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SEATTLE (BRAIN) — REI is bringing German mountain bike brand Ghost to the U.S., selling the high-performance bikes exclusively through REI stores and starting in January.  

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4 hours 31 min ago

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — GU Energy Labs and Strava are teaming up to raise at least $50,000 for the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF).

Posted in North America
4 hours 49 min ago
The 210 riders in the Tour de Pink East Coast roll out on Day 2 of the three-day 245-mile ride. Photo by Jake’s Point of View.

NEW YORK, N.Y. (BRAIN) — The annual Young Survival Coalition Tour de Pink ride on the East Coast raised more than $550,000 for the global organization over the weekend. More than 200 cyclists took part in the three-day, 245-mile charity ride that raised funds and awareness for young women affected by breast cancer.

Posted in North America
23 hours 31 min ago

CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs will relocate its U.S. distribution warehouse from Cortez, Colorado, to Ogden, Utah. The company said the move addresses space constraints it's faced in recent years, requiring it to patch together several smaller facilities in Cortez.

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23 hours 54 min ago

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — Fans of ‘cross racing will be able to tune into live streaming of the KMC Cyclo-Cross Festival Oct. 3-5. Organizers have teamed up with Behind the Barriers TV (BTB TV) and Bicycling Magazine to offer free web streaming of the races on Saturday and Sunday.

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Approximately 30,000 visitors passed through the halls of the three-day Unibike show.

MADRID (BRAIN) — The Spanish bike industry heaved a collective sigh of relief this past weekend after two rival bike shows that have competed for the same September dates the past two years joined forces to produce Unibike, which took place at Madrid's IFEMA exhibition hall over the weekend.

Posted in International
3 days 21 hours ago

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Hugh Walton has joined Currie Technologies as Southwest territory manager. He replaces Marty Schlesinger, who has shifted roles to become the Accell-owned e-bike maker and distributor’s in-house events manager.

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3 days 22 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes’ Green Lane Project will offer representatives of all U.S. cities the opportunity next summer to tour the renowned cycling infrastructure of urban centers in Northern Europe and participate in intensive five-day workshops on how they can transform their streets back home.

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4 days 2 min ago

BOULDER Colo. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association on Friday came out in support of the introduction of the U.S. Optimal Use of Trade to Develop Outerwear and Outdoor Recreation (OUTDOOR) Act in both houses of Congress.

Posted in North America
4 days 16 hours ago
Show returns to mid-September dates, and the Mandalay, in 2015.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike organizers say overall attendance was “down slightly” this year compared with 2013, but the number of exhibiting brands — pegged at more than 1,400 — as well as overall square feet of the show were on par with previous years.

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4 days 19 hours ago

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — The annual fundraiser for the Wisconsin Bike Fed put on by Saris every year will move from the Saris factory to the Madison Children’s Museum this year.

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4 days 20 hours ago

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Located a stone’s throw from the original Starbucks and the Pike Place Market on Seattle’s waterfront, Elliott Bay Bicycles will close its doors at the end of September. Framebuilder Bill Davidson and retailer Bob Freeman opened Elliott Bay in 1983.

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