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Pivot officially launches Shuttle e-MTB in US

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Arizona Legislature passes e-bike bill

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Arizona will become the ninth state in three years to enact the industry’s model e-bike legislation if, as expected, Gov

PressCamp: Strong sales season for Pivot speeds debut of new models

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Pivot had been scheduled to unveil the revamp of its Mach 4 Carbon model at Eurobike. But a robust early selling season for the original version of the lightweight 27.5-inch, 115-millimeter-travel trail bike, which debuted here at PressCamp three years ago, accelerated the time table. With a low-slung toptube providing generous standover, the bike was a favorite among shorter riders, and had sold out from sizes XS to M about a month and half ago, Pivot founder Chris Cocalis said.

Pivot to sponsor Dirt Rag Dirt Fest, Bicycle Times launches Adventure Fest

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (BRAIN) — Rotating Mass Media, the publisher of Dirt Rag and Bicycle Times magazines, has announced a new presenting sponsor for its Dirt Fest mountain bike event. It also announced a new road bike event, the Bicycle Times Adventure Fest, planned for October this year in Pennsylvania.

Pivot launches Firebird 27.5

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles launched its Firebird 27.5 at the Sea Otter Classic. The new model is a larger-wheeled version of the popular Firebird long-travel bike.

Pivot Cycles sells stake in BH USA

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles will complete the sale of its 50 percent ownership in BH USA to BH Europe on April 1, enabling Pivot to go forward focusing solely on its mountain bike business.  BH USA and its national sales manager, Dan Barns, are moving west to join BH North America at its facility at Foothill Ranch, California. BH North America oversees BH Fitness, BH USA and BH’s ebike brand, Easy Motion. The company expects to be shipping bikes to dealers next week.

Pivot adds distributor for Germany and Austria

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles has selected Shock Therapy as its new distributor for the German and Austrian markets.