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October 5, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Confirming what many cyclists already know, a new study by the American Automobile Association found that new vehicle "infotainment" systems cause drivers to take their eyes and attention off the road for potentially dangerous periods of time. 

Posted in Industry News
October 5, 2017

VOREPPE, France (BRAIN) — Time Sport is bringing out two new pedal designs this fall: The XPRO road pedal and the Speciale 12 enduro pedal. 

The XPRO is built off Time's Xpresso pedal design, with a wider platform and lightweight aerodynamic design.

It will be available in three versions:

Posted in New Products
October 5, 2017
Previous scholarship recipients at UBI.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — For the fifth year, QBP and other sponsors are offering scholarships for women to attend the two-week Professional Repair and Shop Operations class at United Bicycle Institute. This year the scholarship will be offered to 32 women. 

Posted in Industry News
October 5, 2017

HAIFA, Israel (BRAIN) — Everysight, the maker of the Raptor smart sunglass, has announced its first "brand athlete," Chris McCormack. 

Posted in Industry News
October 5, 2017

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon apparel brand Zoot Sport has new ownership. Industry veterans and former Zoot Sports employees Shawn O'Shea and Dan Weatherford have purchased the brand back from Newell Brands and have moved the brand back to Carlsbad.

Posted in Industry News
October 4, 2017

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — More than two-dozen Front Range bike shops are hosting a cycling board game competition this fall, using the Glory Gears game. 

The series winner will take home a Colnago road bike worth $9,000.

Posted in Retail News
Shops are hosting a "state championship tournament" with the Glory Gears board game.
October 4, 2017

POOLE, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Muc-Off has released a specially treated Shimano Dura-Ace chain that it says offers reduced friction in race conditions and distances.

Posted in New Products
October 4, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Haute Route, a multi-day event series for amateur road cyclists, has appointed cycling industry veteran Micah Rice as head of operations for North America. Rice comes to Haute Route from USA Cycling, where he has been vice president of national events for the last five years. 

Posted in Industry News
October 4, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — SRAM is conducting a recall with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission of 7,000 Avid SD7 direct-pull rim brakes, sold in the aftermarket and as original equipment on an ElliptiGo model. 

Posted in Recalls
October 4, 2017

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mobile bike shop franchiser Beeline Bikes has launched its first location in Indiana in an agreement with the well-known regional retailer Bicycle Garage Indy.

Beeline Bikes Powered by Bicycle Garage Indy is owned and operated by Randy Clark and Scott Helvie.

Posted in Retail News

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