Tags: Industry News
Alicia Leggett    Dec 3, 2021
Global E-Bike Market Forecasted to Exceed $120 Billion by 2030, eMTBs Fastest Growing Segment Global E-Bike Market Forecasted to Exceed $120 Billion by 2030, eMTBs Fastest Growing Segment
The market is expected to grow nearly threefold in a decade.
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Velosolutions Global    Dec 3, 2021
A Look at Velosolutions' Innovative New Bike Park in Norway A Look at Velosolutions' Innovative New Bike Park in Norway
The project includes what is currently the world's northernmost pump track(s).
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FOX Factory    Nov 30, 2021
Fox Factory Introduces Trail Trust Initiative Fox Factory Introduces Trail Trust Initiative
Fox has invested an initial $500,000 in organizations that support recreation access and trail stewardship.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 29, 2021
Bruno Long Wins Red Bull Illume Photo Contest RAW Category Bruno Long Wins Red Bull Illume Photo Contest RAW Category
Bruno Long captured Dylan Siggers in just the right beam of light, no editing needed.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 26, 2021
Pinkbike Annual Community Survey: Full 2021 Dataset Pinkbike Annual Community Survey: Full 2021 Dataset
All the numbers from our survey in one place if you want to nerd out.
Matt Beer    Nov 26, 2021
Schwalbe Sets Sights On Manufacturing Tires From Recycled Rubber Schwalbe Sets Sights On Manufacturing Tires From Recycled Rubber
Schwalbe plans to take the secondary raw materials from the recycling process and put them towards brand new products.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 25, 2021
Pinkbike Annual Community Survey Results: What Bikes Do Pinkbike Readers Ride? Pinkbike Annual Community Survey Results: What Bikes Do Pinkbike Readers Ride?
Are you sold on mullets? Do you all think carbon is evil? And are you planning on buying a bike with a motor next?
Mons Royale    Nov 25, 2021
Mons Royale Announces Details for 'Climb For Climate' Challenge Mons Royale Announces Details for 'Climb For Climate' Challenge
Starting at midnight Thursday 25th November until midnight Sunday 28th November participants have 3 days to log as many vertical meters as possible, using any form of physical activity.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 24, 2021
NICA President Steve Matous Resigns NICA President Steve Matous Resigns
Matous saw the organization through two challenging race seasons and now will temporarily be replaced by VP Amanda Carey.
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Alicia Leggett    Nov 24, 2021
Esker Cycles Announces Equity Crowdfunding Campaign to Fund Prospective Growth Esker Cycles Announces Equity Crowdfunding Campaign to Fund Prospective Growth
Esker has plans in the works for an ambitious period of 'hypergrowth."
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James Smurthwaite    Nov 24, 2021
Revenue Round Up: 'A Lull in the Cycling Boom' Revenue Round Up: 'A Lull in the Cycling Boom'
There are some signs that the bubble could be starting to lose some air.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 23, 2021
Rossignol Sells Felt Bicycles to KTM Parent Company Rossignol Sells Felt Bicycles to KTM Parent Company
Rossignol is changing its approach to the cycling industry while Pierer Mobility is expanding its scope.
Sarah Moore    Nov 22, 2021
Transition Bicycles Is The Latest Victim of Bike Theft Transition Bicycles Is The Latest Victim of Bike Theft
Bellingham-based Transition Bicycles has shared that their headquarters was broken into last Wednesday.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 22, 2021
8 Men Charged in $1.5 Million Mountain Bike Shop Burglary Criminal Ring Investigation 8 Men Charged in $1.5 Million Mountain Bike Shop Burglary Criminal Ring Investigation
The men allegedly raided 29 bike shops with the approximate value of the stolen bikes at $985,000.
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flag Thredbo MTB    Nov 22, 2021
Australian MTB Interschools Set to Take Over Thredbo in 2022 Australian MTB Interschools Set to Take Over Thredbo in 2022
As mountain biking booms in Australia, Thredbo is helping to encourage the younger generation to experience the downhill thrill of mountain biking by holding the 22nd Australian Mountain Biking Interschools.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 22, 2021
Woman Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison & Ordered to Pay $170k Following Mountain Bike Company Embezzlement Woman Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison & Ordered to Pay $170k Following Mountain Bike Company Embezzlement
Joan Trower, 51, worked for the brand from July 2015 until May 2018 and embezzled $150,000.
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Ed Spratt    Nov 22, 2021
Porsche Acquires Majority Stake in Greyp eBikes Porsche Acquires Majority Stake in Greyp eBikes
Porsche has expanded further into the eMTB market.
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Ed Spratt    Nov 19, 2021
6 Environmental Initiatives in the Bike Industry: Recycled Batteries, Carbon Neutral Production & More 6 Environmental Initiatives in the Bike Industry: Recycled Batteries, Carbon Neutral Production & More
Take a look at the recent announcements that move the industry forward in reducing its impact on the environment.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 16, 2021
Swedish MTB Community Rallies to Save Gothenburg Dirt Jumps, Emil Johansson's Old Stomping Grounds Swedish MTB Community Rallies to Save Gothenburg Dirt Jumps, Emil Johansson's Old Stomping Grounds
There's no known plan for the land once the dirt jumps are destroyed, and the mountain bikers have started a petition in hopes that the city will change its mind.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 16, 2021
Danny Hart's Descend Bike Park Ransacked & Robbed Danny Hart's Descend Bike Park Ransacked & Robbed
Generators, bike tools, cash, and more disappeared overnight.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 15, 2021
Guerilla Gravity Showroom Stripped of Bikes After HQ Break In Guerilla Gravity Showroom Stripped of Bikes After HQ Break In
Guerilla Gravity is asking riders in the Denver area to keep an eye out for suspicious bikes.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 15, 2021
NFT Trading Has Officially Infiltrated Cycling NFT Trading Has Officially Infiltrated Cycling
We’re still not sure where the actual bike riding comes in.
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James Smurthwaite    Nov 12, 2021
Slack Randoms: A Parallelogram Suspension Stem, Dangerous Deer and Brazen Thieves Slack Randoms: A Parallelogram Suspension Stem, Dangerous Deer and Brazen Thieves
Another round of assorted findings from all corners of the internet.
Seb Stott    Nov 10, 2021
Are Bike Brands Greenwashing? We Asked An Expert Are Bike Brands Greenwashing? We Asked An Expert
Environmental claims critiqued by a professional sustainability consultant.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 8, 2021
Cairn Offers 'Gear Up Give Back' Program to Revamp Used Gear & Benefit Outdoors for All Cairn Offers 'Gear Up Give Back' Program to Revamp Used Gear & Benefit Outdoors for All
Cairn has launched the 'Gear Up, Give Back' initiative to benefit outdoor programs for people with disabilities.
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Ed Spratt    Nov 5, 2021
Round Up: 17 Bike Industry Jobs Available Right Now Round Up: 17 Bike Industry Jobs Available Right Now
Fancy a new job where where you're most likely to be able to jump out for a ride at lunch or get to geek over bike-related things all day?
Alicia Leggett    Oct 27, 2021
[Update: 24-year-old Warehouse Worker Charged With Murder] Employee Found Dead at Jamis Bikes Headquarters [Update: 24-year-old Warehouse Worker Charged With Murder] Employee Found Dead at Jamis Bikes Headquarters
Christian V. Giron was a co-worker of Jeanette Willem at Jamis.
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Andrew Cho    Oct 28, 2021
Mind Yourself: A Call for Support as North Vancouver's Derek Dix Battles Brain Cancer Mind Yourself: A Call for Support as North Vancouver's Derek Dix Battles Brain Cancer
Derek’s friends have created an auction to support him through his battle with cancer.
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Sarah Moore    Oct 26, 2021
Cindy Devine & 4 Others To Be Inducted Into Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame Cindy Devine & 4 Others To Be Inducted Into Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame
Cindy Devine won the first-ever rainbow stripes awarded in the downhill category back in 1990.
Ed Spratt    Oct 25, 2021
Shimano Releases Warning About Fake Clearance Store Shimano Releases Warning About Fake Clearance Store
Don't be fooled by the temptingly low prices.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 19, 2021
Industry Digest: Trek's Direct to Consumer Box, Low Salaries, Sea Otter & More Industry Digest: Trek's Direct to Consumer Box, Low Salaries, Sea Otter & More
A peek behind the curtain from our sister site, Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
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Richard Burgoin    Oct 18, 2021
Peaty's Bike Bonanza Returns for 2021 Peaty's Bike Bonanza Returns for 2021
Peaty's bargain hunt returns in November.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 12, 2021
UCI Helps Rescue 165 Refugees From Afghanistan UCI Helps Rescue 165 Refugees From Afghanistan
The refugees will be resettled in Switzerland, Canada, France, Israel and the USA.
