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2014-06-03 08:30:03

Journalists to test leading outdoor and cycling products SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interbike and Outdoor Retailer, two of the largest retail sports product trade shows in the world, announced today that their new experiential media event highlighting women's-specific products is set to take place next week. The event will connect a limited number of cycling and outdoor product manufacturers with mainstream non-endemic journalists to test the latest in...

2014-05-31 23:04:08

Bikers can now source Manitou R7 MRD Remote Fork 26er 2014 version from Fibica at discounted rates. The top grade fork is backed by technologies like TPC (Twin Position Chamber), Absolute+ and TS Air. Hong Kong (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Fibica is now proffering Manitou R7 MRD Remote Fork 26er (2014 version) at the special price of $385.99, down from the regular price of $459.99. Biker wanting to boost the bike’s strength quotient with a top-notch XC fork can settle on Manitou R7 MRD. The...

PTSD in children after accidents
2014-05-28 07:02:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a child on a bicycle is struck by oncoming traffic, the results can be devastating. From life-threatening head injuries to bone fractures, the children are definitely the losers. As it turns out, their bodies heal faster than their minds. Eva Olofsson, a research student at the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy, found that one in three Swedish children involved in such an accident suffers from posttraumatic stress...

2014-05-26 08:22:16

(TSX: DII.A, DII.B) MONTREAL, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - DOREL INDUSTRIES' ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS WILL BE HELD IN THE Windsor Ballroom at Le Windsor Salles de bal - Ballrooms 1170 Peel Street Montreal, Quebec Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. MANAGEMENT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK WITH THE MEDIA IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE MEETING. AN EXCITING DISPLAY OF DOREL'S INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS WILL BE SHOWN. Interested parties may listen to the live audio webcast at...

2014-05-23 08:22:44

OSLO, Norway, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most beautiful coastline in the world will once again be the spectacular backdrop for the world's cycling elite when they meet in Norway to compete in the northernmost bike race in the world; The Arctic Race of Norway. North Cape sets the stage for intense action Last year, the Arctic Race of Norway became the first professional cycling race held inside the Arctic Circle. This year it will take it a step further,...

2014-05-21 16:21:07

LANSING, Mich., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tour de Troit was presented with the prestigious Community Support for Bicycling Award by the League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) today in Lansing during 2014 Lucinda Means Bicycle Advocacy Day. "We are so thrilled to be recognized by this statewide organization for our localized advocacy efforts," said Kelli Kavanaugh, Co-Director, Tour de Troit. "It's really important for us to be 'more than a bike ride' by helping to grow cycling in...

2014-05-20 23:15:52

Richmond's Fourth Annual Ride of Silence will take place on May 21, 2014 to honor bicyclists who have been seriously hurt or killed in car collisions and to promote safer streets. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Community members, city officials and cyclists from across the Bay Area will join a worldwide movement this Wednesday with the fourth annual Richmond Ride of Silence. Last year, there were over 300 locations in all 50 US states and 18 countries including Antarctica, Argentina, Australia,...

2014-05-14 23:15:39

Electric Bike Conversion Kit Systems Now Available from one of USA’s Leading IBD Distributors Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Electric Bike Technologies USA, a manufacturer specializing in affordable high-quality electric bicycle conversion kits, announced that their E-BikeKit™ and E-TrikeKit™ systems are now available via J&B Importers. With J&B’s extensive network of authorized dealers, the conversion kit products will now be readily available throughout the...

2014-05-14 12:21:53

MyAssetTag.com Donates 43 Signs to Bike to Work Participants NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MyAssetTag.com supports Transportation Alternatives' Bike Home from Work Party for a second time by donating signs to identify vendors and sponsors at the event. The Bike Home from Work Party starts at 6:30pm on May 16 under the Manhattan Bridge Archway in DUMBO. The party caps off a week-long challenge where companies compete to see whose employees have logged the most bike-to-work...

2014-05-12 23:03:55

"Benefits of Cycling Workout for Runners Everyday", a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers some benefits of riding a bicycle on health. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 "Benefits of Cycling Workout For Runners Everyday", a new report created by Chien Phan on the site Vkool.com shows some of the positive effects of cycling on health. At the beginning of this report, people will discover some reasons to start bike riding such as: Cycling helps burn calories...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.