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Park Tool takes Tech Summits to D.C. and Portland • CSG to open new R&D facility this summer • USA BMX announces free racing on Olympic Day • Advocacy groups in Mississippi and Arizona get $25,000 in grants • Peaks Coaching adds to veteran coaching roster

News from Clif, Sugoi and Nu Vinci

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) Wednesday June 20 2012 8:02 PM MT—The three-day PressCamp continued Wednesday with perfect weather and trail conditions as journalists met with dozens of brands to get hands-on experience with new gear.

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News from Knog, Guru, GT, Gore and Stan's

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The outdoor recreation market drives $646 in annual U.S. spending and supports 6.1 million domestic jobs, according to a report released Wednesday by the Outdoor Industry Association.

BROOMFIELD, CO (BRAIN)—The inaugural Action Outdoor & Bike Expo in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is still two months away, but organizers have already announced plans to take the show to the West Coast next year. They are also adding three more show dates.

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News from Saris, Niner, Hutchinson, Enve and Cannondale

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—The family of a San Francisco cyclist killed two years ago when he crashed into a car while speeding on his bike has sued Strava for encouraging dangerous behavior to win challenges on the popular social networking website.

QBP ranks 24th in newspaper’s Top Workplaces • SF cyclist charged with manslaughter • Trek signs ‘cross racer Katie Compton • Registration opens for LEVA courses

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Monday June 18 2012 3:00 PM PST—The results of a new study detailing the usage of Capital Bikeshare, the 1,500-bike rental scheme in Washington, D.C. and Arlington County, Virginia, were released today.

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HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN)—Amer Sports, parent company to Mavic and other outdoor sports brands, has shuffled its top management team.

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Outdoor sales rebound in May • Ochowicz is focus of August event • Franco Bicycle partners with Studeo DNA

SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN) Monday June 18 2012 6:32 AM MT—Move Press, the publisher of 3/Go Triathlon, peloton and switchback magazines, is transitioning 3/Go away from print, the company said.

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SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Friday June 15 2012 10:38 AM MT—Bike industry veteran Troy Angwin died last Thursday after being hit by a trolly in downtown San Diego.

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AASHTO publishes Bike Guide • Bloomsbury Publishing partners with Rouleur • Challenge opens North American office with Lumbaca • Fundraiser raises more than $50,000 for U.S. Bicycle Route System • BMX veteran Dennis McCoy returns to Haro team • QR sponsors REV3 triathlon series

USA Pro Challenge and NBC Sports Group reach multi-year agreement • SRAM bike part art being auctioned to support World Bicycle Relief • Rider on Dahon wins folding bike race • Velo Saddles launches Senso New Heroes webpages • Rudy Project offers 2-for-1 promotion

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday June 13 2012 4:35 PM MT—The United States Anti-Doping Agency has notified Lance Armstrong that it has begun the process of seeking sports sanctions for alleged doping during his career.

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Teva introduces seven new bike shoes • Currie Technologies launches new website • NSGA's Kasen to retire

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday June 12 2012 3:00 PM MT—Colorado-based Velo magazine and VeloNews.com will continue as the official media sponsor of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in a multi-year agreement announced Tuesday.

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More Euro brands sign on to Asia Bike • European Commission to review ruling on extra e-bike tests • Dahon names Greek distributor • Western governors tout economic value of outdoor recreation

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday June 11 2012 7:03 PM MT—Next year, the Interbike Expo is moving from its long-time home at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center,

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