Safety

UCI tests 90 bikes for motors at French race

AIGLE, Switzerland?(BRAIN) — The? Union Cycliste Internationale said it conducted an unannounced check for bike motos at the La Méditerranéenne stage race on Friday. The UCI said no technological fraud was detected.

Wiggle, Chain Reaction merger will create $400 million-plus e-commerce giant

LONDON (BRAIN) — U.K. e-commerce businesses Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycle confirmed Friday that they will merge, pending regulatory approvals

Van Dessel Cycles hires Robert Vander Veur as VP of sales and development

MENDHAM, N.J. (BRAIN) —?Van Dessel Cycles has announced the hiring of Robert Vander Veur as its vice president of sales and development.

Kitsbow expands into road apparel

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mountain bike apparel brand Kitsbow has added a road line that includes a jersey, bib short, windbreaker, and knee and arm warmers. “Mountain biking was our starting point, our core and our passion at Kitsbow,” said Charlie Cronk, who co-founded Kitsbow with Zander Nosler

E-Thirteen sponsors downhill star Arron Gwin and YT Mob team

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — E-Thirteen is now sponsoring American pro downhill racer Aaron Gwin and the YT Mob team, which is title-sponsored by YT Industries, a Germany-based consumer-direct bike brand. The team also includes young Spanish star? Angel Suarez.

Mayo and Boldry join PeopleForBikes staff

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) —?PeopleForBikes has hired two senior staffers at its Colorado headquarters team

VeloPress releases new edition of Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The fifth edition of? Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance includes?step-by-step instructions for servicing vintage components as well as the newest shifting, braking, cyclocross, forks, and bottom bracket systems. The book is now available in bookstores, bike shops, and online.

Longtime Giant account exec Larry Lewallen retires

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) —?Larry Lewallen, who began his career at Giant in January 1988, is retiring after 28 years with the brand and more than 40 years in the bike industry. Lewallen began with Giant soon after the brand was launched in the U.S.

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Nyquist to compete in both BMX and mountain for Haro in 2016

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Veteran BMX dirt and park pro Ryan Nyquist has announced will compete as a dual-sport athlete this year, riding for both Haro BMX and Haro MTB.

CABDA draws in dealers in year two

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — The Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers Association trade show gained even more traction in its second year, and the dealer group’s board is already planning a bigger show next year.