Advocacy/Non-profits

Posted November 19, 2013

FULLERTON, CA (BRAIN) — The 10th annual Tour de Tryptophan returns to Fullerton, California, the day after Thanksgiving.

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Posted November 7, 2013

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has joined with six other organizations to launch Advocates for Independent Business, a coalition of trade associations and other groups dedicated to ensuring that locally owned, independent businesses succeed and thrive.

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Posted October 31, 2013
Much of the money was raised at an Oct. 19 event. BRAIN photo.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Cyclists along Colorado's Front Range raised $120,000 for the town of Jamestown, which was flooded and left isolated by last month's floods. Jamestown, which has fewer than 300 residents, is a popular destination and rest stop for road cyclists in the region.

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Posted October 30, 2013
An attendee in her Hollywood glam costume checks out one of the many silent auction items.

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Saris Cycling Group’s 10th annual gala last Friday attracted a crowd of more than 750 attendees and raised $109,000 for cycling in Wisconsin.

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Posted October 23, 2013
New retail POP kit

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — More than 715 retailers have signed on to PeopleForBikes’ new retailer membership program, the national advocacy group said Wednesday. PeopleForBikes launched the program at the Interbike trade show last month.

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Posted October 21, 2013

TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Following the Minnesota High School Cycling League's successful middle school pilot launch this fall, the SoCal High School Cycling League will launch its own middle school pilot program for the spring 2014 season.

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Posted October 21, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes announced that its Green Lane Project has begun accepting applications from U.S. cities hoping to be among the next six selected to lead the way in building protected bike lanes.

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Posted October 18, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—The idea to start a women’s mountain biking group in southern California was sparked over happy hour conversation. Good friends and avid mountain bikers Wendy Engelberg and Kim Cofield saw a need for a place for women to meet other lady cyclists.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted October 15, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association joined other outdoor nonprofit advocacy groups and clubs in voicing its concern about the impact the federal shutdown is having on public land access. 

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Posted October 15, 2013

CORVALLIS, OR — E-bike brand Currie Technologies is working with Oregon retailer Bike N’ Hike and a state non-profit organization to make e-bikes available for Kaiser Permanente employees.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 11, 2013

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Gates, which has increasingly been targeting the electric bike market with its Gates Carbon Drive, has joined the Light Electric Vehicle Association, the international trade association for electric bikes.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Advocacy/Non-profits

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