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Grinduro 2018 sponsors include Giro, Fabric and SRAM

The Giro-owned events, in California and Scotland, are in the fourth year. SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.

Four-day ride in Idaho aimed at keeping area open to mountain bikes

KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — A group of bicycle advocates will mountain bike in central Idaho for four days starting Wednesday as part of a campaign to have an area declared a national monument — rather than a national wilderness area, which would close it to mountain biking. The event is being organized by IMBA, with representatives from the Sierra Club and the Outdoor Alliance participating. Executives from bike brands including Niner Bikes and Bell Helmets also are participating.? Idaho’s U.S.

Giro launches Grinduro: a race that combines enduro and gravel grinding

QUINCY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design is producing a new event this fall near its California headquarters. The Grinduro is a 60-mile competition on dirt and pavement with elements of gravel road racing and mountain bike enduro competitions. The winners will be determined based on performance over four relatively short timed sections within the course

IMBA Europe summit planned for Madrid

MADRID (BRAIN) — IMBA Europe will hold its two-day summit here starting March 28. The event will include discussion of long-distance European mountain bike routes, mountain bike guide programs, sustainable trail building, advocacy and mountain bike tourism.

Interbike adds outdoor ‘Paddock’ to Las Vegas show

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike is adding an outdoor exhibit space to its September show in Las Vegas, with a bike test track, a stage, a jumbo LED screen and a beer vendor. The Paddock at Interbike will be in the parking lot of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, steps from the main indoor exhibit space. “We’ve never had the opportunity to incorporate an outdoor experience so close to the show floor,” said Pat Hus, Interbike’s vice president.

Bike use continues to grow—fastest among communities of color

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — A first-of-its-kind report titled “The New Majority: Pedaling Towards Equity” shows that more women, youth, and minorities are getting on their bikes. The study released by the League of American Bicyclists and the Sierra Club also reports that people of color are playing a key role in shifting transportation demand toward safer, more equitable and more accessible bicycling in their communities