Month: February 1996

North American pro racer association joins international rider's union

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) —  The Association of North American Professional Road Cyclists has joined the CPA Pro Riders Union, which represents UCI WorldTour and ProContinental racers. The North American association is the first rider’s group outside of Europe to join the CPA, and the first that represents more than one country. Italy, France, Spain, Belgium, …

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YT Industries launches consumer-direct sales in North America, Oceania

FORCHHEIM, Germany (BRAIN) — German consumer-direct mountain bike brand YT Industries has expanded sales to the U.S., Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Freeride star Cameron Zink, who also owns grip brand Sensus, and his brother Howie will oversee YT’s distribution in the U.S. and Canada, while New Zealand rider Solon Payne will handle Oceania. “YT …

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Shimano STEPS gets high marks from dealers, plus new gear from Abus, Capo and SRM

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Highlights from our final day of visits with suppliers as the second edition of PressCamp Winter wrapped up Thursday. Raleigh Could this be the rig that makes anti-e-bike IBDs change their tune on stocking electrics? That remains to be seen, but Raleigh’s test launch of its new Misceo urban e-bike, …

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