BRAIN Staff

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September 29, 2017

GHENT, Belgium (BRAIN) — The electric vehicle association for Europe is surveying e-bike manufacturers and distributors on their opinion of a proposed test of e-bike power.

Posted in International
September 28, 2017

LONDON (BRAIN) — Folding bike maker Brompton is recalling thousands of bikes — all bikes sold between April 2014 and May 2017 — to replace a bottom bracket that can fail.

The company announced the recall Thursday.

Posted in Recalls
September 28, 2017

STUTTGART, Germany (BRAIN) — Bosch eBike Systems has agreed to purchase COBI, a connected biking startup that allows cyclists to use their smartphone as an e-bike control and display unit.

Posted in International
September 28, 2017

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ride BMX, a 25-year-old website published by TEN: The Enthusiast Network, has formed an exclusive e-commerce relationship with Source BMX, an e-commerce retailer.

Posted in Industry News
September 28, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN)  — QBP's annual Frostbike will be held Feb. 15-17, 2018, the distributor announced Thursday. Registration is free for all QBP retailers and opens Nov. 2.

Posted in Industry News
September 27, 2017
OSO's Fork Hand Dyno.

APTOS, Calif. (BRAIN) —Anthony Trujillo, who has worked as a staff and freelance engineer for many of the top bike suspension brands, has launched his own brand, Off Street Only.

Posted in Product/Tech
Off Street Only's first product is a hand dyno for retailers and suspension service centers.
September 27, 2017

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group, a division of Dorel Industries has promoted Adriano Nascentes to general manager of Cycling Sports Group Europe. Nascentes was previously the COO for Cycling Sports Group Europe.

Posted in International
September 27, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP is dividing two of its territories into four and adding two outside sales representatives, Kyle Stark and Jeremy Whitman, to manage these new territories. Current sales reps Greg Patterson and Chuck Hood will continue to serve shops in their regions.

Posted in Industry News
September 27, 2017

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — BikeFlights.com donated a total of $10,000 to four bike-related non-profits at the Interbike show. The money was raised through the company's Buck Up for Bikes program.

Posted in Industry News
September 26, 2017

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association rolled out its Bikes Build ... campaign at Interbike last week. The organization says the phrase tailored for dealers' particular markets and needs, all working off the concept that, like Lego blocks, bikes can be used to build almost anything.

Posted in Retail News

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