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James Smurthwaite    Oct 11, 2021
Pon Holdings Buys GT, Cannondale, Schwinn & More in $810 Million Deal Pon Holdings Buys GT, Cannondale, Schwinn & More in $810 Million Deal
Pon.Bike could now be the biggest bike company in the world.
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James Smurthwaite    Oct 11, 2021
Jordie Lunn: 1983 - 2019 Jordie Lunn: 1983 - 2019
#livelikeJordie
Henry Quinney    Oct 11, 2021
Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry Last Month - Round Up Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry Last Month - Round Up
Justin Timbersnake and Gareth Yoghurtbottom are back for another round of entertaining industry news that probably didn't really happen.
flag    Oct 8, 2021
G-Form Announces Soil Sessions Initiative to Support Trail Building Organizations G-Form Announces Soil Sessions Initiative to Support Trail Building Organizations
Soil Sessions is a new apparel line that will directly give back to select trail building organizations across the country.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 6, 2021
Tinker Juarez Announces Split with Cannondale in Now Deleted Social Media Post Tinker Juarez Announces Split with Cannondale in Now Deleted Social Media Post
Juarez, a Mountain Bike Hall of Famer, World Cup winner and two-time Olympian, first signed with Cannondale in 1994.
Snow Summit    Sep 23, 2021
Summit Bike Park Re-Opening September 24th Summit Bike Park Re-Opening September 24th
The Bike Park will be open Friday to Monday until closing day on Oct. 11.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 21, 2021
Protection Insert Brand D3O Acquired by Elysian Capital Protection Insert Brand D3O Acquired by Elysian Capital
D3O provides protective inserts for brands such as Fox Racing, Scott Sports, Troy Lee Designs, Pearl Izumi, SixSixOne and Endura.
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Ibis Cycles    Sep 17, 2021
Robin Wallner Announces Retirement from EWS Racing Robin Wallner Announces Retirement from EWS Racing
Robin Wallner began his EWS career at Finale Ligure in 2014, so it's fitting that he announced his retirement today at the same venue.
   Sep 17, 2021
Competitive Cyclist & Backcountry Launch 'Expedition Perks' Loyalty Program Competitive Cyclist & Backcountry Launch 'Expedition Perks' Loyalty Program
Users can now earn rewards points on Competitive Cyclist and Backcountry purchases.
Sea Otter Europe    Sep 17, 2021
Sea Otter Europe Returns to the City of Girona on September 24 Sea Otter Europe Returns to the City of Girona on September 24
Sea Otter Europe Costa Brava Girona by Continenta
Alicia Leggett    Sep 16, 2021
WADA Will Review its Cannabis Ban in 2022 WADA Will Review its Cannabis Ban in 2022
Marijuana could be removed from the banned substances list next year.
Canyon    Sep 10, 2021
Details Announced for Canyon Demo Tour & A Guided Tour of the Setup with Fabio Wibmer Details Announced for Canyon Demo Tour & A Guided Tour of the Setup with Fabio Wibmer
The CLLCTV Sessions Truck is back on the road for a packed September and October of events
flag Fred Austruy    Sep 9, 2021
Fred Austruy Opens the Fun Ride 30 Park Fred Austruy Opens the Fun Ride 30 Park
Pro rider Fred Austruy has opened his own bike park.
Henry Quinney    Sep 8, 2021
8 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry Last Month - Round Up 8 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry Last Month - Round Up
Tinder date goes from bad to worse as man finally lifts kneepads from ankles, only to reveal ankle socks.
Ride Concepts    Sep 8, 2021
Ride Concepts Is The Official Shoe Of The Whistler Bike Park Ride Concepts Is The Official Shoe Of The Whistler Bike Park
Ride Concepts continues their relationship with Whistler Mountain Bike Park as the official shoe sponsor.
Alicia Leggett    Sep 7, 2021
What Does the Vietnam Covid Shutdown Mean for Carbon Bikes? What Does the Vietnam Covid Shutdown Mean for Carbon Bikes?
The shutdown of a key factory in Vietnam is causing even more delays.
   Aug 31, 2021
Propain Announces 'Propain Friends' App Propain Announces 'Propain Friends' App
Find test rides in your area, get rewards, and receive invitations to exclusive events and push notifications for "early news".
James Smurthwaite    Aug 27, 2021
'I Feel Like We've Been Dragged Into the Black Hole' -  What's Next for Afghanistan's Mountain Bikers? 'I Feel Like We've Been Dragged Into the Black Hole' - What's Next for Afghanistan's Mountain Bikers?
Cyclists in Afghanistan are trying to evacuate after a period of relative peace.
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James Smurthwaite    Aug 19, 2021
Marin Recalls 20 Models Due to Bottom Bracket Faults Marin Recalls 20 Models Due to Bottom Bracket Faults
The bottom bracket on certain Marin models can break during use causing a rider to lose control, posing fall and crash hazards.
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Felix    Aug 19, 2021
German Jump Zone S_trails_2.0 Faces Possible Demolition German Jump Zone S_trails_2.0 Faces Possible Demolition
German dirt jump riders hope to convince the district council of the park's importance to the riding community.
Alicia Leggett    Aug 18, 2021
Round Up: Women's MTB Wednesdays - Issue 2 Round Up: Women's MTB Wednesdays - Issue 2
Celebrating all the female riders out there working together to push our sport forward.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 17, 2021
Revenue Round Up: Strong Sales Amid Supply Chain Issues Revenue Round Up: Strong Sales Amid Supply Chain Issues
A look at how some of the big players got on through the first half of 2021
Alicia Leggett    Aug 12, 2021
Rapha Foundation Supports Grow Cycling Foundation with 2021 Grant Rapha Foundation Supports Grow Cycling Foundation with 2021 Grant
Grow Cycling Foundation plans to build a 30,000 square foot pump track in Los Angeles to help increase diversity and inclusion in mountain biking.
Outride    Aug 11, 2021
Outride Fund Donates $530,000 To Youth Cycling Programs Outride Fund Donates $530,000 To Youth Cycling Programs
Outride is a nonprofit organization that researches the benefits of biking and aims to improve access to the sport for all.
RideWrap HQ    Aug 10, 2021
RideWrap Announces Details for Production Facility in the UK RideWrap Announces Details for Production Facility in the UK
RideWrap's operations will now include local production based in the UK.
BC Bike Race    Aug 10, 2021
The BC Bike Race Adds an eMTB Event, the Mega Volt The BC Bike Race Adds an eMTB Event, the Mega Volt
The Mega Volt will be the first multi-day eMTB race in North America.
Handup Gloves    Aug 6, 2021
Handup Gloves Launches HANDUP x Pabst Blue Ribbon Collaboration Gear Handup Gloves Launches HANDUP x Pabst Blue Ribbon Collaboration Gear
Handup and PBR have joined forces to create a line of apparel and gear that's fit for parking lot beers.
Henry Quinney    Aug 5, 2021
6 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry in July 6 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry in July
Mountain biker having a hard time staying cool despite ownership of Pit Vipers.
flag    Aug 5, 2021
Support the Wood River Trails Coalition and Enter to Win a Kona Process Support the Wood River Trails Coalition and Enter to Win a Kona Process
The WRTC is raffling off a Kona Process 134 CR 29 to its supporters.
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Alicia Leggett    Aug 3, 2021
YT Industries Acquired By Private Equity Group Ardian YT Industries Acquired By Private Equity Group Ardian
Private equity group Ardian aims to help YT expand its market in Europe and the US.
Alicia Leggett    Aug 3, 2021
Sea Otter Classic Acquired By Life Time Sea Otter Classic Acquired By Life Time
Sea Otter will join the Leadville Trail 100 MTB, Unbound Gravel, the Miami Marathon, the New York City Triathlon, and other events as a Life Time production.
Sarah Moore    Aug 2, 2021
CyclingTips Digest: A Guide to Air Compressors, 3D Printed Carbon Shoes, Motor Doping & More CyclingTips Digest: A Guide to Air Compressors, 3D Printed Carbon Shoes, Motor Doping & More
Plus what Jolanda Neff had on her downtube during the Olympic race, a review of Specialized's lace off-road shoe, and more.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 30, 2021
Muc-Off Withdraws Commencal 21 Sponsorship & Insists Amaury Pierron Take Course After 'Racial Stereotyping' Muc-Off Withdraws Commencal 21 Sponsorship & Insists Amaury Pierron Take Course After 'Racial Stereotyping'
"We completely oppose any and all forms of racial stereotyping, and we have taken direct action with the teams involved."
