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Posted June 4, 2009
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—The Kelly Benefit Strategies Pro Cycling team is auctioning off a "hot lap" in the team car to benefit World Bicycle Relief.
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Posted May 15, 2009
BY DOUG MCCLELLAN

BOULDER, CO—The industry’s biggest nonprofit organizations—Bikes Belong, IMBA and Adventure Cycling—deliver good value for the contributions and dues they receive, an analysis of their financial records show.

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Posted April 28, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The League of American Bicyclists has announced its 2009 spring Bicycle Friendly Communities and States in celebration of Bike Month 2009, starting May 1.

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Posted April 23, 2009
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids (TFK) has reached a milestone, taking 50,000 underserved urban youth on mountain bike rides since its inception more than 20 years ago.

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Posted April 21, 2009
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—A private backer has pledged $1 million to help build a new destination bike park in a 35-acre no-man's land between Interstates 84 and 205 near the former Rocky Butte jail, according to a recent story in The Oregonian.

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Posted April 8, 2009
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—The SRAM Cycling Fund has awarded a $200,000 grant to be paid over two years to the European Cyclists’ Federation.

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Posted March 19, 2009
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—On Saturday, May 30, Bikes for Kids Utah, a non-profit 501(C)3 organization, will give 1,000 new bicycles to pre-qualified, underprivileged 3rd graders at its fourth annual event.

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Posted March 19, 2009
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong has announced five REI/Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) Grant Awards.

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Posted March 18, 2009
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—The SRAM Cycling Fund will make a $40,000 contribution to the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) to launch the formation of IMBA Europe.

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Posted March 17, 2009
WILMINGTON, MA (BRAIN)—Pedro's has entered into a tool supply partnership with World Bicycle Relief.

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Posted February 25, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Boulder Indoor Cycling, home to a brand new indoor velodrome, opened its doors this January with help from Fuji Bicycles.

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Posted February 20, 2009
LUSAKA, Zambia (BRAIN)—The Zambian Ministry of Education and international relief organization World Bicycle Relief have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that engages the two parties to work together to deliver some 50,000 bicycles to schoolchildren, teachers, and community supporters in Zambia’s 16 neediest distri
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Posted February 19, 2009
SANTA ANA, CA (BRAIN)—This year’s National Bike Summit presented by the League of American Bicyclists March 10–12 in Washington, D.C.
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Posted January 29, 2009
LOUISVILLE, KY (BRAIN)—BikeClicks.com, Louisville's online community for cyclists, has launched Safe Rides.
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Posted January 22, 2009
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The Bikes Belong Foundation has awarded four grants through the Paul David Clark Fund.
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Posted January 20, 2009
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—The SRAM Cycling Fund will make a $400,000 contribution to the League of American Bicyclists and the Thunderhead Alliance for Biking and Walking.

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Posted January 13, 2009
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.

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Posted January 11, 2009
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.

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Posted January 6, 2009
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—The SRAM Cycling Fund has issued a grant award of $200,000 to the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA).

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Posted December 28, 2008
SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design has partnered with Trips for Kids, in a unique social media fund-raising venture.

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