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Washington to impose tariffs on $60 billion of Chinese imports — no word yet if bikes will be included

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Eurobike eyes consumers in its 25th edition

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — For the first time in its 25-year history, consumers will be able to demo bikes at Eurobike. The show expects to offer roughly 3,500 bikes for demo over the weekend following the trade-only days, Aug

Urban cycling grows in South America despite trade restrictions

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN) — Urban cycling is showing strong signs of growth throughout this South American country prompting Shimano to once again sponsor Shimano Fest Argentina. Nicolás Muszkat, Shimano’s sales manager for Latin America (except Brazil), said interest among consumers and governments in cycling is on the rise. “Urban cycling is the booming category right now,” Muszkat told Bicycle Retailer.

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Video round-up: Hitting the bike park in the snow

It’s Wednesday, which means our friends over at?ChopMTB.com?have picked three must-watch mountain bike videos for us this week.

Get ready to hit up the nighttime snow in the bike park, head to the Welsh quarries with the Athertons, and see what it would be like to ride a BMX on the moon with the Red Bull Ramparanoia.

1.?Night flight

Surrounded by snow and endless dark evenings? Grab your bike and get to the bike park! Railing round powder-covered berms and hitting up big drops, it’s the season to get your flow on.

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See more snowy biking action over at ChopMTB?

2. Four by Three finale?

The final part of the Athertons’ Four by Three series is here, and it’s a belter! Join them as they grab their bikes and head to nearby?Llangynog?quarry, where?Dan’s been busy creating a monster!

Quarry riding with the athertons: quarry riding with the athertons

Catch up with the rest of the Four by Three series on ChopMTB?

3. Red Bull Ramparanoia

Ten BMXers from across the globe were invited to Argentina last week for the very first Red Bull Ramparanoia. Find out what it’s like to tackle?kickers, quarterpipes and transfers on the moon!

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See a gallery of shots from the Red Bull Ramparanoia at ChopMTB



From the magazine: In Argentina, import restrictions lead to black market

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN) — The Grinch stole Argentina’s bike market this year, but the industry hopes the spirit of Christmas softens the government’s stance and import laws are softened in time for the holidays, the traditional start of the Argentine bike season.

From the magazine: In Argentina, import restrictions lead to black market

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN) — The Grinch stole Argentina’s bike market this year, but the industry hopes the spirit of Christmas softens the government’s stance and import laws are softened in time for the holidays, the traditional start of the Argentine bike season.

ShimanoFest brings out Buenos Aires cycling fans

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN) — The city center of Argentina’s capital city hosted its first ShimanoFest this past weekend, a two-day expo and race designed to expose everyday folks in Latin America to elite cycling.  The event, which also has a Brazilian edition, was set up in Buenos Aires’ most important public park, and attracted some 25,000 people over the weekend to visit booths from 15 bike brands, test bikes, watch the Latin American short track finals or check out the mechanic competition and vintage bike exhibition. BMX gold medalist Mariana Pajón, a native of Medellin, was on-hand to meet fans and the press.  ShimanoFest started in Brazil three years ago

ShimanoFest brings out Buenos Aires fans

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN) — The city center of Argentina’s capital city hosted its first ShimanoFest this past weekend, a two-day expo and race designed to expose everyday folks in Latin America to elite cycling.  The event, which also has a Brazilian edition, was set up in Buenos Aires’ most important public park, and attracted some 25,000 people over the weekend to visit booths from 15 bike brands, test bikes, watch the Latin American short track finals or check out the mechanic competition and vintage bike exhibition. BMX gold medalist Mariana Pajón, a native of Medellin, was on-hand to meet fans and the press.  ShimanoFest started in Brazil three years ago.  “We try to be the largest consumer-oriented event in the region,” said Nicolás Muszkat of Shimano Latin America subsidiary in Argentina.

Red tape slows entry into Latin America

Editor’s note: The following article appears in the December issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News. To subscribe to the magazine, click on the link at the upper right

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