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The industry is scrambling after the Trump administration includes e-bikes on its list of proposed tariffs.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. bike industry has been drafted into the trade war between China and the U.S.

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WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — China-made bicycle GPS units are expected to see a significant price increase in the coming months due to a 25 percent tariff imposed by the Trump adminstration.

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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has signed a three-class e-bike law, similar to the industry-supported legislation enacted in nine other states.

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Serfas said it will allow its authorized dealers to sell through Amazon as long as they sell under the name registered on their dealer agreement and they follow the brand's guidelines and MAP policy.

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LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — The Los Angeles Police Department has announced a pilot program, part of the department's Green initiative, that includes a fleet of 20 Bulls Sentinel e-bikes. 

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group has signed Aspire Sports to take over distribution of Cannondale, GT Bicycles, Fabric and Mongoose products for the 2019 model year, ending CSG's distribution through Mali Bicycle Technology.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association plans two new e-bike training programs for retailers. 

The BPSA board approved the programs at a recent meeting here.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Lululemon, which invested in the cycling clothing brand 7mesh Industries last June, will be offering a selection of the clothes in 24 Lululemon stores and online this summer.

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PARSIPPANY, N.J. (BRAIN) — Kent International has hired John Georger as VP of sales for its Univega USA line.

PITTSBURGH (BRAIN) — Carolyne Whelan has joined Dirt Rag Magazine as its new web editor.

The Vektron P7i.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Tern has announced an upgrade to its Vektron folding e-bike lineup, with three new models.

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RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — What are the room rates for Interbike attendees at block hotels? What does it cost to eat in Reno? What are the transportation options? How far are host hotels from the Reno-Sparks Convention Center?

The Blue Moon bike museum.

SYCAMORE, Ill. (BRAIN) — The Krate Fest — a celebration of Schwinn Stingrays and other classic bikes — has been around longer than Blue Moon Bikes, the retailer that hosts the event.

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ROMANO D'EZZELINO, Italy (BRAIN) — Selle San Marco is bringing its Supercomfort features, launched previously on its Aspide saddles, to the Mantra saddle line. 

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