Advocacy/Non-profits

Posted June 3, 2013

GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) — USA BMX/BMX Canada has awarded $31,000 in scholarships to 25 students as part of its Bob Warnicke Scholarship Program. Founded in 1996, the program honors the memory of Warnicke, an instrumental figure in organizing and promoting BMX in North America, who died in 1994 at age 48.

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Posted May 30, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — A first-of-its-kind report titled “The New Majority: Pedaling Towards Equity” shows that more women, youth, and minorities are getting on their bikes.

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Posted May 23, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists’ Women Bike program recently awarded $7,500 in grants to organizations in four cities in an effort to engage more women of all ages and from all backgrounds in cycling. 

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Posted May 22, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — New Belgium Brewing is paying homage to National Bike Month in May with special labels on its Fat Tire and Ranger IPA bottles.

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Posted May 22, 2013

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — If you happen to cruise onto the National Bicycle Dealers Association website, you will find a link to a new blog authored by Fred Clements, executive director of the retailer group. 

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Web/Internet
Posted May 20, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Women’s Coalition will launch its second annual Spring Auction on Thursday.

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Posted May 15, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Chrome Industries and public relations and marketing firm Echos Communications are partnering with members of the urban cycling community to launch the Urban Cycling Hall of Fame (UCHOF).

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Posted May 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has announced 17 new Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC), bringing the total to 259 in 47 states.

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Posted May 14, 2013

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN) — The Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has approved new sections of the U.S. Bicycle Route System in Minnesota, Missouri and Kentucky.

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Posted May 10, 2013
The winning poster

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — With more than 2,600 votes recorded, a 5th grader from Missippippi won Saris Cycling Group's third annual poster contest.

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Posted May 6, 2013

KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Raleigh is donating $50 to Ride 2 Recovery for certain road bike models sold between now and May 27. Ride 2 Recovery is a national program that uses cycling to help wounded veterans recover.

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