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Posted April 15, 2024

(BRAIN) — Lazer says its new Verde KineticCore helmet minimizes the use of materials, is made of 70% recycled materials by weight and is recyclable.

Posted April 15, 2024
Updated with more details following an FDNY news conference Monday afternoon.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — For the first time in its campaign to help the city address escalating lithium-ion battery fires, the Fire Department of New York filed criminal charges against a Brooklyn e-bike shop owner for illegal storage and charging on Friday.

Posted April 15, 2024

(BRAIN) — Huffy announced a partnership with Earthbound — a product design, licensing, and brand growth company — that will allow the bike brand to expand into new markets and product categories domestically and internationally.

Posted April 15, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning on Monday about the risk of "serious injury and death" from Unit Pack Power lithium-ion e-bike batteries. The commission said the public health and safety requires this notice to warn the public quickly of the fire and burn hazard.

Posted April 12, 2024

(BRAIN) — DirtySixer is conducting a crowd-funding campaign to build e-bikes with 36-inch and 32-inch wheels. The company has been selling 36-inch wheel bikes and e-bikes for several years, and teased a 32-inch prototype in 2017. Now it is bringing the 32-inch size to market with the campaign.

Posted April 11, 2024
Julie Muyllaert.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For our April magazine edition, we asked our State of Retail panel members: What are your best practices for recruiting, hiring, and retaining qualified sales people and mechanics?

Posted April 11, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Delta Cycle and Dimension stem raisers are being recalled because they can shift during use and pose a fall hazard.

Posted April 10, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Expanding Public Lands Outdoor Recreation Experiences (EXPLORE) Act, legislation supported by outdoor and bike industry groups.

Posted April 8, 2024

The very nature of our business is changing from relationships to transactions. And the business itself needs to change to keep up.

Posted April 6, 2024

DICKINSON, N.D. (BRAIN) — Bernice “Bernie” (Kessel) Santiago died on March 9 in the comfort of her own home surrounded by family. She was only 60 years of age.

Posted April 4, 2024

(BRAIN) — Police were reportedly called to Scott Sports headquarters in Switzerland on Wednesday afternoon to respond to what officials said was "a dispute between managers." 

Posted April 4, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Thule is recalling some RideAlong rear-mounted kids bike seats because the harness padding can contain an excess of a flame-retardant chemical that can be toxic if ingested or comes into contact with skin or eyes.

Posted April 4, 2024

AMERSFOORT, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Babboe has extended its recall of four of its cargo bike models to the United Kingdom over concerns about frame integrity.

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