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Posted December 2, 2010
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong has announced funding awards to five projects in its Fall 2010 grant cycle. These projects focus on seamless bicycle networks and new trails in their communities and will serve existing riders while inspiring new ones.

The five projects include:

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 1, 2010
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Haro has laid off seven Vista, California-based employees in an effort to realign its overhead with ongoing economic challenges and current market dynamics.

Posted in North America
Posted December 1, 2010
Just a quick Crankbrothers' Dreambikes update, where the vision is to turn a few bikes into hundreds for people of third world nations through Wheels4Life.

Posted in North America
Posted December 1, 2010
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—The NorCal High School Cycling League raised $75,000 at its seventh annual CycleFest fundraiser, held recently at the Mill Valley Community Center.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 1, 2010
ROLLINSFORD, NH (BRAIN)—New Hampshire based distributor IBEX Sports is going dealer direct in the United States with Exposure Lights starting this month.

Posted in North America
Posted November 30, 2010
WEXFORD, PA (BRAIN)—EU Cycle Imports is now distributing the British brand Cotic in the United States.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted November 30, 2010
"I was like, 'I'm born to do this.'"

—Dash, an avid cyclist turned avid bike polo player. Click on link to check out a recent LA Times feature story on bike polo gaining popularity in SoCal.
Posted in North America
Posted November 30, 2010
DALLAS, TX (BRAIN)—Alliance Data Systems Corporation has signed a long-term contract renewal with Trek Bicycle Corporation.

Posted in North America
Posted November 30, 2010
NIWOT, CO (BRAIN)—Deuter USA has hired Pinnacle Sales NW, Inc. for sales representation in the Northwest region covering Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska and Montana.

Posted in North America
Posted November 30, 2010
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Electra Bicycle Company has expanded its logistics services with third-party logistics firm LeSaint Logistics to include Romeoville, Illinois.

Posted in North America
Posted November 30, 2010
BY DOUG MCCLELLAN

WASHINGTON, D.C.—It’s “back to basics” for cycling advocates, after the midterm elections swept Republicans into power in the House and delivered an unexpected defeat to cycling’s most powerful supporter in Congress.

Posted in North America
Posted November 30, 2010
BY NICOLE FORMOSA

KAILUNA-KONA, HI—As is tradition at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, the who’s who of the triathlon industry gathers at the end of each day in the few restaurants on a three-block stretch of Ali’i Drive to swap stories on the day’s action over a pint of beer.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted November 30, 2010
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA—Nielsen Sports Group has pulled the plug on its semiannual Action Sports Retailer (ASR) trade show after a 29-year run.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted November 29, 2010
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Lifeboat Events, in cooperation with the League of American Bicyclists, is launching of Urban PressCamp.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted November 29, 2010
It's not everyday that a Duke takes a tour of your operations. But that's exactly what happened when Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, stopped by Brompton headquarters in the UK yesterday at the invite of Brompton founder and inventor, Andrew Ritchie.

Posted in North America
Posted November 29, 2010
SAUSALITO, CA (BRAIN)—Yuba Bicycles, makers of the Mundo Cargo Bike, has hired Robin Sansom.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 29, 2010
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has expanded its reach in Asia with the production of spokes at its facility, DT Swiss Asia Ltd in Taichung.

Posted in International Tagged Taichung Bike Week
Posted November 29, 2010
ANTWERP, Belgium (BRAIN)—In the 10 months since Sean van Waes and Peter Steenwegen branched Lazer bicycle helmets into its own company, the business partners have focused on laying the foundation for the small company to grow its market share in the U.S.

Posted in North America
Posted November 28, 2010
Craving a ride in the snow but don't have snow tires? Dutch Bike Seattle has just the fix for you (click on above link). Hint: stock up on zip ties.
Posted in North America
Posted November 28, 2010
WILMINGTON, NC (BRAIN)—GlideBikes, an American balance bike company based in Wilmington NC, has expanded internationally into the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Posted in North America

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