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Beeline Bikes to open 25 new mobile shops

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Beeline Bikes signed five new franchise agreements during the second quarter of the year to develop 25 new mobile shops across eight new territories — the brand’s most successful quarter to date, Beeline stated. The new trucks will be based in Colorado, Texas, California and, for the first time, Indiana

Bicycle Colorado seeks new executive director

DENVER (BRAIN) — Bicycle Colorado has launched a national search for a new executive director as Dan Grunig, the advocacy group’s leader for the past 15 years, steps down in December. “Bicycle Colorado is poised to advance important active transportation issues across the state. I’m convinced this organization will continue to be a major driver toward ensuring Colorado ultimately becomes the most bike friendly state in the nation,” Grunig said.

Inspired by Oregon, Colorado lawmaker floats state bike tax idea

DENVER (BRAIN) — A Colorado lawmaker is taking inspiration from Oregon in floating the idea of a tax on bicycles. State Sen. Ray Scott made a post on Facebook Wednesday, linking to a story on the Washington Times website about Oregon’s tax .  “We will be proposing something similar, they use the roads also,” wrote Scott, a Republican from Grand Junction. Scott is the assistant majority leader in the state Senate and serves on the Senate transportation committee.  Scott later told ColoradoPolitics.com that he was serious about the idea and was soliciting feedback about it.  “One way to get feedback is to put it out there and see where it goes,” Ray told the paper.  Oregon’s $15 tax will apply to new bikes selling for $200 or more and with wheels 26-inch or larger .

Tailwind Nutrition named ‘Colorado Company to Watch’

DURANGO, Colo. (BRAIN) — Tailwind Nutrition has been named a Colorado Company to Watch in 2017 by The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade

In rain and sun, the BRAIN Dealer Tour comes to Colorado’s Grand Valley

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — The BRAIN Dealer Tour is visting stores and suppliers here this week, pedaling between stops in glorious sun and cold rain. So far

In rain and sun, the BRAIN Dealer Tour comes to Colorado’s Grand Valley

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — The BRAIN Dealer Tour is visting stores and suppliers here this week, pedaling between stops in glorious sun and cold rain

BRAIN Dealer Tour of the Grand Valley kicks off Tuesday

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) – Bicycle Retailer & Industry News staff is returning to Colorado, but this time editors and sponsors will visit shops in Grand Junction, Fruita and Palisade.

Major consolidation rocks North American ski resort industry with two big mergers this week

Many of the resorts involved offer recreational mountain biking and host bike festivals and races.

Reports: Veteran pro racer Steve Tilford dies in highway accident

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — According to web postings by a friend, veteran pro road, mountain bike and cyclocross racer Steve Tilford died early Wednesday following a vehicle crash on I-70 near the Colorado/Utah border. Tilford was about 57

IMBA relaunches Model Trails program

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — After a year on hold, IMBA is relaunching its Model Trails program, which recognizes outstanding mountain bike trails and locations. Trails are awarded with Epic designations and gold, silver and bronze-level Ride Center designations