Posted January 17, 2020

BREMBATE, Italy (BRAIN) — Nearly four years after acquiring it, 3T Cycling is selling the THM Carbones component brand to Schmolke Carbon, another German carbon component maker.

Posted January 16, 2020

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Retailers and brands convened Wednesday at CABDA's season opener at San Diego's Del Mar Fairgrounds. As we did last year, we asked retailer attendees, "What brings you to CABDA?"

Posted January 16, 2020
Ian Boswell is a former European road pro focusing on gravel in 2020.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (BRAIN) — The racing organization hosted a gravel racing symposium in Bentonville, Arkansas, last week.

Posted January 15, 2020
White House photo of Trump signing the agreement Wednesday.

UPDATED: WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a Phase 1 trade agreement with China and said he will reduce recently imposed tariffs on some bike products from 15% to 7.5%. Trump's tariffs on most other bike-related products remain at 25%.

Posted January 15, 2020
Company works with MIPS and the EPS Industry Alliance to give out MIPS-equipped Nutcase helmets in exchange for recycling a non-MIPS helmet.
Nutcase's helmet recycling bin at CABDA on Wednesday.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Nutcase Helmets is running a helmet recycling program at the CABDA West trade show, which runs through Thursday.


Posted January 15, 2020
Andy Pruitt

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Andy Pruitt has been considered one of the leading experts globally on the biomechanics of cycling for decades. Now Pruitt, who was deeply involved in Specialized’s Body Geometry program, is moving on from the Morgan Hill, California, company.

Posted January 14, 2020

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Under new owners, Diamondback is refocusing on IBD sales and launching programs at the CABDA West expo, opening in San Diego on Wednesday.

Posted January 14, 2020

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — As trade exhibitors move in to the Del Mar Racetrack convention space Tuesday, some retailers are already taking part in CABDA West's Education Day, which includes events by Bosch and the Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association. 

Posted January 14, 2020
A new Underwriters Laboratories standard was published for e-bike systems.

OTTAWA, Ontario (BRAIN) — Underwriters Laboratories has published a new standard for e-bike systems and certification of the bikes' electrical components.

Posted January 14, 2020
Alan Goldsmith

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Alan Goldsmith is returning to his roots.

Posted January 13, 2020
Memorial ride planned for Jan. 26.
Police are continuing to investigate the murder of Clifton Cargill.

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (BRAIN) — With the death of a cyclist shot outside a bike shop still unsolved, the North Miami Beach Police Department has stepped up its investigation.

Posted January 13, 2020
Goal of increasing domestic production leads to new home in Old Fort, N.C.

OLD FORT, N.C. (BRAIN) — For Kitsbow Cycling Apparel to increase domestic manufacturing, David Billstrom came to a necessary conclusion.

Posted January 13, 2020
Brand to make its US debut at CABDA West this week.
Wolfpack's Eurobike display.

REXFORD, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Prestacycle has formed a new business entity to sell Wolfpack tires, a new Germany-based brand.

"Wolfpack NA" has exclusive operating rights for the brand in North America.