Month: January 1997

NICA adds four new state leagues

Arkansas, New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania bring school racing league total to 19. LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has added new leagues in Arkansas, New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, bringing it to 19 total leagues for high school and middle school mountain bike racing. The organization announced the new leagues …

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California e-bike legislation headed to Gov. Brown's desk; industry ponders electric mountain bikes

IMBA to present findings of eMTB study this week. LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The BPSA is on the verge of notching a significant victory in its campaign to modernize e-bike legislation across the country. The California Legislature a few days ago approved a measure that creates three classifications of e-bikes — separating pedal-assist bikes, or pedelecs, …

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Chinese citizen sentenced to three years for counterfeiting Giro helmets

UPDATED LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — BRG Sports said a Chinese citizen has been fined and sentenced to nearly three years in prison in China for trafficking in counterfeit Giro helmets. Martin H. Nguyen, the general counsel of BRG Sports’ Action Sports division, said Xie Zhenxiang was fined about $5,000 for selling through an account on …

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Framed Bicycles adds new reps for Wolftrax fat bikes

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Framed Bicycles has added new sales reps for its new series of “Non Internet” Framed Fat bikes, sold under the Wolftrax brand. The Weller Group will have three reps covering Maine through Connecticut. The group’s Joe Weller will be covering Maine and all major regional accounts. Weller can be reached at jweller@maine.rr.com. …

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