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Abbey delivering saddle position measurement tool

BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Abbey Bike Tools is now shipping its Fit Kit, a saddle position measuring system it first showed at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show this year.  The system includes three magnetic “bullets” that fit into various bottom bracket spindle types and hold the end of a standard measuring tape. The bullets allow a saddle height measurement to be taken easily from the center of the bottom bracket.

Echos Communications hires Fornes as senior account manager

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Echos Communications has hired bicycle industry veteran Brian Fornes as senior account manager for the bike division.

All-road and gravel bikes, 27- and 29-plus, road plus, e-bikes, shiny components – all were on show at 2017 NAHBS

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — It’s been called the epicenter of bike innovation. And as you walk the aisles of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, it’s easy to see why

Driver in death of North Carolina retailer Jeff Archer pleads guilty and is sentenced

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The driver who struck and killed First Flight Bicycles’ owner Jeff Archer last July has pleaded guilty to driving while impaired and felony death by vehicle and was sentenced on Friday to 3 1/2 to 5 years in prison.  Archer, 52, was known nationally for his mountain bike history columns in Dirt Rag , and for his mountain bike museum and website, the Museum of Mountain Bike Art & Technology (MOMBAT). He was walking across a street in Mooresville on his way to a vintage car event  when he was struck by a car driven by Claydon Laural Turner on July 20

Guest Opinion: Utah’s outdoor companies, legislators must work together

By Sarah Lehman Editor’s note: Sarah Lehman is the CEO of ENVE Composites, based in Ogden, Utah. This column ran in the Salt Lake Tribune on Sunday. Utah is home

Guest Opinion: Utah’s outdoor companies, legislators must work together

By Sarah Lehman Editor’s note: Sarah Lehman is the CEO of ENVE Composites, based in Ogden, Utah. This column ran in the Salt Lake Tribune on Sunday. Utah is home.

NAHBS to donate $1 from every admission ticket to Trips for Kids

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — The North American Handmade Bicycle Show will donate $1 from the sale of each admission ticket at next week’s show to the Trips For Kids Initiative. Since 1988, Trips For Kids has helped disadvantaged kids discover the joy of mountain biking

NAHBS to donate $1 from every admission ticket to Trips for Kids

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — The North American Handmade Bicycle Show will donate $1 from the sale of each admission ticket at next week’s show to the Trips For Kids Initiative. Since 1988, Trips For Kids has helped disadvantaged kids discover the joy of mountain biking. “At Trips for Kids, we believe in the transformative power of the bicycle,” the organization said in a statement.

PBMA members to attend Handmade show to help build bikes

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Members of the Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association will be on hand at this month’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Utah to help assemble bikes before the show and to meet with the show attendees during the March 10-12 event.

Reynolds Cycling supports cancer research with NAHBS raffle

SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling is raising money for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation and the work of the Huntsman Cancer Institute by hosting a fundraising raffle that has already started and will conclude at the 2017 North American Handmade Bicycle Show, Sunday, March 12. Reynolds is raffling a set of Blacklabel carbon mountain bike wheels, while other brands participating in the raffle include No. 22 Bicycle Company, Kali Protectives, Magura USA, DNA Cycling, and the Huntsman 140, a charity ride that also benefits the cancer institute.