CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—World Bicycle Relief has undertaken an ambitious drive to raise $13,400 in just 48 hours—from noon (CST) Wednesday, Dec. 17, through noon (CST) Friday, Dec. 19, the organization looks to raise enough money to purchase 100 bicycles for its programs in Africa.
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—In the spirit of doing its part to take care of the world around them and where Haro's bikes are ridden, the company has partnered up with the Surfrider Foundation.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Representatives from five brands within the Cannondale Sports Group gathered in Bethel at the Cannondale headquarters Wednesday night to refurbish more than 50 donated children's bikes for local non-profit, Danbury Youth Services.
FERNDALE, WA (BRAIN)—This December 1 on World AIDS Day the final basket was tightened and tires pumped on the 1,000th Kona AfricaBike.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—The SRAM Cycling Fund’s first grant award of $200,000 has went to the Safe Routes to School National Partnership.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—To support industry efforts for future federal funding of bicycling projects in America, the NBDA will once again award scholarships to member dealers who attend the 2009 National Bike Summit, March 10 - 12 in Washington, D.C.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The majority of the nation’s national parks have historically been off limits to mountain bikers, but that could change if the National Park Service grants a rule change easing the administrative process for opening trails to bicyclists.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong announced funding on Monday for five bike facility projects.
The awards will help communities in Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio and South Carolina construct paths and parks that will encourage active commuting and great recreational riding.
The recipients are:
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Three U.S. bike industry leaders were elected as Bikes Belong Coalition board officers at the organization’s meeting Tuesday in Boulder, Colorado.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—When Bikes Belong teamed with Humana to bring 1,000 bikes to the Democratic and Republican national conventions the advocacy group had two goals:
-To show convention delegates, media, volunteers and residents the convenience of bicycling for short trips.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—A proposed National Park Service (NPS) regulation change will benefit Americans by improving mountain biking experiences in national parks. The new policy would empower park superintendents to manage trails for bicycles, without sacrificing environmental review or public comment opportunities.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—As the bike industry descended on Las Vegas for Interbike ‘08, it wasn’t all business.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Bikes for Kids Utah, a non-profit 501(C)3 organization that annually provides 1,000 new bicycles to underprivileged Utah children, has announced the combined fundraising efforts of its annual Dinner Auction and time trial event raised $10,000.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle Corporation has become the first national sponsor for Freiker, Inc., a bike to school program based in Boulder, Colorado.
FERNDALE, WA (BRAIN)—Kona this month is donating 100 AfricaBikes to one of the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) water projects in Tanzania, Africa.
ARCATA, CA (BRAIN)—Kinetic Koffee will be donating a percentage of all coffee sales in the month of August to World Bicycle Relief, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to independence and livelihood through The Power of Bicycles in impoverished areas throughout the world.
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—After months of riding their bikes to work as part of an employee-led initiative to help reduce their carbon footprint, salesforce.com employees raised $10,000 and chose Trips for Kids (TFK) as their charity of choice.
COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (BRAIN)—Along with introducing new products and initiatives, Specialized is increasing its commitment to bicycle advocacy and causes for 2009.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Wheels4Life, the charity started by mountain biking legend Hans Rey, has joined forces with Phil Sundbaum and the Summer Of Shred.