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Posted August 16, 2010
HONOLULU, HI (BRAIN)—The Hawaii Department of Health, Healthy Hawaii Initiative (“DOH HHI”) has awarded contract for a B-cycle bike sharing pilot system in Kailua town.

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Posted August 16, 2010
Our very own Mad Dog sicks his teeth into Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes, who warned voters that Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper's policies, particularly his efforts to boost bike riding, are "converting Denver into a United Nations community."

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Posted August 13, 2010
“We’re really excited about this rather unique collaboration between a bike company and arts organization. We’re looking forward to bringing the Disposable Film Festival to new audiences, while offering an event that caters to cyclists and bike communities in cities across the globe.”

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Posted August 13, 2010
BRANFORD, CT (BRAIN)—While other retailers in the New Haven/Branford area have scaled back operations in this challenging economy, Paul von Maffei, owner of Action Sports, believed he could grow his operation.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 13, 2010
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—The National BMX Hall of Fame 2010 inductees have been announced.

Below are the six being inducted this year:

Pioneer BMX Racer - Tim Judge
Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted August 13, 2010
EMERYVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Shelia Moon Cycling Apparel has relocated from its Oakland, California headquarters to the neighboring city of Emeryville.

"We will be increasing our square footage by one-third," owner Sheila Moon said.

The company's new address:

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Posted August 13, 2010
BRNO, Czech Republic (BRAIN)—A brand new company named Equinox Europe will launch into the European market first.

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Posted August 13, 2010
BY NICOLE FORMOSA

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Posted August 13, 2010
BY LYNETTE CARPIET

KEYSTONE, CO—Oxygen levels were low but spirits were palpably high at Specialized’s dealer launch in Keystone, a popular winter resort west of Denver that sits at more than 9,000 feet above sea level.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 13, 2010
BY JASON NORMAN

MORGAN HILL, CA—As suppliers sold out of certain 2010 models by early spring, retailers began clamoring to get their hands on bikes, relying heavily on dealer exchange programs.

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Posted August 12, 2010
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids (TFK) is leading the six-month Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge and needs to continue increasing its lead to win. The Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge encourages people to bike instead of drive and will award the team with the most points by October 31, 2010 $25,000.

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Posted August 12, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—The seventh annual edition of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, scheduled for Austin, Texas, Feb 25-27, 2011, is shaping up as potentially the biggest year yet, in part because of the popular Austin location, but also because of a surge of activity within the Handmade bicycles industry.
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Posted August 12, 2010
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Boardman Bikes, the British bicycle brand created by cycling legend Chris Boardman and former UK Ironman record holder Alan Ingarfield, has the worldwide marketplace firmly in its sights with plans for international distribution in 2011.

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Posted August 12, 2010
CALGARY, Alberta (BRAIN)—Chariot Carriers has undergone a leadership transition with the appointment of founder Dan Britton to the newly-created global position of product specialist. Pierre Doyon, business consultant to Chariot Carriers, is concurrently appointed to the position of president and CEO.

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Posted August 12, 2010
It appears that $5 not only can get you a footlong from Subway, but also an old mountain bike of Floyd Landis'. Click on link to read more.
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Posted August 11, 2010
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—Road Magazine has brought Dillon Clapp on board to replace Tim Schamber as creative director.

Schamber has decided to move on and pursue creative projects both inside and outside the cycling industry.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 11, 2010
LEADVILLE, CO (BRAIN)—The 2010 Rocky Mountain Bicycle Festival is set to kick off in Leadville tomorrow.

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Posted August 11, 2010
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—Mountain Racing Products has hired Fruita, Colorado local Noah Sears to manage the company’s online presence and assist with all facets of marketing.

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Posted August 11, 2010
WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—President Obama signed into law yesterday the U.S. Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010, better known as the miscellaneous tariff bill, or MTB (H.R. 4380).

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Posted August 11, 2010
“Cycling is just part of the culture here. In California people bike to bike. They dress in their cycling gear to be seen. In Minnesota you’ll see kids biking to soccer practice, guys in suits headed downtown, college students, and, yes, road bikers and mountain bikers, too.”

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