Month: October 1995

Study: Nearly half of Americans participate in outdoor recreation

Outdoor Foundation report emphasizes importance of engaging more youths in outdoor activity. WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Almost 143 million Americans, or 49.2 percent of the U.S. population, participated in an outdoor activity at least once in 2013, according to the Outdoor Foundation’s 2014 Outdoor Recreation Participation Report. Although the actual number of outdoor participants increased since 2012, …

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Lindenmayer tapped to lead League of Michigan Bicyclists

Executive director Moeller announces retirement after nine years with the advocacy group. LANSING, Mich. (BRAIN) — The League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) has named John Lindenmayer executive director as current leader Rich Moeller will retire after nine years with the advocacy group. Lindenmayer, LMB’s advocacy and policy director, assumes the new post Jan. 1, 2015. …

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Schindler, van der Velde to lead new WFSGI Saddle Committee

BERN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has elected ISM Saddles’ Dave Schindler and Selle Italia’s Piet van der Velde chairpersons of the organization’s new Bicycle Saddle Committee. “The Saddle Committee was recently installed after a request from the UCI to provide scientific information about the development of bicycle …

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Cane Creek recalls shocks due to incorrect adjustment decal

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 5,000 DBinline rear shocks sold in the U.S. because the shocks are marked with graphics that incorrectly identify the adjustment directions for high-speed rebound damping. The recall also covers 500 units sold in Canada. High-speed rebound …

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Study: 2014 USA Pro Challenge brings $130 million to Colorado’s economy

DENVER (BRAIN) — The 2014 USA Pro Challenge stage in August brought $130 million in spending to its home state of Colorado, according to a study by sports research firm Sponsorship Science. The USA Pro Challenge commissioned the study. “The Pro Challenge delivered another strong economic performance in its fourth running, with direct spending by …

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