Month: September 1990

Bush, Armstrong Bike with Wounded Warriors

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Lance Armstrong joined George W. Bush on Wednesday for the final leg of the former president’s 62-mile mountain bike ride with 15 U.S. soldiers who lost limbs or were seriously injured in Iraq or Afghanistan, according to the LA Times. Click on link to read full story.

The 5th Spot

In our April 15 Product Picks section we featured Kool Kovers’ Shimano SPD-SL cleat cover, which had been “totally redesigned,” which I forgot to mention. It also now fits both fixed and float style cleats, which I should have more clearly pointed out. “We knew we wanted one cover to work for both cleat styles, …

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Timbuk2 Teams with Bike Cooperative

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Timbuk2 has partnered with The Bike Cooperative, a member-owned organization that maximizes efficiencies and profit for independent bicycle retailers. “Timbuk2 is an innovator in the industry, producing some of the most functional, good-looking and durable products,” said Kevin Wren, director of supplier relations for The Bike Cooperative. “We are delighted to partner …

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Biking Holds Strong in Outdoor Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Biking (Road, Mountain and BMX) came in second to Running when measured by frequency of participation among adults (25-plus), according to the 2011 Outdoor Recreation Participation Top-line Report. BMX actually came in second (48.8 percent) among youth participation right behind Kayaking (51.9 percent). Triathlon/Road came in third (39.5 percent). BMX came in fifth …

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