Month: April 1994

Colorado cyclists raise money for tiny mountain town destroyed by floods

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Colorado cyclists are coming together Saturday to raise money for a small mountain town left isolated and heavily damaged by last month’s floods. Jamestown, which has about 300 residents, is a popular weekend ride destination for Boulder-area cyclists, who often stop outside the town’s cafe, the Jamestown Mercantile, to refuel. The …

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Easton-Bell agrees to license DuPont’s Kevlar trademark

WILMINGTON, DE (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell will be a licensee of the DuPont Kevlar brand for various bicycle products, including tires and locks, resolving the Kevlar trademark dispute between the parties. DuPont filed a trademark infringement suit against Easton-Bell Sports in January, claiming Easton-Bell’s use of trademarks “DuPont” and “Kevlar” on packaging for its bicycle tires …

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Vee Tire Co. hires Mike King

ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN) — Vee Tire Co. has hired former mountain bike and BMX world champion Mike King to work as tire development manager and brand ambassador.  In addition to tire testing duties, King will also attend promotional events, races and bike demos. “In our quest to continue to make the best tires available, we …

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Providence Cyclo-cross Festival attracts thousands, 2014 dates set

PROVIDENCE, RI (BRAIN) — Organizers are declaring success after last week’s Providence Cyclo-cross Festival which featured an expanded list of activities, from a gran fondo to a framebuilder’s ball complementing the traditional UCI ‘cross racing lineup.   Next year’s edition of the three-day event has been tentatively scheduled for Oct. 3-5. The festival is held …

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IMBA: Fed shutdown affects trail work nationwide

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association joined other outdoor nonprofit advocacy groups and clubs in voicing its concern about the impact the federal shutdown is having on public land access.  In a letter sent to congressional leaders Monday night, the Outdoor Alliance—a coalition of five national membership groups—stated that the shutdown has …

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Currie works with Oregon retailer on pilot program

CORVALLIS, OR — E-bike brand Currie Technologies is working with Oregon retailer Bike N’ Hike and a state non-profit organization to make e-bikes available for Kaiser Permanente employees. The “final mile” program makes 32 IZIP E3 Compact e-Bikes available to the Kaiser employees. The non-profit group, Drive Oregon, will study how 180 Kaiser employees use the …

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