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Posted June 28, 2012

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association is close to completing an expansion of its Missoula, Montana, headquarters. The nonprofit group will celebrate the unveiling with a block party for members, donors and supporters July 6.

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Posted June 27, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Around 650 BIXI bike share bikes lined the courtyard of the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre for Velo-city Global, the premier cycling planning conference, happening this week.

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Posted June 25, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) Tuesday June 25 2012—The Velo-city Global conference returns to North America Tuesday with a four-day run in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Posted May 15, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday May 15 2012 11:06 AM MT—A few preliminary details are emerging about the plan to merge three of the country's most powerful bike advocacy organizations.

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Posted May 1, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Bike advocacy groups are making the most of National Bike Month, which kicked off Tuesday, by lobbying Congress to restore funding for bike projects in the federal transportation bill.

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Posted April 23, 2012

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) Monday April 23 2012 11:09 AM MT—Trek Bicycle announced Monday, the day after Earth Day, that it has recycled more than 70,000 pounds of carbon fiber since it instituted its recycling program last year.

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Posted April 5, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday April 5 2012 9:00 AM MT—Bikes Belong has selected six cities for its Green Lane Project, which works with city officials to develop green lanes, which are protected bike lanes.

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Posted March 30, 2012

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) Monday April 2 2012 12:00 AM MT—Emily Gresh, a 40-year-old Connecticut wife, mother, fund-raising professional and cancer survivor, is the winner of a bike design contest sponsored by Liv/giant and the Young Survival Coalition.

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Posted March 29, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 12:54 PM MT—The League of American Bicyclists is engaging in tis own form of March Madness, ranking university campuses on their bike friendliness.

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Posted March 29, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 12:39 PM MT—Pro racer Tim Johnson's Ride on Washington — a five-day, 535-mile group ride finishing at the National Bike Summit — raised nearly $100,000 for the Bikes Belong Foundation.

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Posted March 28, 2012

WATERLOO, Wi (BRAIN) Wednesday March 28 2012 4:33 PM MT—Trek Bicycle is building five bikes for 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson, who is leading a ride across Alabama to raise money for victims of last year's tornados.

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Posted March 26, 2012

SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN) Monday March 26 2012 9:04 AM MT—Proceeds from an online art auction will benefit the national nonprofit organization Trips for Kids.

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Posted March 22, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—It was snowing cherry blossoms as delegates made their way to meetings with congressional members Thursday. And the streets were crowded with tourists who are in town for the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

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Posted March 22, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Thursday March 22 2012 9:59 AM MT—Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was blunt when he took the podium Wednesday morning during the annual National Bike Summit. “Charge up to Capitol Hill and say we need to pass the Senate bill.

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Posted March 21, 2012

Editor's note: BRAIN Editor in Chief Lynette Carpiet is in Washington, D.C. this week at the National Bike Summit.

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Posted March 13, 2012

BOULDER, CA (BRAIN)—Girl Bike Love’s CycloFemme, a day celebrating women in cycling, is already catching on. A week after announcing the May 13 event, Girl Bike Love has registered two rides in Australia, two in the U.K., one in Berlin, German, and several across the U.S.

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Posted February 28, 2012

SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN) Feb 28, 19:18 MT—Veteran cycling journalist Jim Langley is organizing a campaign among California cyclists concerned about the specter of rumble strips along the shoulder of Highway 1 near Santa Cruz.

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Posted February 22, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 22, 14:40 MT—Three of the U.S.'s most powerful bicycle advocacy groups are considering merging their organizations.

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Posted February 22, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN) Feb 22, 12:04 MT— The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition is conducting a survey on career satisfaction, compensation and benefits, and gender-related workplace experiences and is putting a call out for the bike industry to take part.

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Posted February 17, 2012

CULLOWHEE, NC (BRAIN) Feb 17, 11:19 MT—Construction will begin this spring to develop a 350-acre public trail network on Western Carolina University land here.

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