Hats off to Robbie "Kaptain" Knievel, son of the late daredevil Evel Knievel, for successfully jumping over 24 delivery trucks Saturday night at the site of one of his father's most famous stunts at Kings Island amusement park near Cincinnati.
BRAIN wishes you and yours a Happy Memorial Day.
Regular news will resume tomorrow.
BOISE, ID (BRAIN)—Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition (OIWC) has launched an Online Membership Community.
WORCESTER, MA (BRAIN)—Cyclists came from all around the country to Worcester, Massachusetts, on Wednesday to pay tribute to 1899 world cycling champion Marshall "Major" Taylor and attend a memorial statue dedication.
WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The National Retail Federation praised the Senate for this week's passage of legislation that would protect retailers and restaurants from frivolous lawsuits over credit card expiration dates printed on customers' receipts.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—After attending voice over school, consulting for a light electric vehicle company and sitting on the board of an outdoor sports company, Skip Hess decided the time was right to revisit his old stomping grounds in the bike industry.
Speedgoat Bicycles has once again created an amazing, one-of-a-kind bicycle to be raffled off to fight breast cancer. Raffle tickets and more information about this year's bike are available on its Web site at speedgoat.com.
"Which one of you nuts has got any guts?"
—R.P. McMurphy in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong has added two new full-time staff members to its Colorado headquarters team. Paul Orbuch was selected to be its deputy director, and Kate Scheider fills the role of research and statistics coordinator.
TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—Titus has penned an exclusive distribution deal with Orange Sport Supply for the Canadian market. As of June 1, Orange Sport Supply will distribute the complete line of Titus frames to specialty bicycle retailers.
LAKE FOREST, CA (BRAIN)—GT Bicycles just launched a microsite dedicated to GT's BMX Race presence at the upcoming Olympic Games in Beijing.
PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN)—CamelBak has reached an agreement with Northern Mark Sales and Marketing to represent the CamelBak Recreational Division of products in Northern California and Northern Nevada.
SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN)—John Cuchessi, the longtime owner of the San Clemente Cyclery, died of an apparent heart attack on Sunday during the shop’s weekly club ride. He was 54.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cannondale Bicycles has committed to join IMBA and Bikes Belong at the corporate sponsor level.
This sponsorship is part of the Cannondale Sports Group's expanding advocacy plan, which includes both maintaining current efforts and further developing new partnerships.
At 7:00 p.m. tonight, the Ride of Silence will begin in North America and roll across the globe. Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Bikes for Kids Utah announced that the Sorenson Legacy Foundation has donated $40,000 to help provide new bicycles for 1,000 underprivileged third graders during Bikes for Kids Utah's annual bicycle giveaway.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Film Festival has been bringing road, mountain, track, leisure, BMX and city biking to the masses since its inception in 2000. Now is your opportunity to partner with the festival to bring your brand and message to the top cycling markets in the United States and abroad.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne has hired Dan Baggs as mechanical engineer.
Mike Sinyard and Specialized were profiled on CNN's Web site.
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