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Posted January 18, 2012

OLNEY, Il (BRAIN) Jan.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted January 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Jan. 18, 1:11 pm MT—Giant Bicycle is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 900 road bikes because their forks can crack.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the fork problem.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 18, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Jan. 18, 9 am MT —NBDA dealers are eligible for scholarships of up to $1,000 to help them attend the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C., March 20-22

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 18, 2012

Parlee hires Steve Fairchild • Hydrapak names Kim director of operations • Serfas hires new SoCal rep • Avery Stonich joins Outdoor Industry Association

Posted in North America
Posted January 17, 2012

Hawley to offer Crankbrothers pedals • Specialized rolls out Vendor-Link Cycling • Bikes Belong awards $25,000 grant to SLC

Posted in North America
Posted January 16, 2012

Gore is recalling some specific SKUs of its Gore RideOn brake cables. The company is asking retailers to immediately stop sales of the affected products.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 16, 2012

Saris dealer video contest offers trip to Italy • Trestle Bike announces Colorado freeride festival • Park's Atlanta tech summit sells out • NRF announces 'Best Retail Stories' video contest

Posted in North America
Posted January 16, 2012

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan voters’ re-election of President Ma Ying-jeou for a second and final term over the weekend bodes well for the future success of island bike manufacturers.

Posted in International
Posted January 16, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Selling Cycling, a training partnership between Ray Keener's company Growth Cycle and the National Bicycle Dealers Association, is all-new and all ready to go for 2012.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 16, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN)—Usually by the time November rolls around suppliers have brought in well over 17 million bikes. But overly optimistic imports two years ago, coupled with poor sell-through last year, slowed down the bike business 22 percent from 2010.

Posted in International
Posted January 13, 2012

Parkin and Caldwell's Christmas came early • TMG adds to retail team • Trek Women announces 2012 event partnerships • OIA works with Outside on 'Best Places to Work' feature • Mellow Johnny's race expands

Posted in North America
Posted January 13, 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY (BRAIN) — The newly united ABA and NBL BMX associations are holding their first unified summit next month in Louisville.

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


Posted in North America
Posted January 13, 2012

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan voters go to the polls this weekend to decide a close presidential race that bears implications for cross-strait relations between the island and mainland China.

Posted in International
Posted January 13, 2012

SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—A jury is expected to return a verdict Friday in a whittled down case that Specialized has filed against Volagi in Santa Clara Superior Court here.

Posted in North America
Posted January 12, 2012

Cycleops to supply Vacansoleil pro team • Triathlon industry forms association • New touring company focuses on corporate needs • Crankbrothers auctions 'dream bikes' for charity

Posted in North America
Posted January 12, 2012

LONDON (BRAIN)—The London Bike Show opens Thursday and runs through Sunday. The four-day consumer show is held at ExCel London in the city’s Royal Docks area.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted January 12, 2012

SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized and Volagi attorneys will present their closing statements Thursday morning in Santa Clara Superior Court here, and put their clients' fate in the hands of a jury.

Posted in North America
Posted January 11, 2012

Accell Group completes purchase of Currie • CamelBak hires eastern sales manager • Norco signs mountain biker Mike Hopkins • IMBA hires two new regional directors

Posted in North America
Posted January 11, 2012

SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized and Volagi lawyers expected to rest their cases Wednesday afternoon in the breach of contract and trade secrets case playing out in Santa Clara Superior Court here.

Posted in North America

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