Alicia Leggett    Jul 30, 2021
Fabio Wibmer Becomes 'Laureus Sport for Good' Ambassador, Will Help Bring Sports to Disadvantaged Youth Fabio Wibmer Becomes 'Laureus Sport for Good' Ambassador, Will Help Bring Sports to Disadvantaged Youth
Fabio Wibmer will help young people learn valuable tools to make positive changes in their lives.
Sarah Moore    Jul 22, 2021
Amaury Pierron & Commencal 21 Team Manager Apologize for Instagram Stories Amaury Pierron & Commencal 21 Team Manager Apologize for Instagram Stories
'I would like to sincerely and deeply apologize to all.'
Sarah Moore    Jul 21, 2021
Round Up: Women's MTB Wednesdays - Issue 1 Round Up: Women's MTB Wednesdays - Issue 1
Celebrating all the female riders out there working together to push our sport forward.
flag    Jul 22, 2021
Sea Otter Australia Postponed to September 2022 Sea Otter Australia Postponed to September 2022
Sea Otter Australia will now be held September 29 – October 3, 2022.
Matt Wragg    Jul 21, 2021
Opinion: Should We Be Racing eMTBs at the Elite Level? Maybe Not Yet. Opinion: Should We Be Racing eMTBs at the Elite Level? Maybe Not Yet.
Matt Wragg thinks that when it comes to eMTBs, our industry has a racing problem.
Alicia Leggett    Jul 20, 2021
Update: Queenstown Dirt Jumps Saved from Demolition Update: Queenstown Dirt Jumps Saved from Demolition
The legendary dirt jump spot will remain a destination.
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Alicia Leggett    Jul 19, 2021
Canada to Reopen Borders for Nonessential Travel Canada to Reopen Borders for Nonessential Travel
We know lots of you have been missing your Whistler fix.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 19, 2021
Smith & Koroyd Sue Burton For Use of WaveCel in Helmets Smith & Koroyd Sue Burton For Use of WaveCel in Helmets
Bontrager's 'Wavecel' is a rotational and impact protection technology first released in March 2019.
Ed Spratt    Jul 19, 2021
5 Environmental Initiatives in the Bike Industry: Trek Removes 433,600lbs of Plastic, Sustainable Manufacturing, & More 5 Environmental Initiatives in the Bike Industry: Trek Removes 433,600lbs of Plastic, Sustainable Manufacturing, & More
The reality is that buying less, reusing, repairing, and riding locally are among the best things we can do for the planet, but we commend the brands that are taking action, too.
Pete Costain    Jul 15, 2021
Video: Montana's First Shuttle Bike Park Now Open Video: Montana's First Shuttle Bike Park Now Open
Legacy Bike Park overlooks Flathead Lake with big jumps and backwoods camping.
Brian Park    Jul 14, 2021
Letter from the Editor: Pinkbike’s Next Chapter with Outside Letter from the Editor: Pinkbike’s Next Chapter with Outside
We’re excited to announce today that Pinkbike has been acquired by Outside—will we finally get a Kaz vs Palmer showdown?
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Alicia Leggett    Jul 13, 2021
Marine Cabirou Joins Monster Energy Roster Marine Cabirou Joins Monster Energy Roster
Marine Cabirou will return to racing with more support than ever.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 13, 2021
Shimano Invests $300m in Japan & Singapore Facilities to Increase Capacity Shimano Invests $300m in Japan & Singapore Facilities to Increase Capacity
Shimano is hoping to increase capacity by 1.5 times by the end of the year.
   Jul 12, 2021
Full Speed Ahead Hires Industry Veteran David Meredith as MTB Marketing Manager Full Speed Ahead Hires Industry Veteran David Meredith as MTB Marketing Manager
Full Speed Ahead has hired long-time industry veteran David Meredith as the head of Mountain Bike Marketing for the Americas.
Outride    Jul 12, 2021
Outride Announces Details for Summit That Will Share Latest Research on Cycling, the Brain & Well-Being Outride Announces Details for Summit That Will Share Latest Research on Cycling, the Brain & Well-Being
The research summit will be live-streamed virtually and registration is free.
Alicia Leggett    Jul 9, 2021
Updated: Montana Grizzly Bear Suspected of Killing Bikepacker Shot & Killed Updated: Montana Grizzly Bear Suspected of Killing Bikepacker Shot & Killed
Our condolences to all those affected by this tragic event.
MET Helmets    Jul 7, 2021
MET Helmets & Bluegrass to be Distributed by QBP in North America MET Helmets & Bluegrass to be Distributed by QBP in North America
Quality Bicycle Products is now the official distributor for MET Helmets in North America with availability expected in fall 2021.
Race Face    Jul 7, 2021
Race Face Brews Announces Another Round of Good Work Beer for a Good Cause Race Face Brews Announces Another Round of Good Work Beer for a Good Cause
Race Face has partnered with IMBA Canada to offer grants that invest in local clubs that want to do good work in their communities.
flag    Jul 6, 2021
Bicycle Broker Specializes in Insurance for the Cycling Community Bicycle Broker Specializes in Insurance for the Cycling Community
A rider-owned, Vancouver-based, insurance service that specializes in serving the cycling community.
Henry Quinney    Jul 5, 2021
8 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry Last Month - Round Up 8 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry Last Month - Round Up
Hot off the press, another batch of newsworthy non-news.
Alicia Leggett    Jul 1, 2021
Updated: Chloe Woodruff Resigns from Olympic Team, Replaced by Erin Huck After Arbitration Updated: Chloe Woodruff Resigns from Olympic Team, Replaced by Erin Huck After Arbitration
USA Cycling said today in a statement that Erin Huck will now race alongside Kate Courtney and Haley Batten later this month. What exactly happened is unclear.
Nevis Range    Jul 2, 2021
Muc Off & Nevis Range Announce Partnership for 2021 Muc Off & Nevis Range Announce Partnership for 2021
Muc-Off will be supporting Nevis Range’s Bike School and Bike Track teams as well as helping with future projects and more.
flag    Jul 1, 2021
EXT Suspension Opens US Distribution and Service Center EXT Suspension Opens US Distribution and Service Center
EXT parts and service will now be easier to obtain in the United States.
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flag Alicia Leggett    Jun 29, 2021
KRUSH Grassroots Scholarships to be awarded at Sea Otter Australia KRUSH Grassroots Scholarships to be awarded at Sea Otter Australia
Two lucky young riders will be awarded product, financial support, and mentorship.
Esker Cycles    Jun 29, 2021
Esker Cycles Announces Ride Scholarship Program Esker Cycles Announces Ride Scholarship Program
Esker is especially encouraging newer riders with a vision for a particular ride or adventure and an interest in telling their story to apply.
Mammoth Mountain    Jun 27, 2021
Mammoth Mountain's Panorama Upper Gondola is Now Open Mammoth Mountain's Panorama Upper Gondola is Now Open
Mammoth Bike Park’s gondola is now open to the 11,053’ summit with access to the trails Off the Top, Skid Marks and The Eliminator.
Panorama BikeParkTeam    Jun 24, 2021
Panorama Bike Park Opens June 26 Panorama Bike Park Opens June 26
Panorama Bike Park is all set for its 2021 opening this weekend.
Nick Bentley    Jun 24, 2021
British Cycling Launches New Gravity Development Centers British Cycling Launches New Gravity Development Centers
British Cycling Announce new gravity development centers to strengthen the pathway for aspiring riders.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 22, 2021
British Councillor Objects to Local Bike Park Due to Fears of Child Molesters & 'Aggressive Males' British Councillor Objects to Local Bike Park Due to Fears of Child Molesters & 'Aggressive Males'
The scrutiny committee ended up narrowly rejecting the proposal.
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Nevis Range    Jun 21, 2021
Video: A Sneak Peek at the New Nevis Range Blue Trail Video: A Sneak Peek at the New Nevis Range Blue Trail
The new Blue DH trail is the longest man-made trail in the UK the trails spanning almost 10km
Ed Spratt    Jun 19, 2021
Gee Atherton Airlifted to Hospital After a Crash While Filming Gee Atherton Airlifted to Hospital After a Crash While Filming
Gee Atherton has suffered injuries including broken ribs, multiple fractures and breaks to his femur and wrists.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 17, 2021
Shimano Factory Shut Down in Malaysia May Cause Additional Product Delays Shimano Factory Shut Down in Malaysia May Cause Additional Product Delays
Due to new government COVID regulations the facility is shut down until at least the end of the month.
Sarah Moore    Jun 15, 2021
Moab's Whole Enchilada Trail Closed by Pack Creek Fire Moab's Whole Enchilada Trail Closed by Pack Creek Fire
We wish the wildfire fighters battling the blaze the best of luck.
