Advocacy/Non-profits

Posted May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes led a group of 12 industry leaders to Capitol Hill this week in support of the Recreation Not Red Tape Act. which aims to improve and break down the barriers to recreational riding opportunities on public lands.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted May 10, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — The Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association is now offering bike shops — including mobile and service-only operations — the opportunity to be designated as PBMA Certified Shops.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 9, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association is forming an education committee with Shimano's Andrew Kempe as chair.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 1, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — The second annual PlacesForBikes Conference takes place this week here. Organized by PeopleForBikes, the conference kicks off Tuesday afternoon and runs through Thursday.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted April 23, 2018
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.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 23, 2018

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.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 19, 2018

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — It's a tentative move couched in words like "cautious," "respectful," "tentative," and "complex." But the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association and PeopleForBikes have agreed to examine whether the BPSA should move to combine forces with the industry's leading advocacy association.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Bicycle Leadership Conference / Sea Otter Classic
Posted April 18, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — If the bike industry has a $1 million question, it is this: How do we get more people riding? How to stop ridership decline and reverse the trend out of the red and into the black is a giant problem that requires a solution of equally epic proportions.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 6, 2018

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has announced new industry partnerships for 2018 through its Corporate Booster Club. NICA Booster Club Members support NICA through donations, in-kind gifts and proceeds of product sales.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Sea Otter Classic
Posted April 6, 2018

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool has announced the winners of the company's third annual Community Tool Grants program. Park awarded 10 nonprofits with bicycle tools and repair stands to help them continue to make a difference in their community.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 5, 2018

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles is now offering a special edition cycling kit designed by its in-house creative team and made by JL Velo. The jersey and bib short combination was originally designed exclusively for participants in the Felt Freedom Ambassador Program.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

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