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Trips for Kids founder Marilyn Price to retire

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marilyn Price, the founder of the Trips for Kids organization, will retire as that group’s executive director at the end of the year. She will continue on the group’s board of directors as founder and ambassador

Dealer Tour LA, Day 2: Crossing the car-centric City of Angels

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Time tables and a detailed itinerary went out the window Wednesday on Day 2 of Bicycle Retailer ’s Dealer Tour Los Angeles as the group of editors and sponsors made the 37-mile journey from the coast at Marina Del Rey and headed across the City of Angels to its ultimate destination in Pasadena. (Huge apologies to Velo Pasadena for being two hours late to our final stop and missing owners Hrach and Nevrik Gevrikyan!) Despite fantastic guiding from Steve Messer, president of the Concerned Off Road Bicyclists’ Association, and Jon Riddle, ride marshal for the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, we grossly underestimated how much traffic signals would delay us reaching our appointed stops. Still, the group got to witness the strides L.A

Hulu sponsors Santa Monica bike share

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN)?— The city of Santa Monica’s Breeze Bike Share program has landed premium streaming television service Hulu LLC as the program’s sponsor, securing a five-year commitment

Taiwan Bicycle Association: Exports up 13.9% in 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — It was standing room only today at the Taiwan Excellence New Products Launch, presented in conjunction with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA).

Taiwan Bicycle Association: Exports up 13.9 percent in 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — It was standing room only today at the Taiwan Excellence New Products Launch, presented in conjunction with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). Journalists from all over the world gathered to see an assortment of new products from leading Taiwanese companies and discuss industry trends taking shape in 2015

Jenson USA holiday bike program/employee bike commute challenge starts Thursday

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jenson USA is kicking off its annual bike donation program on Thursday with a group employee bike commute and breakfast. The program, being held this year for the fourth time, ties Jenson employee bike commute goals to the donation of bikes to elementary students.

Taipei Cycle set for another sold-out edition; D&I Award winners honored

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Although Taipei Cycle has been displaced by Taichung Bike Week as the premier OE spec show, the March expo remains an important event for international distributors to get a jump on next-model-year aftermarket product — and exhibit space is once again sold out. More than 1,100 companies in more than 3,000 booths have eaten up all available space at Nangang Exhibition Hall as well as at TWTC Hall 1, the show’s former venue near the Taipei 101 skyscraper

TAITRA to honor 57 products with design awards at Taipei show

TAIPEI (BRAIN) — The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Bicycle Association have selected the nearly 60 winners of its Design and Innovation in cycling contest. A panel of judges narrowed down the winners from 209 submissions hailing from 15 countries

Fred Clements: Sloth and torpor are cycling’s big challenge

A blog by NBDA executive director Fred Clements. Editor’s note:   This blog post was written by  Fred Clements , executive director of the  National Bicycle Dealers Association

BTI releases new catalog, its earliest ever

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now shipping its 2014 parts and accessories catalog. This year’s catalog has grown to 1,296 pages representing over 300 brands, and it’s being shipped earlier than at any time in the company’s 21-year history