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USA Cycling and U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame announce agreement

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.

Specialized and Maxxis sign on for Impact Media Summit

KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — CrankTank has announced Specialized and Maxxis will attend its Impact Media Summit, planned for June 26-27 in Sun Valley.

6D Helmets wins $500,000 grant as part of a program to increase safety for NFL players

BREA, Calif. (BRAIN) — When Bob Webber and Robert Reisinger launched 6D Helmets six years ago, they were betting on new technology to put them in the big leagues of helmet design. That technology has paid off as the company, along with its partner, Dynamic Research, won a prestigious $500,000 grant for its Omni-Directional Suspension technology or ODS for helmets

POC moves from MIPS to its own SPIN technology for helmets

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC is launching new 2018 model year bike helmets with its own SPIN technology to reduce injuries from oblique impacts.

POC moves from MIPS to its own SPIN technology for helmets

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC is launching new 2018 model year bike helmets with its own SPIN technology to reduce injuries from oblique impacts. The company was one of the first to use the MIPS technology, which promises similar benefits. A company spokesman said SPIN, which stands for “Shearing Pads Inside” is a more integrated system

Renowned Belgian brands Ridley, Merckx merge

PAAL-BERINGEN, Belgium (BRAIN) — Race Productions NV, parent company of Ridley, is taking over Belgian brand Eddy Merckx. In a press release, Bart van Muylder, CEO of Diepensteyn NV and owner of Eddy Merckx Cycles, said that the company’s limited scale has had a negative impact on its purchase and sales prices. “As a small player in the industry, we simply do not carry enough weight internationally to attract the strongest distribution partners,” he said

Mechanics association plans technical workshops in three cities

Three-day workshops planned for Denver, Portland and Washington, DC.-area. AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — The Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association has opened registration for three-day technical workshops to be held this fall and next spring in three cities. The organization said the workshops are being designed to bolster individual mechanics’ skills while growing their business acumen.  They will be held in Denver, Nov

Jamis and Nirve add sales staff in Southwest and Northern California

NORTHVALE, N.J. (BRAIN) —  G.

Gore Bike Wear hires Fabian Cancellara as brand ambassador

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Gore Bike Wear has hired recently retired pro cyclists Fabian Cancellara as a new brand ambassador

Wilier Triestina launches limited edition bike to celebrate 100th anniversary of the Giro

LONGMONT, Colo.