Sunday, April 30, 2017

Clean Bottle Gets $60,000 Investment From Shark

Clean Bottle Goes Stainless for Next Bottle

San Diego, CA – On national TV Friday, billionaire Mark Cuban offered Clean Bottle's founder a $60,000 investment in his company.

On ABC's Shark Tank program, Clean Bottle founder David Mayer and his ally, former NBA star Bill Walton, made the case for the start-up company and its next products, a stainless steel bottle and combination running bottle holder and iPod case.

The show's “Sharks” questioned Mayer about his needs and plans.

“We’re about to take out the tools for the stainless steel bottle. That’s a $60,000 investment. I need to eat, I have a family, two kids and I want strategic investors,” Mayer said.

Gore recalls some RideOn brake cables

Shift Cables Sold by SRAM Not Affected

Gore is recalling some specific SKUs of its Gore RideOn brake cables. The company is asking retailers to immediately stop sales of the affected products. The company also is advising users to immediatly stop use of any Gore Low Friction brake or Professional brake cables that were installed using the Campagnolo-sized cable head. Cables installed with the Shimano-sized cable head are not affected by the recall.

Read more: Gore recalls some RideOn brake cables

Maverick Bicycles Closes Doors

A Bad Day in Black Rock for Mountain Bikers

The mountain bike cult brand Maverick has shut down as of Jan. 1, and the brand's future is uncertain. Former Maverick technical support manager Ethan Franklin announced on that operations ended at the first of the year. Franklin plans to open a small parts and repair business to service Maverick owners.

Read more: Maverick Bicycles Closes Doors

Bicycle Pedals Recalled by Performance Inc. Due to Fall Hazard

Performance Bicycle Recalls Pro Carbon Road Pedals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, recently announced a voluntary recall of the 2011 Forté Pro Carbon Road Pedals. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.


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The Affected Model

Read more: Bicycle Pedals Recalled by Performance Inc. Due to Fall Hazard

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