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     Park Tool Keeps Ironman Bike Ride Rolling
Sat May 1, 2004
ST PAUL, MN - Neither cold nor rain nor the weight of B.O.B. trailers loaded down with tools kept a few Park Tool staffers from supporting the 100-mile Minnesota Ironman Bike Ride from their pedal-powered steeds this weekend. read more



     VF Buys Vans For $396 Million
Sat May 1, 2004
SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA - VF, one of the world's largest apparel companies, bought Vans on Monday for an estimated $396 million, or $20.55 per share. read more



     Rocky Mountain, Procycle Brands Merge
Sun May 2, 2004
QUEBEC - Procycle is merging its Rocky Mountain Bicycles and Procycle divisions. read more



     Marla Streb And Ned Overend To Speak At IMBA Summit
Mon May 3, 2004
The International Mountain Bicycling Association is pleased to announce that current U.S. National Champion Marla Streb and former World Champion Ned Overend will speak at the 2004 IMBA Advocacy Summit. read more



     Is Vietnam Dumping Bicycles? EU Launches Investigations
Mon May 3, 2004
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - The European Commission announced today that it will initiate an anti-dumping investigation into bicycle exports from Vietnam into the EU. read more



     Kerry Takes A Spill From Bike
Mon May 3, 2004
CONCORD, MA - Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry took a spill from his bicycle after hitting a patch of sand during a ride Sunday afternoon, but he was uninjured, campaign officials said. read more



     Cerv
Tue May 4, 2004
TORONTO, ONTARIO - Cerv read more



     American Racing Pioneer Al Stiller Dies
Tue May 4, 2004
BOULDER, CO - Al Stiller, a leader in U.S. road and track racing from the late 1940s to the early 1960s and who had witnessed one of the Tour de France's epic finishes, died April 20 in Boulder, Colorado. read more



     MTB News And Notes: A Meeting Of Minds
Tue May 4, 2004
It's fair to say that there has been more than a little animosity between some of America's top cross-country pros and the organization that governs them. read more



     Freeride Mountain Bike Season At Bolton Valley Resort
Tue May 4, 2004
The 2004 Freeride Series kicks off the season July 3rd & 4th weekend. A day pass is $25, a 2-day pass is $45. read more



     DT Swiss Offers Better-Than-Pro-Form-Pricing To Industry
Wed May 5, 2004
GRAND JUNCTION, CO - To promote its new wheels DT Swiss is selling mountain bike models at 10 percent below pro-form pricing to industry insiders. read more



     Big Mountain Bike Adventures
Wed May 5, 2004
Whistler-based Big Mountain Bike Adventures has launched dream mountain bike trips that are sure to inspire. read more



     Man Gets Five Years For Assaulting Cyclist
Wed May 5, 2004
BOULDER, CO - Boulder District Judge Dan Hale sentenced Justin Alan Andreae, 32, to five years in prison for assaulting Lauren Wenzel, 42. Andreae hit Wenzel as she rode her bike through a canyon near Boulder last summer. read more



     ARIA TV Launched This Week
Wed May 5, 2004
ARIA TV Sports, a new internet-based sports TV channel, was officially launched today, hoping to carve a niche in the growing internet broadband television market. read more



     Shimano Co-Sponsors Bike To Work Week
Wed May 5, 2004
Shimano American is co-sponsoring Bike to Work Week, May 17-21, with the League of American Bicyclists, supporting commuter campaigns in major metropolitan areas. read more



     NORBA Events To Be Televised And On The Web
Thu May 6, 2004
LOS ANGELES, CA - The 2004 NORBA National Mountain Bike Series organizers, Team Big Bear announced today the television broadcast of the NORBA National Event at Snow Summit in Big Bear Lake, CA May 20-23, on Fox Sports West. read more



     Juniors Get A Ride At Tour
Thu May 6, 2004
As part of a sponsorship deal between race organiser ASO and Disneyland Resort Paris, a small band of junior cyclists, to be selected from clubs from each region in France, will have the opportunity to ride the first and last 20km of each Tour de France stage this July.



