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Posted April 2, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Washington state suppliers and cycling groups have banded together to launch the Cascadia Dirt Cup, a new enduro series whose proceeds will go toward local advocacy and trail upkeep.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted March 14, 2013
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — A dealer favorite presentation will be back at this year's IBD Summit, with some added punch this time.
 
Posted in North America Tagged Events / Interbike
Posted March 7, 2013
"Snowmageddon" quickly turned to "Nomageddon" in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Despite a shutdown of the federal government here ahead of an approaching snowstorm Wednesday, advocates attending the National Bike Summit this week took to Capitol Hill to meet with legislators and aides to improve safety for cyclists, among other goals.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted March 5, 2013
Twenty riders toured DC's lanes on Monday. Photos: Bikes Belong

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — A group of 20 leaders from the bike industry toured the nation's capital's new protected bike lanes on a trip hosted by Bikes Belong Foundation’s Green Lane Project on Monday.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted March 1, 2013

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — For the second year, Tern will provide a bike share service at the SXSW new media and music conferences in Austin, which are held March 8-17 this year.

This year Tern's bike share program is being sponsored by NBC’s Revolution TV show.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted February 27, 2013

SECAUCUS, NJ (BRAIN) — Action Bicycle’s annual expo returns for its 15th edition this Sunday, March 3, with more than 50 vendors, including four first-time brands.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted February 15, 2013

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) — PressCamp organizers said this summer's fifth annual event in Utah is on track to be the biggest yet, with 30 media titles registered so far. The event, held June 17-21 at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, is limited to 25 exhibitors.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Events
Posted February 14, 2013
NYC's transportation commissioner and U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth among the speakers.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has added several big names to the list of speakers at its National Women's Bicycling Forum, to be held here March 4.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted February 14, 2013

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA (BRAIN) — They came, they rode, they smiled.

“This is sooooo much fun,” enthused a writer for O, the Oprah magazine, as she returned from a spin on a new Electra electric bike.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Events
Posted February 8, 2013

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike's first electric bike media event will open next Wednesday in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, with about ten exhibitors and more than 20 journalists and more than 50 retailers registered.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Events / Interbike
Posted February 6, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Industry sponsors are being sought for the inaugural CycleSF, a fun ride that will open 24 miles of San Francisco’s streets to cyclists and benefit the city’s Recreation and Parks Department.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted January 11, 2013

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Ever wanted to work for a pro cycling team, helping top athletes prepare and recover, washing their clothes, making their food, and basically acting like a combination coach, physical therapist and mom?

Posted in International Tagged Competition / Events
Posted January 11, 2013

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — Park Tool has sold out its East Coast Tech Summit, planned for Jan. 28-29 in Washington, D.C.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 26, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Registration for the 2013 TD Five Boro Bike Tour opens Jan. 22 at noon.

The May 5 tour, said to be America's largest cycling event, is a 40-mile trip through all of New York's boroughs on streets closed to traffic. Organizers expect 32,000 participants.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted December 20, 2012

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Clothing maker Primal is supporting the 2013 National Bike Summit with a sponsorship package the company said is worth $50,000. The package includes financial support for the event as well as custom jerseys for all attendees.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted December 20, 2012

VICTOR, ID (BRAIN) — QBP brand Salsa Cycles will be the presenting sponsor of the Fat Bike Summit and Festival Event, slated for January 25-28 in Island Park, Idaho.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted December 14, 2012

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Tony Lo, the CEO of Giant Global Group, will deliver the introductory address at next year Bicycle Leadership Conference in Monterey, conference organizers announced this week.

Posted in International Tagged Events
Posted December 11, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Yolanda Cade, the national PR and communications director for the American Automobile Association, will be the keynote speaker at next year's National Bike Summit.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted December 4, 2012
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Organizers can submit their bike industry events to our online calendar with a new form.
Posted in Industry News Tagged BRAIN News / Events
Posted November 29, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Falconhead Capital, the owner of Competitor Group Inc., has sold the company to another venture capital group, Calera Capital Partners according to reports.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions / Media/Publishing / Events

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