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     USA Cycling Announces World Champsionship MTB Team
Fri Aug 1, 2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - USA Cycling announced Tuesday it read more



     Jeremiah Bishop Named To World Championship Team
Fri Aug 1, 2003
Jeremiah Bishop has qualified to represent the USA at the 2003 World Championships to be held in Lugano, Switzerland. Selections were made following the NORBA Race Series at Schweitzer Mountain Resort. read more



     America Bikes Offers Resource Guide For Congressional Action
Sat Aug 2, 2003
To help community leaders, cycling advocates and reporters understand and respond to the possible elimination of federal cycling funding, America Bikes created a fact sheet and resource guide. read more



     Sportworks - Easy Loading Bike Racks
Sun Aug 3, 2003
Ever noticed the robust construction of the bike racks on city transport buses? Wish you could have one? Consumer versions of those racks are now available, manufactured by Sportworks. read more



     Transcend Magazine Drops Back Into Print
Mon Aug 4, 2003
GREENFIELD PARK, QUEBEC - After two years as a web-only magazine, Transcend Downhill Mountain Bike Magazine is now set to launch a print issue. read more



     Second Positive Test For Tour de France Rider
Mon Aug 4, 2003
A second sample has come back positive from the unidentified cyclist who failed a blood test during the Tour de France. read more



     Marblehead To Welcome Home Tyler Hamilton
Mon Aug 4, 2003
MARBLEHEAD, MA - After finishing fourth overall in the Tour de France, Tyler Hamilton is coming home. The residents of Marblehead are preparing to welcome their hero back on Wednesday evening, August 6 with a special parade. read more



     Marathon Ride to Benefit Cancer Research Added To Pedrosfest
Tue Aug 5, 2003
LANESBORO, MA - Pedro's Festival has add a new marathon ride benefiting the Lymphoma Research Foundation. The ride begins at the festival on Saturday at 8 AM and offers riders a 12 or 30-mile course with a climb up Mount Greylock. read more



     Titec Gets New Shareholders, Dumps Staff
Tue Aug 5, 2003
MILPITAS, CA - Titec Cycles USA took on a few unnamed shareholders last week and laid off four of its six employees. Titec's owner walked into the company's Milpitas offices Thursday and fired four staffers. read more



     BMX Worlds 2003 - Canada's Cools Is World Champ
Tue Aug 5, 2003
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - Last weekend in Perth Australia the BMX Worlds 2003 were held. Canada did fabulous with Alberta's Samantha Cools winning the Junior Women's class. read more



     Delta Cycle Recalls Hitch Adapter
Tue Aug 5, 2003
FOXBOROUGH, MA - Delta Cycle is recalling a hitch adapter that was designed to connect its 2-inch bike racks to 1 1/4-inch hitch receivers. The adapter can break when used with non-Delta products. read more



     US Open of Mountain Biking Comes To Diablo Freeride Park
Thu Aug 7, 2003
VERNON, NJ - Managers at Mountain Creek read more



     Canada Cup MTB Finals Cancelled
Thu Aug 7, 2003
SUN PEAKS, BC - The Canada Cup Mountain Bike Finals at Sun Peaks Resort scheduled for August 9 & 10 have been cancelled due to the wildfire conditions. read more



     Full U.S. MTB World's Team Announced
Thu Aug 7, 2003
A week after automatic qualifiers were revealed, USA Cycling named its remaining selections for the 2003 mountain bike world championships in Lugano, Switzerland. read more



     IMBA to Host Four More Wild Rides
Thu Aug 7, 2003
The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is hosting a series of mountain bike rides to showcase trails that could be lost to potential Wilderness designations. read more



     Whose National Championship Is It Anyway?
Thu Aug 7, 2003
DURANGO, CO - Okay, time to play a short game of word association. If I say (write) "national championship," what comes to mind? read more



     Chicks In Choppers
Fri Aug 8, 2003
BLUE RIVER, BC - The Sugoi Dirt Series is past the halfway point for 2003, and the season has already been a resounding success with every camp at capacity or more, and tons of happy participants. read more



     CNN Anchor Pleads Guilty To Hit And Run
Fri Aug 8, 2003
NEW YORK, NY - Yesterday morning anchor for CNN, Jack Cafferty, has pleaded guilty to knocking a cyclist from his bike in New York on May 14 this year. read more



     Four Of Five Giant/Pearl Izumi Riders To Go To Worlds
Fri Aug 8, 2003
Four of the five Giant/Pearl Izumi Mountain Bike Team riders will represent their respective countries at the Mountain Bike World Championships in Lugano, Switzerland Sept.1-7. read more



