SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN) Mar 2 2012 04:23 PM MT— Cycle Designs co-owner Wade Barocsi purchased the tubing business of Protube last December and is relaunching the business under Acel brand name.

Tagged North American Handmade Bicycle Show

SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN) Mar 1, 07:51 MT— SRAM employees on Wednesday delivered some of the company's first new-generation Red road groups to builders eager to put the parts on bikes for the upcoming North American Handmade Bicycle Show here.

Tagged North American Handmade Bicycle Show

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Mar 1—VeloPress is offering two new book titles that will be available for retailers this month.

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) Feb 29, 15:33 MT—Are you ready for an 11-speed internal-gear road bike with electric shifting and disc brakes?

OXNARD, CA (BRAIN) Feb 27, 01:51 MT— Nearly half the riders in this year’s grand tours will be wearing clothes made by Nalini and Moa Sport in Italy, and replica clothing is available in the U.S. through importer Albabici.

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.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

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.

Tagged Distributor news

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.


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