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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products will host three fat bike summits in 2018 as part of a strategy to improve access and grooming techniques for fat bike trails around the country. QBP has hosted these summits since 2012, coordinated by the distributor's senior bicycle advocate, Gary Sjoquist. Originally created [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — CrankTank has announced the dates for Impact Sun Valley, a media summit to be held in Idaho area next summer. The event will be June 26-28. Organizers said the area offers access to ideal testing terrain for all types of bikes, including e-MTBs, mountain bikes, road bikes [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Kim Jordan, the co-founder and executive chair of New Belgium Brewing, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 National Bike Summit. This week the League of American Bicyclists, the summit organizer, released a preliminary list of speakers and sessions for the March 5–7 event in Washington, DC. The [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs has hired outdoor industry veteran Mark Galbraith as its senior director of product. The position is new for the company, which said Galbraith will identify, develop and execute Osprey's multiyear, global product strategy. "Mark's long-term experience as a cultural creative, progressive innovator and considered collaborator [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
It's Day 19 of the 3rd Annual BikinginLA Holiday Fund Drive. You can help keep SoCal's best bike news coming your way with just a few clicks by using PayPal. Or by using the Zelle app that is probably already in the banking app on your smartphone; send The post Morning [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Win a 2018 Team Novo Nordisk Cycling Kit!Details & Official Rules 1. PROMOTION PERIOD Promotion begins on December 1, 2017, and ends January 31, 2018, when all entries must be received (“Promotion Period”). The winner will be announced by February 15, 2018. 2. HOW TO ENTER To enter, complete our 2017 Survey newsletter here. Completing the [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
He's back. The anti-bike writer in the Financial Post who called for banning bicycles last week, saying cities made a huge mistake in promoting bicycling, is back with a second screed even less informed than the first. Fake news, indeed. Lawrence Solomon, executive director of The post Morning Links: Leading climate [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source BikingInLA
A 68-year old man riding a road bike is dead because a driver couldn't be bothered to observe a stop sign. According to the Desert Sun, 68-year old Bellingham, Washington resident Jack Roger Laird was killed when he was struck by a driver at 12:06 The post Bicyclist killed in Thermal [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
Source BikingInLA
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By: Lori Nedescu, MS RD CSSD @CadenceKitchenFor a cyclist, getting ride in new locations is the best way to see the world. Exploring by bike forces you to pay more attention to your surroundings and allows you to take in the smallest details of new terrain, weather conditions, culture, and [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
You could be the first person to get your hands on the brand new 2018 Team Novo Nordisk kit. Just complete the survey below for a chance to win!The post Win a 2018 Team Novo Nordisk Cycling Kit appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
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Words & Photos by Chris HadgisThere's a reason it's called falling in love, or falling for someone; falling is flying, at first. The beginning of falling is simply letting go and feeling free. But feeling free has consequences--.We meet in a high-end cycling pop-up shop on Abbot Kinney Boulevard where [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
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Words & Photos by Chris HadgisThere's a reason it's called falling in love, or falling for someone; falling is flying, at first. The beginning of falling is simply letting go and feeling free. But feeling free has consequences--.We meet in a high-end cycling pop-up shop on Abbot Kinney Boulevard where [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
Jeff Vaughn is one of us. The CBS2/KCAL9 news anchor spent his first few months after moving here with his family familiarizing himself as much with where to ride his bike as with the city itself. Now he's joined with some of his coworkers to The post Morning Links: CBS2/KCAL9 forms [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Team Novo Norkisk 2017 Alicante Training Camp
You might have known that Elite cyclist Jason Cyr is a Battalion Executive Officer who lives in West Virginia, and that he was diagnosed with diabetes while deployed with the U.S. Army. But did you know that Jason eats the same food before every race and his dream is someday [...]
Sun, Dec 03, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
Tour of Croatia 2017
You might have known that Pro rider David Lozano is an11-time Spanish national champion in mountain-bike and cyclocross racing. But did you know that David's father also has type 1 diabetes and that one day David would like to restore an old bike as sculpture? Below, the Catalan rider shares a [...]
Sat, Dec 02, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
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For this year's Holiday Gift Guide the Pretty. Damned. Fast. team asked far and wide to get input from ladies in every type of cycling to see what they would pick as their go-to cycling gift. Ranging from bikes to headbands, you'll find inspiration for that cyclist on your list.1. [...]
Fri, Dec 01, 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
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