Advocacy/Non-profits

Posted March 29, 2018

PLAISTOW, N.H. (BRAIN) — Members of the Independent Mobile Bicycle Professionals group have decided not to form a trade association, but instead to explore ways to work with the Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service / Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted February 28, 2018

OLYMPIA, Wash. (BRAIN) — The Washington state Legislature passed a three-class e-bike bill Tuesday night.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted February 27, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) and the Walton Family Foundation are partnering to present new Trail Labs educational programming and matching Trail Accelerator grants to bring more trails to communities across the U.S.

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Posted February 22, 2018

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Richard Fries will step down as executive director of the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition. Fries, who served as executive director of the advocacy group for three years, will retain a position on the organization’s board of directors.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted February 16, 2018

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Trips for Kids has appointed Andy Phelps as its full-time national support and sponsorship manager for the new national umbrella organization that launched in August last year.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted February 16, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association will host a new event to bring together female leaders in mountain biking. The IMBA UPRISING event will be March 22-25 in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted February 8, 2018

BALTIMORE (BRAIN) —Custom kit supplier Athlos is launching three programs to raise money and awareness for PeopleForBikes.

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Posted February 6, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association is working with the National Ski Patrol to promote mountain bike patrols and patrollers.

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Posted January 17, 2018

DENVER (BRAIN) — Advocacy group Bicycle Colorado has appointed Peter Piccolo as its executive director, succeeding longtime executive director Dan Grunig, who retired at the end of 2017.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted January 11, 2018
The IMBP group has more than 70 members and may form a trade association or co-op.

PLAISTOW, N.H. (BRAIN) — It's been less than three years since David Ricker launched his mobile bike repair business in Southern New Hampshire, Pedalin' Fools. But in that time, Ricker has seen the bike industry become increasingly accepting of businesses like his.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service / Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 12, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Kim Jordan, the co-founder and executive chair of New Belgium Brewing, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 National Bike Summit.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Tradeshows and conferences

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