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Posted December 24, 2013
PeopleForBikes’ application period closes Jan. 14, 2014.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — More than 100 cities across the U.S. have submitted letters of intent to apply to be one of six selected to build protected bike lanes as part of PeopleForBikes’ Green Lane Project. The application period closes Jan. 14, 2014.

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Posted December 24, 2013

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN) — Adventure Cycling Association's membership hit an all-time high of 46,724 members in 2013, and the group also hosted more tour participants than ever this year.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 24, 2013

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)  — Niner Bikes will be the presenting sponsor of Dirt Fest 2014, a three-day mountain bike festival produced by Dirt Rag magazine in Raystown Lake, Pennsylvania. The event is May 16-18. 

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted December 24, 2013

SUWANEE, GA (BRAIN) — Maxxis is running a contest that encourages riders to share photos of their rides in Instagram, with three GoPro Hero3 Black action cameras to be awarded as prizes.

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Posted December 24, 2013

LADERA RANCH, CA (BRAIN) — SmartStop Self Storage has donated $17,000 to the Bahati Foundation's Adopt-a-School Program. The Bahati Foundation was founded by pro cyclist Rashaan Bahati, who grew up in Compton, Calif. The foundation supports inner-city youth in underserved communities.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 24, 2013

BAILEY, CO (BRAIN) — Mike McCormack has been appointed race director for the Bailey Hundo, a fast-growing 100-mile mountain bike race held west of Denver.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Competition
Posted December 23, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Canadian bike trade show ExpoCycle said the show will not be held next year.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted December 23, 2013
Scott Kamler

PARSIPPANY, NJ (BRAIN) — Kent International announces the promotion of Scott Kamler as the company’s new president effective immediately. Kamler’s father Arnold, who had been the president of the company since 1976, will continue to work full time as the CEO and chairman of the board.

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Posted December 23, 2013

SANTA BARBARA, CA (BRAIN) — VP Components has announced the hiring of Damon Williams as USA sales manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 23, 2013

SAINT AUGUSTIN de DESMAURES, Quebec (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Granfondo Garneau-Cascades presented by Quebecor recently presented a check for $101,223 to the Little Brothers-Friends of the Eldery organization. The money was raised by the event and was $40,000 more than raised in 2012.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 23, 2013

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle employees decided to scale down their holiday party this year, and donate the excess party budget to two non-profit organizations.

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Posted December 19, 2013

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized has renewed its financial commitment to the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, the organizing body for high school mountain biking in the United States.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Competition
Posted December 19, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Tim Johnson’s Ride on Washington — a ride from Boston to Washington D.C. held prior to the National Bike Summit in Washington the last three years — is changing dates and destination this year.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 19, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — IMBA's international headquarters and main U.S. office in Boulder, Colorado, will close on Jan. 3 as the mountain bike nonprofit completes a move to a larger office across town.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 18, 2013

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN) — Matt McClendon, North American director of marketing and aftermarket sales manager for DT Swiss, is leaving the company Dec 20. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 18, 2013

KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) – Royal Street Investment & Innovation Center, a Park City, Utah-based investment group, has invested $1 million in Club Ride to support the company’s continued expansion and growth.

Posted in North America
Posted December 18, 2013
John Munhall at a Giant event in 2013

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) —  John Munhall has been promoted to a new role at Giant USA, as director of product management. Munhall has been Giant USA's product manager for the past seven years.  

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 18, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Robert Baird, group president and CEO of Dorel’s recreational and leisure segment, has left the company, Dorel announced Wednesday. Peter Woods, the segment’s CFO, has been named interim president until a new president is appointed. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 17, 2013

SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN) — Paved Magazine's final issue hit newsstands Tuesday.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted December 17, 2013

MARINA, CA (BRAIN) — Light & Motion leaves its longtime home on Monterey’s Cannery Row next month, moving its headquarters and manufacturing facility 10 miles north up the California coast to Marina. 

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