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TORONTO (BRAIN) — Don Watterson, the founder of Curbside Cycle and Fourth Floor Distribution, died of a heart attack on Wednesday. He was 71 years old. Watterson launched Curbside in 1991 as a source for city cycling gear in Toronto. The first store was a "semi-legal" tent by the side of [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components has opened a company-owned store in Costa Mesa, California, which the company said it considers "an investment to support the growth of the cycling community in Southern California and to test opportunities and experience learnings first-hand to better support retail partners." The store [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has Scott Schnitzspahn as the organization's vice president of elite athletics. Schnitzspahn was most recently the high performance director at the U.S. Olympic Committee. The vice president of elite athletics role will be responsible for the overall financial and administrative management of USA Cycling's [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
The search goes on for the killer of Albert Arnold, who was run down by a hit-and-run driver last Saturday. Arnold was walking his bike across the street at 87th and Broadway on his way to his sister's house when he was fatally struck at The post Morning Links: Search goes [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Source BikingInLA
MENDHAM, N.J. (BRAIN) — Van Dessel Cycles has announced Dirt City Cycle Supply as their new exclusive Canadian distributor effective immediately. Dirt City Cycle Supply is run by Cliff Vallentgoed and Brent Ruelling, who own and manage the Red Bike retail store in Edmonton, Alberta. The two said they've had a [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
Words by Caitlin DumasThe days are getting shorter, I've started riding my CX bike full time, and we're starting to see an influx of #crossiscoming on our Insta feeds. However, there are those of us, like me, who are holding onto the last pieces of summer and still battling it [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
It's our first light news day in awhile, so let's get right to it. ………. Today's common theme is bikeshare. Caught on video: Vandalism of the Bay Area's Ford GoBike bikeshare continues, as someone set one of the bikes on fire as it was docked. The post Morning Links: Today's burning [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Traffic safety advocates already know that speed kills. One of the basic tenets behind Vision Zero states that a pedestrian — or bike rider — hit at a speed of 20 mph has a far greater chance of survival than one hit at 40 mph or The post Morning Links: NTSB [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Fabio Calabria | TNN Talks | Team Novo Nordisk
You might have known that Pro rider Fabio Calabria is an Italian-Australian who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and that he won Colorado Classic's 2017 Most Aggressive Rider jersey. But did you know that Fabio also grew up idolizing Miguel Indurain, tries to make sure his socks are perfect before racing [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
Team Novo Nordisk | Arctic Race of Norway
(Photos: ©Mario Stiehl)The post Arctic Race of Norway – Stage 4 appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
Talk about getting the story wrong. The Daily Pilot reported yesterday that a Laguna Beach driver had attempted to crash his car into a bicyclist who tried to stop him after he'd hit another rider. But what they failed to mention was that the first The post Morning Links: Laguna driver [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source BikingInLA
Fabio Calabria talks about earning the Most Aggressive Rider jersey at the 2017 Colorado Classic​.The post Colorado Classic – Stage 4 Recap appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
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(Photos: ©VeloImages)The post Colorado Classic – Stage 4 appeared first on Team Novo Nordisk. [...]
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
Source Team Novo Nordisk
Photo: Fyxation
By Kelly NeunerI rolled around the parking lot of a suburban Chicago bank, whirling figure-eights around potholes and twigs, testing the speed and degree of lean I could get away with without my wheels losing grip. A local men's team posed for a photo shoot against the brick wall beside [...]
Wed, Aug 09, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
A well charged phone is a great companion for seeking out new roads to get lost on. Photo: Miki Marcinkiewicz.
There is a certain satisfaction to rolling out of your front door, steering everything you need in a few tidy little packets. In my case, that roster consists of a tent, alcohol stove, a few changes of bike clothes and a stick of lipstick for any city nights, all strapped [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source Pretty Damned Fast
Words by Addie Levinsky | Photos from Wild RyeFinding tailored, aesthetically pleasing technical apparel for mountain biking has generally been somewhat of a challenge. For female mountain bikers, there hasn't been a wide selection of baggies, and what has been on the market isn't always as...ahem, flattering, as many of [...]
Wed, Jul 26, 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
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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