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Posted October 16, 2007

CERRITOS, CA (BRAIN)—Razor USA and the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) are recalling approximately 20,000 Razor E300 electric scooters because a weld can break causing the handlebar to detach.

Posted in Recalls
Posted October 16, 2007

MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA (BRAIN)—The 2008 Bicycle Leadership Conference (BLC) will be held a few weeks earlier to avoid conflicting with other events such as Frostbike, but will remain in downtown San Diego. The conference, to be held Jan. 18-20 at the Holiday Inn On the Bay, will focus on supplier issues.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted October 16, 2007

SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN)—Thule added The Hawley Company as a distributor of select Thule products in the Southeastern United States.

Hawley will offer Thule’s hitch and strap based bicycle carriers and its complete line of SportRack branded hitch, strap and top-of-car bicycle carriers.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted October 16, 2007

“No words will ever sum up the measure of this man. A man who lived from the heart. My thoughts and prayers are with those who need the strength to carry on.” -Andrew Hopkins from Scotland said of the late Richard Juryn.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

"Important announcement: Some hunters have been seen in the woods near Piney Ridge trail and the fish and game commission has raised the legal kill limit on campers to three. So, if you're hiking today, please wear something bright and keep low." —Tripper Harrison from "Meatballs"

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

"Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope." —George Burns

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)–Trucking more than 100 Maestro suspension mountain bikes across the country in two large trailers to demo sites in eight different cities in five weeks may sound like a daunting task, but the crew of Giant Bicycle’s “Ride Maestro Tour” isn’t phased one bit.

Posted in Retail News
Posted October 16, 2007

BORDENTOWN, NJ (BRAIN)—Princeton Tec Lighting is partnering with Fuji Bikes to continue to expand the Princeton Tec dealer network in the United States.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted October 16, 2007

SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids celebrates 20 years of empowering youth with a dinner auction from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on November 3, 2007, at the Mill Valley Community Center in Marin, California.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 16, 2007

"Those Bios are pretty damn funny." -Dain Zaffke from WTB

"The comment in Patrick O'Grady's Bio about him annoying people is and understatement!" -J.P. Morgan from Ochsner

"Come on Matt show us your mug!" -Ryan Bennett from Colorado Cyclist

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Roughly 75 percent of the U.S. population is involved in a fitness, sports, recreational, or outdoor activity as a casual, regular or frequent
participant.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted October 16, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Erik’s Bike Shop in Minnesota, Specialized Bicycles and Burley Trailers joined efforts last August to donate bikes and trailers for the Swenson-Lee family who will be appearing on the upcoming Extreme Makeover Home Edition program, being aired on Nov. 25.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 16, 2007

CHARLOTTE, NC (BRAIN)—The family of a young girl killed in a 2006 North Carolina bicycle crash filed a lawsuit against the charity ride organizers that put on the event.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

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