Posted October 22, 2021

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano says a website that appears to be offering clearance Shimano bike and fishing gearing is not legitimate.

The company said consumers should beware of shimano-clearance (dot) store. 

Posted October 22, 2021

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Thule Group's net sales increased 13.8% year-over-year in the third quarter in part because of fulfilling demand despite a tangled global supply chain, the company said.

Posted October 21, 2021
Bernstein in September 2021.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The driver involved in the hit-and-run collision that seriously injured an industry veteran while cycling is expected to receive a stipulated sentence of two years in prison, mandatory parole, and restitution when he is arraigned Friday.

Posted October 21, 2021

NEWPORT, Calif. (BRAIN) — Don DiCostanzo, the founder and CEO of the e-bike company Pedego, traveled with actor William Shatner on his way to Shatner's recent space flight aboard Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket.

Posted October 20, 2021

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (BRAIN) — A global private equity firm is in the process of acquiring The NPD Group, which provides market research and analytics to industries and clients worldwide including the U.S. bike industry.

Posted October 19, 2021
A screenshot of the photograph on the Summit website as it appeared Monday.

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (BRAIN) — A UK-based professional photographer has filed a lawsuit against California-based Summit Bicycles, claiming photo of an e-bike on Summit's website is his copyrighted intellectual property and is being used improperly.

Posted October 19, 2021

There is a massive reassessment of work from both the employer and employee standpoint.

Posted October 19, 2021

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Alta Cycling Group offers authorized dealers a way to inform their online consumers when a bike is locally available and direct them to the shop.

Posted October 18, 2021
Christina Baanders-Decker.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For our October magazine edition, we asked our State of Retail panel members: Which in-person trade shows and dealer events will you attend this year, and how relevant are these events to you in the post-COVID, post-Interbike world?

Posted October 15, 2021
Brendan Quirk

Quirk is the founder of Competitive Cyclist and former head of Rapha North America and Allied Cycle Works.

Posted October 14, 2021
An image from Trek's patent application.

Manufacturers and brands are re-thinking box designs to make it easier for consumers to unpack and assemble a new bicycle. A look at recent patents from Trek, Giant and Canyon.

Posted October 14, 2021

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — As a small Tampa, Florida, shop that opened a year ago, Blacklist Bike and Action Sports quickly understood how a tightening supply chain could affect other similar shops.

Posted October 14, 2021

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — There was a buzz around the Bimotal booth last Thursday at the Sea Otter Classic, and it wasn't just coming from the revving of converted e-bikes on stands.