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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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Posted January 23, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) Jan 24 —White Road Investments has gained a minority interest in Public Bikes, marking the second industry deal for Clif Bar founder Gary Erickson’s small venture capital fund.

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Posted December 14, 2011
WENATCHEE, WA (BRAIN)—The U.S.
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Posted December 13, 2011
ASHEVILLE, NC (BRAIN)—Blue Ridge Parkway superintendent Phil Francis told Bicycle Retailer on Tuesday that the Parkway’s managers have never considered banning bikes from the road. He said that a draft management plan, which the public can comment upon until this Friday, has been mischaracterized.
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Posted December 12, 2011
Blue Ridge Parkway in Avery County, NC. Photo: Ken Thomas, Wikimedia Commonsk
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Posted December 7, 2011
NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Ryders Eyewear has partnered with Wounded Warrior Project this holiday season, donating 5,000 pairs of sunglasses to veterans injured in military service.

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Posted November 21, 2011
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—IMBA has appointed three new members to its board of directors, filling spots left vacant by longtime directors Hill Abell, Chris Kegel and Jay Franklin, all of whom stepped down due to term limits.

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