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     Red Bull Ride Wrapup
Sun Feb 2, 2003
JINDABYNE, AUSTRALIA - Among the bruised egos, broken-in-half bikes and bravado on display at the world's toughest freeride event - held in Jindabyne, NSW, Australia, on the toughest mountain bike course ever created - Western Australia's reigning 17-year-old World Junior Champion Sam Hill made the day his own.



     Independent Fabrication Co-Founder Starts One-Man Shop
Mon Feb 3, 2003
SOMERVILLE, MA - Mike Flanigan, a founding member of Independent Fabrication, is building bikes under the name Alternative Needs Transportation (ANT). read more



     Adult Mechanics Classes - Starting Now
Tue Feb 4, 2003
ROXBURY, MA - It's that time of year again. Shops are beginning to stir from their winter slumbers and are looking to hire for the busy season, SO take a class! read more



     Auto Accident Devastates Bike Magazine Sales Staff
Tue Feb 4, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Just before 6 p.m. on Sunday, Vernon Felton, Bike magazine's editor-at-large, telephoned several Bike staffers who also were in town for the Outdoor Retailer show -- At least one of those calls will go unreturned. read more



     New Honey-Based Energy Gels And Bars Help Athletes
Tue Feb 4, 2003
EN-R-G Foods, Inc., recently announced the creation of a grassroots sponsorship program designed to help fuel athletes with its Honey Stinger line of honey-based energy gels and bars. read more



     Doctors Say DeJonge, Richardson Are Progressing
Wed Feb 5, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Doctors at the LDS hospital in Salt Lake City said Bike magazine's Derek DeJonge and Oakley's Stephen Richardson are making progress, but remain in serious condition. Kevin Back, remains in a coma in critical condition at the University of Utah Medical Center. read more



     Siemens Mobile/Cannondale MTB Team Announced
Wed Feb 5, 2003
BETHEL, CT - In a move that reinforces the virility of their bike division, Cannondale announced their partnership with Siemens Mobile to keep Cannondale's brand on the professional mountain bike circuit. read more



     Mavic And Trek Settle Rim Patent Dispute
Thu Feb 6, 2003
ANNECY, FRANCE - Mavic and Trek settled a patent dispute concerning Mavic's Inter-Spoke Milling process. Details of the settlement are confidential. read more



     Honda Goes Downhill
Thu Feb 6, 2003
Honda, makers of all things mechanical, has just entered the world of downhill mountain bike racing with the signing of ex-Global Racing rider Naoki Idegawa to the new Team G-Cross Honda. read more



     Downeast Bicycle Readies For Annual Open House
Mon Feb 10, 2003
FRYEBURG, ME - Downeast Bicycle Specialists is inviting retailers to stop by and check out some new gear at the wholesale distributor's annual open house. read more



     Litespeed Re-Introduces Titanium Tricycle
Mon Feb 10, 2003
CHATTANOOGA, TN - Litespeed re-introduced its high-end titanium tricycle, which is built from 3/2.5 and 6/4 titanium tubing and spec'd with high-end components. read more



     Giant Bicycles Offers Dealers & Customers A Trip To Vail
Tue Feb 11, 2003
NEWBURY PARK, CA - Every time a Giant bike is sold between Feb. 10 and April 30, the customer and the salesperson will be entered into a sweepstakes for a week-long, all-expense paid trip to Vail, Colorado, courtesy of Giant Bicycle. read more



     Study Finds Cycling Might Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Wed Feb 12, 2003
BALTIMORE, MD - Researchers at the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg found that increasing cycling levels might reduce a women's risk of getting breast cancer by a third. read more



     NEMBA Roast And Ride Summer Campout 2003
Wed Feb 12, 2003
ALLENSTOWN, NH - Got the winter blues? Well come join the New England Mountain Bike Association as they kick it into summer with their first ever NEMBA Roast & Ride Summer Campout. read more



     Dave Watson Joins Kona Factory Clump
Thu Feb 13, 2003
Kona Bicycles today announced that they have signed veteran professional freeride phenom Dave Watson to the Kona Clump team of competitive out-of-bounds riders. read more



