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Published December 15, 2011

• Dutch dealers visit Dahon factory in Shenzhen • DT Swiss sponsors Tri-California series

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)— Some 30 Dutch bicycle dealers visited Dahon’s factory in Shenzhen, China, recently as part of a tour organized by the Dutch trade magazine Fietsmarkt.

“Guests in the Shenzhen factory were given the unique opportunity see how Dahon’s 70-man engineering team develops new bicycles and technologies,” Dahon said in a press release. “The Dutch dealers also viewed and tested products from the 2012 product range and were given a glimpse into the inner workings of the factory’s operational structure.”

Other stops on the tour included Tristar, Bafang Motor Company, Willex, Champion-Sys, JD Group and Colossi Cycling.

DT Swiss sponsors Tri-California series

PACIFIC GROVE, CA (BRAIN)—DT Swiss, making an effort to expand into the triathlon market, has signed a five-year agreement to sponsor the Tri-California Triathlon Series. DT Swiss will be the series’ exclusive wheel sponsor.

"The crew here at DT Swiss is extremely excited to be making a strong commitment within the sport,” said Chip Barbieri, DT Swiss’ CEO and general manager.

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