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WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Women's Advocates from around the world, along with seven members of international media, are joining Trek at the company's global headquarters here this week for the inaugural Global Women's Summit. The three-day summit, which comes on the heels of Trek's first week-long, women's-only, scholarship-funded Certified Service [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Pro's Closet will attend next year's North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Salt Lake City, giving consumers attending the show a chance to trade in their old bike for a voucher to put toward a new custom bike. Bicycles must be submitted and shipped prior to [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
ST.-GEORGES, Quebec (BRAIN) — Procycle Group has appointed Patrick Giguère to the position of director of product lines for the company's Miele, eVox and Rocky Mountain Urban brands. Giguère holds a bachelor's degree in administration from the Quebec University of Montreal and has 20 years of experience in the bike industry, [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
The good news is, we've figured out what caused the problem with email notifications for new posts. Now that the tech supports are back from their annual conference, maybe we can get it working again. ……… CiclaValley shares video of a Griffith Park bike lane [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source BikingInLA
A screenshot from the forthcoming iOS app.
WESTERLY, R.I. (BRAIN) — In classic start-up fashion, Velotooler lends itself nicely to an elevator pitch (or more accurately, an Interbike booth pitch): It's Uber for bike mechanics. Velotooler, now in beta testing and expected to launch in the coming weeks, connects consumers and independent bike mechanics. Like Uber, Velotooler sets [...]
Mon, Sep 26, 2016
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
The good news is, we've figured out what caused the problem with email notifications for new posts. Now that the tech supports are back from their annual conference, maybe we can get it working again. ……… One detail was left out in previous stories about [...]
Mon, Sep 26, 2016
Source BikingInLA
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(Photos: ©Anne Wu) (View More) The post Stage 5 – Tour of China II appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Sun, Sep 25, 2016
Source Team Novo Nordisk
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Race: Tour of China II, stage 5 Start/Finish: Zhuhai / Zhuhai, China Distance: 82.9 kilometers Zhuhai, China – Team Novo Nordisk concluded a three-week stretch of racing in China on Sunday, with the short but fast stage 5 of the 2016 Tour of China II in Zhuhai. “It feels good to report that [...]
Sun, Sep 25, 2016
Source Team Novo Nordisk
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(Photos: ©Anne Wu) (View More) The post Stage 4 – Tour of China II appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Sun, Sep 25, 2016
Source Team Novo Nordisk
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Race: Tour of China II, stage 4 Start/Finish: Qingyuan / Qingyuan, China Distance: 131.2 kilometers Qingyuan, China – Team Novo Nordisk took on a hot and humid stage 4 of Tour of China II on Saturday, with a high-speed 131.2 kilometers throughout Qingyuan. “Today's stage was influenced by very small gaps in the [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016
Source Team Novo Nordisk
The good news is, we've figured out what caused the problem with email notifications for new posts. Now the problem is figuring out how to fix it. Hopefully we'll have it working again soon. ……… Evidently, you don't want to get hit by a car [...]
Fri, Sep 23, 2016
Source BikingInLA
Far End Gear XDU stereo earbud
Far End Gear XDU stereo earbudI avoided riding with headphones for a long time. I simply wasn't that comfortable with my ears covered – especially in busy San Francisco traffic. I had experimented a couple of times with riding with one earbud in. But this invariably lead to me either [...]
Thu, Sep 22, 2016
Source JustAnotherCyclist
Kitsbow clothing has been such an incredible comfort on this tour. Warm in the north, cool in south.
Words by Courtney LéwisGratitude and anxiety make for an interesting mix, but there's little room for other emotions when you're flying cross-country to collect an incomprehensible amount of gear from strangers sending you off on a solitary 1,800 mile tour. Kitsbow clothing has been such an incredible comfort on this [...]
Thu, Sep 22, 2016
Source Pretty Damned Fast
The good news is, we've figured out what caused the problem with email notifications for new posts. Now the problem is figuring out how to fix it. Hopefully we'll have it working again soon. ……… Yet another shot has been fired in the contentious helmet [...]
Thu, Sep 22, 2016
Source BikingInLA
Words by Jenn Hannon of Machines for FreedomImages by Tracy ChandlerWe were about to ride for 8 consecutive days from Portland to San Francisco in the middle of October which meant a few things: a high probability of misty rain and the guarantee of colder temps than we were [...]
Mon, Sep 19, 2016
Source Pretty Damned Fast
Words by Jenn Hannon of Machines for FreedomImages by Tracy ChandlerWe were about to ride for 8 consecutive days from Portland to San Francisco in the middle of October which meant a few things: a high probability of misty rain and the guarantee of colder temps than we were [...]
Mon, Sep 19, 2016
Source Pretty Damned Fast
Cat 5 Party of 1:How to Survive your first season of CX Words by Nicole Davidson of Veloville USA Cross is coming.For some, cross is already here. Heck, there are places where cross never leaves. If you are reading this, you probably already know what cross is all about or [...]
Thu, Sep 15, 2016
Source Pretty Damned Fast
2017 Salsa Vaya Claris with Tubus Cosmo rear rack and Ortlieb Backpacker plus
2017 Salsa Vaya Claris with Tubus Cosmo rear rack and Ortlieb Backpacker plusThe 2017 Salsa Vaya has some updates over previous model years, and one of those is the introduction of a Claris 8 speed build. The bike is being sold as a “road adventure and light touring bike.” I [...]
Sun, Sep 11, 2016
Source JustAnotherCyclist
Coros LINX smart cycling helmet
Redmond, WA company Coros Wearables is launching a new helmet that comes with more than the usual bells and whistles. The product, launched on KickStarter, has been dubbed the Coros LINX Smart Cycling Helmet. In a nutshell, it is a bunch of useful technology stuck into a bicycle helmet. If [...]
Thu, Sep 08, 2016
Source JustAnotherCyclist
By M 93, CC BY-SA 3.0 de, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18977524
If you've been living in a car-centric world like most of the US, this picture guide to bikes for car owners can help you understand the different styles. Bikes are just as varied – and maybe more so – than cars. That can make selecting a bike a bit confusing, [...]
Mon, Aug 29, 2016
Source JustAnotherCyclist
Mon, Jun 20, 2016
Source Orange Cat Racing
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Orange Cat Racing + ReIMAGINE Mack RoadMonths Update On March 1, 2016 I began doing bicycle repair, maintenance, and helmet safety clinics with the youths at the Mack Road Valley Hi Community Center in partnership with the ReIMAGINE Mack Road Foundation. I take [...]
Sat, Jun 11, 2016
Source Orange Cat Racing
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
​I've officially teamed up with the ReIMAGINE Mack Road Foundation and we've been out at the Mack Road Valley Hi Community Center wrenching on bikes, teaching urban mobility skills, and making friends. Lots of friends. We already have a core group of about 20 students and it's been [...]
Wed, Mar 30, 2016
Source Orange Cat Racing
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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
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Sorry, Not Sorry I suspect many of my family and friends are tired or embarrassed of my constant sniveling and begging for cash. The good news is, the end is near. I've made great strides towards establishing partnerships and revenue streams. The bad news is, I'm flat broke and [...]
Wed, Jan 13, 2016
Source Orange Cat Racing
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
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