“I am delighted to lead this small group on a tour around some of my favorite roads in the whole world. This is my backyard. I love it, and I’ve called in a quite a few favors to make this day absolutely unforgettable.”
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Tern Bicycles is showing support for the California Bike Summit and the relaunch of the California Bike Coalition.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The USA Pro Cycling Challenge brought $83.5 million into Colorado in late August, according to IFM, a sports research firm that race organizers hired to gauge the race's benefits.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—The Triathlon America Conference will again take place in San Diego early next year.
SARASOTA, FL (BRAIN)—Fulcrum North America has opened its Sarasota, Florida headquarters. Fulcrum will be taking care of small parts and servicing from this location.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Joining forces with Chrome and Widmer Brothers Brewing, ARTCRANK San Francisco returns in support of the San Francisco Bike Coalition.
MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association, North America's largest cycling membership organization, has announced the winners of its 2011 Bicycle Travel Awards, which include Donn Olson (Dalbo, Minnesota), Kevin Cashman of Apogee Adventures (Brunswick, Maine), Jim Peter and Jim’s Bicycle Shop (Cincinnati, O
PHOENIX, AZ (BRAIN)—Domenic Malvestuto, a longtime bicycle retailer and influential figure in the Phoenix, Arizona, cycling community, died this month at his home in Phoenix after battling colon cancer. He was 68, and is survived by his wife of 22 years, Judy Malvestuto.
VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN)—Campagnolo announced plans this week to officially launch its long anticipated electronic groupset on Nov. 7.
GENT, Belgium (BRAIN)—Jacques Lenel, a former French retailer who played a key role in the formation of the European Two Wheelers Association (ETRA), has died.
Attention CrossVegas fans!!!
Check out this 42-minute Sporza feature on this year's event. Though most of it is in Flemish there are some great images of the race, the sponsors and Las Vegas landmarks and Interbike. It's a great view of CrossVegas from the eyes of the Belgian racers.
KAPALUA, HI (BRAIN) — Lance Armstrong will compete in the XTERRA Worlds off-road triathlon.
"XTERRA World Champs next wknd. I'm in! Looking fwd to racing," the seven-time Tour de France winner tweeted Sunday, a week before the swimming, cycling and running competition in Maui.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—More than 70 tired but very happy bicycle riders rolled into Pt. Mugu State Park on Sunday, completing a three-day trek through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties in support of breast cancer survivors.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Retro and its sister company, Micro Beer Jerseys, are expanding their current dealer direct wholesale platform this December.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) president and New York City transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood have announced that the Urban Bikeway Design Guide is now available in print.
CHICAGO (BRAIN)—AllCell Technologies, a Chicago start-up manufacturing lithium-ion batteries for e-bikes, has landed a $460,433 grant from the state to expand its production capacity.
HALIFAX, United Kingdom (BRAIN)—Orange Mountain Bikes is returning the road after a 15-year hiatus.
"'Cause when that morning sun comes beating down
You're going to wake up in your town
But we'll be scheduled to appear
A thousand miles away from here"
MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)—The Bike Cooperative has hired Nat McAllister as its new director of supplier relations. McAllister comes to the co-op with significant experience in the industry, serving as general manager for a multi-store dealer in New England.