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Pivot officially launches Shuttle e-MTB in US

MONTEREY, Calif.

Forest Service allowing e-bikes in Mammoth Bike Park

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif.

Italian Pavilion returns to Sea Otter expo, highlighting nation’s brands

Editor’s note: This article appears in the festival guide for this year’s Sea Otter Classic, which starts Thursday and runs through Sunday.

Giant posts revenue decline for 2017, predicts single-digit growth for 2018

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)  —Giant Manufacturing, closing its books on 2017, posted revenue for the year of $1.9 billion, a 3.5 percent decline from 2016.

LAB urges changes to Senate bill regulating autonomous vehicles

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists, responding to the first U.S. pedestrian fatality involving an autonomous vehicle, is supporting changes to Senate legislation that would regulate the self-driving cars and trucks.

Velogicfit launches new version of its 3D Motion fit system

CAMBRIDGE, New Zealand (BRAIN) — New Zealand-based bike fitting company Velogicfit has launched a new 3D Motion bike fitting system for bike retailer use. The company said the new version of its system is easier to use and allows customers to see the effect of position changes in real time.

Gear box brand Pinion officially launches in the US

DENKENDORF, Germany (BRAIN) — After years of limited availability in North America, the German gearbox brand Pinion is targeting U.S.

Stan’s NoTubes hires Clayton Goldsmith for European OE sales and other projects

BIG FLATS, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Stan’s NoTubes has hired Clayton Goldsmith. Initially, Goldsmith is focusing on OE sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, but he will also lead several internal projects aimed at improving product availability and reducing lead-times for European customers.

Irwin Cycling launches wheels in US market

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Handmade wheel maker Irwin Cycling is now offering its wheels in the U.S. The three-year-old company’s wheels were previously available only in Australia, Europe and Asia.

Interbike releases schedule of e-bike training at show

Sessions include research findings, market trend discussions, legislative updates, and training opportunities. SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has released its full schedule of e-bike training, to be held within its Electric Theatre, epowered by Bosch, at the show beginning in two weeks