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Jeff Rowe, vice president of the Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association, says a trained service staff can turn lost sales into opportunities. By Jeff Rowe Where are you and your staff, at the IBD, getting technical training on an ongoing basis? Some brands push that information out through their Territory Managers. Sales [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — MIPS, the organization behind helmet technology intended to reduce brain injuries from oblique impacts, is suing POC, alleging the helmet maker's SPIN feature infringes on its intellectual property. POC, based in Sweden, was one of the first adopters of MIPS, which is now licensed by many helmet [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
It's Tuesday morning and I pick up my phone to a very angry woman. "How could BRAIN possibly say women can't keep up with men on a bike? How could you publish such views as an industry magazine?" This female racer was infuriated and I could hardly get a word [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
Before we get started, let me offer my apologies to anyone who sent me links to the stories below. With all that's been going on, I'm afraid I've lost any record of who sent me what. So please accept my thanks in advance; I am The post Morning Links: Crowdfunding campaign [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
Source BikingInLA
BOSTON (BRAIN) — Velotooler, a peer-to-peer app for bike mechanics, is now offering a program for bike brands needing assembly and deliveries. The company has created a business account system that gives access to participating mechanics, who Velotooler said are "professional, vetted and insured." Velotooler currently has about 100 mechanics registered [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
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To celebrate World Diabetes Day 2017, Team Novo Nordisk Elite cyclist Becky Furuta traveled to Taiwan to join Novo Nordisk employees, local health care providers and people from the diabetes community for a two-day, 318-km ride to inspire from Taipei to Tainan. But one rider in particular inspired Becky and [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
My apologies. As you may know, my wife had major surgery recently. While the operation went well, her recovery has been considerably longer and more complicated than expected. As a result, I am just too exhausted, and in no frame of mind, to write anything The post Sorry, no post today [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Last month, the road diets in Playa del Rey were ripped out before they had a chance to prove whether they were working. Now we know why. A must-read tweetstorm from writer Peter Flax, who served on Councilmember Mike Bonin's ill-fated committee to re-examine the The post Morning Links: Anti-road diet [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Can you access your food?
When the temperatures begin to drop, your body requires a few specific considerations to properly fuel athletic performances. By: Lori Nedescu, MS RD CSSD Cyclist & Sports Dietitian @cadencekitchenFollow these fueling suggestions to make sure your training doesn't suffer this winter. [...]
Sun, Nov 19, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
A San Bernardino man has been killed in a crash while riding his bike. According to the Fontana Herald News, 24-year old Michael Brian Brownstein died after he was struck by a vehicle where North E Street turns into Kendall Drive in San Bernardino around 5:49 pm The post Man riding [...]
Sat, Nov 18, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Words by Amy Cutler, Photography by Tayler Rae DubéWhat to wear? One of the most challenging aspects of winter riding, aside from braving the cold, is deciding what to wear. Many a pre-ride breakfast is spent agonizing over this very commitment. You may opt to text ride companions seeking solace [...]
Thu, Nov 09, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
Team Novo Nordisk warms up and cools down with CycleOps as we race to inspire, educate and empower.The post Team Novo Nordisk & Cyclops Trainers appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Wed, Nov 08, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
We use with Park Tool as we race to inspire, educate and empower. Get to the know the bike tools that keep Team Novo Nordisk racing with diabetes!The post Team Novo Nordisk & Park Tool appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Wed, Nov 08, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
The Team Novo Nordisk​ squad breaks down stage 9 of the 2017 Tour of Hainan, the final stage of our 2017 season. Thanks to all of our fans and sponsors for an amazing year of Changing Diabetes!The post Tour of Hainan – Stage 9 Recap appeared first on Team Novo [...]
Sun, Nov 05, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
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Written by Lori Nedescu, MS RD CSSD @CadenceKitchen [...]
Sun, Oct 29, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
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Some folks like numbers. Some folks like data. Here's some data numbers. Year to date totals as of September 1 we salvaged and distributed 81 bicycles through our Earn-A-Bike program. We fitted and distributed 265 helmets through our Helmet Safety Center. We gave out 22 locks to our core group [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source Orange Cat Racing
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#PUMPKINISHEREHow to indulge in this season's trendiest ingredient.Pick your pumpkin wisely. [...]
Sun, Oct 08, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
Ford Motor Company has notably been in the bicycle news lately as the title sponsor of the San Francisco bike share program Ford GoBike. But a recent patent application by the company is geared towards those that own both cars and bikes with a Retractable Bicycle Carrier.The patent application – [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Source JustAnotherCyclist
…a cyclists tale. Way back when, I started riding a bike as an easy way to make the monumental commute from Sacramento, CA to Palo Alto. It was a 7 mile bike ride, to the Amtrak Capitol Corridor train, to a bus, to another train. I did it 3 days a [...]
