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Posted August 7, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. Trade Representative has approved the inclusion of e-bikes and e-bike motors on the list of $16 billion worth of Chinese products that will be hit with a 25 percent tariff starting Aug. 23.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Trade/tariffs
Posted August 7, 2018

RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — The CyclePoint's Kit Vogel will be presenting at The Interbike Fit Symposium and the company will offer its Advanced Foot-Pedal Bike Fit class in Sparks, Nevada, on Sept. 21, the day after Interbike closes. The class will be conducted by CyclePoint owner Paul Swift. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged Retailer education / Interbike
Posted August 6, 2018

MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — The Bike Cooperative has recently added a number of new retail locations to its network. The newest members of the retail co-op are:

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 6, 2018

HAMDEN, Conn. (BRAIN) — Velotooler has added a "white glove" bike delivery feature and Shopify integration, allowing bike companies and end-users to efficiently track bike assembly and delivery by Velotooler's independent mechanics and retailers.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 6, 2018

OCEAN, N.J. (BRAIN) — Frog Bikes has hired Mike McMahon as the brand's new Southern California sales representative.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted August 6, 2018
Ryan Hiscoe

WALTHAM, Mass. (BRAIN) — Miso Partners, a sales and marketing agency, has hired Ryan Hiscoe as a sales representative covering Eastern New England.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted August 6, 2018

QUÉBEC (BRAIN) — On The Edge Canada (OTE), which distributes Pivot Cycles, Enve Composites and Rotor Components among other brands, is now distributing Chris King Precision Components.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 3, 2018
Second quarter sales were down from last year, but up from the first quarter as net losses outperform estimates.

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro, Inc. announced second quarter sales of $283 million, down 5 percent from the same period last year, but up 40 percent compared to Q1. The company — which claims it holds a 97 percent share by dollar in the U.S.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 3, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — BMC is recalling its Timemachine 01 bikes and frames because in some situations the front tire can hit the downtube, posing a fall hazard.

The CPSC said BMC has received four reports of falls in the U.S., including one that resulted in a broken finger. 

Posted in Recalls
Posted August 3, 2018

MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries said Friday that its bike business rebounded in the second quarter with revenue up $15.5 million or 7.4 percent to $224.5 million.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 2, 2018

LÉVIS, Quebec and LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Bike industry veterans Elysa Walk and Andrew Herrick, and power sport executive James Paladino, have joined the board of directors at HLC, the distributor known as Hawley-Lambert until recently.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People

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