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Posted February 11, 2009

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—Clif Bar and others have issued a voluntary recall on certain bars that contain peanut products that were manufactured by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA), which is the focus of an ongoing Salmonella investigation.

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Posted February 10, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Tenneco-Marzocchi s.r.l, have issued a voluntary recall of some 2008 forks.

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Posted February 3, 2009

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Kestrel Bicycles will be sponsoring the Rock Racing Professional Cycling Team for 2009.

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Posted January 29, 2009

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)— Abio Bikes has unveiled its new line of folding bicycles, hoping to kick-start a "chainless revolution" for urban commuters and around-town recreational riders across North America.

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Posted January 24, 2009

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—Mavic wanted to give Bicycle Retailer & Industry News readers an update pertaining to the recent CPSC recall of Mavic's R-sys front wheels.

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Posted January 24, 2009

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Saris wanted to clarify information recently released by the Consumer Products Safety Commission regarding the company's voluntary recall of some CycleOps trainers.

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Posted January 22, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Saris Cycling Group, has issued a voluntary recall of about 2,000 stationary bicycle trainers.

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Posted January 14, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Giant Bicycle, has issued a voluntary recall on about 1,000 TCR Advanced SL and SL bicycle and frames from the 2009 model year.

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Posted January 8, 2009

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—Mavic has announced a voluntary recall of its R-SYS front wheels as a precautionary safety measure. The carbon tubular spokes of the R-SYS front wheel may break during use in certain circumstances.

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Posted January 6, 2009

WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with SRAM, has announced a voluntary recall of about 175 RockShox Domain 302 and 318 forks.

SRAM issued its own voluntary recall on these forks last November.

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Posted December 21, 2008

OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Magura USA is recalling Durin Race 80- and 100-millimeter forks because long term product testing has revealed a structural flaw in the lower leg assembly.

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Posted December 15, 2008

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Jan Heine’s first photographic history of cycle touring bikes, The Golden Age of Handbuilt Bicycles, brought a small exotic niche of cycling history to a wide audience.

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Posted December 13, 2008

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—In light of some recent breakages, Ritchey Design wanted to remind retailers and the public of the voluntary recall issued earlier this year on certain WCS and Pro level road and 'cross cranksets.

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Posted November 25, 2008

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) —SRAM issued a recall on Tuesday of certain RockShox Domain 302 and 318 fork models produced with a steel steerer tube.

SRAM is pulling these RockShox Domain forks from the marketplace due to potential for the steerer tube to fail.

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Posted November 19, 2008

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle is introducing two new single speed urban bikes in January that will feature carbon composite belt drives instead of chains.

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Posted November 18, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a voluntary recall for 1,700 DiNotte Lighting Lithium-Ion batteries used with bicycle lights.

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Posted October 24, 2008

BOISE, ID (BRAIN)—Almost five years ago Tony DuPont, founder of Io DuPont and inventor of Power Cordz, realized significant gains could be made by utilizing synthetic fibers for the construction of bicycle control cables.

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Posted October 23, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Shimano American Corp., have voluntary recalled about 275 Dura Ace Carbon Clincher wheels. The manufacturer is Shimano Components SDN of Johor, Malaysia.

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Posted September 24, 2008

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Civia Cycles unveiled its second line of transportation-oriented bikes, dubbed the Loring, at Interbike on Wednesday.

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Posted September 24, 2008

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Besides introducing its A2BTM electric bike yesterday to bike dealers at Interbike, Ultra Motor also announced results of its first annual Smart Transport Survey.

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