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HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports Corporation, the former owner of Mavic and current owner of Enve Composites and other brands, has asked for its stock to be delisted from the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange. Mascot Bidco Oy, a group led by Chinese sports brand Anta, has acquired all shares of Amer in a buyout that was initiated last September.

ZURICH (BRAIN) — Accell Group has sold Protanium, a pedelec development brand, and Diavelo, an associated pedelec bike brand, to a new Swiss company headed by pedelec entrepreneur Karin Vogelsanger. 

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has announced the purchase of the Frame Saver brand from Echelon Performance Products.

Rad Power's retail showroom in Seattle. Courtesy photo.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Three bike industry brands — two of them in the e-bike market and the other in the youth bike space — have made Inc. magazine's annual list of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies.

Altor Locks' SAF is 80mm in diameter and weighs 13.7 pounds.

STERLING, Va. (BRAIN) — With battery-powered grinders becoming a favorite tool among bike thieves, Altor Locks has developed its own cutting-edge technology.

When jobs, families, careers, houses and even sometimes marriages are on the line, why are we all so resistant to change?

"Filling the parking spots."

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — 7Mesh was founded by a crew with years of experience in the technical outdoor apparel market, so a technical cycling rain jacket was a natural centerpiece of its first seasons.

But its founders always had bigger plans for the brand.

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — SockGuy's summer "promo" sock supports the Yellow Umbrella movement in Hong Kong.

Balance bikes get reprieve until Dec. 15, however.
Requisite stock photo of ship. Photo by kinsey on Unsplash.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — While President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that his administration will delay some tariffs on Chinese imports until Dec. 15, most bicycle products remain on a list subject to increased tariffs Sept. 1. 

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BRAIN) — Tony Karklins and HIA Velo have settled the lawsuit Karklins had filed against the company last fall. 

The brand is offering what it claims is the best-priced Bosch mid-drive e-bike on the market.

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (BRAIN) — Batch Bicycles is launching its first e-bike, a $1,999 commuter that the company says is among the lowest priced Bosch mid-drive e-bikes on the market.

Giant's stock performance over a three-month period. Yahoo Finance.

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Giant Manufacturing Co. LTD enjoyed a 5.3% increase in first half revenue driven by growing demand for e-bikes in Europe as well as favorable exchange rates. Recovering sales in China also helped boost revenue. Giant reported its first half numbers Wednesday.

Power meter brand sells exclusively consumer direct in Europe.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Power2Max, which has been offering a crank spider-based power meter since 2011, is one of the best known power meter brands in Europe but has considerably smaller visibility in North America.

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FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch has updated the Kiox, its handlebar-mounted computer for e-bikes with Bosch drive systems, with an electronic bike lock system.