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Posted April 30, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM's new model year 2015 road hydraulic brakes are in production, but the company will not ship the brakes until early May. SRAM recalled its entire road hydraulic brake product line in December.

Posted in Recalls
Posted April 29, 2014

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Industry expert Jay Townley will share "The Top 10 Secrets of Super-Successful Bike Shops" in a pair of presentations at the 2014 Recumbent Cycle-Con Trade Show and Convention, set for Oct. 10-12 at the DuPage Expo Center outside of Chicago.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted April 29, 2014

DUARTE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Dahon held a conference for its Asian distributors last weekend in Pattaya, Thailand. This year the company has expanded its regional events, with distributor conferences in Asia and Europe.

Posted in International Tagged Distributor news
Posted April 29, 2014
Some events to put on your calendar.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — National Bike Month kicks off Thursday, May 1.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 29, 2014

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BRAIN) — American Bicycle Group has bought Tri-Cycle Bicycle Rentals, which rents bikes at multisport events in the Northeast.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 28, 2014
The 2008 Felt S22 is among the recalled bikes.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has expanded a recall, first announced in 2010, to include some earlier and later model year bikes.

Posted in Recalls
Posted April 28, 2014

CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Outdoor industry veteran Kenny Ballard has joined Osprey Packs Inc. in the newly created role of chief operating officer. As COO, Ballard will head up Osprey's operations, IT, purchasing, quality and returns, and human resources.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 28, 2014
Downeast's retail ticket page.

FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle Specialists has updated its website with a more flexible feature to produce retail price stickers.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted April 28, 2014

NEW YORK — A new study of retail consumer behavior finds the line is blurring between online and brick-and-mortar shopping and that "digital interactions" (including in-store smartphone research and at-home online research) influence 36 cents of every dollar spent in the retail store — and 50 cents of every dollar s

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted April 25, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CycleFemme is working with bike share programs in New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area and Boulder, Colo., to provide bikes for participants in Gloabl Women's Cycling Day, May 11.

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

CINNCINATI (BRAIN) — Infinit Nutrition is now sponsoring the 5-Hour Energy presented by Kenda Racing Team, a Continental-registered road cycling team.

Infinit will provide its custom and pre-set products for the team's training and racing.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

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