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Posted February 10, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle recalled 49,000 girl’s bicycles due to an incorrectly welded frame, which could cause the frame to break while the bike is in use.

Posted in Recalls
Posted February 6, 2008

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Niner Bikes will paint 25 frames and matching forks with a very special theme and will sell these very limited edition frames to raise money for the charity of their choice.

Niner's first charity will be IMBA.

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Posted January 27, 2008

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design has announced a voluntary recall on certain WCS and Pro level road and 'cross cranksets. According to Ritchey, the
non-driveside arms of affected cranks can break unexpectedly during use, possibly resulting in injury.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 17, 2008

MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA (BRAIN)—The 9th Edition of the BPSA Bicycle Owner's Manual represents a major re-write of the 8th Edition in order to bring the manual into compliance
with the new European Union EN Standards 14764, 14766 and 14781.

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Posted January 15, 2008

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The new Selling Cycling 2008 DVD and Owner's Guide shipped today to retailers who have already subscribed.

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Posted January 10, 2008

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Cannondale, has announced a voluntary recall of roughly 150 Scalpel mountain bikes from the 2008 model year.

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Posted January 8, 2008

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Pacific Cycle, yesterday announced a voluntary recall of the InStep Pathfinder, Schwinn Run About and Mongoose Alley Cat trailer bicycles.

Roughly 7,000 of these bikes were made.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 3, 2008

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—The United States Patent and Trademark office has granted federal trademark registrations to Park Tool Company for its iconic blue color.

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Posted December 31, 2007

WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—This is a warning against unapproved use of Fox Forks from Fox Racing Shox.

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Posted December 26, 2007

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon has issued a voluntary recall of the seatpost bolt on full-size 2007 models. The seatpost bolt can break under use and may pose a potential safety hazard. The bolt should be replaced immediately.

Posted in Recalls
Posted December 20, 2007

SAN VENDEMIANO, Italy (BRAIN)—Several dozen U.S. apparel suppliers are currently evaluating a new chamois design for women based on research done by CyTech with the Department of Anatomy and Physiology of the University of Padua.

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Posted December 18, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Specialized, yesterday announced a voluntary recall of some of the company's bicycle helmets.

Roughly 3,000 helmets were made.

Posted in Recalls
Posted December 13, 2007

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Ryan Beers sure hopes swinging isn't dead. A swing bike that is.

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Posted December 3, 2007

BY MATT WIEBE

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Bike manufacturers could feel the backlash from a recent spate of recalls that have raised a cry for stricter product regulation from federal legislators.

Posted in Recalls
Posted November 25, 2007

PAYSON, UT (BRAIN)—CNET staff writer Michael Kanellos picked up on the technology behind the Delta 7 Arentix mountain bike in his latest online report.

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Posted October 26, 2007

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Chanel is doing its part in fighting global warming by launching a specially designed bicycle as part of its latest collection.

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Posted October 25, 2007

KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN)—This fall REI and Smith Optics will join forces to bring Smith’s premium Rx sunglass services to REI customers.

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Posted October 24, 2007

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ (BRAIN)—SOMA Cycle (Zigo) has filed for patent protection covering numerous aspects of the Zigo Leader. The patents were filed prior to the launch of the product at Interbike in September.

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Posted October 23, 2007

WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Reynolds, yesterday announced a voluntary recall of Reynolds UL forks.

Roughly 330 of these forks were sold.

Posted in Recalls
Posted October 18, 2007

KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN))—Hawaii’s Ironman brings out the statisticians in the industry, particularly among the major bicycle companies.

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