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Posted July 1, 2014

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — A patent-infringement and breach-of-contract lawsuit pitting Dave Weagle against Giant Bicycle Inc. and Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd. has been resolved.

Posted in North America
Posted July 1, 2014
Screenshot of the app's zero-reset page.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling is now offering its first app for Android devices, for use with its Stages power meter.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted July 1, 2014
The Boss is a folding stand that holds the rear axle.

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris Cycling Group is introducing a new line of home bike storage products and will make two of the new models available for Interbike exhibitors who want to use them in their show displays this fall.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 1, 2014

 

IRMO, S.C. (BRAIN) — KindHuman will sponsor professional racer Adam Myerson for the 2014 cyclocross season. Myerson is the first sponsored pro for the start-up brand.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted July 1, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association went live with its new website, bpsa.org, on Tuesday. July 1 is the first day of the 2014-15 fiscal year for the 100-year-old organization.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 30, 2014
The Mosi Hugo retails for $1,449.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) - Mosi Bicycles are now available to dealers through Rumbleship.

Mosi bikes are U.S.-designed, European-style bikes that mix old and new styles. Retail prices range from about $1,149 to $1,499.

Posted in North America
Posted June 30, 2014

DENVER (BRAIN) — Freeride and freestyle BMX bikes and safety equipment from Dartmoor Bikes will soon be available to North American dealers via Denver-based Hooray Bikes LLC, owned by Chris Olivier.

Posted in International
Posted June 30, 2014
Maine distributor adds NiteRider, Bonk Breaker and more.

FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle has made several midseason vendor additions.

Posted in North America
Posted June 30, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — Blue Bicycles will be the official bike course sponsor for the 2014 Ironman World Championships this October in Kona, Hawaii.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted June 30, 2014

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) —  Torcano Industries will begin distributing Muna balance bikes internationally beginning in August.

Posted in North America
Posted June 27, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is teaming up with Bosch to offer a semi-automatic drivetrain that combines Bosch's electric bicycle motor with a SRAM internally geared hub and an external rear derailleur.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Electric bike
Posted June 27, 2014

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) —  Journalists attending the Interbike International Expo this fall will get  a chance to preview some of the latest products at a reception planned for Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted June 27, 2014

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Easton Cycling has hired Graham Tutti as its new North American sales manager and Craig Richey as marketing manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 27, 2014

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — DT Swiss will be offering free consumer wheel demos at several events this seaso, including the Tri-California series, Crested Butte Bike Week, Vineman 70.3 Triathlon, Mountain Bike Oregon, Breck Bike Week, Grand Junction Offroad, and Pedal the Plains.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted June 26, 2014
Trek has received 28 reports of broken forks.
The 2011 Scott Sportster Men is one of the models being recalled.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Trek and Scott are each recalling thousands of mid-priced bikes sold between 2010 and 2013 because of concerns about the SR Suntour suspension forks used on the bikes.

Posted in Recalls
Posted June 26, 2014

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Action camera maker GoPro went public Thursday morning, with shares priced at $24 and opening at $28.65 on the New York Stock Exchange, where GoPro founder Nick Woodman rang the opening bell.

By mid-morning the stock, trading under the GPRO symbol, was trading at close to $32.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted June 26, 2014
The 724 rear wheel has a 2:1 spoke lacing pattern.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — ASI's Oval Concepts component brand is renewing its licensing agreement with TruVelo Design for wheel technology.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 25, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Tern is recalling about 1,700 Tern Link folding bikes worldwide because of some frame failures.

Posted in Recalls
Posted June 25, 2014
National Bike Month initiative raises $160,000 for the U.S. Bicycle Route System.

MISSOULA, Mont. (BRAIN) — Adventure Cycling Association's fifth annual Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. campaign raised more than $160,000 for the U.S.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 25, 2014

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The aero road helmet market is apparently heating up, with new models arriving all the time. Giro's latest, the Synthe, was introduced this week and promises not only an aero advantage, but a weight and cooling performance that rivals standard road helmets.

Posted in Product/Tech

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