Giant files lawsuit and recruits top Stages Cycling staff as power meter brand closes down

Giant filed a suit against Stages in February and four team members left the latter to join Giant

Stages power meter
Stages Power Meter, Shimano, Dura Ace 9000
(Image credit: Stages)

Four prominent Stages Cycling team members have joined Giant, after the latter filed a lawsuit, with Stages Cycling reportedly closing operations and laying off all staff earlier this week.

On Tuesday, news - first published by Escape.CC - emerged that power meter brand Stages Cycling had laid off all staff members and closed its offices in Boulder. 

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.