MUKILTEO, WA (BRAIN) Feb 24, 09:18 MT—FSA technicians will start hand-building a small number of Vision wheels at the company’s Seattle-area North American headquarters this spring with the eventual goal of assembling all the brand’s aftermarket wheelsets in-house.

NUNSPEET, Netherlands (BRAIN) Feb 23, 13:08 MT—Shimano Europe has introduced a new 2013 product line of backpacks for the European market.

MALLORCA, Spain (BRAIN) Feb 23, 11:47 MT— Vision debuted its 2013 wheel line to two dozen international cycling journalists last weekend on the Spanish island of Mallorca.


PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Fuji Bikes is working with the C

CONCORD, NH (BRAIN) Feb 13, 11:00 MT—Richard Sachs — bicycle maker is a new photo book focused on Massachusetts-based frame builder Richard Sachs.

The UCI is declaring its year-old frame approval program a success and says it will expand the program into wheels next.

The international cycling union says 57 manufacturers have sent 96 frames through the approval process and gained the right to use the "UCI-approved" label on the bikes.

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EL SEGUNDO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 9, 09:43 MT—Walmart has added ACT USA and ACT China, independent, third-party ISO/IEC 17025-accredited testing groups, to its list of preferred vendor test labs.

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) Feb 8, 16:09 MT—QBP is teaching some of its employees how to work on bikes, in hopes of expanding their career horizons and perhaps encouraging them to ride more.

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BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Feb 7, 12:16 MT—SRAM made a big splash with the introduction of its new Red road group in Mallorca last week.

The SixFifty656xc is one of five new 650b models from KHS for 2012.

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) Feb 1, 14:50 MT—Almost overlooked in SRAM's press release announcing its new Red group Wednesday were a few sentences about the company's plans to bring hydraulic disc brakes to the road and cyclocross market.


MARINA DEL REY, CA (BRAIN) Feb 1, 07:29 MT — A select group of Southern California retailers and medi

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Jan 31, 17:51 MT—Specialized is working with the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission on an expansion of a recall involving some carbon forks on cyclocross bikes.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Jan 25, 10:07 MT—Three importers are working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada to recall about 2,000 Nitto aluminum handlebars that can break.


WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Jan. 18, 1:11 pm MT—Giant Bicycle is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 900 road bikes because their forks can crack.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the fork problem.

Gore is recalling some specific SKUs of its Gore RideOn brake cables. The company is asking retailers to immediately stop sales of the affected products.

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN)—Thule Child Transport Systems is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 44,000 Chariot bike trailers and 70,000 trailer conversio


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