AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN)—It’s true when they say that everything’s bigger in Texas. Starting in May, the Bicycle Sport Shop in Austin is promoting a grandios city-wide challenge to encourage its citizens to bike instead of drive.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—While hope for sales growth in the near future remains slim, Performance Bicycle chief executive officer Jim Thompson is taking an extended view of the retail business and preparing for a rebound in consumer confidence.
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)—The Toronto Coalition for Active Transportation and the Clean Air Partnership are once again once again hosting Canada's Bike Summit 2009.
Bike Summit 2009 will be held on Thursday, May 28 at the Novotel Toronto Centre.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The industry is keeping an eye on a new venture taking shape in Denver. Will 65 kiosks housing 1,000 bikes alter this sprawling Western city’s attitude toward bicycles and commuting?
GUELPH, Ontario (BRAIN)—Winterborne Bicycle Institute (WBI), responding to extending waiting lists and increasing demand, has added an additional Pro Bike Mechanics class June 8-19.
SOLON, OH (BRAIN)—Solon Bicycle owner Dan Sirkin will be hosting a BMX Freestyle Reunion festival on July 18, 2009 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Solon Community Center.
DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon will be participating for the second time in Velo-city, the largest international conference devoted to integrating cycling into public transportation policy.
HALES CORNER, WI (BRAIN)—Wheel and Sprocket’s annual Bike Expo went well this year, but not so well that owner Chris Kegel ended up with a shaved head.
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—When she was told that as a woman she couldn’t join an expedition to climb Mt. McKinley, Arlene Blum recruited five other women and in 1970 led the first women’s team up Mt. McKinley.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (BRAIN)—The OC Bicycle Swap Meet is happening again at Serfas headquarters in Rancho Santa Margarita at 8 a.m. - noon on Saturday, May 9.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Top executives from across the industry spectrum will share their views on how the economic downturn is affecting our business in a panel at the Bicycle Leadership Conference next week.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Is your company in compliance with CPSIA rules? If you are unsure, do your company a service and join a collective industry effort by attending the Bicycle Leadership Conference during Sea Otter next week.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—To make sense of federal legislation and learn what you can do to help ensure funds are set aside for cycling projects, plan to attend the Bicycle Leadership Conference next month.
WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—After celebrating a year of milestones in 2008 including more than 800,000 webcast and online content views, the first-ever double backflip at a major mountain bike competition and the birth of the Giant Slalom and the VW Trick Showdown, Kokanee Crankworx is ready to blow the lid o
NORCROSS, GA (BRAIN)—Blue Competition Cycles has signed a three-year agreement as the official bicycle sponsor of the Chicago Triathlon.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—The 2009 Bicycle Leadership Conference has a new feature.
TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—Titus Cycles has signed on to be the official bike sponsor of Epic Rides' 6th Annual Whiskey Off-Road bike race taking place on April 25, 2009.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—How common is biking in Copenhagen? “ To use a bike is like brushing your teeth,” said Andreas Rohl. “In Copenhagen, it’s nothing special to go by bike.” Rich, poor, male, female, young and old—they all can be seen riding around town.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Follow mountain bike advocates—including IMBA's executive director and government affairs director—in real time as they update their progress at the 2009 League of American Bicyclists' National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C.
FRYEBURG, ME (BRAIN)—Despite receiving 24 inches of snow four days before, and 8 inches the night after, dealers traveled from all over New England to attend Downeast Bicycle Specialists’ annual Open House at the beginning of March.