Category: Bicycle Industry
Trek is recalling 6,800 Madone bicycles because of a faulty bolt on the front brake quick release. The bolt can come loose, causing the cable clamp to come off and make the brake inoperable.
The Waterloo, Wisconsin-based company received 5 reports of loose brake bolts, but no injuries from falls.
The company and US Consumer …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/12/12/trek-recalls-2013-madone-bicycles/
Editors for the Bicycle Retailer and Industry News publication came away greatly impressed with the Emerald City during their recent Seattle dealer tour.
I know that the bicycling is great here in the Pacific Northwest, but it’s always good to hear praise from those who don’t spend a lot of time here.
As the magazine …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/12/05/seattle-bicycle-shops-featured-in-industry-newsletter/
Chicago-based bicycle component maker SRAM is recalling 1,700 derailleurs because of a fall hazard. SRAM asks owners to stop riding bikes with that equipment and return them for free replacement.
According to SRAM and the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a pivot pin can come loose on the SRAM RED WiFLi Rear Derailleur and cause it …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/12/04/sram-recalls-1700-derailleurs/
Let’s make this the local bicycle shop award season. After stumbling across a recently published list of top 50 bicycle shops, I discovered two other lists of best local bike shops that totaled more than 200 names. They’re all listed below.
ActiveTimes.com chose its top 50 bicycle shops based on input from readers. The original …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/10/06/best-bicycle-shops-in-america-3-lists-name-250-bike-stores/
Have you received your invitation to the Interbike industry trade show that begins today in Las Vegas?
Me neither. But, for the first time in its 31-year history, the organizers of the trade-only bike show will open the doors to some consumers on Friday, the final day.
Throughout its history, the crowded floor of the …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/09/18/interbike-to-open-its-bike-show-to-selected-consumers/
Out-of-state cyclists visiting Arizona for bicycling events contribute the equivalent of a tall drink of water to the economy of this arid region.
A report just published by the Arizona Department of Transportation concludes that out-of-state bicyclists bring in $88 million annually in economic benefits to Arizona.
The influx of cyclists led to the creation of more than 700 jobs …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/08/22/bicycling-visitors-considered-major-source-of-revenue-for-arizona/
Salsa Cycles issued a recall for 1,700 black La Cruz bicycle forks because they have a history of bending above the disc brake mount.
The bike forks were sold individually and on Salsa Vaya brand bicycles and framesets.
The company and the Consumer Protection Safety Commission recommends that owners stop riding the bicycles immediately and …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/06/12/salsa-recalling-faulty-bike-forks/
Surly Bikes is recalling about 975 Pugsley bicycle forks because they can bend right above the mount for the disc brake.
There has been one report of a faulty tubular cromoly steel fork bending above the brake mount; no injuries were reported.
Users should stop riding bicycles with those forks installed and contact a Surly …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/05/08/surly-recalls-faulty-pugsley-forks/
Sausalito, California-based Yuba Bicycles is recalling about 1,000 Mundo brand cargo bikes because passengers’ feet can get caught in the rear wheel.
The company and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission are urging owners to stop using the bicycle and to get them fitted with free wheel covers or wheel skirts installed at no charge.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/03/21/yuba-mundo-cargo-bikes-recalled/
A faulty steering tube has prompted Specialized Bicycle Components to recall 12,200 complete bicycles and frame sets in the Tarmac, Crux and Seceur model lines.
The Morgan Hill, California-based company and the Consumer Product Safety Commission urges owners to stop riding the bikes and bring them in to local dealers for a free inspection and …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/01/26/specialized-recalls-12200-tarmac-crux-and-secteur-bicycles/