is still two months away, but organizers have already announced plans to take the show to the West Coast next year. They are also adding three more show dates.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted June 19, 2012

LANCASTER, OH (BRAIN)—Industry veteran Dan Peters is not so much relocating Lancaster Bicycle as he is launching a mini-empire.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 19, 2012

News from Saris, Niner, Hutchinson, Enve and Cannondale

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted June 19, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—The family of a San Francisco cyclist killed two years ago when he crashed into a car while speeding on his bike has sued Strava for encouraging dangerous behavior to win challenges on the popular social networking website.

Posted in North America
Posted June 18, 2012

QBP ranks 24th in newspaper’s Top Workplaces • SF cyclist charged with manslaughter • Trek signs ‘cross racer Katie Compton • Registration opens for LEVA courses

Posted in North America
Posted June 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Monday June 18 2012 3:00 PM PST—The results of a new study detailing the usage of Capital Bikeshare, the 1,500-bike rental scheme in Washington, D.C. and Arlington County, Virginia, were released today.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted June 18, 2012

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN)—Amer Sports, parent company to Mavic and other outdoor sports brands, has shuffled its top management team.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 18, 2012

Outdoor sales rebound in May • Ochowicz is focus of August event • Franco Bicycle partners with Studeo DNA

Posted in North America
Posted June 18, 2012

SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN) Monday June 18 2012 6:32 AM MT—Move Press, the publisher of 3/Go Triathlon, peloton and switchback magazines, is transitioning 3/Go away from print, the company said.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted June 15, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Friday June 15 2012 10:38 AM MT—Bike industry veteran Troy Angwin died last Thursday after being hit by a trolly in downtown San Diego.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 14, 2012

AASHTO publishes Bike Guide • Bloomsbury Publishing partners with Rouleur • Challenge opens North American office with Lumbaca • Fundraiser raises more than $50,000 for U.S. Bicycle Route System • BMX veteran Dennis McCoy returns to Haro team • QR sponsors REV3 triathlon series

Posted in North America
Posted June 14, 2012

USA Pro Challenge and NBC Sports Group reach multi-year agreement • SRAM bike part art being auctioned to support World Bicycle Relief • Rider on Dahon wins folding bike race • Velo Saddles launches Senso New Heroes webpages • Rudy Project offers 2-for-1 promotion

Posted in North America
Posted June 13, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday June 13 2012 4:35 PM MT—The United States Anti-Doping Agency has notified Lance Armstrong that it has begun the process of seeking sports sanctions for alleged doping during his career.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 13, 2012

Teva introduces seven new bike shoes • Currie Technologies launches new website • NSGA's Kasen to retire

Posted in North America
Posted June 12, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday June 12 2012 3:00 PM MT—Colorado-based Velo magazine and VeloNews.com will continue as the official media sponsor of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in a multi-year agreement announced Tuesday.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted June 12, 2012

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Posted in Retail News
Posted June 12, 2012

More Euro brands sign on to Asia Bike • European Commission to review ruling on extra e-bike tests • Dahon names Greek distributor • Western governors tout economic value of outdoor recreation

Posted in North America
Posted June 11, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday June 11 2012 7:03 PM MT—Next year, the Interbike Expo is moving from its long-time home at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center,

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

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