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Posted December 22, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN)—The international cycling union UCI has clarified its rules on saddle tilt and aero water bottles in elite competition.

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Posted December 6, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is working with Nautilus Inc. to recall about 10,000 Schwinn 460 elliptical exercise machines.

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Posted October 30, 2011
BOISE, ID (BRAIN)— BOB Trailers Inc. has issued a recall for its strollers with embroidered canopy logos, saying the backing patch of the canopy’s embroidered logo can detach, posing a choking hazard for babies and young children.

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Posted October 27, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Trek, has issued a voluntary recall of about 27,000 FX and District bikes from the 2012 model year.

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Posted October 26, 2011
CALGARY, Alberta (BRAIN)—As the manufacturer of Chariot products Thule has been notifying its customers in North America of a recall to select Chariot bicycle trailer kits.

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Posted October 18, 2011
VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN)—Campagnolo announced plans this week to officially launch its long anticipated electronic groupset on Nov. 7.

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Posted September 22, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bridgeway International, has issued a voluntary recall of about 91,000 bikes.

The bicycle chain can break, causing a rider to lose control and fall.

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Posted September 22, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Specialized, has issued a voluntary recall of about 14,200 bicycles with Advanced Group carbon forks.

Specialized was unavailable for further comment.

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Posted September 19, 2011
FRANKFURT, Germany (BRAIN)—Ford unveiled an e-bike for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

And although the automobile company admitted it has no plans to put the two-wheeler into production, the "E-Bike Concept is part of Ford's ongoing research into alternative transportation.

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Posted September 13, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)--The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Weehoo, have issued a voluntary recall of about 2,700 Weehoo iGo bicycle pedal trailers. Name of Product: Weehoo iGo Bicycle Pedal Trailers

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Posted September 1, 2011
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Product Architects, Inc., maker of the insulated Polar Bottle, has added several new limited edition bottles to its online store.

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Posted September 1, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—QBP has launched a new brand called 45North, a brand specific to cold-weather conditions.

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Posted August 18, 2011
OLATHE, KS (BRAIN)—Garmin International, a unit of Garmin Ltd., has unveiled Vector–a pedal based power meter.

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Posted August 11, 2011
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Nuvinci has introduced its answer to the next evolution in electric bike technology: the Harmony automatic shifting system.

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Posted August 2, 2011
SNOWBIRD, UT (BRAIN)—Retailers hoping to spruce up their car-rack lines can add a new brand from Yakima that the company says will attract sophisticated consumers who are as interested in style as they are in performance.

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Posted July 21, 2011
WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Norco unveiled its 2012 line in Whistler, British Columbia earlier this week, highlighting three new bikes, appealing to a wide variety of riders.

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Posted July 21, 2011
SUNCADIA, WA (BRAIN)—Cyclocross dealers and the fans they cater to may want to take a look at Shimano’s new cyclocross group—cantilever brakes, cranks and front derailleur.
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Posted July 15, 2011
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle has created a lineup of Livestrong-themed bikes to support the fight against cancer.

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Posted July 15, 2011
By Jason Norman

As the popularity of 29ers continues to rise, engineers are drawing up new suspension platforms better tailored to fit their larger wheel size.

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Posted July 6, 2011
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—The European Patent Office has notified Trek Bicycle that its patent application on its Active Braking Pivot (ABP) suspension system (which is already patented in the United States #7,837,213) has been approved and will soon mature into a patent in Europe.

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