     Talk Radio Hosts Targeting Cyclists Again
Thu May 6, 2004
Radio talk show hosts are targeting bicyclists again. Stations in three cities in the last two weeks have made disparaging, incorrect, and at times dangerous remarks about bicyclists. read more



     Help Design Whistler's New MTB Park
Thu May 6, 2004
In the Garbanzo Zone opening June 26, Bike Park developers are going to build new features in the Boneyard Slopestyle Park. Riders can play a role in the decision-making process. read more



     Rider Dies In 12 Hour Race
Fri May 7, 2004
OHIO - Bob Bachtel of Akron, Ohio was killed while competing in the 13th Annual Calvin's Challenge, a 12 hour bicycle race held on May 1 in Ohio. read more



     Help Needed At Massachusetts State House For Kevin J. Pecor Act
Fri May 7, 2004
BOSTON, MA - There is a public hearing of the Kevin J. Pecor Act, whereby driving on suspended license constitutes negligence per se. read more



     Olympic Update
Sat May 8, 2004
Putting aside all the ill will, misinformation and hype over the race to earn a spot on the Olympic Team, you simply end up with this... read more



     Funn and Foes Team up For 2004-2005
Sun May 9, 2004
FUNN are pleased to announce that they have just signed a deal with Foes Racing to support their race team for the 2004 read more



     Bianchi Donates Pantani's Bicycle Today To Museum
Mon May 10, 2004
NOVI LIGURE, ITALY - Monday in Novi Ligure, at the start of the second stage of the 87th Giro d'Italia, Bianchi representatives donated the bicycle Pantani rode to victory in the 1998 Giro to the Museum of Great Champions. read more



     NORBA/IMBA Trail Tune-Up Grants Available
Mon May 10, 2004
Seven $500 NORBA/IMBA Trail Tune-Up Grants are available to mountain biking groups seeking to expand trail improvement projects. Applicants must be current members of IMBA as well as NORBA members or race promoters. read more



     Enter The CyclingNews.com Fantasy Giro Game
Tue May 11, 2004
The Cyclingnews Giro d'Italia 2004 fantasy cycling game is now officially open! The grand prize for this year's Giro game is a Specialized 04 S-Works E5 Road Frameset read more



     Nathan Rennie Pulls Off A 70ft Jump!
Tue May 11, 2004
AUSTRALIA - Esperence, Western Australia - Nathan Rennie pulled a 70 foot jump last Sunday! You will see it soon on the Freeride Entertainment Video. read more



     Shimano Issues Cleat Recall
Wed May 12, 2004
Shimano has recently become aware of a potential problem with SM-SH92 cleats (Shimano part# Y43Y98030) and is recallings all of the cleats sold as after market product for Shimano SPD-R Pedals. read more



     Canada's First 'Outdoor-Outdoor' Expo
Wed May 12, 2004
WOODSTOCK, ONTARIO - To encourage and support a healthy outdoor lifestyle, Jeep is the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Great Canadian Outdoor Expo to be held from June 11 to 13, 2004. read more



     BPSA, NBDA Rearrange BBLC Leadership
Wed May 12, 2004
PHILADELPHIA, PA - As the relationship between suppliers and retailers evolves, so too does the format and leadership of the joint supplier-retailer gathering, the Bicycle Business Leadership Conference (BBLC). read more



     Largest Bike Path Network In North America Funded
Wed May 12, 2004
MONTREAL, QU - The provincial government of Qu read more



     Bogus Bike Tricks At 'Crusty Demons' Tour
Wed May 12, 2004
MANCHESTER, NH - The Crusty Demons Global Assault Tour will descend on 22 unsuspecting cities this summer, including Manchester at the Verizon Wireless Arena. read more



     USA Cycling Appoints New VP
Thu May 13, 2004
USA Cycling announced today the addition of Bryan Cook as its new Vice President of Marketing. Cook brings to USA Cycling over twenty years of sales and marketing experience. read more



     Cannondale Repackages Itself For 2004
Thu May 13, 2004
BETHEL, CT - Cannondale reworked its corporate look for this season. Part of the sprucing up includes the "Feel It" tagline, which is being used on all its advertising, packaging, web sites and promotional materials. read more



     Redbones' 8th Annual Bike Party
Thu May 13, 2004
SOMERVILLE, MA - Redbones'8th Annual Bike Party for NEMBA and MassBike Party takes place in less than a week, on Monday, May 17 from 5-10 PM. read more



     Spinergy Launches Trade-In Program
Fri May 14, 2004
CARLSBAD, CA - Spinergy is offering a $100 discount on its new carbon fiber Tilium wheels to consumers who bring an old pair of wheels to a retailer. read more



     Miles Rockwell Arrested On Marijuana Growing Charges
Fri May 14, 2004
DURANGO, CO - Former world downhill champion Myles Rockwell was arrested on Tuesday in his hometown of Durango, Colorado, on suspicion of having a "very sophisticated" marijuana-growing operation in his home. read more



     NORBA National Mountain bike Series Returns To Mount Snow
Fri May 14, 2004
MOUNT SNOW, VT - Mount Snow, home to the first mountain bike school in the country, is pleased to announce the return of the NORBA National Mountain Bike Series from June 17-20, 2004. read more



