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Posted November 16, 2022

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Outside Inc., the parent company of BRAIN, VeloNews, Pinkbike, Cyclingtips and other cycling-related titles and events, announced a round of staff layoffs Wednesday.

 

Posted November 15, 2022
SaferCharging held a news conference Monday.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — New York fire officials say they agree with five bills that the City Council is considering to address lithium-ion battery fires. A group calling for solutions to the city's charging-related fires held a news conference before the meeting.

Posted November 15, 2022
Jannie Fitzgerald.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For our November magazine edition, we asked our State of Retail panel members: How’s inventory, and what preparations are you making for the end-of-year sales season?

Posted November 14, 2022

Slack sales collide with ever-growing inventory to spell a long, hard winter for retailers and suppliers alike. But there is light at the end of the tunnel.

Posted November 11, 2022

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cannondale announced a new global unified organizational structure that will eliminate regional general managers and, the company said, leverage Pon.Bike to enhance operations and growth.

Posted November 10, 2022

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — After issuing "stop-ride" notices in August and September to some e-bike owners, Rad Power Bikes is now working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to conduct a recall on what appears to be the same issue. Almost 30,000 bikes are involved in the recall.

Posted November 10, 2022

DESDEN, Germany (BRAIN) — German e-commerce retailer Bike24 had third-quarter sales of 72.6 million euros ($73.8 million), up 12.9% from the same period last year.

Posted November 9, 2022

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Protective gear brand Leatt Corporation reported an 18th consecutive quarter of growth with third-quarter revenue increasing 5% year-over-year.

Posted November 9, 2022

(BRAIN) — TheInformation.com, a tech trade title, is reporting that Sequoia Capital's China wing has made a recent investment in the e-bike brand Aventon. The investment would value the company at $590 million, according to the report, which cites two anonymous sources.

Posted November 8, 2022
Fire officials speak to the media following Saturday's fire. FDNY Instagram photo.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — The City Council will discuss five proposed legislative bills about lithium-ion battery fire safety next week in response to the outbreak of incidents this year.

Posted November 7, 2022
Getty stock image.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — COVID-19, massive consumer demand, and the war in Ukraine have upset the industry's supply chain in recent years. Rough seas also played a part.

Posted November 7, 2022

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM informed dealers that it's allowing a temporary deviation from retail pricing guidelines in the U.S. market on just under 200 SKUs. The promotion goes through Dec. 31.

Posted November 7, 2022
Image from an FDNY Instagram post.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — The New York Fire Department said lithium ion batteries on e-mobility devices caused an apartment building fire on Saturday that injured 38 people.

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