MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Fifteen retailers accompanied by seven journalists and ten Specialized employees rolled out of the company’s headquarters this morning on the first leg of a six-day ride to Las Vegas.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Thirty-two of the nation’s bravest custom bike builders have thrown their welding torches into the ring to contest the Oregon Manifest's first annual Constructor's Design Challenge.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—Learn about the latest power measurement technologies at Interbike during the Power Meter Technology Summit presented by SRAM.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Hundreds of cyclists showed up at Griffith Park in Los Angeles to join Lance Armstrong on a road ride yesterday morning.
"Great ride in Griffith Park. Thanks, LA! And thanks to the LAPD for the help. Off to Montreal. . ." Armstrong tweeted on Thursday.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Portland's unique, multi-faceted celebration of cycling culture, craftsmanship and competition called Oregon Manifest returns, larger and fresher, for 2009.
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—GU Energy Labs and Carmichael Training Systems have announced a 20-city author tour and ride-along series in support of Chris Carmichael's new book "The Time-Crunched Cyclist."
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Triathlete Magazine's Kona Demo Days is sold out. Vendors will include Cannondale, Cervelo, Fuji, Kestrel, Orbea and Scott among others.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Lifeboat Events' PressCamp will return June 22–25, 2010, in Deer Valley, Utah, following a successful inaugural effort this year.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The 2009 Rocky Mountain Bicycle Show was a resounding success with companies from coast to coast exhibiting their cycling related products.
WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Despite a few nasty weather days at this year’s Crankworx, the numbers came in ahead of last year.
SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—San Francisco has its Critical Mass and San Jose has its Bike Party.
With roughly 2,500 people turning out for last month's ride, the San Jose Bike Party is steadily growing.
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BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—With two of America’s top cycling events planned during Interbike week in Las Vegas, it’s a perfect opportunity to recognize riders who can excel in both cyclocross and criterium racing. Double Down at the Mandalay Bay is designed to do just that.
KEYSTONE, CO (BRAIN)—Mario Aponte, owner of Downtown Bicycles in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been to a lot of dealer meetings with various suppliers over his years in the industry.
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA (BRAIN)—A Workshop on ASTM Standards on Trial: The Impact of the Absence of Standards on Product Liability Litigation in a Mock Trial (Commotio Cordis in the Courtroom), will be held Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CRESTED BUTTE, CO (BRAIN)—The 2009 inductees to the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame include Anne-Caroline Chausson (Racing History), Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Assocation (Advocacy), The Larkspur Canyon Gang (Pioneers) and Dave Garoutte (Pioneers).
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—West Coast GoldSprints Roller Racing has unveiled details of its upcoming Las Vegas event, the Kreitler Cup, to be held on Thursday, September 24, coinciding with Interbike ‘09.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—The 2009 NBDA Super Seminar series embraces the NBDA's "Independent Concept" philosophy to empower and assist bicycle retailers in becoming strong and dynamic independent retail brands in their communities.
WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Kokanee Crankworx 2009 is ready to rip this Saturday, and will kick off the celebration of all two-wheeled addictions as the Bike Expo, Demo and Tech Zones open to the public in the morning and the Dual Slalom racers go head to head in the afternoon.
KEYSTONE, CO (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycles emphasized weight and rigidity in its 2010 line of full suspension mountain bikes, which includes three new long-travel aluminum frame sets and two new short-travel carbon fiber bikes.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Call it the "Lance Effect," call it what you will, this year's Tour de France TV ratings were way up over last year.
Live morning coverage was up was up 98 percent over last year, with nearly 530,000 viewers, compared with more than 267,000 from 2008.