TRP and Tektro Brakes Moves to Ogden

By Dave Iltis TRP and Tektro Brakes, a leading manufacturer of brakes has relocated from California to Ogden. The company makes a full range of brakes for all types of bicycles including road, mountain, cyclocross, BMX, and triathlon bikes. Distribution, warranty, and customer service will be run in the new BDO Ogden location. Manufacturing is […]

Bike Friday Recalls Tikit Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Bike Friday Recalls Tikit Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Deer Valley Hosts Dealer Camp Industry Trade Show

Deer Valley Hosts Dealer Camp Industry Trade Show

By Jared Eborn Do not call it Interbike Lite. DealerCamp – an intimate gathering of bike manufacturers, parts suppliers, bike shop owners and industry geeks – is anything but Interbike. Though meeting at the swanky Deer Valley Resort, DealerCamp features a low-key, relaxed vibe that offers an opportunity to truly explore bikes, products and trends […]

Reynolds Cycling Launches Minimum Advertising Price Policy

West Jordan, UT (Press Release) – September 26, 2012 – Reynolds Cycling (a Utah company), a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of high performance bicycle wheels, continues to focus on dealer- direct support in the U. S. with its launch of an aggressive Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) Policy and the appointment of Travis Erwin to Domestic Sales Manager.

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

Description: This recall involves some 2008 and 2009 models women’s and men’s Globe model bicycles. Recalled models include the Globe Elite, Globe Sport, Globe Sport Disc, Globe Centrum Comp, Globe Centrum Elite, Globe City 6, Globe Vienna 3, Globe Vienna 3 Disc, Globe Vienna 4, Globe Vienna Deluxe 3, Globe Vienna Deluxe 4, Globe Vienna Deluxe 5 and Globe Vienna Deluxe 6 bicycles. The bicycles were sold in various colors, including gun, silver, black, khaki, navy, bone, blue, charcoal, burgundy and gold. The brand name “Specialized” is on the lower frame tube and the model name is on various locations on the bicycle frame.

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.

Geigerrig Hydration Pack is Making Waves

Geigerrig Hydration Pack is Making Waves

By Tyler Servoss Hydration packs have remained quite simple since they first gained wide acceptance 15 or 20 years ago. You have a bladder and a hose and something to carry it in. Nowadays just about every sporting goods store has some variation of the hydration pack. Enter the Geigerrig hydration pack. What makes the […]

Currie Technologies Recalls Adult Tricycles Due to Fall Hazard

Currie Technologies Recalls Adult Tricycles Due to Fall Hazard

The recalled tricycles are battery powered with 24″ wheels and a basket between the rear wheels. Their brand name, eZip or iZip, is printed on the sides of the bike and above the front wheel. Bikes were sold in the following colors: red, blue and sand. Recalled tricycles are in the serial number range ACB06L00001 to ACB10H99999.

Black Diamond to Acquire Rapidly Growing Developer of Protective Gear for Action Sports, POC Sweden AB

Black Diamond, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDE) (the “Company” or “Black Diamond”) , a Utah company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire POC Sweden AB (“POC”), a Stockholm-based designer and manufacturer of protective gear for action sports athletes. Founded in 2004, POC produces and distributes to 27 countries advanced-design helmets, body armor, […]