GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) — USA BMX/BMX Canada has awarded $31,000 in scholarships to 25 students as part of its Bob Warnicke Scholarship Program. Founded in 1996, the program honors the memory of Warnicke, an instrumental figure in organizing and promoting BMX in North America, who died in 1994 at age 48.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — A first-of-its-kind report titled “The New Majority: Pedaling Towards Equity” shows that more women, youth, and minorities are getting on their bikes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists’ Women Bike program recently awarded $7,500 in grants to organizations in four cities in an effort to engage more women of all ages and from all backgrounds in cycling.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — If you happen to cruise onto the National Bicycle Dealers Association website, you will find a link to a new blog authored by Fred Clements, executive director of the retailer group.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Women’s Coalition will launch its second annual Spring Auction on Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Chrome Industries and public relations and marketing firm Echos Communications are partnering with members of the urban cycling community to launch the Urban Cycling Hall of Fame (UCHOF).
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has announced 17 new Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC), bringing the total to 259 in 47 states.
MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN) — The Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has approved new sections of the U.S. Bicycle Route System in Minnesota, Missouri and Kentucky.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — With more than 2,600 votes recorded, a 5th grader from Missippippi won Saris Cycling Group's third annual poster contest.
KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Raleigh is donating $50 to Ride 2 Recovery for certain road bike models sold between now and May 27. Ride 2 Recovery is a national program that uses cycling to help wounded veterans recover.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike Belong's Green Lane Project awarded $125,000 in grants on Monday to five cities working on green lane projects: Austin, Chicago, Portland, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.
BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European Cycling Federation’s Cycling Industry Club has announced six grant recipients for 2013 as part of its Leadership Program.
NORTH VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle Canada is supporting Sprockids, a youth mountain biking skills and leadership training program.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets and the International Mountain Bicycling Association announced the first recipients of its Bell Built Grants, which are awarding a total of $100,000 in trail building assistance to fund new mountain
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
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.