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Posted November 21, 2018

WASHINGTON, Missouri (BRAIN) — A new center that will provide a number of services for light electric vehicles, including e-bikes, is slated to open next week just outside of St. Louis.

Posted November 20, 2018

EASTON, Pa. (BRAIN) — Genesis Bicycles will, for the fourth time, close on Friday and the store's staff will once again donate its pay for the day to The Children's Home of Easton.

Posted November 19, 2018
2018 grant winner Front Yard Bikes.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — For the fourth consecutive year, Park Tool is accepting applications for its Community Grant Tool Program, which is designed to help local nonprofit cycling organizations worldwide get the tools and repair products they need.

Posted November 19, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association and PeopleForBikes are collecting data from the industry as the groups prepare to apply for exemptions from the 25 percent tariffs on Chinese-made e-bikes and e-bike motors imposed in August.

Posted November 16, 2018

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (BRAIN) — Tenneco Inc., a publicly traded U.S. automotive company with annual sales over $9 billion, has agreed to buy Öhlins, a Swedish suspension company that offers some bicycle products in addition to suspension for the motorsports industry.

Posted November 16, 2018

OREFIELD, Pa. (BRAIN) — Olympic cycling medalist Marty Nothstein has conceded defeat in a special election being held to fill a vacant U.S. House seat. 

Posted November 16, 2018
Store closings expected. CEO says ASI brands, including Fuji, SE, Kestrel and Breezer, "will survive."

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (BRAIN) — Advanced Sport Enterprises, the 2-year-old company that is parent to the Performance Bicycle retail chain, Bike Nashbar and distributor ASI, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday morning.

Posted November 15, 2018

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers has hired Megan Tompkins as its new global marketing director.

Posted November 15, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Gene Oberpriller has lived or worked, or both, in the historic building in downtown Minneapolis where his shop, One on One Bicycle Studio, is located, since 1989.

Posted November 13, 2018

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) —  7mesh Apparel has appointed John Zopfi to the newly created position of general manager EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa). He has more than two decades of experience in the outdoor apparel business.

Posted November 13, 2018
Cervelo's display at Interbike in 2017.

AIMERE, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Pon Holdings, the parent company of bike brands including Santa Cruz and Cervélo, is making another bid to acquire a minority stake in Accell Group, the parent company of bike brands including Raleigh, Haibike and Diamondback.

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