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DRAFT Meetup at Giant headquarters planned for next Thursday

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes’ next DRAFT Meetup event is next Thursday, March 22, at the Giant Bicycles headquarters here. The event includes beer, tacos, gear raffles, networking and presentations about building a better community through cycling.

Eight programs receive grants for equitable bike share and related research

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Better Bike Share Partnership has awarded more than $410,000 in grants to help increase access to bike share in communities of color, and to fund research related to bike share and equity

REI teams with Barnett’s Bicycle Institute to offer women’s-only master technician class

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — When REI announced that it would send 16 female employees to Barnett’s Bicycle Institute for a women’s-only course, the outdoor retailer received more than 350 applications.

LAB names new Bicycle Friendly Businesses

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) —The League of American Bicyclists has recognized 60 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses, a list that includes major banks, an NFL stadium, bike share organizations, bike retailers and manufacturers. Since the program began in 2008, nearly 1,400 businesses have received the designation after showing they had facilities and programs that encouraged bike use.

Opinion: Should cyclists be allowed to yield at stop signs?

By Walt Seifert Editor’s note:  Walt Seifert is executive director of Sacramento Trailnet, a nonprofit association promoting greenways with a paved trail network in Sacramento, California. For 35 years, people riding bikes in Idaho have been allowed to do something they can’t legally do just about anywhere else—treat stop signs as yields

State officials say Trump election caused Outdoor Retailer show to pull out of Utah

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — The election of Donald Trump contributed to the outdoor industry’s decision to move its major trade show out of Utah after nine years in the state, two state officials told journalists Wednesday. Lt.

Brands and editors press the flesh at PressCamp

Outdoor and bike industry journos get the full story on brands at the event, and will question Utah state officials on land policy Wednesday.

WTB hires Johs Huseby as global OEM sales manager

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB has hired Johs Huseby as global OEM sales manager and for product development. Huseby’s first day at WTB is June 19.

Federal budget deal includes funding for some bike-friendly programs

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A budget deal reached by Congress this weekend includes funding for bike projects including the U.S. Department of Transportation’s TIGER grant program, said Katy Hartnett, the director of government relations for PeopleForBikes. The deal, reached Sunday, would fund government operations through Sept