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Matt Wragg    Jun 15, 2021
Interview: Specialized's Sponsorship Boss Benno Willeit Speaks Candidly About Losing Athletes, Fewer World Cup Teams, & More Interview: Specialized's Sponsorship Boss Benno Willeit Speaks Candidly About Losing Athletes, Fewer World Cup Teams, & More
"Aaron Gwin was expensive, but he was even more expensive when he left Specialized. At that stage, we said enough is enough, we cannot afford or justify that amount of money."
Alicia Leggett    Jun 11, 2021
PNW Components Removing Products From Amazon to Prioritize Retailers PNW Components Removing Products From Amazon to Prioritize Retailers
After a year of high demand and an overburdened supply chain, PNW Components has decided to focus on bike shops and online bike industry retailers.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 9, 2021
Brendan Fairclough Has Hand Infection Due to Splinter Brendan Fairclough Has Hand Infection Due to Splinter
We wish Brendan all the best in his recovery.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 9, 2021
Wyn Masters' Privateer of the Week Award Returns in 2021 Wyn Masters' Privateer of the Week Award Returns in 2021
Wyn gives the €1,000 prize to the best performing privateer rider at each race.
flag Klavdij Blazko    Jun 8, 2021
Announcing the First Slovenian eMTB Mountain Rescue Service Team Announcing the First Slovenian eMTB Mountain Rescue Service Team
This pilot project has gained so much approval that they already expect two new e-MTB Mountain Rescue Service teams across Slovenia in a matter of a few months.
Sarah Moore    Jun 7, 2021
CyclingTips Digest: Gravel Suspension Forks, Silca's Phallic Computer Mount, A Sub-4 Kilogram Bike & More CyclingTips Digest: Gravel Suspension Forks, Silca's Phallic Computer Mount, A Sub-4 Kilogram Bike & More
Plus the best tech from the Handmade Bicycle Show Australia and a discussion about how much mountain bike is too much when it comes to gravel bike geometry.
Brian Park    Jun 4, 2021
Henry Quinney & Matt Beer Join Pinkbike's Technical Editorial Team Henry Quinney & Matt Beer Join Pinkbike's Technical Editorial Team
A former world cup mechanic and a former world cup racer join the Pinkbike tech team.
Ed Spratt    Jun 4, 2021
UCI Releases Sustainabilitiy Guidelines as it Sets Goal to Become Carbon Neutral UCI Releases Sustainabilitiy Guidelines as it Sets Goal to Become Carbon Neutral
The UCI has released its new sustainability guidelines after signing up to the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework in 2020
Saalbach Hinterglemm    Jun 4, 2021
Saalbach Hinterglemm Opens for the 2021 Season Saalbach Hinterglemm Opens for the 2021 Season
Bikepark Saalbach Hinterglemm opens for 2021 with a new 'Learn to Ride Park' and reshapes of some of the rider favorite trails.
   Jun 4, 2021
World Bicycle Relief Announces 2021 Pedal to Empower Ride World Bicycle Relief Announces 2021 Pedal to Empower Ride
World Bicycle Relief’s Pedal to Empower ride, returns for a second year this Saturday, June 5, 2021.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 1, 2021
Crankworx Whistler Cancelled for 2021 Crankworx Whistler Cancelled for 2021
Crankworx is cancelled for the second year running but has announced plans to return in 2022.
Ed Spratt    May 31, 2021
8 Environmental Initiatives in the Bike Industry: SRAM's Fiber Recycling Patent, Sustainable Production, & More 8 Environmental Initiatives in the Bike Industry: SRAM's Fiber Recycling Patent, Sustainable Production, & More
The cycling industry gets away with some pretty wasteful practices, so it's great to see people working on these initiatives.
flag WhistlerMountain BikePark    May 30, 2021
Whistler Mountain Bike Park Announces Details for Opening Week Whistler Mountain Bike Park Announces Details for Opening Week
The unofficial start of summer is upon us. Here's what's happening and what trails are open.
Henry Quinney    May 28, 2021
9 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry This Month 9 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry This Month
The bike industry finally breaks Keynesian economics, a Pinkbike editor's dollar-per-comma scandal is exposed, and a bike that's launching without TikTok influencers?
James Smurthwaite    May 27, 2021
Cycling's First NFT is a Picture of a Bike That Sold for $2,000 More Than the Actual Bike Cycling's First NFT is a Picture of a Bike That Sold for $2,000 More Than the Actual Bike
Is buying a 3D rendering of a frame for $8,592 proof that humanity is doomed?
James Smurthwaite    May 24, 2021
Senator Lee Reintroduces Bikes in Wilderness Legislation Senator Lee Reintroduces Bikes in Wilderness Legislation
The Human-Powered Travel in Wilderness Areas Act would empower local managers of Wilderness areas to decide whether to allow and how to regulate non-motorized travel.
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James Smurthwaite    May 24, 2021
Tomomi Nishikubo Signs with Canyon Tomomi Nishikubo Signs with Canyon
The Japanese trials rider becomes the latest member of the Cllctv.
James Smurthwaite    May 21, 2021
Commencal Could Pay for Local Bike Shop Repairs with New 'Care' Program Commencal Could Pay for Local Bike Shop Repairs with New 'Care' Program
The Commencal Care program has been rolled out in Europe, Canada and the USA.
James Smurthwaite    May 20, 2021
Knolly Withdraws Patent Infringement Suit Against Intense Knolly Withdraws Patent Infringement Suit Against Intense
Both sides have agreed to dismiss all claims and counterclaims and Knolly and Intense will be paying their own legal fees.
Alicia Leggett    May 17, 2021
Update: School District in Marin Backpedals on Disbanding High School MTB Teams & May Protect Teams from Future Threats Update: School District in Marin Backpedals on Disbanding High School MTB Teams & May Protect Teams from Future Threats
The school district CFO has pledged to present a solution to the board of trustees that would grant the teams protection against future attempts at dismantling them.
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flag SHIMANO    May 19, 2021
Shimano Celebrates 100th Anniversary By Awarding 100 Trail Building Tool Kits to Cycling Clubs & Qualifying Organizations Shimano Celebrates 100th Anniversary By Awarding 100 Trail Building Tool Kits to Cycling Clubs & Qualifying Organizations
In celebration of Shimano’s 100th Anniversary, Shimano Canada will be awarding 100 trail building tool kits to cycling clubs and qualifying organizations nationwide.
James Smurthwaite    May 18, 2021
Revenue Round Up: Another Quarter of Big Growth for the Bike Industry with Warning Signs on the Horizon Revenue Round Up: Another Quarter of Big Growth for the Bike Industry with Warning Signs on the Horizon
Not surprisingly, brands are reporting growth and even some record quarters.
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Alicia Leggett    May 18, 2021
Eastern Divide Trail Route Nears Completion Eastern Divide Trail Route Nears Completion
Once complete, the 5,000+ mile Eastern Divide Trail connecting Newfoundland to Florida will be the longest established bikepacking route in the US and Canada.
Pit Viper    May 17, 2021
Pit Viper Announces New Team Manager, JP Gendron Pit Viper Announces New Team Manager, JP Gendron
JP has started building Pit Viper's team of mountain bike athletes.
ION Surfing Trails    May 15, 2021
Video: Ion Introduces 2021 Footwear Line in 'Between the Laces,' a Full-On Bike Party Edit Video: Ion Introduces 2021 Footwear Line in 'Between the Laces,' a Full-On Bike Party Edit
This banger video covers all the bases with dirt jump, enduro, and downhill bikes.
Sarah Moore    May 15, 2021
Orbea to Move US Operations to Boulder, Colorado Orbea to Move US Operations to Boulder, Colorado
Orbea is moving their US offices and operations to Boulder, Colorado this May.
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Sarah Moore    May 14, 2021
Rapha Teases MTB Line, Coming June 2021 Rapha Teases MTB Line, Coming June 2021
Rapha announced plans to launch a mountain bike apparel line back in January of 2020.
flag    May 13, 2021
Bike Park Val di Sole Sets Opening Date of June 5 Bike Park Val di Sole Sets Opening Date of June 5
Bike Park Val di Sole in Commezzadura will welcome riders from June 5th until September 26th, with the renewed White Wolf track
James Smurthwaite    May 11, 2021
Pinkbike's State of the Sport Full Release Pinkbike's State of the Sport Full Release
Here are all the stats from the State of the Sport survey.
