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DAYTON, Ohio (BRAIN) — Organizers of the 2021 Recumbent Cycle-Con have postponed the event, which had been scheduled for Oct. 8-10, because of COVID-19 concerns. The 2020 event was also postponed.

ANOKA, Minn. (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor's Action Sports division, which includes the bike accessory brands Giro, Bell and Blackburn, saw a 26% increase in revenues in the most recent quarter. The division's sales were $92.1 million, up from $72.9 million in the same period last year. 

Time employees at the opening on Friday.

COIMBRA, Portugal (BRAIN) — SRAM officially opened a new TIME pedal factory here on Friday, with an inauguration celebration presided over by the mayor. The city said the factory will produce 200,000 pairs of pedals per year and create 25 new jobs by next November.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components is recalling about 2,500 first-generation Turbo Levo and Kenevo electric mountain bike battery packs. Water can penetrate the seal around the LED control pad on the bicycle's lithium-ion battery pack and cause the battery to short circuit, posing fire and burn haza

WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — BOA Technology sales were up 58% in the first half of the year over the same period last year, according to quarterly reports from Compass Diversified, which acquired the company last year for $454 million.

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Following an emissions audit in the past year, Trek Bicycle announced Wednesday operational areas it will address to reduce its carbon footprint. WAP Sustainability Consulting conducted the audit to measure Trek's environmental impact.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — With double-digit growth in all categories, Garmin Ltd. reported second-quarter total revenue increased 53% year-over-year.

The Denver-based fund planned to acquire De Rosa, De Marchi and Limar.

DENVER (BRAIN) — Samuel J. Mancini, the managing director of a Denver-based fund that had plans to invest in cycling companies, was arrested in Denver last week and faces federal securities fraud, wire fraud and money laundering charges.

Company makes little mention of supply challenges in its half-year report; raises full-year sales and income forecasts.

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano only briefly mentioned the global bicycle part shortages in a typically terse first-half financial results announcement, which reported that sales in its bicycle product division were up 73.4% in the first half of its fiscal year, compared to the same period in 2020.

LONDON (BRAIN) — The U.S.-based cycling apparel company Velocio is aligning with manufacturers in three other countries to provide clothing repair services to customers in those nations. The brands say the cooperation will reduce international shipping, benefitting the environment and reducing costs.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — An e-bike tax credit bill similar to the one created in the House in February was introduced into the Senate last week.

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group N.V. notched a sales increase of 3.3% in the first half of its fiscal year, but the company said it could have done better if not for supply and logistical issues.

Travel restrictions, COVID-19 concerns, inventory challenges among reasons given for bypassing this year's expo.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Eurobike released its initial exhibitor list this week for the upcoming 29th edition of the expo that will be held for the first time in two years following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FONTANIVA, Italy (BRAIN) — Elite's new gradient simulator for indoor riding features integrated steering to create a more immersive experience while using interactive software.