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MIPS and POC settle lawsuit over alleged infringement of safety technology

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — MIPS and POC Sweden say they have agreed to settle a legal dispute over intellectual property used in ski and bike helmets. The companies say they have agreed to work together to develop safer helmets. POC was one of the first helmet brands to use MIPS technology, said to reduce the likelihood of brain injuries from rotational impacts on a helmet.

Burley works with QBP to grow in Canada

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Burley Design has worked with Quality Bicycle Products for more than eight years as its distribution partner.

Rotor selects Gin Huat for distribution in Malaysia

MADRID (BRAIN) — Rotor Bike Components has named Gin Huat Cycle Trading as its distributor in Malaysia and Singapore. Established in 1985, Gin Huat is the official distributor of cycling brands including Fuji, Intense, Fox, Maxxis, CatEye and others.? “We are very excited to sign up with Rotor and leverage our network to ensure substantial growth for both companies,” said Tan Soo Men, managing director for Gin Huat Cycle Trading. Gin Huat has recently received its first shipment of Rotor stock, which includes mountain bike and road products

Parent company of Hang Ten, Airwalk sold to Canadian firm

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — D6 Sports, Inc., the parent company of Hang Ten (a bike and surf/skate brand) and Airwalk (a skate and bike shoe brand), has been sold to PTX Performance Products USA LLC.