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Posted November 15, 2021

DENVER (PINKBIKE) — Guerilla Gravity is asking riders in the Denver area to keep an eye out for suspicious bikes after its headquarters was targeted by a break-in.

Posted November 15, 2021

(VELONEWS) — John Karras, a former newspaper man who co-founded RAGBRAI, died Wednesday in Iowa. He was 91.

Posted November 15, 2021

Industry-watchers may be missing out on the biggest story of the decade.

Posted November 15, 2021

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components announced Monday it has acquired the BikeSource retail chain, which has stores in Colorado, Ohio, and North Carolina. 

Posted November 15, 2021

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Giant Group sales for the first three fiscal quarters of 2021 totaled NT$61.94 billion ($2.23 billion), an 18% increase over the period last year. Net income over the period grew 32/3% to NT$4.83 billion. Giant has set records for sales and profits in each quarter this year. 

Posted November 15, 2021
Muneer Radi.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For our November magazine edition, we asked our State of Retail panel members: Does your shop sponsor a team or have an ambassador program? How effective is it?

Posted November 12, 2021

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Leatt Corporation had its fifth consecutive quarter of record-breaking financial results, reporting a 94% increase in third-quarter revenue and 166% increase in net income year-over-year.

Posted November 12, 2021
Yamaha CrossConnect.

IWATA, Japan (BRAIN) — Yamaha Motor Co. and Hero Motors Limited will invest €2.5 million ($2.9 million) on a joint venture company to manufacture hub-mounted drive units for e-bikes. The partnership will officially take place at the end of the month, with Hero holding a 90% stake.

Posted November 11, 2021

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — ABUS is recalling about 790 youth helmets because they do not comply with Consumer Products Safety Commission standards.

Posted November 10, 2021

(BRAIN) — A climate sustainability expert who has examined bike brands' claims said Trek Bicycle should be applauded for producing a sustainability report that looks at a wide array of its impacts.

Posted November 9, 2021

VeloNews' Ben Delaney visited Sunflower Outdoor & Bike Shop while in Lawrence, Kansas, for last week's Belgian Ride Kansas gravel race, which started right outside the shop.

Posted November 9, 2021
Shop safety and education are key for success.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Now that PeopleForBikes and Call2Recycle have established the industry's first e-bike battery recycling program for U.S. retailers, proper training and equipment will be mandatory to ensure safe storage of expired packs returned to shops, according to a micromobility consulting group.

Posted November 8, 2021

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — More money for bike lanes, trail construction and climate change reduction will be available when President Joe Biden signs into law the nearly $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

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