     Teens Spend More Time Online Than Watching TV
Sat Aug 9, 2003
American teens and young adults now spend more time online than watching television, according to a recent study by Yahoo! and Carat North America, an independent media services company. read more



     Downhill Racer Dawn Bourque Named To US National Team
Sun Aug 10, 2003
BOSTON, MA - USA Cycling announced that 39 year-old Dawn Bourque has been named to the US National team for the World Championships in Lugano, Switzerland, August 30-September 7, 2003. read more



     Eatough And Juarez To Battle In World Solo 24 Hours
Mon Aug 11, 2003
WHISTLER, BC - There are 3 weeks to go until the 2003 World Solo 24 Hours of Adrenalin(tm) Championships. Already the stage has been set for an epic battle between 2002 event champion Chris Eatough and Tinker Juarez. read more



     USA's Bishop Strikes Pan Am Gold
Mon Aug 11, 2003
JARABOCOA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Jeremiah Bishop and Mary McConneloug continued their successful seasons this afternoon each taking home medals in the cross-country mountain bike event at the XIV Pan American Games in the Dominican Republic. read more



     2003 NORBA Series Finals Returns To Classic Venue
Mon Aug 11, 2003
DURANGO, CO - Durango Mountain Resort will host the grand finale of the 2003 NORBA National Championship Mountain Bike Series August 14-17. Overall fitness will be a factor as every race starts at over 8,000 feet. read more



     2003 Red Bull Bike Battle - Athletes Confirmed
Tue Aug 12, 2003
BOSTON, MA - The second annual Red Bull Bike Battle has confirmed the line up of the world's elite mountain bike riders. Saturday, September 27, 2003 they battle it out at Boston City Hall. read more



     New Transrockies Route Announced
Tue Aug 12, 2003
FERNIE, BC - Officials from the TransRockies announced yesterday that a new route had been established for the world read more



     Big Changes For 2004 NORBA Series
Tue Aug 12, 2003
There are still lots of details to be worked out and some contracts to be signed, but all indications are pointing to a dramatically revamped NORBA National Championship Series in 2004. read more



     Rubiera Wins Clif Bar's 2003 Beyond The Podium Award
Wed Aug 13, 2003
Jose Luis Rubiera, a U.S. Postal Service pro rider, won Clif Bar's second annual Beyond The Podium Award, earning him $10,000. read more



     Two Consumers Win $12,000 Giant TCR Bikes
Wed Aug 13, 2003
Through online competitions at VeloNews.com and Cyclingnews.com two consumers one Giant TCR Composite Tour 100 road bikes that retail for more than $12,000 each. read more



     Tour de France Heroes Could Face Off In San Francisco
Wed Aug 13, 2003
After the most grueling contest in his five conquests of the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong is resting on his laurels in Spain. But Tyler Hamilton and other top cyclists already are back on their bikes. read more



     IMBA Will Match Donations To Buy
Wed Aug 13, 2003
Heads up to riders beyond New England: The International Mountain Bicycling Association has announced that it will match the next $3,000 in non-New England donations that support the purchase of "Vietnam" read more



     Canada's MTB Worlds Team Announced
Wed Aug 13, 2003
Canadian Cycling Association is pleased to announce the following team that will participate at the MTB World Championships in Lugano, Switzerland, August 31 - September 7, 2003. read more



     Zap Gone, Changes at Mountain Bike Magazine
Wed Aug 13, 2003
Zapata Espinoza, Mountain Bike magazine's editor and industry icon, is no longer part of the publication he helped build into off-road cycling's dominant rag. read more



     Van Cortland Jumps Are No More
Thu Aug 14, 2003
NEW YORK, NY - Bad news in NYC. Van Cortland Park in the Bronx was a promising spot with same great jumps getting built up every week as well as some fun drops. Well this past week...the jumps were bulldozed. read more



     NORBA Gets Cash For Finals
Thu Aug 14, 2003
USA Cycling and GaleForce are delighted to announce the addition of a new sponsor, and the addition of pro cash bonuses to the 2003 NORBA National Championship Mountain Bike series. read more



     Armstrong To Race Olympics?
Thu Aug 14, 2003
Lance Armstrong will line up for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, shortly after competing in the Tour de France, which he hopes to win for a sixth consecutive time. read more