     Harvard Cycling Hosts Cinema Ciclismo
Thu Feb 13, 2003
CAMBRIDGE, MA - In an effort to drum up some motivation in the rank and file and make a connection with the visual and cinematic aspects of cycling, the Harvard University Cycling Association will host the second annual Cycling Film Festival. read more



     Yeti Cycle's Big Hucking Deal
Fri Feb 14, 2003
GOLDEN, CO - Yeti Cycles announced today they will be the exclusive bike sponsor of the Canadian-based Flowriders for the 2003 season. read more



     Copake Auction: Rare Bikes, Collectibles & Ephemera
Fri Feb 14, 2003
COPAKE, NY - On Saturday, April 12 at 10am, Mike and Seth Fallon of Copake Auction, Inc., will conduct their 12th Annual Antique Bicycle Auction. read more



     Fight Polio with Pizza
Fri Feb 14, 2003
BOSTON, MA - Move over penicillin, now there's a tastier way to fight polio: Pizzeria Uno's Pizza. read more



     USA Cycling Development Budget Up 20 Percent
Sun Feb 16, 2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The USA Cycling Development Foundation has announced an increase of $100,000 to its annual grant for USA Cycling's athletic programs in 2003. read more



     Something For The Ladies: Bike Camp
Sun Feb 16, 2003
DURANGO, CO - Durango Mountain Bike Camp (DMBC) announces its 2003 schedule of camps and tours. Lineup highlights include six women's camps/clinics for riders of all abilities. read more



     Mountain Bike Patrollers Wanted
Mon Feb 17, 2003
Do you like to ride? Did you ever want to do more to help to keep the trails open? Are you interested in helping people? If you answered read more



     Norco Announces 2003 Team
Mon Feb 17, 2003
WEST COAST, CANADA - The 2003 Norco Factory Team is gearing up for another awesome season of Freeride, Racing and Trials events. Coming out of its winter hibernation, and sporting some bright new talent. read more



     Zipp Develops Heavy-Duty Wheels For The "Heavy" Duty Rider
Tue Feb 18, 2003
SPEEDWAY, IN - Zipp Speed Weaponry is offering a two sets of road wheels built to take everything a 200-plus-pound Clydesdale rider can throw at them. read more



     Timo Pritzel Of Gremany Places First At Red Bull Freezride
Tue Feb 18, 2003
WHITEFISH, MT - Red Bull Freeride returns to Big Mountain Ski Resort in Montana. Timo Pritzel of Gremany grabs first place in the final event. read more



     BALFA Limited Recall of 2Step Frames
Wed Feb 19, 2003
BALFA Cycles has noticed that a small series of 2Step frames present a manufacturing defect at the head tube area, possibly resulting in its failure when combined with a triple clamp fork. read more



     BS Sponsors Mountain Bike Only Night At Rye Airfield Feb. 21
Wed Feb 19, 2003
Bustedspoke will be renting out rye airfield for mountain bike only night on friday Feb. 21 from 9-11pm. read more



     Lopes Wins Underground Red Bull Race
Wed Feb 19, 2003
SONDERSHAUSEN, E. GERMANY - Mountain bike World Champion Brian Lopes won the most unusual mountain bike race on Earth - the "Red Bull Race Down". A mountain bike competition 700 meters underground! read more



     Town Meeting - Proposed Plan For ATVs In Bear Brook State Park
Thu Feb 20, 2003
ALLENSTOWN, NH - The NH Department of Resources and Economic Development is considering a plan to open Bear Brook State Park to all-terrain vehicles and trail bikes. read more



     ExpoCycle Moves To Montreal, Adds Outdoor Day
Fri Feb 21, 2003
MONTREAL, QUEBEC - Canada's trade association is moving its 2003 trade show to Montreal and added an outdoor demonstration day. read more



     Gully Without A Contract
Fri Feb 21, 2003
While most of the high-profile mountain-bike teams have finalized their rosters for 2003, Marc Gullickson, 35-year-old, finds himself without a contract very late in the off-season-signing game. read more



