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Posted November 6, 2013

DURANGO, CO (BRAIN) — The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has appointed Jeff Frost as its new executive director. The Iron Horse is Colorado's oldest cycling event and attracts 4,000 participants, including racers and tour participants. The event is held Memorial Day weekend.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Competition / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted November 5, 2013

BEVERLY, MA (BRAIN) — Craft will be sponsoring and supplying the Australia-based pro cycling team ORICA-GreenEDGE for the next three seasons, the clothing company announced this week.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted November 4, 2013
2014 Colorado stage race will feature mountain top finish. Fans to vote on final stage.

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — The 2014 edition of the USA Pro Challenge stage race will feature its first mountain top finish —  at Monarch Mountain, a ski resort west of Salida, Colo., in the center of the state.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted October 22, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Dorel announced Tuesday that its Cannondale brand acquired a majority ownership of the Cannondale Pro Cycling team and Brixia Sports and that it had ended discussions with Tinkoff Credit Systems.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions / Competition
Posted October 17, 2013

LALLIO, Italy (BRAIN) — Italian clothing brand Santini will sponsor and supply the Belkin pro cycling team in a two-year deal that starts in January. The Belkin team is built on the former Rabobank team organization.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted October 16, 2013
PROVIDENCE, RI (BRAIN) — Organizers are declaring success after last week's Providence Cyclo-cross Festival which featured an expanded list of activities, from a gran fondo to a framebuilder's ball complementing the traditional UCI 'cross racing lineup.
 
Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Events / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted October 10, 2013

GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) — USA BMX has launched a new after school enrichment program based on a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum. The program, which had a soft rollout in April, is now integrated into more than 20 school districts across the United States. 

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted October 9, 2013

KAILUA-KONA, HI (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments, which is introducing a "heads-up display" cycling sunglasses, is sponsoring next weekend's GoPro Ironman World Championships in Hawaii, the company announced Wednesday.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted October 2, 2013

PROVIDENCE, RI (BRAIN) — A show focusing on Northeast-based framebuilders is set for Friday and kicks off a weekend of bike events in Providence, Rhode Island, that includes the New England Bike-Walk Summit, the Providence Cyclocross Festival and the first Gran Fondo New England. 

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted September 27, 2013

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Britain Brian Cookson has been elected president of the international cycling union, UCI, replacing its embattled chief Pat McQuaid.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted September 27, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) — The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will expand to a seven-day stage race in 2014, starting on Monday, Aug. 4 and finishing on Sunday, Aug. 10.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted September 24, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has announced dates and host communities for national championship events for various disciplines and age groups next year. The events extend from cyclocross nationals in Colorado in January on through to the collegiate mountain bike championships next October.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted September 23, 2013

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Sugoi, a brand of Dorel Industries, will supply the USA Cycling Team with race-day apparel, starting at the world road championships later this month.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Competition
Posted September 9, 2013

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle has extended its sponsorship of the African pro road cycling team, Team MTN-Qhubeka.

In its first year as a UCI-registered Pro Continental team, Team MTN-Qhubeka scored a major win with Gerald Ciolek victory at Milan-San Remo.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted September 4, 2013
Lazer-sponsored racer Amy Dombroski was second at CrossVegas in 2011. This photo is not from 'Vegas ...

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) — Lazer has stepped up its support of the Clif Bar CrossVegas by sponsoring the Elite Women's race. With Lazer's support the race is offering equal prize lists for the men's and women's events, with more than $8,700 in prizes being offered across 30 places. 

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Interbike
Posted August 20, 2013

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) Trek Bicycle is hosting a UCI-sanctioned cyclocross race at its Wisconsin headquarters next month.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted August 14, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — Coaches, athletes and parents invovled with high school mountain bike racing will be educated on anti-doping through a program sponsored by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted August 9, 2013

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) — Cyclocross mechanics who can write creative and compelling stories about their 'cross pit adventures could win merchandise worth $260 from CrossVegas sponsors Glacier Glove and Alaskan Hard Gear.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Awards / Interbike
Posted August 9, 2013

RAPID CITY, SD (BRAIN) — Strider Sports will promote its no-pedal balance bikes at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge stage race in Colorado later this month, with Strider Adventure Zones at each stage and a Strider race at the final stage finish in Denver. The race is Aug.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted August 7, 2013

SAUSALITO, CA (BRAIN) — A non-profit organization is publishing a quick-reference card to help cycling teams and race officials assess possible concussions.

Posted in Studies/Reports Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Competition

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