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So much for that. I sat through three hours of the Hollywood Hills West Neighborhood Council last night, until they finally got around to discussing the draft Hollywood Community Plan. Then stormed out after chairwoman interrupted my comment to argue with me, denied she was The post Morning Links: Wasted time [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
Source BikingInLA
Company forecasts flat sales of fitness products for 2018.OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin reported Wednesday that fourth-quarter revenue rose 3 percent to $888 million driven by sales of outdoor, marine and aviation products. Revenue for the full fiscal year totaled $3.09 billion, up 2 percent. The company's fitness segment, which includes [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Benny Cruickshank has formed and launched a new marketing communications agency, Be Courteous Communications. The agency's first clients include the Dutch brand Gazelle Bicycles and Boulder, Colorado based RockyMounts. Cruickshank has held marketing leadership positions at SRAM, Bell Helmets, True Communications, and most recently was the [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — The 7mesh WK2 women's bib short is now in stores. The WK2 features Pull2P technology, providing the comfort and support of bib straps and the ease and simplicity of a pull-on. The Pull2P retention system combines a supportive yoga-style waistband with softstretch bib straps. The [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Jefferson County has launched a one-year e-bike pilot program that will allow Class 1 on natural surface trails and Class 1 and Class 2 e-bikes on paved trails within Jeffco Open Space. The Jeffco Open Space system includes 54,000 acres of preserved land, 28 parks and 236 [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
Words: Jes Slavin | Interviewees: Sarah Knight, Rachel Gehringer-WairWinter Bike Commuters are always seen as completely badass, rolling into the office seemingly unaware of the windchill or snow outside despite having just biked through it. How do they do it? Do they have superpowers? I consulted two badass bikers from [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source Pretty Damned Fast
Watch Charles Planet recap his day in the breakaway at the stage 1 of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour.The post 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour – Stage 1 Recap appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source Team Novo Nordisk
Busnago (Italy) – Team Novo Nordisk is happy to announce its partnership deal with Full Speed Ahead and Vision for the 2018 race season. “We are proud of our partnership with a high-level group like Team Novo Nordisk,” said Maurizio Bellin, General Manager of FSA Europe. “Full Speed Ahead and [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source Team Novo Nordisk
Cycling: 4th Abu Dhabi Tour 2018 / Stage 1
(Photos: ©TDWSport)The post 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour – Stage 1 appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source Team Novo Nordisk
Cycling: 4th Abu Dhabi Tour 2018 / Stage 1
Race: Abu Dhabi Tour/Stage 1 Start/Finish: Madinat Zayed/Adnoc School, , United Arab Emirates Distance: 189 kilometers ABU DHABI, UAE — Team Novo Nordisk continued its 2018 race campaign in the Middle East on Wednesday, starting seven riders at the Abu Dhabi Tour. Fresh off a strong winter training program and a successful debut earlier [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source Team Novo Nordisk
Please excuse the lack of Morning Links today. With tonight's discussion of removing bike lanes and road diets from the Hollywood Community Plan, I felt it was more important to write and share this open letter. We'll catch up on anything we might have missed The post An open letter [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source BikingInLA
This is what we're up against. In an interview on KABC radio — which doesn't appear to be online, unfortunately — Anastasia Mann, President of the Hollywood Hills West Neighborhood Council, said road diets create safety problems. And people in favor of them need a reality The post Morning Links: Hollywood [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source BikingInLA
Good piece from Streetsblog's Joe Linton on last week's Vision Zero motion at the LA City Council Transportation Committee. Despite the fears created by traffic safety deniers Keep LA Moving, the anticipated ambush didn't occur. In fact, I was told by someone from committee Chair The post Morning Links: Vision Zero [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source BikingInLA
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By Katharine Erwin“That blue represents millions of dollars and countless jobs, and it's sort of comical how you think you made a choice that exempts you from the fashion industry when, in fact, you're wearing a sweater that was selected for you by the people in this room from a [...]
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source Pretty Damned Fast
American River Bike Trail, Sacramento, CA
American River Bike Trail, Sacramento, CA When you mention Sacramento bike trails, many area residents immediately think of the American River Bike trail. Also known as Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, the 32 mile mixed use path winds along the American River between Sacramento and Folsom, CA. The trail is regarded as [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source JustAnotherCyclist
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By Kelly NeunerFor me, no trip is complete without bringing along my bike. After booking tickets to visit one of my teammates Becca in Seattle, I hopped online to search the surrounding area for ride destinations - and found the filming locations for Twin Peaks were just an hour outside [...]
Wed, Feb 07, 2018
Source Pretty Damned Fast
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Words by: Lori Nedescu, MS RD CSSD @CadenceKitchenSettling in to a harsh winter inside is no cyclist's idea of a good time. But moving to icy, snow covered, freezing temps of Minnesota this January put me in just this situation. Whats a cyclist to do? Get real friendly with the [...]
Sun, Feb 04, 2018
Source Pretty Damned Fast
Freedom Cycle Hydration System
Freedom Cycle System, showing both regular and aero bottles Adding to a running list of bicycle related Kickstarter projects is Australian effort Freedom Cycle System. We've seen numerous bicycle related products get the “kickstarter improvement – everything from helmets to pedals to lights. Usually these projects revolve around making something “smarter” [...]
Thu, Jan 25, 2018
Source JustAnotherCyclist
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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
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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
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