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BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — Denmark and the Netherlands tied for first place in a new benchmark report that ranks all 27 European Union countries measuring five criteria—daily cycling levels, cycle tourism, advocacy activity, bicycle sales and cyclists’ safety.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Sales of bicycles and related parts and accessories totaled $360 million for the month, a 7 percent drop from April 2012.
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.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — With the launch of a new Kickstarter campaign, Redshift Sports unveiled its Switch Aero System designed to help cyclists get the most out of their road bikes.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Outdoor footwear brand Keen has brought Mike Abbott on board as its president. Abbott assumes the new job July 8.
SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN) — Delving deeper into 27.5-inch wheels, Santa Cruz Bicycles has introduced the new Solo model in carbon and aluminum versions for the tweener hoop size.
PLEASANT VALLEY, MO (BRAIN) – Chamois Butt’r has added a women's-specific chamois cream to its line of skin care products. Her’ Chamois Butt’r was developed by a female sports medicine physician in collaboration with top female riders.
GIFU, Japan (BRAIN) — Minoura is joining the long list of bike industry suppliers to institute a Minimum Advertised Price Policy.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell Sports has hired some new faces and promoted some current employees in its Bell/Blackburn business unit.
ASHEVILLE, NC (BRAIN) — Mountain bikers interested in trying before buying can now demo two of Cane Creek’s rear shocks via a new program launched by suspension system service and tuning company Suspension Experts.