     Former Mountain Biking Staffers Face New Charges
Thu Aug 14, 2003
The attorney for Challenge Publications, the parent company of Mountain Biking and Flow magazines, appeared in Los Angeles County Superior Court yesterday. read more



     Pedrosfest More Popular Than Ever
Thu Aug 14, 2003
The organisers of the Ninth Annual Pedro's New England Mountain Bike Festival have declared it the biggest yet, with just over 3,000 mountain bikers visiting the new venue for the three day festival. read more



     NORBA Finals: What's At Stake?
Fri Aug 15, 2003
After two straight years at the East Coast mountain-biking hotbed of Mount Snow, Vermont, the NORBA National Championship Series has come west for its series finale. read more



     Lopes To Miss Durango
Fri Aug 15, 2003
When it comes time for the world championships in September, you'll be hard pressed to find a more motivated racer than American Brian Lopes. And that's assuming Lopes will be able to race at all. read more



     Danielson And Jeanson Star At Mt. Washington Hill Climb
Fri Aug 15, 2003
NORTH CONWAY, NH - A full field of 600 cyclists will be tackling the annual Mt. Washington Auto Road Hill Climb this Saturday, August 16. All eyes will be on Tom Danielson and Genevi read more



     World Cup In Angel Fire?
Sat Aug 16, 2003
ANGEL FIRE, NM - It's a long ways from being finalized, but don't be surprised if the World Cup series makes its return to the U.S. at the Angel Fire Resort in northern New Mexico. read more



     Waddell Update: He's Up And About
Sat Aug 16, 2003
Downhiller John Waddell spent nearly a month in a coma following a crash at the end of his run at the Mont-Ste-Anne World Cup downhill on June 28, when carried too much speed into the finish-area jump and overshot the landing. read more



     NORBA Nationals 2003 - Finals
Sat Aug 16, 2003
DURANGO, CO - In the final cross-country race of the NORBA National Championship Mountain Bike Series today in Durango, CO, a familiar face graced the top step of the podium in the men's race courtesy of Ryder Hesjedal. read more



     OLN t to Air Pedrosfest on Aug. 14
Sun Aug 17, 2003
LANESBORO, MA - This monumental mountain bike party know as Pedrosfest drew the attention of the Outdoor Life Network, which produced a segment on this festival to air Thursday, Aug. 14, at 9 p.m. on Summer Sports Zone.



     President Bush Talks With IMBA, CA Bike Show Staff
Mon Aug 18, 2003
LOS ANGELES, CA - On Friday President Bush spoke at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area about his $5 billion National Parks Legacy Project, and several times mentioned the importance of hiking and biking in national parks. read more



     Danielson, Jeanson Tame Weather - Whipped Mount Washington
Mon Aug 18, 2003
NORTH CONWAY, NH - With 70-degree temperatures and light winds at the bottom of the Mount Washington Auto Road, it looked like the 600-plus racers would have a relatively pleasant trip up the 7.6-mile ascent. But... read more



     Monahan Repeats As US PRO Crit Champ
Mon Aug 18, 2003
DOWNERS GROVE, IL - The men's US Postal Service US PRO Criterium Championship was contested on the same course as last night, fielding a mass of 102 riders and all the major US Teams. read more



     Smirnoff Ad Bashes Dahon
Mon Aug 18, 2003
LONDON, ENGLAND - Bus stop posters around London feature a Dahon folding bike--and Dahon executives are not the least bit happy. The ads mimic aluminum recycling ads, with a Dahon bike shown as a "waste" of aluminum. read more



     blackboxracing.com Is Here
Mon Aug 18, 2003
BlackBox racing continues to develop and define the most innovative component technology utilizing today read more



     Freestyle Moto In New England
Tue Aug 19, 2003
OXFORD, ME - The only freestyle moto event of the season will take place on Thursday, August 21 at 7pm at Oxford Plains Speedway Rte 26 in Oxford, ME featuring X-Games gold medalist 'Mad' Mike Jones. and more. read more



     Redline, Velomax Offer Disc Brake 'Cross Bike
Tue Aug 19, 2003
Redline Bicycles' top-of-the-line cyclocross bike--the 2004 Conquest Pro--will be able to utilize disc or rim brakes thanks to Velomax Sagitta wheels. read more



     The Shore Is Closed - Vancouver
Wed Aug 20, 2003
VANCOUVER, BC - Extreme fire danger in the lower mainland has forced the various regional districts to close all trails on the Shore. All trails will be barricaded and "poachers" face a $2000 fine for disobeying the closures. read more



