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Posted June 26, 2014
The 724 rear wheel has a 2:1 spoke lacing pattern.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — ASI's Oval Concepts component brand is renewing its licensing agreement with TruVelo Design for wheel technology.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 25, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Tern is recalling about 1,700 Tern Link folding bikes worldwide because of some frame failures.

Posted in Recalls
Posted June 25, 2014
National Bike Month initiative raises $160,000 for the U.S. Bicycle Route System.

MISSOULA, Mont. (BRAIN) — Adventure Cycling Association's fifth annual Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. campaign raised more than $160,000 for the U.S.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 25, 2014

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The aero road helmet market is apparently heating up, with new models arriving all the time. Giro's latest, the Synthe, was introduced this week and promises not only an aero advantage, but a weight and cooling performance that rivals standard road helmets.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 24, 2014
The Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — For the 2015 model year, Santa Cruz Bicycles is offering lower-priced carbon bikes for select models — the 5010 and Bronson = 27.5-inch bikes and Tallboy 29er — and has introduced its own grips and carbon handlebars.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 24, 2014

KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — Smith Optics, which introduced a mountain bike helmet constructed with an unusual material last year, is now launching a matching road bike helmet, called the Overtake.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 24, 2014

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Ridley is sponsoring a cyclocross clinic to be held prior to this year's CrossVegas race; the clinic will be conducted by members of the Telenet Fidea Cycling Team and will be held on the CrossVegas race course at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex in Las Vegas.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted June 24, 2014

DALLAS (BRAIN) — Hans Johnsen Company will distribute Pioneer power meter cranks, computers and accessories in the South: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted June 24, 2014

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives has revamped its website, with a greater emphasis on presenting the helmet and protective gear brand's technology, sponsored riders, and photography and storytelling.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 23, 2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (BRAIN) — Industry consultant group Gluskin Townley is making a bike brand marketshare report available at a significant discount this summer.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted June 23, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — American Classic is making its wheels available at a special price to Interbike exhibitors who need wheels for their displays at the show or at the OutDoor Demo. The company's road and mountain bike wheels will be available, the company said.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike

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