Rebecca Rusch and Alban Lakata Win 2012 Leadville Trail 100 MTB – Results and Report

Rebecca Rusch and Alban Lakata conquered more than 100 miles of challenging Colorado Rockies terrain and elevations as high as 12,424 feet to take be crowned champions at this year’s Leadville Trail 100 MTB. Nearly 2,000 riders from 50 states and 35 countries descended upon Leadville, Colorado, to take on the country’s most prestigious ultra-distance mountain bike race.

Meijer Stores Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Description: This recall involves two-wheeled youth and adult Huffy, Iron Horse, Mongoose, Northwoods, Pacific, Razor, and Schwinn bicycles measuring 20″ or more. They were assembled on-site at Meijer stores by Serv-U-Success of Grandville, Mich. The bicycles were sold between March 2012 and August 2012 and have a Serv-U-Success assembly sticker attached. This recall does not include bicycles with Serv-U-Success assembly stickers written in green marker. The Serv-U-Success assembly sticker is located on the bottom of the bicycle frame between the pedals or on the back of the frame facing the rear tire. A full list of affected models can be found on Meijer’s website at http://www4.meijer.com/recall/bikebooklet.pdf.

Specialized Bicycle Components Expands Recall of Bike Brake Levers Due to Crash Hazard

Specialized Bicycle Components Expands Recall of Bike Brake Levers Due to Crash Hazard

Description: This recall includes Tektro TL-83 brake levers sold on 2012 S-Works Shiv bicycle frame modules, 2012 S-Works Shiv TT bicycle frame modules, and sold as aftermarket service parts for these modules. The TL-83 is a version of the TL-720 brake lever, modified with a quick release slot at the top of the lever arm and designed exclusively for use with aerodynamic handlebars (aerobars) sold as original equipment on these modules. They are black aluminum and model number “TL-720” can be read on the side of the lever arm when braking action is applied.

Shimano Recalls to Repair PRO VIBE Bicycle Handlebars Due to a Fall Hazard

Shimano Recalls to Repair PRO VIBE Bicycle Handlebars Due to a Fall Hazard

Description: The recalled bicycle handlebars, intended for high-end road racing bikes, are compact and drop-shaped . The handlebars are sold separately and they have two labels with “Pro Vibe” logo directly printed on them. The model number appears on the bar code sticker on the packaging and serial numbers are printed on a label inside the tube of the handlebar. The recalled model numbers are: PRHA0099, PRHA0102, PRHA0103, PRHA0105 and PRHA0106. The affected serial codes are: JE028ZG, JE101ZG, JE106ZG, JF081ZG, JF102ZG, JG048ZG, JH006ZG and JH077ZG.

Eecycleworks Recalls Bicycle Brakes Due to Fall Hazard

Eecycleworks Recalls Bicycle Brakes Due to Fall Hazard

Description: This recall involves “eebrake” model aftermarket brakes sold between September, 2008 and March, 2011 for use on adult road racing bicycles. The recalled models have both a white “ee” logo on the front of the brakes and a five-digit serial number beginning with either “80xxx” or “09xxx” engraved on either the front or the back of the strut portion of the brake.

August 30 is Bike to the University of Utah Day 2012

August 30 is Bike to the University of Utah Day 2012

August 28, 2012 — Bike to the U Day is Thursday, Aug. 30 at the University of Utah and all faculty, staff and students are encouraged to cycle to campus to support the University’s commitment to bicycle commuting. Coffee and bagels will be provided from 6:00 a.m. to10:00 a.m. at several campus locations including Presidents […]

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