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WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — SRAM is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall i-Motion 3 three-speed internal gear hubs with a coaster brake that were sold on some Electra model bicycles with no redundant braking system.

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Company expects Tacx acquisition to boost fitness sales in 2019.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin Ltd. on Wednesday reported a 4 percent jump in fourth-quarter revenue, to $932 million, as the company's aviation, marine, outdoor and fitness businesses grew a collective 13 percent compared with a year earlier. Revenue for the full year rose 7 percent to $3.35 billion.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (BRAIN) — This community, which already has hosted an IMBA World Summit, Outerbike and other bike events, will be home to the new Innovation Cycles Festival in mid-September. "Think of it as Ted Talks for the e-bike industry," said event organizer Nat Ross.

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Company will transition exclusively dealer direct sales this year.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Kask America began selling direct to U.S. and Canadian dealers on Jan. 1 and will continue sales through its existing distributors through early spring as it transitions to an exclusively dealer-direct model.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Pocket Outdoor Media, LLC, the owner of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, is seeking a driven, proactive and detail-oriented managing editor to join our team in Boulder.

Company is relaunching with warehouses full of in-season products that were held back from the ASE bankruptcy liquidation sales.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports Inc., the distribution arm of Advanced Sports Enterprises, is now ready to return to full-scale business, selling Fuji, Kestrel, Breezer, SE Bikes and its other brands to U.S. retailers.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Panasonic, an e-bike pioneer that has been on the sidelines of the mid-drive motor boom, is making a new bid for market relevance by announcing a partnership with Kent International.

Crowdsourcing campaign results in the new bike brand's name: ARĪV.

DETROIT (BRAIN) — General Motors is now accepting preorders in three European countries for its new e-bike line. The company also announced the results of its crowdfunding contest to give the bikes a brand name; the new name is ARĪV. The ARĪV line includes two models.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (BRAIN) — The Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers Association will continue to expand its reach far from the shores of Lake Michigan in the next 12 months.

CABDA's Midwest show closed Thursday and organizers announced two new venues for its next season.

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Industry associations continue to lobby against the 25 percent tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bikes and motors. But many suppliers and retailers say most premium brands typically sold at IBDs are not affected, since these bikes don’t come from China.

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(BRAIN) — In this episode of the Shift Up Bike Industry Podcast, host Arleigh Greenwald talks with Kristi Mohn from the Dirty Kanza gravel race about the growth of this event, getting more women into the sport, the impact of the race on the economy in Emporia, Kansas, and more.

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NEVERS, France (BRAIN) — A year after launching its first enduro pedal, the Speciale 12, Time is now offering a more compact and affordable version called the Speciale 8.