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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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Posted February 13, 2012
MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN) Feb 14, 00:01 MT—Five years after unveiling its 2,0
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Posted February 9, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Feb 9, 15:06 MT—U.S. bike advocacy groups are urging supporters to contact their representatives in Washington before next week's votes on a major transportation bill they say would gut federal spending for biking and walking projects.

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Posted February 6, 2012
By Doug McClellan

Editor's note: BRAIN's complete package on nonprofits, including an executive salary breakdown, is in the February issue.

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Posted February 2, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C.
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Posted February 1, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Feb 1, 13:58 MT—The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John L.
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Posted January 27, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Jan 27, 09:56 MT— The League of American Bicyclists and America Bikes sent a call to action to members Friday requesting that they ask their representatives to help preserve funding for biking and walking.

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Posted January 24, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C.
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