BURBANK AND SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN)—Santa Monica’s first full-service Bike Center is set to open this week while the city of Burbank is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony and ride with the mayor to its new Burbank BikeStop today.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong and the SRAM Cycling Fund are teaming up on a new campaign to fast-track the installation of safe bike facilities in U.S. cities.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN)—A proposal to re-allocate money from the federal Transportation Enhancements program to fund bridge repairs was defeated in the Senate with a vote of 60-38 yesterday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Fresh off a victory against a U.S. lawmaker’s attempt to remove federal funding for bicycle infrastructure projects from the federal Transportation Enhancements program, the industry is mobilizing anew against an amendment proposed by Sen.
PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN)—CamelBak and Water.org are teaming up for a second consecutive year to share a simple and powerful way to help some of the 884 million people who lack access to safe water.
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids National has added two new chapters, formed by the Desert Recreation District (DRD) (Indio, CA) and the Buellton Park and Recreation Department (Buellton, CA.)
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Tern Bicycles is showing support for the California Bike Summit and the relaunch of the California Bike Coalition.
MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association, North America's largest cycling membership organization, has announced the receipt of four new grants totaling $100,000 to support its efforts to create what will be the world's largest official bicycle network: the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS).
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Product Architects, Inc., maker of the Polar Bottle, has partnered with the Team Tony Foundation to raise money to support the foundation's mission of helping cancer survivors.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and for the entire month Giant Bicycle and the Young Survival Coalition are sponsoring a bicycle design contest open to those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—A bicycle master plan calling for more than 170 miles of new bike routes and upgrades in Greenville, South Carolina, was approved by city leaders Monday.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—It’s the first Saturday of October this weekend, and that can mean just one thing: Thousands of young cyclists will be hitting the trails for IMBA’s annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—In an effort to create a greater, and more connected, network of cycling advocates in the United States, Trek Bicycle has partnered with People for Bikes to increase and reach and potential impact of those who will rally support for local and federal spending on bicycle infrastructure.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)--The International Mountain Biking Association drew its usual standing-room-only crowd for its yearly update on dirt projects, advocacy work and future initiatives.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—There may not be much bipartisan cooperation in Washington these days, but when the National Conference of State Legislators meet in San Antonio tomorrow, politicians will put their differences aside for a 12-mile tour of San Antonio, Texas, and they'll do it in custom Primal Wear jerseys.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—In line with a goal to double federal funding for biking and walking, Advocacy Advance is awarding $100,000 in direct grants to four advocacy organizations.
CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN)—Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) has a rejuvenated mission and vision and is also launching a new advocacy program.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Signaling that both the cyclocross season and Interbike are approaching, registration for CrossVegas opens on August 2. The biggest cyclocross race in America takes place for a fifth year on Wednesday, September 14 following the first day of Interbike.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Mike’s Bikes has teamed up with PODS of San Francisco to collect bicycles for its Sister Shops project in Africa.
In just two weeks, PODS helped the Bay Area retailer gather 500 donated bicycles in record time at eight northern California store locations.
FOOTHILL RANCH, CA (BRAIN)—Oakley's Steve Blick and his family have launched "I Ride For the Kids" (www.irideforthekids.com). A portal of information inspired by sports, “I Ride For the Kids” serves as a resource for families dealing with Pediatric Cancer.