CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—The SRAM Cycling Fund will make a $200,000 donation this year to the Bikes Belong Coalition to develop an unprecedented broad-based political network of Americans who ride bikes and support government investment in bicycle facilities.
SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design is now working with Plus 3 Network, a beta social networking Web site, to increase awareness and fundraising efforts for the nonprofit organization, Project Rwanda.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—The SRAM Cycling Fund has issued a grant award of $200,000 to the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA).
SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design has partnered with Trips for Kids, in a unique social media fund-raising venture.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—This holiday season, four disadvantaged families will recieve bikes because of the efforts of several Minneapolis-area organizations. The ACE committee, Quality Bicycle Products’ (QBP) charitable arm, coordinated the joint effort.
WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The National Parks Service proposed a rule change on Thursday that would make it easier for the country's national parks to open trails to mountain bikes.
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.