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Posted June 3, 2009

The second day of BRAIN's Twin Cities Dealer Tour started with a 16-mile ride from Minneapolis to the suburb of Long Lake, home to Gear West Bike & Triathlon, the preeminent tri shop in the state and for much of the Midwest.

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Posted June 3, 2009

BRAIN editors, along with riders from Giant, Pedro's, Michelin and Ergon—sponsors of the Twin Cities Dealer Tour—and QBP visited four bike shops in the metro area on Tuesday.

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Posted May 26, 2009

Speedplay’s Richard Bryne and wife Sharon talk shop during our recent visit to their San Diego headquarters.

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Posted May 20, 2009

Here are the full results for the Challenge.

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Posted May 20, 2009

Robert Torrico and I cruised north on the 405 yesterday to visit Phat Cycles in Huntington Beach.

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Posted May 14, 2009

Thursday was Bike to Work day for much of Southern California and elsewhere in the country. No surprise that many companies in the industry took the opportunity to entice employees to do good on the planet and leave their cars at home for the day.

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Posted May 13, 2009

Over 650 bell ringers filled a Boulder high school field last Saturday, and raised over $18,000 to help a single mother of four fighting cancer, and shattered a world record.

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Posted May 10, 2009

Do you like the Tour of California moving to May?

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Posted May 4, 2009

On New York streets usually overrun by the city’s iconic yellow taxis, cyclists took over for just one morning. Cyclists on all forms of two wheels imaginable conquered the streets of Manhattan and the surrounding boros during the Five Boro Bike Tour.

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Posted April 30, 2009

Bike to Work Month kicks off today and BRAIN isn’t letting the occasion pass us by this year.

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Posted April 27, 2009

Beautiful day in coastal OC for a bicycle race.

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Posted April 23, 2009

Just read a good story on Entrepreneur.com about BMX legend Dave Mirra and skate stars Ryan Sheckler and Paul Rodriguez.

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Posted April 22, 2009

Did your company do anything as extreme as Jones Soda and power your office with bikes?

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Posted April 22, 2009

SRAM had a very special guest at this year's launch at the Sea Otter Classic, road racing champ Levi Leipheimer.

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Posted April 19, 2009

More product from Sea Otter!!!

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Posted April 17, 2009

Warm weather on Friday brought out the crowds to Laguna Seca Raceway for the second day of the Sea Otter Classic

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Posted April 16, 2009

The mood was one of optimism as exhibitors kicked off the spring season at the Sea Otter Classic on Thursday. Vendors reported steady crowds, particularly for the first day of the four-day festival, as the sun shone on Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California.

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Posted April 16, 2009

Check out some of the new products the BRAIN crew encountered on Sea Otter's first day.

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Posted April 15, 2009

Braving fierce winds and raw temperatures, 14 die-hard golfers played for pride and industry bragging rights on the Bayonet golf course in Monterey to kick off the Bicycle Leadership Conference.

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Posted April 14, 2009

When I first heard about the San Diego Custom Bicycle Show (SDCBS) I have to admit I wondered what the point was. Consumer shows have a dismal long-term success rate. However, the North American Handmade Bicycle Show’s ongoing growth and increasing popularity, even despite moving to the cycling and tourism Mecca of Indiannapolis, Indiana, has proven that it is possible to draw a crowd of dedicated cyclists indoors for something other than a track race.

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