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Posted April 25, 2013

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European Cycling Federation’s Cycling Industry Club has announced six grant recipients for 2013 as part of its Leadership Program.

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Posted April 23, 2013
Doug Detwiller with a new Giant bike

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle Canada is supporting Sprockids, a youth mountain biking skills and leadership training program.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 22, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists announced 63 additions to its Bicycle Friendly Businesses list on Monday, bringing the list to more than 500.
 
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Posted April 16, 2013
Galpin talks to a member of the Afghan national cycling team in Kabul.

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) — Liv/Giant is supporting the first national women's cycling team in Afghanistan, which was featured on MSNBC recently and for which several bike

Posted in International Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 15, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike geeks and computer geeks (and one and the same) will come together next month at a "Hackfest" here, where developers will be challenged to come up with bike-themed mobile or web applications in three hours or less.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Web/Internet
Posted April 10, 2013
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — New Belgium Brewery, a Colorado beer maker that has often tied its fortunes to the bicycle, is hosting a summit of national bike advocacy leaders at its headquarters, starting Thursday.
 
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Posted April 5, 2013

OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN) — Nutritionals brand GU Energy, retailer Sports Basement of Walnut Creek and Kaiser Oakland Medical Center were this year's winners of the East Bay Bicycle Coalition's Bike Friendly Business Awards.

The companies will be honored at an event May 9 in Oakland.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Awards
Posted April 2, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Washington state suppliers and cycling groups have banded together to launch the Cascadia Dirt Cup, a new enduro series whose proceeds will go toward local advocacy and trail upkeep.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted March 22, 2013
Andersonville bike corral in Chicago

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—The entry deadline is fast approaching—Friday, March 29—for the first round of Saris’ 2013 Bike Corral Contest, in which one winner will get a car parking space converted to a 10-bike parking facility.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 13, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Giant USA's general manager, Elysa Walk, is a new member of the Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition Board of Directors, the OIWC announced Wednesday.

Walk joins the board for a two-year term along with Audrey Hicks, the CFO of Outdoor Research.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted March 7, 2013
"Snowmageddon" quickly turned to "Nomageddon" in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Despite a shutdown of the federal government here ahead of an approaching snowstorm Wednesday, advocates attending the National Bike Summit this week took to Capitol Hill to meet with legislators and aides to improve safety for cyclists, among other goals.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted March 6, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — More news from the National Bike Summit

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 5, 2013
Twenty riders toured DC's lanes on Monday. Photos: Bikes Belong

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — A group of 20 leaders from the bike industry toured the nation's capital's new protected bike lanes on a trip hosted by Bikes Belong Foundation’s Green Lane Project on Monday.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted March 5, 2013
UPDATED: The League rebrands, LaHood speaks, Alliance issues awards and winning poster unveiled
New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan presents outgoing U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood with an honorary NYC street sign.

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — News from the National Bike Summit

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Posted March 1, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists is supporting a program to encourage women to ride in Washington, DC, with a $15,000 grant.

The League is announcing the grant for the Women & Bicycle program, on the eve of the National Women's Bicycling Forum held here on Monday.

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Posted March 1, 2013
A Trek Project One with Qhubeka team paint job

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Trek will donate $200 to a rural South African youth program for each Project One Trek sold with a special MTN-Qhubeka team paint job.

Posted in International Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted February 25, 2013

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes has bought a batch of individual one-year memberships to IMBA and will give the memberships to consumers who buy one of its new mountain bike models this year.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted February 14, 2013
NYC's transportation commissioner and U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth among the speakers.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has added several big names to the list of speakers at its National Women's Bicycling Forum, to be held here March 4.

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