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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

Camber Outdoors joins Giving Tuesday campaign

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New BRAIN looks at bike-share boom, sporting goods chain bankruptcies

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The new June 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News features articles about the growth in bike share programs nationally, and the recent spate of bankruptcies among sporting goods retail chains

Deity launches expanded dealer incentive programs

NAMPA, Idaho?(BRAIN) — Deity Components has updated its dealer programs for 2016, adding volume discount programs, an annual dealer reward program, shop team pricing, an expanded employee purchase program and more. The company said the programs are part of its focus on “protecting the IBD, addressing the struggles a bike shop goes through, and rewarding them for their hard work and dedication to the brand.” “We all came from a background of working at bike shops

Reps. Blumenauer and Buchanan introduce bike share legislation in US House

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — U.S. Reps.?Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Vern Buchanan (R-FL), co-chairs of the Congressional Bike Caucus, introduced the Bikeshare Transit Act on Thursday

Online auction supports women’s outdoor industry group

BOULDER, Colo.?(BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition has opened its fourth annual fall online auction, which includes items from outdoor suppliers. Proceeds from the auction, which runs through Dec. 10, support the OIWC?and its research to establish best practices in creating inclusive corporate cultures and expanded opportunities for women’s leadership in the outdoor, snow, bike and run industries

LAB rolls out new website and educational video series

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has launched a new website that includes interactive features to help cyclists connect with local riding clubs, bicycle-friendly businesses, bike educators and other resources in their area. In addition, the League recently released a series of 19 educational videos that are free for public use. “The videos are modern and professionally filmed that anyone can watch for free,” said Carolyn Szczepanski, director of communications for Women Bike, a program of LAB.

Wannamaker leaves Vee Rubber

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday May 17 2012 8:07 AM MT— Jim Wannamaker has resigned as North North Americas sales and marketing director at Vee Rubber America. Wannamaker was with the tire company for about 14 months; prior to that he was with Kenda Tire for many years; he was the face of both brands at bike events around the country

Wannamaker leaves Vee Rubber

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday May 17 2012 8:07 AM MT— Jim Wannamaker has resigned as North North Americas sales and marketing director at Vee Rubber America. Wannamaker was with the tire company for about 14 months; prior to that he was with Kenda Tire for many years; he was the face of both brands at bike events around the country