Safety

Bicycle Colorado seeks new executive director

DENVER (BRAIN) — Bicycle Colorado has launched a national search for a new executive director as Dan Grunig, the advocacy group’s leader for the past 15 years, steps down in December. “Bicycle Colorado is poised to advance important active transportation issues across the state. I’m convinced this organization will continue to be a major driver toward ensuring Colorado ultimately becomes the most bike friendly state in the nation,” Grunig said.

Dero offers updated Decker two-tier bike parking system and fat bike tray

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Dero has released an improved version of its Dero Decker two-tier bike parking system. The company said the new system is easier to install, smoother to operate, and more affordable. “Same great space-saving efficiency, but with additional features making this popular product a must for any bike room or bike shelter where space is at a premium,” the company said

Superpedestrian says wheel recall already resolved

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.

Memphis bike share system planned for spring 2018 launch

New system will be the largest to use B-Cycle's Dash system. MEMPHIS, Tenn

Velofix on track to surpass Performance for the most shops in North America

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Velofix has now sold 104 mobile service franchise territories in North America, putting it just shy of Performance Bicycles’ 106 shop total for the highest number of bike shops under the same name here. Currently 78 Velofix vans are operating, with an additional 20 set to begin rolling in the next three months.  New Velofix operations will soon be running in Atlanta and in the Indianapolis area

Look Cycle recalls about 800 stems

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Look Cycle is recalling about 800 Look Cycle Aerostems sold separately or as original equipment on some road bikes from model year 2014 through 2017. The carbon fiber stems have stainless steel clamps that can corrode and break, according to the U.S

Volata launches second ’smart bike’ model, to be delivered by Velofix

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Volata Cycles, which received boatloads of media attention last year with the launch of its Model 1 smart bike, is launching a second model, the Model 1c, which will be delivered to U.S. consumers by Velofix mobile repair operations, where available

Lezyne adds custom route-building feature to its GPS devices

TAIPEI (BRAIN) — Lezyne has added a route-building function to its GPS cycling computers and watches.

CPSC lists recall that Haibike announced last month

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has now listed Haibike’s e-bike recall, which the company announced on Feb. 14 .

WFSGI committees discuss UCI standards prior to Taipei Show

TAIPEI (BRAIN) – As the Taipei Show prepared to kick off Tuesday, World Federation of Sporting Goods Industries (WFSGI) committees including the technical and disc brake committees met to discuss UCI standards such as aerodynamic regulations, weight limitation and disc brakes. WFSGI is in frequent discussion with UCI on behalf of the bike industry and most recently has lobbied for the acceptance of disc brakes in the pro peloton. During Tuesday’s committee meeting, it discussed the need for riders to make statements in favor of the use of disc brakes in the pro tour following an incident last month in which a rider attributed a slice in his shoe to a disc brake rotor.