MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—The 17 riders who left Morgan Hill for Las Vegas yesterday were off the breakneck pace Specialized’s Chris D’Alusio predicted, but they still managed to cover 141 miles at an average pace of 14.8 miles per hour.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—It was late Tuesday afternoon and the 17 riders who leave this morning on a 600-mile ride to Las Vegas were kicking around some thoughts on the route, daily mileage and elevation gain.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News had the dates switched on Park Tool's Tech Summit.
Park Tool Tech Summit will include two separate two-day events. One will take place in Philadelphia (Jan. 12-13, 2009), and the other in Ontario, California (Jan. 26-27, 2009.)
FONTANA, CA (BRAIN)—Don Jackson and Southridge USA have announced the inaugural Arena Mountain X race, presented by Subaru.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—More than 1,400 convention delegates, visitors and Denver residents are ready to vote yes for Freewheelin.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—With bike dealers starving for more service-oriented training, Park Tool is going to fill a void.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The Democratic National Convention officially kicked off yesterday, but for Bikes Belong it got going on Sunday.
WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—The Crankworx crew churned out another successful event in Whistler, as bike industry vendors, professional riders and thousands of spectators swarmed the Canadian resort for the annual nine-day free ride festival.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Many of California's finest custom bicycle frame builders will converge on San Diego April 3-5 for the 2009 San Diego Custom Bicycle Show.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—While new products and retail services were the focus at this year’s Trek World, the close to 2,000 retail attendees also heard about the company’s ongoing advocacy program, One World Two Wheels.
BEIJING, China (BRAIN)—Not that the other Olympic sports aren't exciting, but nothing will probably hold a candle to BMX racing's first time out at this year's Games.
The Men's and Women's preliminaries start today.
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FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)— Nissan will be shifting into high gear at Eurobike, as the Japanese carmaker has signed on as the sponsor and partner of the leading trade show for the international bicycle industry this September 4-7.
BY JASON NORMAN
DOWNIEVILLE, CA—The legend lives on. That was the resounding chorus echoed by everyone who attended this year’s Downieville Classic.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycle just wrapped up “The Link,” a meeting with key retailers held over four days in Park City, Utah.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—For 2009, Trek is investing resources on bringing to market best in class products and helping retailers boost their profitability. That was the message Trek president John Burke delivered last night, kicking off the company’s annual dealer gathering.
LEADVILLE, CO (BRAIN)—It's not everyday you get to see a seven-time Tour de France champion and cycling legend compete in a mountain bike race.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Organizers of CrossVegas and the USA CRITS Finals announced that they will each stage separate bicycle industry only races for the upcoming September 2008 Interbike International Bicycle Expo in Las Vegas.
WINTER PARK, CO (BRAIN)—In its second year, Colorado Crankworx drew more athletes and vendors and helped Winter Park Resort sell more lift tickets to its Trestle Bike Park than the first time around. Still, event organizers and bike industry exhibitors say the young festival still has plenty of room for growth.
BY JASON NORMAN
LAS VEGAS, NV—Tom Hillard knows a great deal about the Cactus Cup. After all, he brought the idea of sponsorship to his boss at Specialized at the time.
HANCOCK, MA (BRAIN)—The Kenda Bikefest presented by Dirt Rag magazine, formerly known as Pedro’s Fest, brought in more than 1,500 people this past weekend to the Apple Tree Organic Farm in Hancock, Massachusetts.