BRAIN Staff

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June 3, 2021

EMPORIA, Kan. (BRAIN) — The All Things Gravel Expo takes place Thursday and Friday, featuring 150 international, national, and regional exhibitors.

Posted in Industry News
May 26, 2021
No. No, we don't know what it means, either.

CAMBIAGO, Italy (BRAIN) —  A custom-painted Colnago C64 frameset that you can take home and ride and admire will cost you about $6,300.

Posted in International
May 26, 2021

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is working with government officials to recall about 316,500 pedals in the U.S., and another 28,650 in Canada, because the pedals can fall off if installed incorrectly. 

Posted in Recalls
May 20, 2021

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Bike commuting is the third most popular U.S. transportation mode, increasing 61% nationwide from 2000 to 2019, according to a new report published by the Bike Adviser.

Posted in Studies/Reports
May 19, 2021
A screenshot from Knolly's patent.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Knolly Bikes Inc. has withdrawn its suit alleging that Intense Cycles was infringing on its patent on a full suspension design.

Posted in Industry News
May 7, 2021
The cover of Van Doren's memoir, published last month.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Paul Van Doren, who began selling Vans sneakers at a store in Anaheim, California, in 1966, died Thursday at age 90, the company announced. Vans shoes defined skate style and were the default BMX shoe from the sport's Old School days until today.

Posted in Industry News
May 6, 2021
UPDATED with more details

OLDENZAAL, Netherlands (BRAIN) — A. Dugast, a Dutch brand famous for its handmade cyclocross tubular tires, is joining the Vittoria Group, the company announced Tuesday. 

Posted in International
May 5, 2021

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Figures released Wednesday show the industry received a surge of parts from overseas in March. Monthly imports of derailleurs, pedals, saddles, and other parts were at their highest level in at least 14 months, in some cases by large margins.

Posted in Industry News
April 29, 2021

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano sales in its bike division were up 76.3% in the first quarter, compared to the same period last year; operating income in the division was up 170%.

Posted in International
April 27, 2021
CORRECTS fundraising goal to $1M.
Smith explains the system at the 2018 Eurobike. BRAIN photo.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CeramicSpeed, known for its low-friction derailleur pulleys and chains, is hoping to raise $1 million in private investment to develop its chainless, low-friction drivetrain, called Driven. CeramicSpeed has formed a new spinoff called Driven Technologies Inc. to develop the system.

Posted in Product/Tech

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