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Including the super secret link for retailers.LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — If you are only reading BRAIN online, you aren't getting the full story. While we publish news online every day, we also (still) publish a print magazine 18 times a year. If you haven't seen our print magazine in [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Pro's Closet has hired Travis Erwin as its VP of sales. Erwin was previously the director of global sales for Reynolds Cycling and at TPC he will focus on developing programs for industry partners. Also joining The Pro's Closet are Rob McLennan as CFO and [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Dero has released an improved version of its Dero Decker two-tier bike parking system. The company said the new system is easier to install, smoother to operate, and more affordable. "Same great space-saving efficiency, but with additional features making this popular product a must for any bike room [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BRAIN) — MIPS, the maker of a system intended to reduce brain injury from rotational impacts, has hired three long-time helmet industry executives. Greg Shapleigh, who worked with the Giro brand from 1990 until leaving the brand's current owner, Vista Outdoor, earlier this year, is joining MIPS as a [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
We ride Colnago bikes as we racing to inspire, educate and empower. Get to the know the bikes that help keep the world's first all-diabetes pro team racing with diabetes!The post Team Novo Nordisk & Colnago appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
Race : Tour de Pologne 2017 (July 29 – August 4, 2017) Country : Poland Stages/Distance : 708 miles / 1139km Race Class : WT Team Novo Nordisk returns to World Tour stage racing in July at the Tour de Pologne, featuring seven brilliant stages across southern Poland's spectacular Tatra Mountains. The world's first all-diabetes [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
After all the horror stories, a rare moment of clarity in Playa del Rey. If you've been following the news, you've undoubtedly heard motorists ranting that the recent road diets in Playa del Rey have been an unmitigated disaster. Resulting, they swear, in endless traffic The post Morning Links: Playa del [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Culver City has announced that a section of the Ballona Creek Bike Path will be closing down for maintenance work next month. Upcoming Ballona Creek Bike Path Closures On August 7 to August 11, the Culver City Public Works Department will be performing maintenance on The post Morning Links: Upcoming Ballona [...]
Mon, Jul 24, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Race: Tour of Utah (July 31-August 06, 2017) Country: USA Total Distance: 605 miles, 973.7 kilometers Race Class: 2.HC Team Novo Nordisk is heading into the mountains to race its third Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, known as America's Toughest Stage Race, when the seven-day event kicks off on Monday, July 31st. “The [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
Let's end the week with a look at all the many and varied goings on in the wonderful world of LA traffic planning. The apparently non-existent Richard Lee Abrams is back at it, blaming bike lanes as part of LA's secret transportation plan to cause, The post Morning Links: Bike lanes [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source BikingInLA
LADOT has put up a website to keep track of updates on the Venice Great Streets project in Mar Vista. Which should come in handy both to explain what's going on and why, and to keep up with what promises to be an endless series The post Morning Links: New Mar [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Go behind the scenes at a Team Novo Nordisk's second 2017 Talent ID Camp, and meet the young, all-diabetes cyclists who are chasing their dreams of being a pro cyclist and discovering if they have what it takes to ride against the world's best. The post 2017 Talent ID Camps appeared [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
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My mind and body are working separately. There is a pep talk each time I get out of the saddle; “Okay, we need to stand up now, we can do this, just a few pedal strokes”. After a few tired, wobbly jello-leg rotations, I'd collapse back into my seat. Sweat [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 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
By: Lori Nedescu, MS RD CSSD Living by the hashtag ‘HaveBikeWillTravel'? Yeah, me too. There's little I enjoy more than escaping my current residential roots in Columbus, Ohio to explore new roads, views, people, and food by bike. So when I opened an email containing a message reading ‘Wanna [...]
Sat, Jul 15, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
…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
Lisa in blue.
By Lisa ErikssonPhotos by Jonathan Ninmer and Karl HendriskeI was laying on the bed of my weekend host house, disappointed over the crit I had just attempted at the big stage race I was in town for. I say “attempted” because I was never really in the race. I struggled [...]
Fri, Jun 30, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
Photo by Kenji Edmonds
Interview by Kelly NeunerFixed gear racing for women is exploding across the country, and Red Hook Crit tests the speed, skill, and endurance of the top racers in the world. While the men's feature race is filled primarily with riders from corporate teams, the women's race showcases a true range [...]
Thu, Jun 29, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
“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
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Orange Cat Racing + ReIMAGINE Mack Road9 Months 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 [...]
Wed, Nov 02, 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
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