WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Huffy, yesterday announced a voluntary recall of the 2007 Huffy Howler and Highland Bicycles

Roughly 22,000 of these bicycles were sold.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Formula Brake USA, yesterday announced a voluntary recall on its Oro Disc Brakes.

Roughly 5,700 of these brakes were sold.

KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN)— tallied the bikes athletes were on at the Kona Ironman, and it looks as though Cervelo dominated with 344.

Tied for second were Kuota and Trek. Rounding out the top ten were Scott, Cannondale, Orbea, Felt (T7), Kestrel (T7), Specialized (T9) and Litespeed (T9).

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)--Monday's Los Angeles Times featured a prominent, full-color story examining how some bike companies are trying to win over non-cyclists with low-maintenance bikes. The story featured five different models, including three Coasting bikes.

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)--Pacific Cycle, owner of the Schwinn Bicycles brand, is providing Team Rwanda with Schwinn Peloton full-carbon road race bikes for the team's training and racing needs.

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)--Chris King Precision Components will announce and release for sale a 150-millimter rear ISO hub model at this weekend’s Downieville Classic in Downieville, California.

SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN)—Thule has issued a recall on a number of its discontinued hitch-style bicycle racks.

TUSCON, AZ (BRAIN)—Genuine Innovations has issued a voluntary recall on its Second Wind MTB and Wrench Force Two Shot inflators.

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Starting with the 2008 season, Primal Wear’s line of jerseys, shorts, arm warmers, socks and other high performance garments will be available to dealers through direct orders via the company’s corporate headquarters in Denver.

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—MRP has raised the bar for 2008 with the planned October release of the patented G2 chain guide system.

The G2 will be the first model to go into production utilizing MRP’s patented integrated chainguide/bash guard technology.

WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—When creating the Konig, Corsair's goal was to channel the energy of a great run into the engineering and style of a slopestyle frame.

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)–The 2008 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling road race will take place February 17-24, 2008, as confirmed yesterday by AEG, presenters of the record-setting ‘Tour de France-style’ cycling road race staged across many of California’s most scenic state highways, roadways and coastline

SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN)--Tour de France winner Alberto Contador of the Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team and popular French pro cyclist Nicolas Portal of the Caisse d'Epargne Cycling Team, have signed agreements to exclusively use Giro’s new line of sport performance sunglasses.

MIAMI, FL (BRAIN)–-Taking their love for BMX on the road, Bawls Guarana has teamed up with Shimano to outfit their sales team in Shimano’s most popular shoe.

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—NiteRider Technical Lighting Systems is introducing seven new rechargeable lighting systems for the 2008 model-year, which started July 1st.

This is the largest product launch from NiteRider in the 17- year history of the company that includes six new “high-powered” LED lights.

FERNDALE, WA (BRAIN)—Transition Bikes is getting into the women's freeride movement with the release of its prototype Siren model. The Siren's frame features 6 inches of rear wheel travel and female friendly geometry.

KENT, WA (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission along with Raleigh America recently announced a voluntary recall of several bicycles.

WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Roughly 25 international media were in attendance for Norco's launch of its 2008 line at Crankworx.

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GOLETA, CA (BRAIN)—Bike-alog is publishing on the Web its vast database of bike specs for every year back to 1993.

AMES, IA (BRAIN)—Cycle Source Group recently announced that they would begin manufacturing a broad range of Polaris and Victory bicycles, tricycles and related accessories as part of a long term licensing agreement with Polaris Industries.


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