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  1. Organized rides, bike travel, tours offer opportunity to grow flat industry

    Tim Blumenthal of PeopleForBikes and Chris Speyer of Accell North America were the keynote speakers Thursday morning

    the bike industry has for years promoted a certain idea of cycling, drawing mostly upon images of suffering on a bike, and limited its reach to the general population by using words like “gnarly”, “huck” ...

    Posted November 6, 2015 in North America

  2. Adventure Cycling, celebrating its 40th anniversary, opens registration for Travel Weekend event

    in 2016, and is planning a weekend of overnight bike travel across the U.S. and Canada next June to mark the occasion. The organization is asking bike tourists to take a tour on that weekend. They can start one of their own or find an existing tour through its National Bike Travel Weekend interactive map. "Our ...

    Posted November 16, 2015 in North America

  3. California e-bike legislation headed to Gov. Brown's desk; industry ponders electric mountain bikes

    on the controversial issue of e-mountain bikes on trails. IMBA's Mark Eller, along with members of the IMBA ...

    Posted September 16, 2015 in North America

  4. Hang Ten Bikes appoints Mike Russell as director of bike sales

    with Haro Bikes where he held a range of management positions. "We are enjoying having Mike ...

    Posted November 25, 2015 in North America

  5. Fruita, Colorado, looking for bike-industry love

    as a location for bike media events, R&D testing, and even corporate relocation. Fruita is a town of 13,000 residents in Western Colorado, just west of Grand Junction on I-70. It has miles of mountain bike trails spread out over several trail systems, each offering a distinct character and riding conditions. ...

    Posted September 17, 2015 in North America

  6. Giro promotes two, adds one in marketing department

    Sports (then Easton-Bell Sports) in 2010, following work as marketing manager of Wilderness Trail Bikes and as an associate editor of Bike magazine. He served as Giro's brand manager of cycling helmets before focusing on Easton Cycling. He will now oversee marketing for all of Giro's categories including bike ...

    Posted November 3, 2014 in North America

  7. Bell to award $100k to gravity trail built by IMBA

    SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets is bringing back its trail grant program, Bell Built, in 2015, but unlike the two previous years where it selected three trails, this year the helmet company will provide a $100,000 grant to a single mountain bike project in the U.S. Since the Bell ...

    Posted January 14, 2015 in North America

  8. Seven Cycles offers two custom fat bike models

    The Seven Treeline SL.

    of the bikes we build, the Treelines answer a need in our own riding. We are New England cyclists. We ride ...

    Posted October 2, 2015 in New Products

  9. Yeti introduces its newest all-mountain trail bike, the SB6c

    The new SB6c.

    the SB5c trail bike and just one week after it introduced a new cross-country race model, Yeti rolled out a third new bike on the opening day of Eurobike. The SB6c full-carbon frame is built around 27.5-inch wheels, has 6 inches of front and rear travel and is designed with aggressive trail riding in mind. Like ...

    Posted August 27, 2014 in Product/Tech

  10. Successful Kansas retailer to shutter by the end of the year

    graduate from big-box bikes to shop-quality products and have gotten them into a new lifestyle." ...

    Posted November 6, 2015 in Retail News