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Posted August 28, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike, Stages Cycling has introduced its first power meter that directly measures power from each crank arm. The company's previous meters were left-arm only. 

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 28, 2017

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has announced the winners for the Interbike Innovation Awards. Revamped for 2017, the awards recognize excellence and innovation in product, retail and advocacy.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards / Interbike / Interbike Awards
Posted August 28, 2017

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.— U.S. industry veteran Paul Lew has been named CEO of the newly restructured Edco cycling company, now based in Arizona.

Posted in International
Posted August 25, 2017

MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Light & Motion is offering a new series of lights for urban riding that rely on motion and light sensors to automatically turn on and off as needed. The company says the design make the lights easy to use and contributes to their compactness and durability.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 25, 2017

QUÉBEC CITY (BRAIN) — Garneau has promoted David Cathcart from director of USA and international sales to now oversee the company's sales & marketing teams as executive leader, of sales and marketing.

Posted in North America
Posted August 25, 2017

WEITERSTADT, Germany — As e-bike manufacturer Riese & Müller celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, the company is on the brink of expanding both its market reach and its production capacity.

Posted in International
Posted August 25, 2017

PUERTO DE MOGAN, Gran Canaria (BRAIN) — Davide Campagnolo, 36, sticks out in the riding group that heads out of Puerto de Mogan, Gran Canaria.

Posted in International
Posted August 25, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Given the turmoil swirling around new dates and locations for trade shows next year, Eurobike is looking like a beacon of calm — and doing the same old, same old never felt so good. Add to this a healthy European market and continued e-bike product innovation, and it’s not surprising that Eurobike head Stefan Reisinger expects a show a bit larger than last year.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 25, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Following what retailer Seton Claggett described as a brutal five-year legal battle with his bank, TriSports.com is closing.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 25, 2017

BREMBATE, Italy (BRAIN) — The German high-end component brand THM, which was acquired by 3T last year, is now distributing to European dealers via its own B2B sales platform.

The company said the system offers retailers enhanced transparency of the order process and quicker fulfillment.

Posted in International
Posted August 25, 2017

HANOVER, N.H. (BRAIN) —Briko, an Italian brand best known for its ski helmets and eyewear, is now bringing its bike helmets to the U.S. market. The bike products were previously available only in Europe.

Posted in North America
Posted August 24, 2017

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Beeline Bikes has opened a location in Fort Collins, Colorado, that will serve customers in Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley and surrounding communities.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
Posted August 24, 2017

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch eBike Systems will offer free professional training onsite at Interbike next month. The training can be used to renew mechanic certification, which expires 15 months from the date of the last training.

The Bosch Dealer Certification Clinic covers:

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / Interbike
Posted August 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The North American Bikeshare Association said it is frustrated by a decision to remove a Capital Bikeshare station from the White House grounds last week.

Posted in North America
Posted August 23, 2017

NEW YORK CITY (BRAIN) — Phillip Lucas is transitioning to part-time consulting work with Velocomp, where he has worked for the past year. Lucas is returning to Europe to live closer to his family and work via his Netherlands-based consulting firm, Upshift Sports Consulting.

Posted in International
Posted August 23, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has sent a letter to its members informing them of updates to California's Prop. 65 warning label regulations. The changes go into effect Aug. 30, 2018.

Posted in North America
Posted August 23, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (BRAIN) — Illinois has become the latest state to sign a new e-bike bill into law that designates a three-class system for electric bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted August 23, 2017

NEW YORK CITY (BRAIN) — If bike shoppers seemed particularly hard strapped for money this year, it could be because consumer debt hit a new high, higher than the lead up to 2008’s Great Recession. 

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted August 22, 2017

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Mann Group has added a new workshop for bike industry sales reps to its Mann U offerings.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted August 22, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (BRAIN) — Recumbent trike maker Catrike plans to double the size of it Orlando production facility. Catrike will also increase its production staff, the company stated.

Posted in North America

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