     Dunlap, Horgan-Kobelski Dominate Sonoma NORBA
Sun May 16, 2004
SONOMA, CA - Americans Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski (RLX Ralph Lauren) and Alison Dunlap (Luna) took solo cross-country wins at the second round of the NORBA National Mountain Bike Series. read more



     Specialized Throws Down Gauntlet With Commute Challenge
Mon May 17, 2004
For the sixth year Specialized has asked the industry to practice what it preaches and ride to work during national Bike to Work Week. read more



     Mountain Bikes Spur New Forest Conservation Rules
Mon May 17, 2004
EXETER, NH - The Conservation Commission put the brakes on willy-nilly trailblazing in Exeter read more



     MTB Test At Athens
Mon May 17, 2004
This weekend the UCI is conducting test races on the mountain bike course for the Athens Olympics. A series of races will be run with the goal of evaluating safety and security. read more



     The Bitter Pill At Bolton Valley Resort
Tue May 18, 2004
BOLTON VALLEY, VT - The Bitter Pill is a six to eight hour adventure race for teams of three, staged out of the Bolton Valley Resort. Disciplines include mountain biking, trekking, and canoeing. read more



     Roach Design A Jersey Winner Announced
Tue May 18, 2004
The Roach jersey design contest was an incredible success. In fact, the response to this contest was so positive that the D.A.J (design a jersey) contest is now an annual event. read more



     McCormack Takes Tour Of Connecticut Opener
Tue May 18, 2004
TORRINGTON, CT - Reigning USPRO champion Mark McCormack (Colavita Olive Oil) put in a strong performance Sunday to win the 137-mile opening stage of the Tour of Connecticut. read more



     NORBA Official Reversal
Tue May 18, 2004
Officials reversed an earlier decision that originally awarded Frank Mapel first place in this weekend's men's short track race at the NORBA National Mountain Bike Series event in Sonoma, California. read more



     USA Gets 15 Spots At Track Worlds
Tue May 18, 2004
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - The United States has received 15 start positions for the 2004 UCI World Track Championships slated for May 26-30 in Melbourne, Australia the UCI announced today. read more



     USA Cycling Signs With CyclingPeaksSoftware
Wed May 19, 2004
USA Cycling'sCoaching Association now has an official training software with CyclingPeaksSoftware. USA Cycling certified coaches can purchase the software at a discount. read more



     Adidas Bike 'n Soul Slopestyle
Wed May 19, 2004
SAALBACH HINTERGLEMM, AUSTRIA - On May 29th, the first ever European Slopestyle course will take place as part of the adidas Bike 'n Soul Opening in Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria. read more



     Whistler Blackcomb Kicks Off The Season With BIKE BASH
Wed May 19, 2004
WHISTLER, BC - Whistler Blackcomb invites you to kick off this season with the bang it deserves, with Bike Bash read more



     Johnny's Back...
Thu May 20, 2004
We are stoked to let you know that Johnny Waddell's back in the USA! As you may know our Johnny boy had a heinous crash last and was in a coma for a good long time. read more



     New Sponsor In The Bag For US Postal
Thu May 20, 2004
The US Postal team will continue in 2005 with the same structure as it currently possesses but a new name, according to directeur sportif Johan Bruyneel. read more



     New Addition To Fisher Family
Thu May 20, 2004
Mountain bike legend Gary Fisher gained an additional family member on Friday with the arrival of Miles Fin Fisher at 8:15am. Mother and 9lbs 3.5oz baby boy are both doing well.



     Getting Focused On The Olympics
Fri May 21, 2004
Concerns about venue readiness at this summer's Olympics have been well documented, but it appears that at least the cross-country mountain-bike course is ready to go. read more



     Javelin Cycles Pays Triathletes To Win
Fri May 21, 2004
Javelin Cycles is offering professional triathletes thousands of dollars for making the podium at the Florida Half Ironman at Disney World. read more



     Vail Pro Tour Cancelled
Fri May 21, 2004
The Vail leg of the US Pro Cycling Tour has been cancelled for lack of support from sponsors, according to a report in the Vail Daily. read more



     Legally Speaking: Tax Break For Bicycle Commuters?
Sat May 22, 2004
I noticed that there is a tax break for people who commute and also those who use hybrid vehicles to commute. Is there a deduction available to commuters who ride a bike to work? read more



     Streb, Overend To Speak At IMBA Summit
Sat May 22, 2004
WESTMISNTER, MD - Legendary mountain bike racers Marla Streb and Ned Overend will be featured speakers at the 2004 IMBA Advocacy Summit in Westminster, Maryland, next month. read more