James Smurthwaite    May 11, 2021
Driven Reaches $1 Million USD Crowd Funding Goal in Just 2 Days & Says it is "Used to the Haters" Driven Reaches $1 Million USD Crowd Funding Goal in Just 2 Days & Says it is "Used to the Haters"
Another incredibly rapid crowd funding in the midst of the bike boom.
James Smurthwaite    May 11, 2021
Speculation Arises Around Wiggle Buyout By German Retail Giant Signa Sports Speculation Arises Around Wiggle Buyout By German Retail Giant Signa Sports
If true, the information, which came from unnamed sources, would take Signa Sports public and create a combined entity with Yucaipa Acquisition Corp worth $4 billion.
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Mammoth Mountain    May 11, 2021
Mammoth Bike Park Re-Opens Chair 16, New Rider Room & Pass Option Mammoth Bike Park Re-Opens Chair 16, New Rider Room & Pass Option
Opening Day in the Mammoth Bike Park is fast approaching.
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Henry Quinney    May 7, 2021
5 Key Stats from Enduro Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey 5 Key Stats from Enduro Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey
As we roll into a decade of the EWS, it’s still evolving and growing.
Alicia Leggett    May 7, 2021
Kitsbow Expands Sizing Range, Offering Sizes XXS to XXXXL Kitsbow Expands Sizing Range, Offering Sizes XXS to XXXXL
The California company makes its clothing to order in North Carolina and now offers inclusive sizing.
James Smurthwaite    May 7, 2021
5 Key Stats from World Cup XC Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey 5 Key Stats from World Cup XC Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey
With all of its history and prestige, cross-country is perceived as the most professional and formalized discipline, but this doesn't mean it isn't without its issues.
Ed Spratt    May 7, 2021
Vittoria Announces Five-Year Sponsorship of UCI MTB World Cups and World Champs Vittoria Announces Five-Year Sponsorship of UCI MTB World Cups and World Champs
Vittoria will also be supporting the work of the UCI World Cycling Centre and Solidarity program until 2025.
Ed Spratt    May 7, 2021
X Games Real MTB Attracted More Viewers Than Any Other Real Series Contest X Games Real MTB Attracted More Viewers Than Any Other Real Series Contest
The first X Games Real MTB contest reached nearly 25 million views.
Alicia Leggett    May 6, 2021
4 Key Stats on Social Media & Content Creation - Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey 4 Key Stats on Social Media & Content Creation - Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey
Social media and content creation are increasingly important for sponsored riders. What do they think of that?
James Smurthwaite    May 6, 2021
Only 8% of Downhill World Cup Riders Want Skinsuits to Return - Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey Only 8% of Downhill World Cup Riders Want Skinsuits to Return - Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey
The Pinkbike survey has revealed that only 8.2% of World Cup downhill riders want skinsuits to return to the circuit.
Henry Quinney    May 5, 2021
5 Key Stats from Downhill Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey 5 Key Stats from Downhill Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey
The worlds' best DH racers share their honest feelings on field sizes, national series, the protected rider system, and more.
Alex Johnson    May 5, 2021
Solo Developer Brings Mountain Biking Game Shred! 2 Featuring Sam Pilgrim to Playstation 4 & 5 Solo Developer Brings Mountain Biking Game Shred! 2 Featuring Sam Pilgrim to Playstation 4 & 5
Oh, and you can virtually ride the Grim Donut, along with Sam’s Signature Haibike DRT.
James Smurthwaite    May 4, 2021
We Surveyed 200 of the World's Best Pro Mountain Bikers - Welcome to Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey We Surveyed 200 of the World's Best Pro Mountain Bikers - Welcome to Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey
Do pro riders feel safe? Are they paid fairly for what they do? And are there any issues that are being overlooked? This is the largest public snapshot ever taken of professional mountain biking in the history of the sport.
James Smurthwaite    May 4, 2021
How Much Do Professional Mountain Bikers Get Paid? - Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey How Much Do Professional Mountain Bikers Get Paid? - Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey
Rider salaries are a closely guarded secret, but our anonymous survey sheds some light on what the pros are making.
Tech Fovno    May 4, 2021
Press Release: Fovno-Tech's New Bike Rack Uses Electric Suction Cups Press Release: Fovno-Tech's New Bike Rack Uses Electric Suction Cups
The rack includes a safety alarm that sounds if any suction cup loses pressure.
flag Bike Spanner    May 4, 2021
Bike And Spanner To Distribute Dartmoor Bikes In UK Bike And Spanner To Distribute Dartmoor Bikes In UK
A full collection of Dartmoor Bikes coming to the U.K.
Mons Royale    May 3, 2021
Mons Royale Confirms Future Ground Europe Women's Progression Camp Mons Royale Confirms Future Ground Europe Women's Progression Camp
A new European event will follow the recent Future Ground women's progression camp in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Henry Quinney    Apr 30, 2021
6 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry This Month 6 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry This Month
Oxford and Cambridge dictionaries are set to announce that the official definition of “Affordable” will change after successful lobbying by the bike industry.
Ed Spratt    Apr 30, 2021
Eliot Jackson & Tracey Hannah Join the Red Bull World Cup Commentating Team Eliot Jackson & Tracey Hannah Join the Red Bull World Cup Commentating Team
Eliot Jackson and Tracey Hannah will be heading into the commentary booth this year as they join the team for World Cup coverage.
Alicia Leggett    Apr 27, 2021
Burning Question: How Long Are Bike Shop Service Lead Times Right Now? Burning Question: How Long Are Bike Shop Service Lead Times Right Now?
Bike shops are busier than ever. What does that mean for your favorite mechanic?
Alicia Leggett    Apr 27, 2021
Update: Remember the Ever Given? Your New Bike Might Still Be Stuck Update: Remember the Ever Given? Your New Bike Might Still Be Stuck
The ship is no longer stuck in the canal, but it sure isn't free.
Ed Spratt    Apr 26, 2021
Manon Carpenter Announces Move to Specialized & Sustainable Trails Project Manon Carpenter Announces Move to Specialized & Sustainable Trails Project
Manon Carpenter will now be riding for Specialized while she explores the topic of creating a sustainable future for our trails.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 19, 2021
Video: Mountain Biker Rescued After Dangling Headfirst Off a Cliff Video: Mountain Biker Rescued After Dangling Headfirst Off a Cliff
Rescuers said he was hanging on "like a cat" and explained that he was too scared to even rotate his head to look at them.
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James Smurthwaite    Apr 19, 2021
Video: Local Riders on Edge After a Spate of Armed Bike Jackings in Berkeley Video: Local Riders on Edge After a Spate of Armed Bike Jackings in Berkeley
The most recent attack saw a Transition Spur stolen.
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Vorsprung Suspension    Apr 15, 2021
Vorsprung Suspension Launches Dedicated Service Centre Vorsprung Suspension Launches Dedicated Service Centre
Vorsprung Suspension has announced the launch of Melius Suspension, a service center for riders requiring servicing, repairs and tuning.
Alicia Leggett    Apr 14, 2021
Carson Storch Fractures Tibial Plateau Carson Storch Fractures Tibial Plateau
We wish Carson the best and hope to see him back on the bike soon.
Alicia Leggett    Apr 14, 2021
Video: Pirelli is Developing a Gravity Tire Line with Fabien Barel Video: Pirelli is Developing a Gravity Tire Line with Fabien Barel
The former World Champion is helping his new sponsor move into the gravity world.
flag Sarah Moore    Apr 12, 2021
SRAM Opening Technical Service Center in North Vancouver, BC SRAM Opening Technical Service Center in North Vancouver, BC
The new location will provide Canadian dealers direct SRAM, RockShox, Zipp, Quarq technical service, paid service, and warranty processing.
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Canfield Bikes    Apr 10, 2021
Canfield Bikes Recover Stolen Prototype Canfield Bikes Recover Stolen Prototype
Canfield Bikes were able to quickly recover their one-of-a-kind prototype Canfield Tilt after it was stolen on April 2.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 6, 2021
Hiker to Claim Self Defence After Right of Way Dispute Stabbing Hiker to Claim Self Defence After Right of Way Dispute Stabbing
More details emerge about the Bellingham stabbing.
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SIXPACK Racing    Apr 6, 2021
Sixpack Relaunches its Branding for 2021 Sixpack Relaunches its Branding for 2021
For 2021 the German component manufacturer relaunches its brand.
Alicia Leggett    Apr 5, 2021
Updated: Canfield Bikes Prototype Stolen, Possible Sighting of Rider Updated: Canfield Bikes Prototype Stolen, Possible Sighting of Rider
Anyone with information is asked to immediately contact Canfield Bikes and EXT-USA.
flag Canfield Bikes    Apr 3, 2021
Canfield Bikes Prototype Stolen in Salt Lake City Canfield Bikes Prototype Stolen in Salt Lake City
Keep an eye out for a Green pre-production Canfield Tilt that was taken in Salt Lake City.