     A First Look At The Summer 2004 Olympic Mtb Course
Fri Feb 21, 2003
ATHENS, GREECE - It might seem a little early to start talking Olympics, but when you consider that results from this season will determine how many riders each country gets to send to Athens for the mountain bike race, it's really not that far off. read more



     Outdoor Demo Moves To Boulder City, Nevada
Mon Feb 24, 2003
BOULDER CITY, NV - Interbike's Outdoor Demo moved from Blue Diamond, Nevada, to Bootleg Canyon in Boulder City. The event will be Oct. 11 the day before the Interbike Expo opens. read more



     Race Face's UFC - The Sweet 16 Has Been Chosen
Mon Feb 24, 2003
VANCOUVER, BC - Race Face Performance Products is proud to announce the selection process for the second annual Ultimate Freeride Challenge has been completed. read more



     Subaru/IMBA Trail Crews Hit The Road For 2003
Mon Feb 24, 2003
The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crews are back on the trail and focused on their most ambitious schedule of trailbuilding events since the program began in 1997. read more



     David Vasquez Wins Siemens Mobile Snow King!
Mon Feb 24, 2003
GARMISCH, GERMANY - This past Sunday on the icy slopes in Garmisch, Germany, 15 of some of the world's best mountain bikers took to the slopes and raced in the inaugural Siemens Mobile Snow King event. read more



     Cannondale Stars On Frazier
Tue Feb 25, 2003
BETHEL, CT - A Cannondale Road Warrior will guest star on the sitcom Frazier tonight. Kelsey Grammer, who plays Frazier, rides the bike during a segment of the episode that revolves around a fund-raising bike ride. read more



     JRA Cycles Hosts Free Bike Maintenance Workshops
Wed Feb 26, 2003
MEDFORD, MA - JRA Cycles, (formerly Travis Cycles) would like to help you get ready for the up-coming season with two free bike maintenance workshops. read more



     K2 Turns To Its Customers To Name New Bike
Wed Feb 26, 2003
VASHON ISLAND, WA - K2 Bike is running a contest on its web site that allows visitors to submit a possible name, the winners will receive swag including a RockShox Sid Team fork. read more



     Yeti Cycles to Sponsor Flowriders
Wed Feb 26, 2003
Yeti Cycles announced last week they will be the exclusive bike sponsor of the Canadian based Flowriders for the 2003 season. Headed up by legendary Flowrider, Dan Cowan (better known as Dangerous Dan). read more



     David K Stuns National Champs
Wed Feb 26, 2003
They couldn't have scripted a better plot. While Southridge Racing Club's Winter Downhill Series has seen spotty attendance from the big name stars, they all showed up together at Round IV. read more



     Feds Fine Cyclist $8,305 For Vacation To Cuba
Thu Feb 27, 2003
Joan Slote, a 74-year-old grandmother and senior Olympic cycling medallist, was issued a fine of $8,305 for a recent cycling vacation to Cuba. read more



     Global Racing: We're Not Dead Yet
Thu Feb 27, 2003
Despite losing its corporate backing following the 2002 season, the Global Racing mountain bike team will continue to exist, though in a significantly trimmed down version. read more



     Gravity Omnium To Debut At Sea Otter
Thu Feb 27, 2003
MONTEREY, CA - The Sea Otter Classic, powered by SRAM will continue its innovative ways with the introduction of a Gravity Omnium. This award will be given to the best overall cyclist in three separate pro events: downhill, dual slalom, and mountain cross. read more



     The Exciting Sport Of Bicycle Polo
Fri Feb 28, 2003
If you're looking for something different to do with your mountain bike or cruiser, try looking at polo for the people - Bike Polo. read more



     That's Right, The Women Are Better
Fri Feb 28, 2003
While the U.S. men flounder in the middle of the nation-rankings pack, America's women are almost assured of scoring three spots come Athens - just as they did for Sydney. read more



     Mens 2004 US Olympic MTB Team Looking Thin
Fri Feb 28, 2003
How's this for a sobering thought: If America's male cross-country riders have another year like they did in 2002, the country that gave birth to mountain-bike racing could have only one space in the 2004 Olympics in Athens. read more


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