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.

Focus USA is all in here at the last Interbike show in Vegas.

With an eye on growth in North America, Focus USA returns to Interbike  LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The company is exhibiting both at OutDoor Demo (Booths D3140 and D2010) and at Mandalay Bay (Booth 21207) and sponsoring the first e-MTB Challenge at CrossVegas. Additionally, the brand’s founder flew over for the first time from Germany to experience the show

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.

Topeak shows new bike case at Eurobike

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Topeak unveiled a new bike case at Eurobike, the PakGo X.

Abus aims to deter bike thieves with new alarm lock

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — Even over the noise of a big and busy show, it was hard to ignore the telltale sound of a car alarm. Coming from an e-bike locked to a lamppost in Abus’s booth, the alarm was loud enough to make you look over to see what was going on. And this is the German lock maker’s hope

E-bike sales carry German market so far in 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Germany saw cycling-friendly weather sooner than usual in 2017, which helped kick the season off early. But the amicable climate wasn’t enough to boost sales

THM to begin dealer direct sales in Europe

BREMBATE, Italy (BRAIN) — The German high-end component brand THM, which was acquired by 3T last year, is now distributing to European dealers via its own B2B sales platform. The company said the system offers retailers enhanced transparency of the order process and quicker fulfillment. “There’s lots of pent-up demand for THM’s wonderful products and with our new B2B platform we’ll be able to fulfill that demand,” said 3T’s president, René Wiertz

Industry design veterans team up on new mountain bike brand

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Jay Clark and Herman Neudert are industry design veterans and longtime mountain bike riding buddies who lost touch with each other over the decades. But soon after meeting up again for the first time in years (”Thanks, LinkedIn,” said Clark), the pair decided they had some ideas for a new mountain bike brand that they needed to act upon.

BMW joins the Electric Bike Expo at this weekend’s Chicagoland event

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. (BRAIN) — BMW has joined the Electric Bike Expo as an exhibitor beginning with its Chicago-area event, which opened Friday and continues through Sunday

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.