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Continental revamps its King Series mountain bike tires

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) —  Continental said it has redesigned its King Series line of mountain bike tires from the inside out.

PeopleForBikes and the 20 Collective join forces on new app and website to get more people riding more often

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — If the bike industry has a $1 million question, it is this: How do we get more people riding?

Backcountry.com adds house-brand clothing, with bike clothes to come

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — E-commerce retailer Backcountry.com this week announced a new line of branded apparel for outdoor and casual use and said it would add mountain bike items to its new house brand later this year. The Backcountry Lifestyle collection includes technical rainwear, T-shirts, dresses, shorts, pants, hoodies and shirts

Packmaker Gregory Mountain Products expands its mountain bike hydration offerings

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Gregory Mountain Products, best known for its technical backpacks, is getting deeper the mountain bike hydration pack market.

Shimano unveils budget road hoops, revamped entry-level MTB components

IRVINE, Calif.

Brands and editors press the flesh at PressCamp

Outdoor and bike industry journos get the full story on brands at the event, and will question Utah state officials on land policy Wednesday.

PeopleForBikes hosts two executive fly-ins and Congressional Bike Fest in DC

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes and representatives from the bike industry spent two days here last week for two executive fly-ins and the first-ever PeopleForBikes Congressional Bike Fest. “The fly-ins and our first-ever Bike Fest are part of PeopleForBikes’ ongoing effort to elevate the bike industry’s voice on Capitol Hill,” said Jenn Dice, the vice president of the PeopleForBikes Business Network.

Profile Design recalling Cobra S stems

Nearly 10,000 stems were sold in the aftermarket and as OE spec. WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Profile Design is recalling about 9,700 Cobra S handlebar stems because the carbon-wrapped stems can corrode and break

21 brands confirmed for Bike PressCamp

Still room for more exhibitors, organizer ECRM says; Canyon Bicycles signs on. SOLON, Ohio (BRAIN) — Bike PressCamp organizer ECRM said Thursday that it saw a surge in exhibitor signups last month coming out of the Sea Otter Classic, and now has 21 brands set to attend the June 19-23 event. The new signups include Canyon Bicycles, the German consumer-direct brand set to enter the U.S.

Factor Bikes hires experienced crew as it eyes global sales

CARLSBAD, Calif.