MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—California State Assemblyman John Laird has named Light & Motion as the Small Business of the Year for the 27th Assembly District.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—It was a day to stick it to the pump and protest $4 (and climbing) gas prices as 1,340 bicycle commuters representing a combined total of 39
bicycle manufacturers, retailers and industry affiliates participated in the 10th Annual Specialized 2008 Industry Commute Cup Challenge.
GLENDALE, CA (BRAIN)—PowerBar has introduced its first annual “Specialty Retailer of the Year” Award.
Open to all independent sports specialty retailers, the new award program will recognize retailer commitment to consumer education about sports nutrition and local advocacy outreach.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycling magazine announced on Friday at Sea Otter the winners of the 2008 Editors' Choice Awards in the bike-specific category.
Bicycling's editor-in-chief Steve Madden, and product test director Matt Phillips, presented the awards to the 11 winners.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) and LHB, Inc., an architectural design firm, have been selected as dual recipients of the 2008 Governor’s Award, an honor recognizing environmental achievements by Minnesota businesses, nonprofits, government and institutions.
CHARLOTTE, NC (BRAIN)—Dario Pegoretti was named “Frame Builder of the Year” at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show on February 10 in Portland, Oregon.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—The California State Congress recently recognized the Specialized Water Bottle Department as the employer of the year for the Hope Program, which provides jobs for people with mental and physical disabilities.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News recently handed out its BRAINy awards with a first-ever emphasis on companies making a concerted effort to go green.
CRESTED BUTTE, CO (BRAIN)—The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame and Museum is seeking nominations for the 2008 induction ballot.
Nominees can be individuals or organizations who have made significant contributions to the sport of mountain biking on a national or international level.
TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—Bicycle Radio’s “Escape The Peloton” has announced the live broadcast of its First Annual Chamois Awards highlighting the best cycling moments of 2007, tonight at 7 p.m. (MST).
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Light & Motion’s chief executive officer Daniel Emerson and director of marketing Jackie Petro recently accepted the Green Business Award from the Monterey County Board of Supervisors.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—The Giant Trance X 0 Maestro suspension mountain bike has been awarded “2008 Best of Adventure Gear” by the editors of National Geographic Adventure magazine.
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids has announced that its founding director Marilyn Price is a finalist for the national Volvo for Life Award and a potential cash prize of $100,000 for Trips for Kids.
RAMONA, CA (BRAIN)—Ellsworth’s The Ride bike is the recipient of the 2007 Best of What’s New Grand Award from Popular Science in the Recreation category.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is calling for nominations for the 2008 Outdoor Industry Ambassador Award and Outdoor Industry Innovator Award.
OIA will present the awards at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, Utah.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Fallbrook Technologies’ NuVinci continuously variable planetary transmission (CVP) is one of the winners of the R&D 100 Awards, which are given every year by R&D magazine to the 100 most technologically significant products of the year.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycle was honored with a 2007 California Design Biennial award from the Pasadena Museum of California Art for its Suede Coasting DX lifestyle bicycle.
BOISE, ID (BRAIN)—Ariadne Delon Scott, director of advocacy and the environment for Specialized, and Sabine Dukes, founder of Velo Bella, will be honored at the OIWC Gathering, Thursday, Sept. 27 at Interbike.