Author Archives: "Mimi Lopour"

DAKINE Launches Mobile Site

06.30.2009 //

HOOD RIVER, Ore. (June 24, 2009) – DAKINE, the leader in action sports accessories, is pleased to introduce its mobile website. A newly launched, interactive site gives users access to DAKINE goodies while on the go. Content is broken down into categories including snowboard, ski, surf, skate, bike, windsurf, kiteboard, girls and music. An abbreviated […]

Quality Bicycle Products to Distribute GORE(TM) RideOn(R) Cable Systems in the US

06.30.2009 //

ELKTON, MD–(Marketwire – June 23, 2009) – W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. and Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) have reached an agreement to distribute Gore’s low-friction shift and brake cable systems to independent bike dealers (IBDs) through QBP. The partnership will make the world-renowned GORE™ RideOn® brand available to IBDs nationwide. GORE™ RideOn® Cable Systems […]

Latitudes Screening at The Ninth Annual Bicycle Film Festival in New York City

06.30.2009 //

Grab your bike and get ready to rock, DH Productions once again rolled out an action packed feature from some of the sickest spots around the world. From the acclaimed creators of the Chain Reaction series and SEVENVISION comes a progressive and soulful mountain bike adventure that shows the deeper you get involved with your […]

Electra Scratch and Dent Bike Sale

06.30.2009 //

It that time again for another Scratch and Dent Sale. Mark your calendar for next weekend. For those of you that have attended one of these sales in the past there will be Bikes, Frames, Forks, Cranks, Wheels, and Misc. Parts to dig through. I have attached a sale flier with directions. When: Saturday June […]

Myles Rockwell wins Avid Chainless Challenge; Craig and Koerber take Ashland Super D

06.30.2009 //

Breakaway Event in Ashland, Oregon hosted the longest and most demanding race in Oregon. The course was fast and flowy with some wicked peddling. With over 5,000 vertical feet of descending, the twelve mile Super D event attracted some of the greatest riders to Oregon. The weather varied as much as the terrain featuring fog, […]

Tour Divide Tackles World’s Longest Mountain Bike Route

06.30.2009 //

Missoula, Montana — Mountain biking’s greatest race — and one of the toughest competitions in all of sport — has begun. The second-annual Tour Divide launched today at 10 a.m. from Banff, Alberta, with 42 racers, the largest field of Divide racers ever. Riders will race over 2700 miles down the spine of the Rocky […]

25th Anniversary of Bike MS New York City

06.30.2009 //

Join the celebration for the 25th Anniversary of Bike MS New York City on Sunday, October 4. Unlike many bike events, Bike MS New York City is unique in limiting the ride to approximately 5,000 participants, maximizing the opportunity for an exciting and enjoyable ride. In the past 24 years, Bike MS has raised over […]

5 B.C. Bike Parks Sponsor new Anthill Film

06.30.2009 //

Bike Parks BC, a marketing consortium of lift accessed bike parks (Whistler-Blackcomb, Mount Washington, Silver Star, Sun Peaks, and Tourism Fernie) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Anthill Films’ new movie, FOLLOW ME… Made of up key members the award winning film crew The Collective, the film features some of the best mountain bikers […]

Whistler Mountain Bike Park Cruises Into Summer

06.30.2009 //

Extended Play Starts June 13, Boneyard Nears Completion, Trail Crews Prep Garbanzo Zone WHISTLER, BC, June 9, 2009 – Since the opening of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park this spring, Whistler Blackcomb trail crews have been opening trails ahead of schedule and providing outstanding riding for the early season mountain bikers. Now is the time […]

Morzine Bike Park Opens for Business

06.30.2009 //

Morzine Is Open For Business The Pleney lift in Morzine opened on Saturday 6th June, kicking off a new mountain bike season in Morzine. From this weekend riders can access: • The permanent DH track at Pleney, created in 1996, one of the first DH tracks in France. For over 10 years this has brought […]

Northstar Mountain Bike Race and Event Schedule

06.30.2009 //

Northstar Mountain Bike Race and Event Schedule June 12 Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort Mountain Bike/Hike Park Scheduled Opening Lift operations for the mountain bike park and scenic lift rides for sightseeing and hiking will begin Friday, June 12 for the summer 2009 season. Mountain bike park tickets are $39; lift-accessed hiking tickets are $5 for adults, free […]

Race Face supporting Dirt Series Scholarships with Custom Crank Auction

06.30.2009 //

VANCOUVER – May 27, 2009 – Along with all the fame and travel, the sickest part of being one of our Race Face team riders is getting fully customized RF components to ride. It’s more than just getting a mother lode of the most killer gear around, you get the most killer gear that’s been […]

Kona’s Dr. Dew Files #6: The Scandium Episode

06.30.2009 //

Mad Scientist Dr. Dew Helps Explain How Kona Bikes Are So Light And Durable By Using #21 On The Peridoic Table KONAWORLD (June 3, 2009) – Ever wonder what makes Kona Bikes so light, fast and durable all at the same time? Would you believe us if we told you our bikes are made from […]

Shimano Offers Free Pedals with XTR purchase

06.30.2009 //

IRVINE, Calif (June 1, 2009) – Enthusiasts shopping for that new Dura-Ace 7900/Di2 or XTR M970 group can enjoy an extra bonus if they purchase their new kit between now and July 31st, 2009: a free pair of Dura-Ace PD-7810 or XTR PD-M970 pedals! The Dura-Ace PD-7810 SPD SL pedal features a super wide platform […]

Avid Sponsors Ashland’s Chainless Challenge

06.30.2009 //

Since 2006, the small college town of Ashland Oregon, set in the picturesque mountains of Southern Oregon, has been host to some of the best All-Mountain racing in the North America. With the huge success of events like the Downieville Classic, “All-Mountain” racing is taking-off and bringing with it a vibe not felt since the […]

2009 Shimano Multi-Service® Event Schedule Announced

06.30.2009 //

IRVINE, Calif (May 14, 2009) – With a team of four full-time technicians, nearly 50 years of cumulative professional experience, and a fleet of purpose built vehicles, Shimano Multi-Service will be neutral technical support for more than 35 cycling events across the nation including the USA Cycling National Championships, Ride the Rockies, Mountain States Cup […]

SoCal Interscholastic Cycling League

06.30.2009 //

Oakland, CA–Only eight months after its inception, the SoCal Interscholastic Cycling League has hired Glendale Composite Team Coach, Matt Gunnell, as its Executive Director, to start officially in June. The league sees this as a tremendous boost to the new SoCal mountain bike program which has been directed and operated primarily by the staff of […]

BTI Distributes Dainese for 2009

06.30.2009 //

(Santa Fe, NM – May 14, 2009) Italian protective gear manufacturer Dainese (Die-neh-zeh) has partnered with parts and accessories supplier BTI for exclusive distribution of its MTB product line to North American bike dealers for the 2009 season. Dainese, which has been in business for nearly four decades, is arguably the leading designer and manufacturer […]

Shimano Partners with Diablo Freeride Park and Sponsors the 2009 U.S. Open of Mountain Biking

06.30.2009 //

IRVINE, Calif (May 14, 2009) – Shimano is proud to announce sponsorship of the premier bike park on U.S. soil, Diablo Freeride Park and one of the premier mountain bike events, the U.S. Open of Mountain Biking. As the exclusive component supplier of Diablo, Shimano will also provide Shimano Multi-Service® neutral technical support at the […]

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