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NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Joe Nocella, owner of 718 Cyclery in Brooklyn, is inviting fellow retailers to participate in the second edition of Bike Shop Day, which is aimed at connecting independent bike dealers and their communities.

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima is introducing its first ambassador program, the Yakima RackPack, with a group of athletes and everyday adventurers from numerous sports and pursuits. The ambassadors will share tips and tricks from the road, travel stories and more through Yakima’s website, blog, social media channels and public events.

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — A Linus bike covered in beadwork by South African artist Ralph Ziman will be auctioned to benefit the Venice (California) Family Clinic.

RST's Jasper Feng

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Jasper Feng held up RST's new electronic dropper post and told more than a dozen editors that it would retail for $999. Several quickly asked Feng to repeat the price just to be certain they had heard him correctly.

Virginia's Blue Ridge. Photo by Sam Dean Photography.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association has announced the latest recipients of its IMBA Ride Center designation.

DENVER (BRAIN) — Several of Colorado's largest and longest standing bike events are being operated by new owners this season.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — On Friday — Bike to Work Day — Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Joe Crowley proposed restoring the bicycle commuter tax benefit, which was eliminated in the tax bill last year.

LEESBURG, Va. (BRAIN) — The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said they were able to use Strava to help identify and arrest a suspect in the assault of a cyclist on a bike path last month.

JEFFERSONVILLE, Vt. (BRAIN) — Height of Land Publications, the publisher of Alpinist, Backcountry Magazine, and Cross Country Skier, has acquired Mountain Flyer, the quarterly enthusiast mountain bike title published by Secret Agent Publishing in Gunnison, Colorado.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Product Suppliers Association members shipped 218,741 bikes to retailers in April, up from 217,980 for the same month in 2017, a nominal 0.3 percent increase. But dollars were way up, about 14 percent month on month, accounting for $114.7 million.

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday signed an industry-backed three-class e-bike law after vetoing a raft of legislation last month amid an unrelated dispute over teacher pay in the state.

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OBERWANGEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The new ST1 X from Stromer was designed to appeal "to the style-conscious riders who place a premium on outstanding technology," the brand said.

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