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OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano says a website that appears to be offering clearance Shimano bike and fishing gearing is not legitimate.

The company said consumers should beware of shimano-clearance (dot) store. 

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Thule Group's net sales increased 13.8% year-over-year in the third quarter in part because of fulfilling demand despite a tangled global supply chain, the company said.

Bernstein in September 2021.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The driver involved in the hit-and-run collision that seriously injured an industry veteran while cycling is expected to receive a stipulated sentence of two years in prison, mandatory parole, and restitution when he is arraigned Friday.

NEWPORT, Calif. (BRAIN) — Don DiCostanzo, the founder and CEO of the e-bike company Pedego, traveled with actor William Shatner on his way to Shatner's recent space flight aboard Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket.

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (BRAIN) — A global private equity firm is in the process of acquiring The NPD Group, which provides market research and analytics to industries and clients worldwide including the U.S. bike industry.

A screenshot of the photograph on the Summit website as it appeared Monday.

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (BRAIN) — A UK-based professional photographer has filed a lawsuit against California-based Summit Bicycles, claiming photo of an e-bike on Summit's website is his copyrighted intellectual property and is being used improperly.

There is a massive reassessment of work from both the employer and employee standpoint.

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Alta Cycling Group offers authorized dealers a way to inform their online consumers when a bike is locally available and direct them to the shop.

Christina Baanders-Decker.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For our October magazine edition, we asked our State of Retail panel members: Which in-person trade shows and dealer events will you attend this year, and how relevant are these events to you in the post-COVID, post-Interbike world?

Brendan Quirk

Quirk is the founder of Competitive Cyclist and former head of Rapha North America and Allied Cycle Works.

An image from Trek's patent application.

Manufacturers and brands are re-thinking box designs to make it easier for consumers to unpack and assemble a new bicycle. A look at recent patents from Trek, Giant and Canyon.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — As a small Tampa, Florida, shop that opened a year ago, Blacklist Bike and Action Sports quickly understood how a tightening supply chain could affect other similar shops.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — There was a buzz around the Bimotal booth last Thursday at the Sea Otter Classic, and it wasn't just coming from the revving of converted e-bikes on stands.

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TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — State Bicycle Co. unveiled a collaboration with Ozzy Osbourne that includes long-sleeved jerseys, jacket, bike bag, and stem caps in celebration of Halloween.