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Posted January 15, 2013

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Outdoor retailer REI is the new title sponsor of the Muddy Buddy Adventure Series and the presenting sponsor of TriRock Triathlon Series; both series are owned by San Diego-based Competitor Group Inc.

The sponsorship agreement includes in-store classes for event participants.

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Posted January 14, 2013

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA (BRAIN)—Cannondale wrapped up a four-day camp for its first title-sponsored WorldTour road race team on Monday, an event marked by the Hollywood-themed rider introduction in the heart of Southern California’s film industry. 

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Posted January 14, 2013
Burry Stander. Photo courtesy Specialized

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Friends, family and supporters of mountain bike racer Burry Stander, who died after being hit by a car last month, are forming a foundation in his name in hope of

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Posted January 11, 2013

CARSON, CA (BRAIN)—Custom apparel maker Champion System on Friday introduced its 2013 pro road cycling team, marking the second year for the world’s first Asian-based UCI Pro Continental squad.

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Posted January 11, 2013

TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles, based in Southern California, is the latest top-tier sponsor of the SoCal High School Cycling League, the league announced this month.

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Posted January 11, 2013

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Ever wanted to work for a pro cycling team, helping top athletes prepare and recover, washing their clothes, making their food, and basically acting like a combination coach, physical therapist and mom?

Posted in International Tagged Competition / Events
Posted January 10, 2013

LOUISVILLE, KY (BRAIN) — A Belgium software company, AFAS Software, has stepped up as a major sponsor of the UCI Cyclocross World Championships, to be held here the first weekend of next month.

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Posted January 9, 2013
An opinion column by Jamie Fuller, founder and chairman of Skins and founder of the Change Cycling Now group.

Dear Lance,

So you’ve finally decided to speak out. Frankly, it’s not before time and I trust the hype, preparation and anticipation will be worth it. In fairness, by choosing to undertake a broadcast interview with Oprah Winfrey you have certainly guaranteed visibility for your much-awaited response.

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Posted January 3, 2013

CHULA VISTA, CA (BRAIN) — The National BMX Hall of Fame has opened the nomination process for this year's inductions.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Awards
Posted January 2, 2013
The new Lampre-Merida team jersey by Champion System

HONG KONG, China (BRAIN) — Starting at this month's Tour Down Under and for the next three three years, Team Lampre-Merida will be racing in Champion System cycling clothing, the team announced Wednesday. The new kit features Lampre's trademark blue and fuchsia combined with Merida's green.

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Posted January 1, 2013

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN) — Shimano Latin America announced a new UCI Continental team on Wednesday to be based on Buenos Aires and led by Walter Perez, gold medalist in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and a prolific Argentine athlete.

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Posted December 24, 2012

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — In 2013 SRAM will sponsor and supply one of the world's top women's road racing teams, Specialized-lululemon.

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Posted December 21, 2012
2013 Amgen Tour of California leader's jersey by Champion System

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Champion System will provide the official leaders' jerseys for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, the race announced Friday.

The custom race jerseys will be awarded to the race leaders in various categories throughout the eight-day competition from May 12-19, 2013.

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Posted December 20, 2012

PROVIDENCE, RI (BRAIN) — Industry veteran and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame inductee Jim Wannamaker has been named to the board of advisors for the Providence Cyclo-cross Festival, the event announced this week.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Competition
Posted December 19, 2012

ASPEN, CO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the USA Pro Challenge stage race on Wednesday unveiled the route for its 2013 race, the third edition of the event. Next year's race will start with a circuit race near Aspen and conclude with a circuit in Denver.

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Posted December 13, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike fit company Retül will be fitting riders on three major road teams in 2013, the company announced Thursday.

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Posted December 13, 2012

TAMPA, FL (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Amgen Tour of California are producing a new series of events in partnership with Ride 2 Recovery, a nonprofit whose mission is to improve the health of recovering Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Competition
Posted December 11, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Power meter manufacturer Stages Cycling is sponsoring the Scott-3 Rox World Cup cross-country team, including Geoff Kabush, for 2013.

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Posted December 7, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Sixty mechanics graduated from USA Cycling's Bill Woodul Race Mechanics Clinic last weekend and are now eligible for a USAC mechanic's license.

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Posted December 6, 2012

EAST MEADOW, NY (BRAIN) — Registrants for two cyclocross races that were canceled due to post-tropical storm Sandy will finally get a chance to pin on numbers this weekend.

Posted in North America Tagged Hurricane Sandy / Competition

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