     Women Lead The Way In Fitness Activities
Sun May 23, 2004
More women than men participate in four of the six most popular fitness activities, according to new research from NSGA. Women make up about 46 percent of cyclists, the study found. read more



     Wear Yellow Live Strong Wristbands To Raise $6 Million
Sun May 23, 2004
As a tribute to Lance Armstrong's inspirational fight against cancer as well as his historic attempt at a sixth Tour de France win, the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) and Nike will launch the Wear Yellow Live Strong campaign. read more



     Industry Sneaks Out On Friday For Lock And Lube Century
Mon May 24, 2004
CANTON, MA - Friday morning, 49 industry members rolled from the Irish Cultural Center in Canton for the second annual, industry-only Lock and Lube Century. read more



     NORBA #3 - Big Bear - Downhill Mania
Mon May 24, 2004
BIG BEAR LAKE, CA - The third round of the NORBA National MTB Series marked the introduction of "downhill mania" - the eagerly awaited downhill format that is a cross between traditional downhill racing and four-up mountain cross. read more



     President Bush Falls Off His Mountain Bike
Tue May 25, 2004
CRAWFORD, TX - President Bush suffered abrasions on his face, knees and hand after falling off a mountain bike while cycling at high speed on his Texas ranch in Crawford. read more



     Giro Pays Tribute To Bianchi
Tue May 25, 2004
TREVIGLIO, ITALY - On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of Bianchi, the last stage of Giro d'Italia, scheduled for Sunday May 30, 2004, will pass by Bianchi's famous factory in Treviglio. read more



     MTB Marathon World's Course Rainbow-Worthy
Wed May 26, 2004
The new route of the MTB Marathon World Championships was recently tested by local Marathon experts who have judged the course to be worthy for a world championship event. read more



     Shimano Brings Out 2005 Deore LX Group
Wed May 26, 2004
OSAKA, JAPAN - Shimano yesterday officially unveiled its new Deore LX components, highlighting the group's new look and the features it shares with its higher-end component cousins. read more



     Italian Police Stage Doping Raids
Thu May 27, 2004
In what has become almost an annual rite of spring, Italian fraud squad detectives raided team hotels at the Giro d'Italia early Wednesday and seized medical files in an investigation into doping. read more



     Interbike Refines Outdoor Demo, Adds Exciting New Elements
Thu May 27, 2004
With preparations already underway for this year's OutDoor Demo, Interbike is pleased to announce the addition of several enhancements to the popular kick-off event. read more



     Want Dirt Rag For Life? You Got It!
Fri May 28, 2004
PITTSBURGH, PA - Dirt Rag says it's joined the ranks of Rolling Stone and Playboy magazines--not with cover shots of rock stars and cleavage, but with lifetime subscription offers. read more



     Kingdom Trail Association Hosts National Trails Day Event
Sat May 29, 2004
EAST BURKE, VT - Kingdom Trail Association (KTA) is planning a volunteer trail workday to celebrate National Trails Day. The event will occur Saturday, June 5th beginning at 9:00 AM. read more



     Big Bear Wrap-Up
Sat May 29, 2004
BIG BEAR LAKE, CA - With most of the top cross-country pros on the other side of the ocean giving some lesser names a chance to shine, the racing at Big Bear last weekend featured plenty of drama. read more



     Win The Crap On Marshall's Desk
Sat May 29, 2004
Did you know that marketing departments generally have the messiest desks in the bike industry? Do you know why? read more



     Veneruso Confesses To Giving Pantani Cocaine
Sat May 29, 2004
Ciro Veneruso has confessed to supplying the former Italian cycling star with cocaine that led to his death in Rimini on February 14. read more



     Parents Overestimate Kids' Helmet Use
Sun May 30, 2004
ANN ARBOR, MI - Parents think their children wear bicycle helmets more frequently than the kids actually do, according to a new study by the University of Michigan. read more



     Shimano Recalls Older Model Road Cleat
Mon May 31, 2004
IRVINE, CA - Shimano is recalling aftermarket road cleats, model SM-SH92, that could fail to release if a particular tab breaks off. read more



     Whistler Bike Park - Feature #4 - Vote Now!
Mon May 31, 2004
WHISTLER, BC - Bike Park developers are going to build new features in the Boneyard Slopestyle Park. Riders can play a role in the decision-making process. Feature #4 is now ready to be voted on by YOU! by logging on to whistlerblackcomb.com/bike and sharing their thoughts on the proposed features. read more


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