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3T goes dealer-direct in Canada with frames, bikes and wheels; LTP Sports continues with parts

BREMBATE, Italy (BRAIN) — 3T is now distributing its frames, bikes and wheels direct to dealers in Canada from its Toronto headquarters. The company said its previous Canadian distributor, Live to Play Sports, will continue to distribute 3T parts

Fox and Marzocchi unveil 2019 offerings

Marzocchi positioned as 'high-value' aftermarket line, while Fox expands with forks for gravel and e-MTB use. SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory went public with its 2019 model year offerings on Tuesday, unveiling a wide range of updated Fox-branded suspension as well as the first Fox-built line of Marzocchi products since Fox bought the Italian brand in 2015

Bianchi shows Ferrari collaboration bikes at Eurobike

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Bianchi launched its ”Bianchi for Scuderia Ferrari” project on Wednesday at Eurobike. The collaboration between the two Italian brands initially includes a new road model model, SF01 and the Triathlon Concept bike, which features disc brakes.

Bianchi shows Ferrari collaboration bikes at Eurobike

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Bianchi launched its ”Bianchi for Scuderia Ferrari” project on Wednesday at Eurobike. The collaboration between the two Italian brands initially includes a new road model model, SF01 and the Triathlon Concept bike, which features disc brakes

Donnelly Sports ends Clement license, launches Donnelly Cycling

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Donnelly Sports LLC, which has been licensing the Clement name from Pirelli, is ending its use of the trademark with the Italian-based tire brand. Donnelly Sports’ owner, Donn Kellogg, will launch the tires and wheels under the Donnelly Cycling brand name this fall. Donnelly will unveil its new branding at the Eurobike show here this week.

Foes, Bonazzi, Norstad and Renner to be inducted into Mountain Bike Hall of Fame

FAIRFAX, Calif.

Cycling world remembers Fulvio Acquati, a longtime leader in the Italian bike industry

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN) — Fulvio Acquati, the managing director of Deda Elementi for the last 18 years, has died after a short illness.  According to a friend, Acquati had a heart attack on June 19 and was taken to the hospital alive but unresponsive.

Velo founder celebrates 40 years producing saddles with ride

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Stella Yu, founder and president of Velo, is getting a jump on the company’s 40th anniversary next year.

Pirelli to launch line of road bike tires this fall

MILAN (BRAIN) — Pirelli is returning to the bicycle market with a line of road tires that will be available this fall. The 110-year old Italian brand has focused on performance auto and motorcycle tires in recent decades, and will adopt its P Zero brand from motorized use: the bike tire line is called P Zero Velo.

Ben Serotta returns with two bike projects

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.