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Sarah Moore    Apr 1, 2021
Pinkbike Editors' Wildest Claims - April Fools Round Up 2021 Pinkbike Editors' Wildest Claims - April Fools Round Up 2021
This year, we saw at least double as many pranks as usual.
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Kona Bikes    Mar 31, 2021
[April Fools] Boost Your Instagram Likes With Kona's New Instant Trail Dogs [April Fools] Boost Your Instagram Likes With Kona's New Instant Trail Dogs
Kona has solved the social media game once and for all.
Industry Nine    Apr 1, 2021
[April Fools] Industry Nine Launches N-1 Conversion Service [April Fools] Industry Nine Launches N-1 Conversion Service
Want your bike to look like something it's not? Industry Nine has you covered.
Brian Park    Apr 1, 2021
[April Fools, Kinda] Pivot Cycles to Produce the Grim Donut V2 [April Fools, Kinda] Pivot Cycles to Produce the Grim Donut V2
There will be a very limited number of production Grim Donut bikes made available for the public to purchase.
Henry Quinney    Apr 1, 2021
[April Fools] WhatsApp Data Suggests NSMB Editor is Notorious Leaker Tonkatruck [April Fools] WhatsApp Data Suggests NSMB Editor is Notorious Leaker Tonkatruck
It’s unclear whether Tonkatruck and McRae share the same phone, or indeed if they are the same person.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 29, 2021
Update: The Ever Given is Free, But Experts Say Catching Up May Take Time Update: The Ever Given is Free, But Experts Say Catching Up May Take Time
After blocking the Suez Canal for six long days, the Ever Given is free, but the shipping industry still needs to recover.
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Alicia Leggett    Mar 29, 2021
BMX Pro Corey Walsh Comes Out As One of the First Openly Gay Male Cyclists BMX Pro Corey Walsh Comes Out As One of the First Openly Gay Male Cyclists
Few professional male cyclists of any discipline have been openly gay.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 27, 2021
Canyon & Orange Comment on Delays Caused by Blocked Suez Canal Canyon & Orange Comment on Delays Caused by Blocked Suez Canal
Bikes are among the cargo on the Ever Given.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 25, 2021
Graham Agassiz Appears to Have Broken His Leg Graham Agassiz Appears to Have Broken His Leg
Best wishes for a smooth recovery. We hope to see Graham back on the bike soon.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 25, 2021
Lawsuit Seeking to Ban Mountain Bikers From Teton Wilderness Study Area Thrown Out Due to Not Having Legal Standing Lawsuit Seeking to Ban Mountain Bikers From Teton Wilderness Study Area Thrown Out Due to Not Having Legal Standing
The lawsuit was filed in 2019 by Mountain Pursuit, a group representing Wyoming's hunters.
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Alicia Leggett    Mar 24, 2021
Garmin Releases Rally XC Power Meter Pedals Garmin Releases Rally XC Power Meter Pedals
The Garmin Rally XC pedals are swappable between bikes and have replaceable pedal bodies, making them a versatile power meter option.
flag Pinkbike Staff    Mar 24, 2021
Job Posting: Pinkbike is Hiring a Digital Graphic Designer Job Posting: Pinkbike is Hiring a Digital Graphic Designer
Pinkbike seeks an experienced full time Digital Graphic Designer for our office in Squamish, BC.
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Alicia Leggett    Mar 23, 2021
Bailey Mountain Bike Park Permanently Closes Bailey Mountain Bike Park Permanently Closes
The park offered truck shuttles on the weekends and had a variety of rowdy downhill trails.
flag Alicia Leggett    Mar 22, 2021
$300k Available in 6 Counties of Maine, New Hampshire, & Vermont to Improve Recreation Opportunities $300k Available in 6 Counties of Maine, New Hampshire, & Vermont to Improve Recreation Opportunities
Eligible projects can apply for grants ranging from $10k to $50k.
Ed Spratt    Mar 19, 2021
Specialized Partners with Tesla Co-Founder for a New Battery Recycling Solution Specialized Partners with Tesla Co-Founder for a New Battery Recycling Solution
Specialized is looking to offer recycling for all of its e-bike batteries by the end of the year.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 19, 2021
Mountain Biking in Scotland Receives £24 Million Investment for Trails, a Bike Park, and an Innovation Centre Mountain Biking in Scotland Receives £24 Million Investment for Trails, a Bike Park, and an Innovation Centre
The investment is projected to generate more than 400 new jobs and £141 million GVA.
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James Smurthwaite    Mar 18, 2021
Eminent Cycles Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy to Restrucure Debts Eminent Cycles Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy to Restrucure Debts
The founder remains optimistic about the future of the company.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 18, 2021
Revenue Round Up: 'We Really, Really Like What We Are Seeing' Revenue Round Up: 'We Really, Really Like What We Are Seeing'
Many brands are forecasting for the boom to continue for the next few years at least.
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Matt Wragg    Mar 18, 2021
Burning Question: What Constitutes Value From a Sponsored Athlete? Burning Question: What Constitutes Value From a Sponsored Athlete?
These days only a fortunate few have contracts that list their goal as just "winning races."
flag Alicia Leggett    Mar 16, 2021
Blue Mountain, Ontario Closes Bike Park Blue Mountain, Ontario Closes Bike Park
The Canadian bike park, home to Sea Otter Canada, has decided to close shop after not opening in 2020.
Pascal Pensa    Mar 16, 2021
Podcast: Running a Business in the Bike Industry in 2021 Podcast: Running a Business in the Bike Industry in 2021
Swiss distributor, James Drew, breaks down the pressures of running a bike business in 2021.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 16, 2021
Canyon Begins Distribution in Canada Canyon Begins Distribution in Canada
Mark Wallace and Emily Batty will no longer be the only Canadians able to get a Canyon bike.
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Alicia Leggett    Mar 15, 2021
77designz Issues Precautionary Recall on One-Piece Stem 77designz Issues Precautionary Recall on One-Piece Stem
The small German brand has detected a materials defect in the first and second batches of one-piece stems.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 15, 2021
Rose Bikes Announces Price Increases of 8-12% Rose Bikes Announces Price Increases of 8-12%
Scarcity of raw materials and increased shipping costs mean prices will be rising for Rose customers.
flag Mammoth Mountain    Mar 12, 2021
Mammoth Bike Park Announces May 28 Opening Date Mammoth Bike Park Announces May 28 Opening Date
The Mammoth Bike Park plans to reopen for the summer on Friday, May 28.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 11, 2021
YT Moves Away From Traditional Yearly Model Updates with New 'Core' Ranges YT Moves Away From Traditional Yearly Model Updates with New 'Core' Ranges
YT will now be running updates on specs as new components become available, rather than relying on annual updates.
Vermont Mountain Bike Association Announces its Next Executive Director Vermont Mountain Bike Association Announces its Next Executive Director
Nick Bennette has become the Vermont Mountain Bike Association after Tom Stuessy held the role for nine years.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 10, 2021
Santa Cruz are the Latest Brand to Increase Retail Prices Due to the Effects of COVID 19 Santa Cruz are the Latest Brand to Increase Retail Prices Due to the Effects of COVID 19
Prices are due to increase by an average of 10% from April 2.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 10, 2021
UK Bike Shop Chain Evans Cycles to Cut 300+ Jobs UK Bike Shop Chain Evans Cycles to Cut 300+ Jobs
The retailer will cut its 813 employees down to 475, despite the pandemic bike boom.
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Alicia Leggett    Mar 4, 2021
EWS Podium Contender Raphaela Richter to Represent Intend Suspension EWS Podium Contender Raphaela Richter to Represent Intend Suspension
Raphaela achieved a 2nd place at EWS Les Orres in 2019 as a privateer. It will be exciting to see what she can do with more industry support.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 4, 2021
Sea Otter Australia to Debut October 2021 Sea Otter Australia to Debut October 2021
Sea Otter will hold its first Southern Hemisphere event this fall.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 1, 2021
Whyte Bikes Secures Investment to Grow Overseas & Expand Bike Range Whyte Bikes Secures Investment to Grow Overseas & Expand Bike Range
The investment has been driven by a strong 2020 that saw a four-fold increase on profits to nearly £2 million.
