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Posted May 22, 2018

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Haibike is working with LA street artist Laurent Proneur to create custom e-bikes, the first of which will be raffled to support the National Interscholastic Cycling Association's mountain biking programs.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted May 22, 2018
The EF Education First - Drapac P/B Cannondale team led a public ride from Garmin on Monday.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) – BRAIN editors toured Garmin's U.S. headquarters, factory and warehouse in northeastern Kansas on Monday and got to mingle with members of the Garmin-sponsored EF Education First - Drapac P/B Cannondale team on the heels of last week's Tour of California.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News / BRAIN Dealer Tour
Posted May 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Sustainable Trails Coalition has thanked Utah's Sen. Mike Lee's introduction of a revised version of his 2016 Human-Powered Travel in Wilderness Areas Act. The act would allow local managers to decide if mountain bikes should be allowed in federal Wilderness areas.

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 21, 2018

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Joe Nocella, owner of 718 Cyclery in Brooklyn, is inviting fellow retailers to participate in the second edition of Bike Shop Day, which is aimed at connecting independent bike dealers and their communities.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 21, 2018

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima is introducing its first ambassador program, the Yakima RackPack, with a group of athletes and everyday adventurers from numerous sports and pursuits. The ambassadors will share tips and tricks from the road, travel stories and more through Yakima’s website, blog, social media channels and public events.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Web/Internet
Posted May 21, 2018

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — A Linus bike covered in beadwork by South African artist Ralph Ziman will be auctioned to benefit the Venice (California) Family Clinic.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 21, 2018
RST's Jasper Feng

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Jasper Feng held up RST's new electronic dropper post and told more than a dozen editors that it would retail for $999. Several quickly asked Feng to repeat the price just to be certain they had heard him correctly.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted May 18, 2018
Virginia's Blue Ridge. Photo by Sam Dean Photography.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association has announced the latest recipients of its IMBA Ride Center designation.

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 18, 2018

DENVER (BRAIN) — Several of Colorado's largest and longest standing bike events are being operated by new owners this season.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted May 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — On Friday — Bike to Work Day — Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Joe Crowley proposed restoring the bicycle commuter tax benefit, which was eliminated in the tax bill last year.

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 18, 2018

LEESBURG, Va. (BRAIN) — The Loudoun County (Virginia) Sheriff's Office said they were able to use Strava to help identify and arrest a suspect in the assault of a cyclist on a bike path last month.

Posted in Industry News

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