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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — VeloNews will release the Official Guide to the Tour de France in early June.

May 5 will be the first edition of the planned annual event.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association has declared the first Saturday in May as International Women's Mountain Biking Day.

The first edition, May 5, is being promoted by IMBA and SRAM, PeopleForBikes, Rebecca Rusch and others.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Cycling and the United States Bicycling Hall of Fame have announced a new agreement that will include sharing elements of the Hall's historic content with USA Cycling's membership base, collaborating to expand the number of participants who nominate and select Hall of Fame members, and engaging USA Cycling's community in fundraising to support the Hall of Fame.

MILAN (BRAIN) — Pirelli will provide its PZero Velo tires for all Pinarello's Dogma F10 bicycles this season.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Each edition of the Ben & Bikes podcast will now feature a segment produced by PeopleForBikes, called "Surprising Bike Legislation."

SEDONA, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Magura USA has hired Daryl Roberts as its key accounts manager for Magura USA with a focus on the Lightweight brand.

Roberts was most recently product manager and U.S. sales and operations manager for Voodoo Cycles.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland has hired Ryan Cleek as the North American marketing manager. Cleek brings nearly 20 years of media production and marketing experience to his role at BMC.

Photo by JEREMY VANSCHOONHOVEN, courtesy Sea Otter Classic

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Sea Otter Classic opened Thursday with an expo that includes more than 500 booths representing nearly 900 brands and covering 165,000 square feet of space at Laguna Seca Raceway.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bike sharing is expanding so rapidly that city governments are hard-pressed to develop appropriate rules for companies intent on developing new markets.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5 million to the U.S. government to settle a federal lawsuit over alleged false claims to the U.S. Postal Service.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — While Pivot's Shuttle e-MTB was launched in Europe last year, it's making its U.S. debut here at the Sea Otter Classic. Pivot has sold out of the first three initial production batches for the U.S. A few of the brand's top dealers stocked them for the past few weeks.

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (BRAIN) — Participation in team sports by children age 7-17 showed a 5.8 percent decline last year according to the latest data released by the National Sporting Goods Association.

New Product

MONTEREY, Calif. (USA) — SRAM's Quarq division has launched a wireless tire pressure gauge, which stays on the valve stem and communicates to a phone app or head unit.

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Accell Group 20.10-2.9
Amer Sports 16.550.00
Dorel Industries 29.040.00
Emerald Expositions 19.660.56
Fox Factory 35.050.00
Giant Manufacturing 149.50-0.9
Merida Industries 131.000.00
Shimano 131.25-2.2
Sports Direct 391.100.96
Sun Race Sturmey-Archer Inc. 60.70-4.7
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