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Ed Spratt    Feb 26, 2021
Round Up: Endura Partners with Trash Free Trails, Shimano's Water Usage, Sustainability Stats & More Green Initiatives Round Up: Endura Partners with Trash Free Trails, Shimano's Water Usage, Sustainability Stats & More Green Initiatives
A compilation of the steps being taken to help lower cycling's environmental impact.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 26, 2021
MTB Missoula Seeks New Executive Director MTB Missoula Seeks New Executive Director
Have you ever wanted to run a trail advocacy organization? Well, now's your chance.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 23, 2021
Mavic Introduces Lifetime Warranty for 2021 Carbon Wheels Mavic Introduces Lifetime Warranty for 2021 Carbon Wheels
Mavic's new lifetime warranty on carbon wheels may help broaden their appeal to customers who have previously been wary of carbon.
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Alicia Leggett    Feb 22, 2021
Vittoria Plans to Build Bike Park & Expand Headquarters in Italy Vittoria Plans to Build Bike Park & Expand Headquarters in Italy
The bike park is intended for both work and play, as the real-world testing ground will be open to the public.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 22, 2021
Trickstuff Reopens With Increased Production Capacity & Some Small Product Updates Trickstuff Reopens With Increased Production Capacity & Some Small Product Updates
Trickstuff has resumed operations after pausing day-to-day business for three months to restructure.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 22, 2021
NF Branches into Protective Gear With Made-in-Canada Kneepads NF Branches into Protective Gear With Made-in-Canada Kneepads
The pedal-friendly pads will feature D3O harden-on-impact technology.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 22, 2021
Continental and Nukeproof Join Forces to Introduce New UCI Team Continental and Nukeproof Join Forces to Introduce New UCI Team
Continental Nukeproof Racing will support Irish youngsters Chris Cumming and Ronan Dunne on their first Elite campaign.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 19, 2021
Kali Protectives Releases Updated Maya 3.0 Helmet Kali Protectives Releases Updated Maya 3.0 Helmet
Kali's new Maya 3.0 provides rotational impact protection and plenty of vents for $120.
Christopher San Agustin    Feb 17, 2021
Broken & Coastal Announces Launch of 6th Print Issue, New Format, & Contributor Grants Broken & Coastal Announces Launch of 6th Print Issue, New Format, & Contributor Grants
The independent print magazine covers everything from BMX to professional road cycling.
Pace Cycles    Feb 17, 2021
Pace Cycles Pledges to Plant 1 Tree for Every Online Order Pace Cycles Pledges to Plant 1 Tree for Every Online Order
For every order placed online, Pace will plant 1 tree.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 17, 2021
Adolf Silva Without a Frame Sponsor in 2021 Adolf Silva Without a Frame Sponsor in 2021
After six successful years with YT, Adolf Silva has bought himself a bike instead of partnering with a new frame sponsor.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 17, 2021
Video: Orange Bikes Returns to Racing with an EWS Team Video: Orange Bikes Returns to Racing with an EWS Team
Following in the footsteps of Steve Peat, Greg Minnaar, Missy Giove, and the Hannah siblings, Orange's long lineage in racing continues in 2021.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 16, 2021
UR Team and Polygon Part Ways After 8 Years UR Team and Polygon Part Ways After 8 Years
The former Polygon UR Team will become simply UR Team.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 16, 2021
POC Releases Solar-Powered Omne Eternal Helmet POC Releases Solar-Powered Omne Eternal Helmet
POC hopes to expand what a helmet can do with this self-contained, self-charging helmet.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 16, 2021
Dorel Cancels Going Private Following Shareholder Votes Dorel Cancels Going Private Following Shareholder Votes
Dorel, the parent company of GT, Cannondale, Mongoose and more will remain on the stock exchange following the termination.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 15, 2021
Data Indicates that Bike Theft is on the Rise During the COVID 19 Pandemic Data Indicates that Bike Theft is on the Rise During the COVID 19 Pandemic
Figures indicate bike theft could be up by around 25%.
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Ed Spratt    Feb 12, 2021
Kate Courtney & NICA Launch the 'Sparkle On' Scholarship for Student Athletes Kate Courtney & NICA Launch the 'Sparkle On' Scholarship for Student Athletes
The 'Sparkle On' scholarship will offer student racers with $10,000 and mentorship from Kate Courtney.
Leatt .com    Feb 11, 2021
Brett Tippie Signs with Leatt Brett Tippie Signs with Leatt
Leatt welcomes Canadian freeride Icon, Brett Tippie to the Leatt Family.
SR Suntour    Feb 11, 2021
SR Suntour Welcomes Hans Rey to the Team SR Suntour Welcomes Hans Rey to the Team
Hans Rey will be joining SR Suntour's Werx Athlete Team.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 10, 2021
New U.S. Congress Bill Proposes a Tax Rebate for E-Bike Purchases New U.S. Congress Bill Proposes a Tax Rebate for E-Bike Purchases
The proposed bill would provide a 30% purchase rebate up to $1,500, and it does not distinguish between commuters and eMTBs.
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Alicia Leggett    Feb 10, 2021
Thomas Lapeyrie Introduces 404 Crew with Leo Jaegle, Lucas Bruder, & Camille Blanchard Thomas Lapeyrie Introduces 404 Crew with Leo Jaegle, Lucas Bruder, & Camille Blanchard
The 404 Crew is about sharing good times on bicycles rather than bring home race results, but these riders can hold their own between the tape, too.
Ed Spratt    Feb 9, 2021
Trek Partners with NICA to Create Scholarship to Increase Diversity in Mountain Biking Trek Partners with NICA to Create Scholarship to Increase Diversity in Mountain Biking
250 kids from underrepresented backgrounds will receive a bike, gear and entry fees for a season of racing.
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Alicia Leggett    Feb 8, 2021
Seattle Bookkeeper Indicted for Swindling More Than $200K From Bike Company Seattle Bookkeeper Indicted for Swindling More Than $200K From Bike Company
The bookkeeper allegedly forged checks to herself and made transfers to her fake accounting firm, costing the bike company between $200,000 and $300,000 from 2015 to 2018.
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Ed Spratt    Feb 8, 2021
Taipei Cycle Show Postponed with Online Event Still Set for March Taipei Cycle Show Postponed with Online Event Still Set for March
Covid regulations mean that the Taipei show will be online only for now.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 8, 2021
High Jump World Record Holder & Les Gets Speed & Style Winner Daryl Brown Signs With Whyte Bikes High Jump World Record Holder & Les Gets Speed & Style Winner Daryl Brown Signs With Whyte Bikes
The UK slopestyle rider will represent a brand based just 15 minutes from his home.
Ed Spratt    Feb 7, 2021
Specialized UK Headquarters Gutted by Fire Specialized UK Headquarters Gutted by Fire
It took four hours, twelve fire engines and around eighty firefighters to get the blaze under control.
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   Feb 4, 2021
Grow Cycling Foundation Launches Cycling Industry Jobs Board Grow Cycling Foundation Launches Cycling Industry Jobs Board
Grow Cycling Jobs hopes to democratize access to bike industry jobs by creating one centralized place for everyone to see them.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 4, 2021
Josh Bryceland Takes On Land Management Role, Asks Riders to Refrain From Reckless Building Josh Bryceland Takes On Land Management Role, Asks Riders to Refrain From Reckless Building
Josh Bryceland wants local trail users to respect the land and build better relationships with the community.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 3, 2021
Former Bike Mag Staff Launch New 'Beta' Title Former Bike Mag Staff Launch New 'Beta' Title
Nicole Formosa and her team unveil the new mtb publication
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James Smurthwaite    Jan 30, 2021
Slack Randoms: Record Drops, eBike Love & Another Kangaroo Collision Slack Randoms: Record Drops, eBike Love & Another Kangaroo Collision
Here are some of the highlights from the Pinkbike office chat this past week.
Outride    Jan 31, 2021
PeopleforBikes Partners with Outride to Build Stronger Bicycling Communities and Diversify Youth Bicycling Programs PeopleforBikes Partners with Outride to Build Stronger Bicycling Communities and Diversify Youth Bicycling Programs
The partnership aims to build stronger bicycling communities and diverse youth bicycling programs.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 29, 2021
Will Mountain Bikes Be Allowed in US Wilderness Areas Any Time Soon? Will Mountain Bikes Be Allowed in US Wilderness Areas Any Time Soon?
Spoiler alert: We don't know, but the debate about whether or not mountain bikes belong in US wilderness areas continues.
