LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition, (OIWC), has announced Ellen Johnson and Tara Moeller as the winners of the 2010 Bike Industry Pioneering Woman and First Ascent awards.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame will be inducting into the “Hall” three praiseworthy individuals and one monumental group on Wednesday, September 22, 6 p.m., after the first day of the Interbike Show.
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ (BRAIN)— Zigo's Leader carrier bicycle system was recently honored with the prestigious Kids Design Award in Japan.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—The National BMX Hall of Fame 2010 inductees have been announced.
Below are the six being inducted this year:
CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN)—Nominate your mentor, a co-worker, employee, or anyone who has inspired you within the bike industry for their leadership contributions.
Nominations are being accepted from now until August 16 for the 2010 OIWC Bike Industry Pioneering Woman and First Ascent awards.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Outdoor Gear Canada (OGC) has been named one of three Québec finalists (manufacturing category) in Ernst & Young's 2010 Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year competition.
MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling welcomes nominations for its 6th annual Bicycle Travel Awards.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Erik’s Bike Shop was named a “Top Workplace” in the Twin Cities metro area based on an employee-based survey project from the Star Tribune.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized's Bike to Work day Industry Commuter Cup Challenge results are in.
Tiny But Tough (50 or less employees companywide) — 3A Distribuidora with six full-time employees 100 percent participation.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Online registration has opened for the sixth annual Eurobike Awards.
SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN)—Bike Magazine was awarded its third Maggie in two years at the Western Publishing Association’s (WPA) 59th Annual Maggie Awards, in recognition of the outstanding photography sequence in the December 2009 feature story, “Enter the Thaw.”
CHULA VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—The BMX Hall of Fame is now accepting nomination applications for individuals to be considered for the class of 2010.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Product Architects, Inc., manufacturer of Polar Bottles, has been named a Colorado Company to Watch by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.
WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Whistler Blackcomb has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for a second year in a row.
EMMAUS, PA (BRAIN)—Bicycling magazine has named the winners of its 2010 Editors’ Choice Awards in the bikes and shorts categories.
CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs, Inc. was named to Outside magazine’s third annual “Best Places to Work” list.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Outside magazine released its third annual list of the “Best Places to Work," ranking Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) in the top 50 in America. The complete list and related story will be published in the May issue of Outside magazine, available April 13.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—The German dealer association VSF has awarded their first ethic award to the World Bicycle Relief. President of World Bicycle Relief F.K. Day attended the ceremony in Berlin, Germany, to receive the award personally.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Smith Optics received top honors as REI’s Vendor Partner of the Year for 2009. The announcement was made at last week's Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show.
PARSIPPANY, NJ (BRAIN)—Kent International beat out other bike and toy suppliers to take Wal-Mart’s Supplier of Quarter Three award. Though Kent president Arnold Kamler quipped, it was mostly because the company always had product to ship.