Industry News

Industry News Archive for dates of Friday, April 5, 2019 thru Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Eisel raises alarm over fans taking photos at Roubaix 04/17/2019  velonews.com - Riders are concerned that over-eager fans seeking the perfect cycling photo are making dangerous races even riskier. Roubaix is one of the most-photographed races of the year, and smartphones have made photography...
  • Boa Unveils First Consumer Campaign 04/17/2019  insideoutdoor.com - Boa Technology launched its first consumer campaign, DIALED IN, and it’s new global digital web-based platform, BoaFit.com. The initial campaign features the BORA – hansgrohe cycling team and World Champion Peter Sagan;...
  • ITU approves a new policy against harassment and abuse in sport 04/17/2019  triathlon.org - ITU announced that the Executive Board has approved a new Safeguarding policy against harassment and abuse in sport, and are fully committed with protecting everyone involve in triathlon, not only athletes, but...
  • Net effect: new Bontrager Bat Cage made from recycled fishing nets 04/16/2019  endurancebusiness.com - Trek and its accessories business, Bontrager, have announced a re-release of the Bontrager Bat Cage, an injection-moulded water bottle cage, now made from discarded and end-of-life fishing nets that could otherwise pollute...
  • Barry Siff Resigns as USA Triathlon Board of Directors President 04/15/2019  teamusa.org - USA Triathlon announced that Barry Siff has resigned as President of the USA Triathlon Board of Directors, in order to accept the role of CEO for USA Team Handball. Jacqueline McCook, VP...
  • PeopleForBikes + Bicycle Product Suppliers Association To Merge 04/15/2019  sgbonline.com - Bicycle Product Suppliers Association and PeopleForBikes Coalition have almost unanimously approved a merger. The merged bicycle trade orgs will benefit from the expertise of PeopleForBikes and BPSA professional staff, with a strong...
  • Now homeless, Twigg opens up in article with Seattle Times 04/15/2019  velonews.com - Two-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Twigg is homeless and living out of her car in Seattle. She finally tells her story, from her early years as a cycling prodigy to her struggles...
  • Asics Launches Program To Support Startups 04/12/2019  sgbonline.com - Asics announces the launch of Asics Accelerator Program, a business partnership acceleration program, for startups. The theme for Asics Accelerator Program is Road to 2020. The program seeks ideas from startups for...
  • SRAM acquires PowerTap product line from Saris 04/11/2019  bicycleretailer.com - SRAM acquired the PowerTap line of bicycle power meters from Saris - the PowerTap P2 Pedal power meters and the PowerTap G3 Hub power meter line. SRAM plans to incorporate the power...
  • E-scooter legislation worries bike advocates 04/10/2019  bicycleretailer.com - Cycling advocates are casting a wary eye on bills pending in several statehouses that seek to legalize electric scooters. Their concerns aren't with e-scooters, but with the scooter industry's attempts to classify...
  • Asics Doubles Down on Performance Run With LA Marathon Sponsorship 04/10/2019  footwearnews.com - Asics announced that it has entered a five-year sponsorship deal with Conqur Endurance Group that will make Asics the official footwear and apparel partner, and presenting sponsor, of the L.A. Marathon. The...
  • Marty Nothstein sues USA Cycling for defamation, invasion of privacy 04/10/2019  mcall.com - Olympic gold-medal cyclist Marty Nothstein has sued the sport’s governing body, alleging it leaked information about a sexual misconduct investigation of him ahead of the 7th District congressional election, which he lost...
  • Kind Calls Out Clif Bar and RxBar for High Sugar 04/10/2019  outsideonline.com - Kind Snacks is calling on bar and cereal companies to be more transparent about the types and amount of sweeteners they use in their products. A website from the snack company highlights...
  • New Study Says Runners’ and Swimmers’ Hearts Unique: What About Triathletes? 04/10/2019  triathlete.com - Runners and triathletes like to debate which is harder: Ironman or a marathon. Cyclists and triathletes debate things like aero bars and riding sockless. But a recent article in the New York...
  • Boston Marathon Organizers Unveil Plan To Add Para Athletic Division In 2020 04/09/2019  wgbh.org - Organizers of the Boston Marathon have announced they’re adding a new competitive category to the 123-year-old race in 2020. The Para Athletic Division will be open to athletes with vision, upper-limb and...
  • U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations for 2019 Inductees 04/09/2019  bicycleretailer.com - The U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the 2018 class of inductees through April 30. Anyone can submit a nomination and nominees must have achieved tremendous success in racing...
  • North Star Grand Prix hopes crowdfunding can raise $200k for UCI women’s race 04/09/2019  velonews.com - In mid-January, North Star Grand Prix organizers announced that the race would return in 2019 as a UCI women’s stage race, but on Thursday, organizers said the event is facing a $200,000...
  • Warrior Dash Launches Epic Warrior 04/08/2019  mudrunguide.com - Obstacle race Warrior Dash announced the creation of the Epic Warrior program for its most committed members. Participants will receive Warrior-worthy rewards including an exclusive Epic Warrior medal that makes for great...
  • Two athletes die at Ironman South Africa 04/08/2019  triathlonworld.com - Race organizers have announced that two athletes passed away after having issues during the swim at the Ironman African Championship in South Africa on Sunday. Local media in South African have reported...
  • Ken Meidell Appointed CEO Of Outerbike 04/05/2019  sgbonline.com - Western Spirit Cycling—founders and promoters of Outerbike, the consumer-focused experience for testing, reviewing and riding the newest bikes and cycling gear—announced the appointment of Ken Meidell as Outerbike’s first CEO. Meidell most...
  • When is a bike a motorbike? UCI and FIM collide 04/05/2019  kfgo.com - The UCI has strict regulations regarding the electric motors on E-mountain bikes which must not exceed 250 watts. Pedaling assistance is only permitted to a maximum speed of 25kph. However, FIM's Enduro...
  • UCI says it will discipline its riders who participate in e-bike race organized by motorcycle group 04/05/2019  bicycleretailer.com - On March 21, FIM announced the inaugural FIM EBike Enduro World Cup, to be held over two days in Privas, France. The cycling group UCI said it was "disappointed" by FIM's announcement,...

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