Fri, Jul 07, 2017
Source JustAnotherCyclist
“What does Racing With Diabetes mean to you?” It's a powerful message of hope and inspiration, reaching a number of people affected by diabetes. When I was diagnosed 9 years ago, a doctor and my own thoughts believed my racing career was over. I was embarrassed telling kids my age [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source US Cyclist Mandy Marquardt
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The Best Ability, Is Availability I'm at the same place, at the same time, on the same day of the week, 45-50 weeks of the year. I do my best to show up early, stay late, and engage all comers. This quarter's story is a success story in progress. [...]
Wed, May 17, 2017
Source Orange Cat Racing
Polk Street Contra-flow bike lane
Some folks in Chicago are a little confused about why city engineers would actually want to make cyclists ride against traffic. In infrastructure terms this is known as a “contra-flow bike lane.” At first glance, it takes the norm of bikes riding the same direction of travel as cars and [...]
Fri, May 12, 2017
Source JustAnotherCyclist
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​Click through to his website or scroll down... Senate District 6 Unsung HeroDean "Dino" AllegerPresident of Orange Cat Racing & Director of Mack Road Partnership's Bicycle Repair ProgramCycling has always been a part Dean Alleger's life and he is determined to share his [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Source Orange Cat Racing
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Orange Cat Quarterly - Vol 4 - March 2017 Well it's been a year since I partnered up with the Mack Road Partnership and the ReIMAGINE Mack Road Foundation and began my mobile bicycle repair and helmet safety center activities at the Mack Road Valley Hi Community Center and [...]
Wed, Mar 08, 2017
Source Orange Cat Racing
Official press release from the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS): Portland, OR, 2/19/17 – NAHBS (North American Handmade Bicycle Show) releases their official statement regarding the state of Utah and land policy that is affecting the outdoor and cycling industry. http://www.2017.handmadebicycleshow.com Aligning with the recent actions taken by other [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
Source JustAnotherCyclist
The world as we know it is driven by competition. It exists in the classroom, in the market place, on the athletic field and, in it's most serious form on the battlefield. Darwin postulated that competition allowed the fittest or best adapted to succeed and even survive; the whole [...]
Thu, May 19, 2016
Source Sacramento Valley Velodrome Association
The Excitment of Track Racing from NK Media on Vimeo. The post The Excitement of Track Racing appeared first on Sacramento Valley Velodrome. [...]
Wed, Mar 02, 2016
Source Sacramento Valley Velodrome Association
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When it comes time to throw an Upcycle Ball one thing we can count on is our community showing up looking for great items to take home from our silent auction. We also count on our incredible support system of businesses and sponsors to provide us with great items. This [...]
Mon, Jan 18, 2016
Source San Francisco Yellow Bike Project
Start 2016 off with a BIKE! 2015 was an exciting year for the San Francisco Yellow Bike Project! Thanks to all our volunteers, donors and supporters, our efforts were recognized when we received the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition's Golden Wheel Award. We could not have done this without the continued support [...]
Thu, Jan 07, 2016
Source San Francisco Yellow Bike Project
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Sun, Dec 20, 2015
Source San Francisco Yellow Bike Project
The San Francisco Yellow Bike Project (SFYBP) Board of Directors is proud to announce the endorsement of the Save SF Bike slate in the 2015 San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) Board election. The candidates on this slate are all committed to preserving democracy within the SFBC board elections, to serving [...]
Wed, Dec 16, 2015
Source San Francisco Yellow Bike Project
Welcome to the new SVVA website. The reports of our demise have been greatly exaggerated. So what have we been up to lately? We expanded our board, we expanded our project, we expanded our website, and we expanded our thinking. Our current Board of Directors is now at 11 members, and [...]
Tue, Dec 01, 2015
Source Sacramento Valley Velodrome Association
The question “Why does Sacramento need a velodrome and cycling park?” is a legitimate one. There are certainly reasons not to build such a park: It costs a sizable amount of money. It takes (and has taken) hundreds of man hours of effort to formulate the concept, establish a Board [...]
Tue, Jun 02, 2015
Source Sacramento Valley Velodrome Association
At the end of 2012 season, I made the transition to go from endurance to track sprint. Why? Well, I've always liked mashing big gears. But in all seriousness, when I look back at all my best track results, they were from the 500m TT and shorter distances on the [...]
Mon, Nov 25, 2013
Source US Cyclist Mandy Marquardt