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2012-05-31 10:20:39

BOULDER, Colo., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Top transportation officials from across the country, including Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez, headlined the launch of a new initiative to bring protected bikeways to six U.S. cities at a national kickoff event today in Chicago. The Green Lane Project (www.greenlaneproject.org), created by the national bicycling nonprofit Bikes Belong Foundation (www.bikesbelong.org), is working with Austin, Chicago, Memphis, Portland, Ore., San...

2012-05-22 06:24:15

Insurance and Safety Tips for Cyclists NEW YORK, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout the country, cyclists are getting their bikes out of storage, tuning them up and hitting the road. Many riders are also taking advantage of the bike programs being held in May and June ranging from car-free routes to basic bike maintenance classes. But regardless of whether you are beginning to train for your first century ride, plan to take your kids for a nightly spin around the...

2012-05-22 06:22:56

AKRON, Ohio, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blimp City Bike & Hike, an Akron-based retail shop specializing in quality bicycles and outdoor specialty products, today announces its "Pump Up The Savings" deal, whereby customers will receive a storewide discount equivalent to the price of gasoline. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CL73285LOGO ) Running today through August 31, 2012, "Pump Up The Savings" enables Blimp City customers to save more on the shop's entire product...

2012-05-22 06:22:17

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of Product: 4ZA Threadless Carbon Bicycle Handlebar...

2012-05-17 10:21:28

FORT MILL, S.C., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire is proud to have two tires showcased in the 2012 Consumers Digest "Best Buys in Tires." The ProContact(TM) and CrossContact(TM) LX20, both with the coveted EcoPlus Technology, were two of the top-rated tires in this year's evaluation, as rated by the magazine's editors. Consumers Digest "Best Buys in Tires" were selected based on performance, features, expected tread life and warranty. The ProContact(TM) was awarded a Consumers...

2012-05-17 02:20:38

You can minimize your chances of getting into an accident by following simple tips WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riding a bicycle is more than a fun and healthy family activity. Besides being a great way to exercise, many people also use bicycles to commute to work, go to the grocery store, or to visit friends and family. Some people use them as their primary mode of transportation. With summer fast approaching, it's a good idea to review some of the basic safety...

2012-05-16 02:33:33

MONTREAL, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The bike-share mobile application Spotcycle, created by 8D Technologies, opens its doors to several new North American and international bike-share systems. Starting today, B-cycle(TM) bike-share users, including the U.S. cities of Denver CO, Madison WI and Fort Lauderdale (Broward) FL, will have access to Spotcycle. Coming soon, several other bike-share schemes will be supported, including Paris' Vélib'(TM), Barcelona's Bicing(TM) and...

2012-05-15 06:21:56

NEW YORK, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its 164-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The Bicycle Rearview Camera, a system that mounts to a bike and provides a real-time, clear view of what is behind a cyclist. The pocket-sized camera mounts to a bicycle's seat post and the 3 1/2" TFT color monitor attaches to the handlebars, providing a clear, color video of the road behind you. The camera's 75 degree field of view is ideal...

2012-05-15 02:27:20

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that spring is here, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reminding consumers to check to see if their bicycles, bicycle components or accessories have been recalled before using them. Recalled bicycles, components and accessories can be dangerous and cause an accident, resulting in injury or even death. If you have a recalled product, contact the firm for the remedy. Once that's taken care of, remember to properly...

2012-05-14 02:26:11

SEATTLE, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk Score(TM), the only site that makes it easy for apartment renters and homebuyers to find neighborhoods where they can drive less and live more, announced today the long anticipated launch of Bike Score(TM). Bike Score is the only quantitative measure of the bikeability of a location based on the availability of bike lanes, hilliness, road connectivity, nearby amenities, and the percent of people in that area who bike to work. "Bicycling saves money...