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2014-04-03 08:26:10

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flywheel Sports, one of the nation's fastest growing indoor cycling brands with 25 studios in the United States, today announced a capital investment led by the Benvolio Group, the personal investment arm of the Frankfort family, led by Lew Frankfort, Coach, Inc.'s Executive Chairman, and Catterton Partners, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm. The investor group also includes Global Endowment Management and a number of preeminent...

2014-03-12 08:22:20

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beacon Power will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2014 on March 27(th) & 28(th) at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130923/CL84373LOGO CleanEquity Monaco is an annual invitation-only event hosted by Innovator Capital, the London based specialist cleantech investment bank. Other partners and sponsors include Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation, Covington & Burling, Qualcomm, Autodesk, PR Newswire,...

2014-03-11 12:30:00

Featuring Social Sharing, Expanded Performance Data and Introducing "Geo Check-In" NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flywheel Sports, the revolutionary indoor cycling brand with 25 studios nationwide and abroad, will be launching its first iOS app this month. Designed for iOS7, the app will allow users to buy credits, book classes, manage reservations and check performance data all from their iPhone. Additionally, the app includes never-before-seen features including "Geo Check-In,"...

2014-02-24 08:24:03

Pre-production prototype to be unveiled at the show for OEM product integration VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of the Ricardo TorqStor high-speed flywheel energy storage concept at the CONEXPO 2014 show in Las Vegas on March 4 - one of the key events in the international construction industry calendar - underscores the potential value of this low-cost, fuel-saving solution in the construction sector. Ricardo's unique TorqStor technology combines a...

2013-07-30 08:29:57

The Unparalleled Indoor Cycling Concept to Open at Shoreditch House This Fall NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flywheel Sports and Soho House today announce a global brand partnership that will bring the Flywheel indoor cycling experience to Soho House members through a new dedicated studio inside London's Shoreditch House, and through private classes and special packages in other cities where both brands exist. With 24 locations in the U.S. and abroad, and seven additional...

2013-04-29 16:20:45

LONDON, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Volvo Car Group has completed extensive testing of kinetic flywheel technology on public roads - and the results confirm that this is a light, financially viable and very eco-efficient solution. "The testing of this complete experimental system for kinetic energy recovery was carried out during 2012. The results show that this technology combined with a four-cylinder turbo engine has the potential to reduce fuel consumption by up to...

2013-04-23 08:36:28

CERRITOS, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Calnetix Technologies, a pioneer in high-speed permanent magnet motor generators, power electronics and magnetic bearings for a variety of applications and industries, announced today Patrick McMullen as its Chief Technology Officer. McMullen rejoins the company that he helped found after serving as Chief Technology Officer for Vycon, Inc., a manufacturer of flywheels for backup power, energy storage and regeneration applications....

2013-03-15 08:20:39

Lane Motor Museum and Thrustcycle to Restore 1967 Science and Mechanics Vehicle with KERS HONOLULU, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrustcycle Enterprises LLC and the Lane Motor Museum are working to fulfill the promise of a vehicle built in 1967 called the Gyro-X, which featured a working hydraulic flywheel kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) forty years before the introduction of KERS to Formula One. Designed and engineered by famed automotive designer Alex Tremulis and...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

HONOLULU, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrustcycle Enterprises LLC introduces a prototype cycle with a flywheel kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) that uses gyroscopic forces to keep it upright, as can be seen on: http://thrustcycle.com/. The flywheel/gyroscope simultaneously functions as stabilizer and mechanical battery, thus enhancing safety and improving performance and efficiency. As stabilizer, their system will maintain a fixed plane in space unlike anything available today. As...

2011-07-27 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Flywheel Sports®, the indoor cycling sensation, today announced renowned health and wellness expert Jillian Michaels as an investor in the 18-month old, New York-based fitness company. After an explosive first year with six studio openings, Flywheel's second year will bring Flywheel's unmatched fitness experience to ten more locations. It was officially confirmed today by Flywheel co-founders Jay Galluzzo and Ruth Zukerman that...