PENTICON, British Columbia (BRAIN)—The inaugural Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan will bring together more than 2,500 cyclists of all ages (19 +) and abilities in a ride that will take them on a heart-thumping 150 kilometer journey through the picturesque southern Okanagan region on Sunday, July 10.
KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Raleigh America will be hosting its third annual “Raleigh Dealer Camp” dealer event and symposium from July 19-22, 2011.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN)—The Providence Cyclo-cross Festival presented by Interbike proved to have a little of everything for everyone—whether you were racing, a spectator, looking to check out product, or just a kid frolicking in the bounce castle.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—With tradeshow season 2010 barely over, DealerCamp finds itself in high gear for next year with an onslaught of interest from exhibitors, many with contracts in hand, and the addition of key retailers to the
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—The Tempus, one of the key show hotels at Taichung Bike Week, has sold out of exhibitor space and the Evergreen is filling fast. Organizers say they may have to find another downtown hotel, most likely the Splendor, to help meet demand.
KAILUA-KONA, HI (BRAIN)—The Ford Ironman Demo Days saw roughly 10,000 attendees check out the latest and greatest product offerings from the world of triathlon.
WINTER PARK, CO (BRAIN)—Winter Park Resort’s Trestle Bike Park will host the fifth annual Crankworx Colorado mountain bike festival July 28 – 31, 2011.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Following weeks of speculation and anticipation, the host cities for the Amgen Tour of California professional cycling road race have been announced by race presenter AEG.
MOAB, Utah (BRAIN)—Outerbike, Western Spirit’s experiment at bringing a slice of Interbike to the average bike consumer, attracted 450 riders from 30 states and four Canadian provinces in its first year.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Summer event organizers are seeing a spike in interest from suppliers and dealers following news of Interbike’s date and venue change. As such, they are adjusting plans next year to accommodate larger crowds.
MOAB, Utah (BRAIN)—Western Spirit’s Outerbike consumer demo events kicks off today in Moab with nearly 30 exhibitors showcasing 1,000 test bikes.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN)—The Providence Cyclocross Festival opens in less than two weeks with an industry-only dealer day and breakfast.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—The NBDA is going to launch a series of Webinars as an extension of the Interbike Super Seminars and Regional Super Seminars that it has hosted each year in cities throughout the country.
WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Kokanee Crankworx finished its seventh year as the biggest yet. Though excitement has wrapped for this year, there is plenty to look forward to with next year’s event, now less than 10 months away, July 16 to 24, 2011.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—A group of two dozens riders arrived at Outdoor Demo tired and sore but in good spirits on Tuesday afternoon after pedaling nearly 600 miles over six days as part of the annual epic ride to Interbike led by Specialized founder Mike Sinyard.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Two supporters of women's cycling have teamed up to place their chips on the table and raise the stakes for the Elite Women’s podium at CrossVegas tomorrow night.
ST PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Dealers interested in attending one of the 2011 Park Tool Tech Summits can sign up at Park Tool Booth 3531 at Interbike.
“We will have access to the registration site and will be available to help or answer any questions you may have,” said Bill Armas, Park Tool’s marketing director.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—A small group of retailers, media and Specialized employees embark this morning on a 600-mile, six-day bike journey to Interbike as part of Specialized’s annual ride to draw attention to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has announced the details of the Tour de Lake Mead, a 24-mile ride that takes participating Interbike attendees through Lake Mead National Park to the lake and back. The ride leaves from the Interbike OutDoor Demo location in Boulder City, Nevada on Sept. 21, at 8 a.m.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Following the successful inaugural DealerCamp in July, Lifeboat Events has announced some positive changes for the event in 2011, including lower pricing, more subsidized retailers, and the addition of a VIP consumer access program.