Ed Spratt    Jan 29, 2021
100% Wins Infringement Case Against H&H Sports Protection's 'Just 1' Brand 100% Wins Infringement Case Against H&H Sports Protection's 'Just 1' Brand
H&H to stop all sales of the infringing products and pay damages and fees to 100%
Ed Spratt    Jan 28, 2021
Accomplice is Now Available for Streaming on Netflix Accomplice is Now Available for Streaming on Netflix
Watch the mountain biking film with a star-studded line up on Netflix.
flag    Jan 28, 2021
Mondraker Bikes are Now Available in Canada Mondraker Bikes are Now Available in Canada
Mondraker has partnered with Stoked Canada to open up their range of bikes to Canadian customers.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 26, 2021
Ceetec Introduces 137-Gram Phenum XC Bar and Lightweight Alloy Thru-Axles Ceetec Introduces 137-Gram Phenum XC Bar and Lightweight Alloy Thru-Axles
The Swiss manufacturer of featherweight components in refocusing on the Elite XC market in time for the Olympics.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 22, 2021
Propain Acknowledges Long Lead Times and Price Increases Propain Acknowledges Long Lead Times and Price Increases
A sharp increase in demand for bikes due to COVID-19 has affected lead times and pricing for Propain's bikes.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 22, 2021
MRP Releases Ramp Control Cartridges for Fox 38 and RockShox Zeb Forks MRP Releases Ramp Control Cartridges for Fox 38 and RockShox Zeb Forks
MRP Ramp Control cartridges allow riders to adjust their forks' progression on the fly without using volume spacers. Options for Fox 38 and RockShox ZEB forks have now been added to the lineup.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 22, 2021
Olympics Cancellation Looks Increasingly Likely, Tokyo Reportedly Targeting 2032 Games Olympics Cancellation Looks Increasingly Likely, Tokyo Reportedly Targeting 2032 Games
A report by the Times has cast serious doubt on the viability of the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Calibre Bikes    Jan 22, 2021
Calibre Bikes Bring Spare Parts Manufacturing to the UK Calibre Bikes Bring Spare Parts Manufacturing to the UK
Calibre has launched UK-made spare parts after facing supply issues and stock outages.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 20, 2021
Birzman Issues Safety Recall of Tubeless Inflators Sold Since 2017 Birzman Issues Safety Recall of Tubeless Inflators Sold Since 2017
Customers are strongly advised to stop using the products immediately.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 20, 2021
Pivot Launches New Youth Program With Squamish Rippers Dane Jewett and Ryan Griffith Pivot Launches New Youth Program With Squamish Rippers Dane Jewett and Ryan Griffith
Dane and Ryan will be the first riders in the new PFR Next Gen program, which will give promising young racers opportunities to race at the international level.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 15, 2021
The 20 Top Pinkbike Comments of 2020 The 20 Top Pinkbike Comments of 2020
The results are in from the keyboard warrior Olympics.
ECHOS Communications    Jan 14, 2021
Endura Planted Over 1.3 Million Trees in 2020, Aiming to Become Carbon Negative by 2024 Endura Planted Over 1.3 Million Trees in 2020, Aiming to Become Carbon Negative by 2024
At the start of 2020, Endura committed to planting one million trees annually for the next ten years and they've exceeded their goal in the first year.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 13, 2021
How Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Bike Parks in 2020? How Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Bike Parks in 2020?
Some bike parks thrived from the 2020 bike boom, while other suffered from the decline in travel.
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flag Outride    Jan 13, 2021
Outride Financial Support Now Available for Cycling Communities & Youth Riding Programs Outride Financial Support Now Available for Cycling Communities & Youth Riding Programs
The Outride Fund grant is a dollar-for-dollar matching program that supports projects related to youth cycling.
   Jan 12, 2021
World Ride Launches Global Ambassador Program World Ride Launches Global Ambassador Program
The aim of the ambassador program is to help grow the community of women mountain bikers around the world.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 12, 2021
The Stan's-Pivot Pro Team Has Disbanded The Stan's-Pivot Pro Team Has Disbanded
Chloe Woodruff, who started the team in 2015, announced that the time seemed right to move forward to new opportunities.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 11, 2021
Sea Otter Classic Postpones Spring Event to October 2021 Sea Otter Classic Postpones Spring Event to October 2021
The event has been rescheduled after not taking place in 2020.
Outride    Jan 9, 2021
Outride Welcomes 16 New Ambassadors For 2021 Including Lael Wilcox Outride Welcomes 16 New Ambassadors For 2021 Including Lael Wilcox
Outride, a nonprofit that partners with communities to provide access to bicycles, now has 42 ambassadors that will help mentor a new generation of riders.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 9, 2021
Trek is Being Sued for $5 Million Over Wavecel Safety Claims Trek is Being Sued for $5 Million Over Wavecel Safety Claims
The suit claims that Trek's marketing was "false, deceptive and misleading".
Alicia Leggett    Jan 9, 2021
Rapidé Introduces the Versatile Tigré Steel Hardtail Frame Rapidé Introduces the Versatile Tigré Steel Hardtail Frame
A budget-friendly hardtail designed with versatility in mind.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 8, 2021
YT Announces Tax Break Donation to Regional Nonprofits YT Announces Tax Break Donation to Regional Nonprofits
YT has selected 17 nonprofits to receive 3% of proceeds from the last 6 months.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 6, 2021
Steve Peat Signs Book Deal For Autobiography About His Legendary Career Steve Peat Signs Book Deal For Autobiography About His Legendary Career
Vertebrate Publishing plans to release his book in October.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 4, 2021
London Bike Show Is Another COVID-19 Casualty After Owner Closes Shop London Bike Show Is Another COVID-19 Casualty After Owner Closes Shop
The UK's largest bike exhibition couldn't outlast the pandemic.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 1, 2021
Pinkbike's Top 10 Stories of 2020 Pinkbike's Top 10 Stories of 2020
Based on page views, here are the ten top stories from the news feed this year:
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Brian Park    Dec 31, 2020
Letter From the Editor: One Hell of a Year Letter From the Editor: One Hell of a Year
A look at some of the things we did in 2020, and some of the things we're going to do in 2021.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 22, 2020
What Will a No Deal Brexit Mean for British Bike Customers? What Will a No Deal Brexit Mean for British Bike Customers?
Just 8 days remain for Johnson and von der Leyen to strike a deal.
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Sarah Moore    Dec 21, 2020
Rose Bikes Cancels All UK Orders, Citing Brexit Rose Bikes Cancels All UK Orders, Citing Brexit
Rose Bikes will be cancelling all UK order, citing Brexit, and will no longer ship any orders to the UK.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 17, 2020
$160,000 Worth of Unique, Historical Bikes Stolen in Specialized Break In $160,000 Worth of Unique, Historical Bikes Stolen in Specialized Break In
Winning bikes from Kulhavy and Overend among those stolen from the Specialized in-house museum.
flag Scott Nydam    Dec 16, 2020
Silver Stallion Bikes Repairs Bikes for Free on Navajo Nation Silver Stallion Bikes Repairs Bikes for Free on Navajo Nation
For Spring 2021, the Silver Stallion hopes to continue free bike repair, operating with the belief that cycling is one of the best ways for kids and communities to recreate and find joy during the pandemic.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 15, 2020
Groupe Bruxelles Lambert Takes Majority Stake In Canyon Bicycles Groupe Bruxelles Lambert Takes Majority Stake In Canyon Bicycles
Adidas' largest shareholder is the chosen investor for the German direct-sales brand
James Smurthwaite    Dec 15, 2020
Knolly Bikes Suing Intense for Alleged Patent Infringement Knolly Bikes Suing Intense for Alleged Patent Infringement
Knolly is asking for a jury trial and to be awarded damages and attorney fees.
Lewis Bradley    Dec 13, 2020
Video: Free Bikes for Kids Aims to Give Away Nearly 100 Bikes to Help Less Fortunate Kids this Christmas Video: Free Bikes for Kids Aims to Give Away Nearly 100 Bikes to Help Less Fortunate Kids this Christmas
Free Bikes for Kids has embarked on a project to take in old bikes and refurbish them for kids in RCT who may not be as fortunate as others over the Christmas period.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 9, 2020
NBA All Star Reggie Miller Voted on to USA Cycling Board NBA All Star Reggie Miller Voted on to USA Cycling Board
The Olympic gold medallist and 1994 FIBA champion is one of four new board members.
Sarah Moore    Dec 8, 2020
Gary Fisher Releases New Autobiography Gary Fisher Releases New Autobiography
The new book is part history, part origin story, and part photographic account of Gary Fisher's life and innovations.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 7, 2020
Interview: Trickstuff Announces 3 Month Sales Pause Following Huge Growth Interview: Trickstuff Announces 3 Month Sales Pause Following Huge Growth
The German boutique brake brand will be re-opening for orders in February.
Todd Neumarker    Dec 7, 2020
Trailforks Now on Garmin Wearables Trailforks Now on Garmin Wearables
Trailforks CIQ app now works on the Garmin wearables like the Forerunner and Fenix watches.
Check out the article about some of the useful features when following a route with a watch.

 
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