BRAIN Staff

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July 30, 2018

SIMI VALLEY, Calif, (BRAIN) — Raleigh's 2018 e-bike line includes the Kodiak Pro iE e-MTB, and the Venture iE, an all-purpose cruiser or commuter bike.

Posted in New Products
July 30, 2018

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Dave Bertram, who became CEO of Troy Lee Designs in late 2016, has resigned for personal reasons, the company announced.

Posted in Industry News
July 30, 2018

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Robust European e-bike sales and an average year for bike sales in North America led to a 6.8 percent sales increase in Shimano's bike division in the first half of 2018, the company said Monday. 

Posted in International
Company says its STEPS E8000 e-MTB drive unit has been well received; says March's factory fire cost 1.6 billion yen — almost $20 million.
July 27, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Norwest Equity Partners, a middle-market investment firm founded in 1961, has made an investment in Atlanta-based Wahoo Fitness. The transaction closed on June 30; financial terms were not disclosed, but NEP said the investment was "significant."

Posted in Industry News
July 27, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Portland Design Works has hired RoseMary Sindt as marketing manager, developing and managing PDW's marketing, event and sponsorship initiatives. She started in the position July 1.

Posted in Industry News
July 27, 2018
Win Allen at the 2016 Mechanics Challenge.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has opened registration for the third annual Mechanics Challenge presented by Park Tool.

The event will take place on the Interbike show floor with qualifying heats on Sept. 18-19 and the semi-final and final rounds held from 2-5 p.m. on Sept. 19.

Posted in Industry News
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

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