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Posted January 14, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Event organizers Richard Fries and Joan Hanscom were among the inductees into the Woolly Mammoth Society during the USA Cycling cyclocross national championships held here last week. The Woolly Mammoth Society is the unofficial U.S. cyclocross hall of fame.
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Posted January 14, 2014
Team Sky gets blue Stages power meters.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Britain's Team Sky will use U.S.-made Stages Cycling power meters for the 2014 race season, the company announced Tuesday.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted January 13, 2014
Company takes over title spot on the former Argos-Shimano squad. The bike brand also sponsors a development squad and women's team.
Team Giant-Shimano at a training camp earlier this month.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle is joining Cannondale, Trek, Merida and BMC among bike brands that are title or co-title sponsors of top-tier UCI professional road teams.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted January 10, 2014
Octal helmet in Garminum Blue

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Swedish helmet and eyewear maker POC has signed on as sponsor of the Garmin-Sharp professional team for the next three years. POC will supply helmets and eyewear to the team starting this month.

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Posted January 8, 2014

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) – Continuing its support of high school mountain bike racing leagues, apparel maker Primal Wear has renewed its Gold Level sponsorship of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA).

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Competition
Posted January 7, 2014

KENT, WA (BRAIN) – Diamondback Bicycles has signed on as official bike sponsor of the Optum Pro Cycling UCI continental team. Optum’s men’s and women’s squads will race this year aboard Diamondback’s Podium Equipe model.

The partnership marks Diamondback’s first sponsorship of a professional road team.

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Posted January 3, 2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Two companies that service traveling multi-sport athletes are teaming up to offer a discount program.

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Posted December 31, 2013
The entry includes Primal Wear IMBA jerseys for each team member.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — IMBA is offering two 5-person team entries to the sold-out 24 Hours of Old Pueblo race, held in Tucson, Ariz., Feb. 14-16.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Competition
Posted December 30, 2013

BAAL, Belgium (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is sponsoring cyclocross world champion Sven Nys' team, Crelan AA Drink, starting New Year's Day. Nys is a two-time world champion, six-time World Cup overall winner and eight-time Belgium national champion. 

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Posted December 24, 2013

BAILEY, CO (BRAIN) — Mike McCormack has been appointed race director for the Bailey Hundo, a fast-growing 100-mile mountain bike race held west of Denver.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Competition
Posted December 20, 2013

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The UCI on Friday reminded the industry that starting in the new year, it will relax some rules on how riders are positioned on time trial bikes, making the bike approval process at races quicker and more predictable.

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Posted December 19, 2013

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The uneasy relationship between the industry and cycling’s international governing body, the UCI, has improved, just a bit, over the course of 2013.

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Posted December 19, 2013

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized has renewed its financial commitment to the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, the organizing body for high school mountain biking in the United States.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Competition
Posted December 16, 2013
The Niner RLT9

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes, which introduced its first drop-bar bike this fall, will be the official bike sponsor of the 2014 Crusher in the Tushar, a tough dirt road endurance race in Utah.

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Posted December 11, 2013

PROVIDENCE, RI (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Providence Cyclo-Cross Festival are planning to make a bid to host a stop on the 2015 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup, they announced Wednesday.

Posted in International Tagged Competition / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted December 4, 2013

BROOKLYN, NY (BRAIN) — Clothing brand Champion System will be the technical apparel sponsor of the LUNA Pro Team for the 2014 season.

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Posted December 2, 2013

BERN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Bike industry representatives are forming a committee that hopes to work with the UCI to make disc brakes a reality in UCI-sanctioned road races.

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Posted November 18, 2013
For the first time, every UCI commission has at least one woman member.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Seven Americans have been appointed to nine positions on commission at the international cycling union, UCI.

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Posted November 15, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) —  Gina Kavesh and Dorothy Nichols have been elected to fill two vacant positions on the USA Cycling Board of Directors, USAC announced this week.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Competition
Posted November 12, 2013

KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN) — In the latest iteration of a long-time tradition, Lava Magazine once again did a bike survey at the world's most prestigious triathlon, held last month in Hawaii.

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