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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes today launched its latest consumer campaign, Bike Days of Summer, with the goal of motivating more ridership this summer. The promotion features four different days focused on inspirational reasons to get out and ride.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (BRAIN) — The MTBparks Pass is now available for the 2017 season.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Lululemon Athletica has made a minority investment in cycling apparel company 7mesh Industries.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRIAN) — The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame nominating committee has made its selections for the MBHOF ballot for this year’s inductees. Voting opened and will continue until midnight July 15.

Tagged Awards

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) - Donnelly Sports LLC who uses the Clement trademark under license, has added two new members to its team.

MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — Joey Sivilla, a former painter for Guru Cycles, has opened a bike paint, repair and restoration business here, specializing in creative custom finishes.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Framebuilder Supply has purchased and production rights and tooling for the framebuilding products designed by Kirk Pacenti, including his fork crowns and lugs.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

NEW YORK CITY (BRAIN) — The National Association of City Transportation Officials will hold a free webinar Monday on how close calls and aggressive drivers affect bike use.

BOSTON (BRAIN) — The North American Bikeshare Association has hired its first executive director, Samantha Herr.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB has hired Johs Huseby as global OEM sales manager and for product development.

Tagged People

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports will host international distributors from approximately 15 European countries from June 26-29 to unveil the 2018 Mongoose line at its offices in Basel, Switzerland.

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Hein Verbruggen, who was president of the UCI from 1991 to 2005, died late Tuesday of leukemia, the UCI has confirmed.

AVON, Colo. (BRAIN) — A brevet event planned for this weekend is a low-key "investment" event that will lay the foundation for more ambitious events in the future, said Michael McCormack, who also produces the Breck Epic.

The conference attracts 1,500 delegates, 260 speakers, and the King of the Netherlands.

NIJMEGAN, the Netherlands (BRAIN) — The international cycling conference Velo-city opened here Tuesday, with a record number of delegates in attendance and 260 planned speakers. Willem-Alexander, the King of the Netherlands, attended the opening ceremony and participated in a group ride afterward.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors has announced the finalists for Pitchfest 2017 a competition intended to drive innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship among women with a passion for the outdoors. Women-led small businesses apply to showcase their plans to industry leaders and investors.

Kristine Urrutia and Nic Sims join the high school racing organization.

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has added new development and partnership staff as the organization's growth continues.

Tagged People / Racing & Sponsorship
Adam Micklin has been promoted to vice president of global sales & marketing.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has made changes to its international sales department. The company said it hopes to unify its sales efforts across all of Felt's domestic and international markets.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — SE Bikes has entered a license agreement with J&B Importers to distribute SE parts and accessories across the country.

Tagged Distributor news

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The International Olympic Committee has agreed to add the Madison and BMX Freestyle Park to the program of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The decision was made at Friday's meeting of the IOC Executive Board in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

VENTURA (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now distributing all Green Guru products in addition to a selected line that is exclusive to the distributor.

Tagged Distributor news


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