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BikePedia launches forum, ad program • Future launches BikeRadar U.S. edition • Jett names Canadian distributor

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Online product database BikePedia.com is adding a forum and is now selling advertising on the site.

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — A federal judge has rejected Lance Armstrong's suit against the U.S. Anti-doping Agency, which was filed Monday.

Armstrong had asked the court to order USADA to stop pursuing sanctions against him for alleged doping.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

Liv/Giant Inspire model sells out • Swagman hires director of sales • Clement athletes to race Utah gravel race • Marketing staff changes at BMC

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Friday July 6 2012 1:07 PM MT—The National Park Service has updated its regulations around bike access in its parks nationwide. The new rule streamlines the process of trail expansion.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

AGU Holding buys Fast Forward Wheels • Francesco Moser to participate in LA-Pasadena Gran Fondo • Smith leaving USAC, position open • Adventure Cycling wants award nominations • Segment of monument to be displayed at USAPCC

LONG BEACH, CA (BRAIN) Friday July 6 2012 9:39 AM MT—The National Women’s Bicycling Summit, hosted by the League of American Bicyclists and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, will be held Sept. 13 in Long Beach, California.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) Thursday July 5 2012 11:28 AM MT—MapMyFitness has arranged for an additional $3 million in financing, the social fitness app maker announced Thursday. The company also said its membership has surpassed 10 million.

Tagged Web/Internet

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) Thursday July 5 2012 11:11 AM MT—The Danish Cycling Embassy recognized Randy Neufeld for involvement in cycling advocacy at the recently concluded Velo-city Global conference in Vancouver.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

OLNEY, IL (BRAIN) Thursday July 5 2012 7:31 AM MT—Magura Direct has taken over U.S. distribution of the Vredestein tire brand. Vredestein's U.S.

Tagged Distributor news

OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) Thursday July 5 2012 7:08 AM MT—Quality Bicycle Products has received LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its distribution center in Ogden, Utah.

Tagged Distributor news

PORT KEMBLA, Australia (BRAIN) Thursday July 5 2012 7:06 AM MT—Australia’s Bicycling Trade magazine has returned after a five-year hiatus to cover the ins and outs of the industry Down Under.

Tagged Media/Publishing

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 4:59 PM MT— The continuation of favorable weather helped boost May dollar sales to record levels at IBDs despite a drop in the number of bicycles sold, according to new figures from Leisure Trends Group.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 12:28 PM MT—An investment group led by three former VeloNews executives has bought a space industry magazine and website, Space News and www.spacenews.com.

Tagged Media/Publishing

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 12:10 PM MT—Mavic, Inc., general manager Hugh Walton, who suffered a stroke in Massachusetts in May, has been discharged from a hospital in his hometown of Boulder and will

Tagged People

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 11:59 AM MT—Future Publishing, publisher of CyclingNews.com and BikeRadar.com, is launching a new mountain bike website called ChopMTB.com this week.

Tagged Media/Publishing

NOVATO, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 10:20 AM MT—Matt VanEnkevort, who resigned last week as managing director of Full Speed Ahead has joined Marin Bicycles as chief executive officer, the company announced Tue

Tagged People

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012—Selle San Marco brand and design manager Luca Bertoncello is leaving the Italian saddle manufacturer to join Japanese apparel company Pedaled.

Tagged People

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) Monday July 2 2012 4:11 PM MT— Cannondale is promoting the women’s Reve Tour with a 30-second television spot running during prime-time Tour de France coverage on NBC Sports for the next three weeks.

Tagged Media/Publishing

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) Monday July 2 2012 9:39 AM MT—Bicycle Technologies International broke ground Friday on a new 50,000-square-foot call center and distribution hub here.

Tagged Distributor news

Specialized launches new aero helmet at Tour • American Classic introduces first TV ad campaign • Wilier debuts new road frame • Team Sky extends with Pinarello • Rapha promotes 'Circle of Death' Strava challenge • Bicycling offers cross-platform Tour coverage • Scott introduces new shoes • Follow the Tour

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