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Current News

Governor Brown Signs California E-Bike Law

On October 7, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed A.B. 1096, legislation that clarifies the regulation of electric bicycles (e-bikes) in California more

BPSA Assists in Coordinating Quick Release Recall

Thirteen companies representing 17 bike brands are participating in a joint voluntary recall involving certain model bikes equipped with front-wheel quick releases and disc brakes more

Legislative Monitoring Partnership Uncovers Threats

The joint Legislative monitoring project, between People For Bikes and the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association is resulting in unprecedented industry scrutiny more

2015 BLC Program Drives Attendance

The BPSA has finalized the innovative program for the Bicycle Leadership Conference, April 14-16, 2015 at the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa more

BPSA Releases ISO-Compliant Owner’s Manual

The Version 11 Adult Owner’s Manual has been released to the over 20 bicycle brands that license the content from the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association more more

BPSA Creates Electric Bicycle Committee

The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association (BPSA), responding to the current and future needs of its members, has created an Electric Bicycle committee more

June 2014 Sell-Through Data

All merchandise sales at independent bike dealers, totaling $373M this June, dipped 5% when compared to June 2013. Unit sales fell 8% but average retail-selling price grew 4% more

May 2014 Sell-Through Data

All merchandise sales at IBDs, totaling $387M this May, dipped 1% when compared to May 2013. Unit sales fell 6% but average retail-selling price grew 5%. more

BPSA Seeks Comments on CPSC Rule Change

BPSA The Consumer Product Safety Commission is proposing a rule change that would affect importers and manufacturers of bikes, helmets, cycling apparel and children’s products, and is accepting written comments on the proposed change. more

April 2014 Sell-Through Data

Independent bike dealers grew merchandise dollars 2% compared to April 2013, reaching $366M. Units and average retail-selling prices each rose just under 1%. more


Owner’s Manual Version 10 Released

BPSA Owner’s Manual content is licensed to bicycle manufacturers, saving each company money and time climbing the legal learning curve. more


New BPSA Board Members

Welcome Megan Tompkins of BRaIN, Larry Pizzi of Currie Tech, and John Munhall of Giant Bicycle to the BPSA Board of Directors. More


BPSA Urges End to Labor Deadlock

A west-coast dock strike is looming when the current contract with the Longshore and Warehouse union expires June 30th. The BPSA joins dozens of other US trade associations in urging a quick settlement. More


March 2014 Sell-Through Data

Here’s the latest industry statistics report from Leisure Trends, the BPSA’s designated collector partner of industry sell-in and sell-through sales data. More