BRAIN Staff

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July 26, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Two members of the U.S. e-bike industry testified Wednesday in opposition to the Trump adminstration's proposed 25 percent tariff on e-bikes from China.

Posted in Industry News
July 26, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes will conduct a free half-hour webinar on proposed U.S. tariffs on Friday.

Posted in Industry News
July 26, 2018

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Hexlox has introduced a modular thru axle that allows retailers to reduce inventory by stocking three models that should fit most thru axle bikes, including standard, Boost and fat bike frames and forks.

Posted in New Products
July 26, 2018

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is recalling about 10,000 Bontrager Lin Pro flat pedal because the pedal spindles can break.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Trek has received five reports from consumers of broken spindles. No injuries have been reported.

Posted in Recalls
July 26, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has named Jeff Pierce director of elite athletics, road and track — overseeing road and track cycling programs from the development level through the USAC National Team.

Posted in Industry News
July 26, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Velo Cult, the Portland retailer and popular gathering place for the local cycling community, is closing to focus on online sales of its own branded products and soft goods.

Posted in Retail News
July 26, 2018

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Yeti Cycles has hired Kristi Jackson as the director of marketing. Jackson will lead all marketing initiatives at Yeti.

Posted in Industry News
July 26, 2018

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports, owner of Enve and Mavic, reported Thursday that sales in its cycling division were down 13 percent in the first half of 2018, to 60 million euros ($70 million). In the second quarter, sales in the division were down 11 percent. 

Posted in International
July 25, 2018

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers' new E-MTB-specific Lithium wheelset features twin-pair spoke technology with stronger 2.0 straight-gauge spokes, a "robust" steel freehub, and wide reinforced rim profile.

Posted in New Products
July 25, 2018

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Brendan Gecik, formerly North American sales manager at Highway Two, has launched his own venture called DemoWorx, a multibrand bicycle and equipment demo management company based in California.

Posted in Industry News

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