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ARLINGTON, Va. (BRAIN) — In an emergency response trial held here recently, bicyclists were able to transport 1,250 pounds of water and 1,100 pounds of food over difficult terrain, showing how the vehicles can be put to use when needed the most.

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — No Vet Alone, a peer support network for military veterans and first responders, is planning group rides and other events at bike shops and other venues for Veterans Day weekend. The group is hoping to enlist more bike shops to host events, which mark the 100th anniversary of the holiday.

We are featuring retailers who received Interbike Retailer Innovation Awards. Today we look at Outback Bikes in Atlanta.

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We are featuring retailers who received Interbike Retailer Innovation Awards. Today we look at Frisco Bikes Shop, in Willard, Missouri.

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SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Amazon is increasing its minimum wage to $15 per hour for all full-time, part-time, temporary, and seasonal employees across the U.S., effective Nov. 1.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Supporters have raised over $25,000 to help retailer Annie Byrne, the owner of BFF Bikes. Byrne was injured in a bike crash during a cycling camp in Tucson, Arizona, last February.

This week we are featuring retailers who received Interbike Retailer Innovation Awards. Today we're looking at Babcock Bicycle in Endicott, New York.

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(BRAIN) — Ten states will start collecting sales tax from out-of-state online retailers starting Monday, Oct. 1. The laws are in response to the South Dakota v. Wayfair case the U.S. Supreme Court decided in June.

This week we are featuring retailers who received Interbike Retailer Innovation Awards. Today we look at Absolute Cycles in Salida, Colorado.

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This week we are featuring retailers who received Interbike Retailer Innovation Awards. Today we look at 718 Cyclery in Brooklyn, New York.

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This week we are featuring retailers who received Interbike Retailer Innovation Awards. Today we are looking at Bloomington Cycle & Fitness.

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This week we are featuring retailers who received Interbike Retailer Innovation Awards. Today we are looking at Wheelhouse Detroit.

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This week we are featuring retailers who received Interbike Retailer Innovation Awards at the show this month. Today we feature Level 9 Sports, which has four stores along Utah's Wasatch Front.

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Colorado Springs' historic receipts on its $4-per-bike tax.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Each time retailer Nick Ponsor looks out from his store’s new café, he sees a bike path that owes at least part of its existence to a bike tax his store and others here have been collecting since 1988.

SALEM, Ore. (BRAIN) — The Oregon Department of Revenue has collected $288,738 from bike retailers for the state's $15 bike tax, which went into effect Jan. 1. Oregon has the only state bike tax.

This week we are featuring retailers who received Interbike Retailer Innovation Awards at the show this month. Today we look at Aaron’s Bicycle Repair of White Center, Washington.

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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Boulder Cycle Sport and Boulder Nordic Sport are merging their business operations.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — For the sixth consecutive year, the NBDA has conducted a program that identifies and honors the most progressive bicycle stores in North America.

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KILLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — Beyond merely promoting the Italian bike brand, Bianchi's new U.S. women's ambassador program is designed to get more people into the sport — and into bike shops.

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Jack DeVries, a veteran Bellingham retailer and collector of all things bicycling, died Tuesday, Sept. 11. He was 83.

A onetime bicycle newspaper delivery boy, DeVries began his career in the bike industry working for Times Bicycle Shop in Bellingham in 1950 at age 16. In 1969, he opened his own shop in town, Jack’s Bicycle Center. The shop moved to its current location in 1995.

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