     UCI Accepts 29" MTB Wheels
Thu Aug 21, 2003
At its last meeting on July 3, 4 of this year, the UCI Management Committee decided, at the proposal of the MTB Commission, to amend the rules, athletes will have the choice of using 29 inche wheels. read more



     The River Rage - August 23 and 24
Thu Aug 21, 2003
SUNDAY RIVER, ME - The River Rage, in its 11th year, is one of the oldest running downhills in the east. Sunday River, always the innovator, is trying the new two run, two separate course, combined time format. read more



     Price Slashing Annoys European Retailers, Manufacturers
Thu Aug 21, 2003
MUNICH, GERMANY - A drop in European consumers' purchasing power caused many bicycle retailers to slash their prices, something that deeply bothers other retailers and manufacturers. read more



     IMBA Requests Help In Ranking States' Mountain Biking
Fri Aug 22, 2003
IMBA is polling mountain bikers on their local scenes for its annual IMBA Report Card, which provides an analysis of mountain bike access and advocacy progress for U.S. states, Canadian provinces and other countries. read more



     Missy Giove And Mary Grigson Announced Their Retirements
Fri Aug 22, 2003
Mountain-bike racing lost two of its greats last weekend in Durango when Mary Grigson and Missy Giove announced their retirements from full-time racing. read more



     Hamilton Crashes Out Of Tour Of Holland
Fri Aug 22, 2003
It's been confirmed that Tyler Hamilton broke his middle finger after crashing in Stage 2 of the ENECO Ronde van Nederland. Hamilton received 14 stitches to the damaged finger and did not start the third stage Thursday. read more



     South African Cyclists Charged With Murder
Fri Aug 22, 2003
The two South African cyclists involved in the fatal shooting of a man whom they claim was attempting to steal their bikes will be charged with murder, according to a report in the Beeld newspaper. read more



     Team Dried Plums/Orbitz Wins 24-Hours Of Great Glen
Fri Aug 22, 2003
PINKHAM NOTCH, NH - Gary Contic and Dave Currie battled several inches of rain in 12 hours, muddy course conditions and tough competition to capture first place. The two were first-time teammates. read more



     Roland On The Mend
Sat Aug 23, 2003
In the strange but true category, reigning world cross-country champion Roland Green confirmed that a case of the chicken pox was the cause for his absence from last weekend's NCS finals in Durango. read more



     Red Bull Rampage 2003 Preview
Sat Aug 23, 2003
VIRGIN, UT - Once again Red Bull Energy Drink is hosting its Red Bull Rampage. The best freeride mountain bikers in the world will gather to challenge the steep lines and cliff bands of Virgin, Utah. read more



     Car Share Company Outfits Its Vehicles With Sportworks Racks
Sun Aug 24, 2003
WOODINVILLE, WA - Flexcar, the nation's largest car sharing company, is putting Sportworks racks on some of the cars in its Seattle fleet. read more



     Speedplay Creates Online Pedal Museum
Sun Aug 24, 2003
SAN DIEGO, CA - Speedplay's web site now showcases CEO Richard Bryne's huge pedal collection, which features dozens of models from the 1860s to the present. read more



     American Dream...
Sun Aug 24, 2003
Coming into the finals weekend in Durango, Americans had a shot at five of the eight overall NORBA titles that were on the line. But the US claimed just two of the eight NCS crowns. read more



     Pre-Interbike Announcement; Mountain Cycle Introduces SIN
Sun Aug 24, 2003
Mountain Cycle is proud to announce the arrival of a new hard-core free ride model, the SIN. This new model will be unveiled at EuroBike and InterBike and is only a taste of what the company has created for 2004. read more



     Jeff Menown Settles In At Giant
Sun Aug 24, 2003
Jeff Menown, formerly American Bicycle Group's product manager, joined Giant Bicycles as its newest product development manager. Menown's position began Aug. 4. read more



     Kelowna's Slice Of Paradise May Be Lost
Mon Aug 25, 2003
KELOWNA BC - The now near-famous Gillard trails in Kelowna are certainly ablaze. Four years of hard work by dedicated trail builders may be lost as the Okanagan Mountain Park fire has spread into the residential areas of upper Mission in Kelowna.



     Third Spanish Death In 15 Days
Mon Aug 25, 2003
Spanish cyclist Valentin Alvarez, 46, is the third rider to be killed on the roads of the Asturias region in just over two weeks. read more



     A Promise To Restore Transportation Enhancements
Mon Aug 25, 2003
WASHINGTON, DC - Millions of federal dollars for bike projects could again be included in the 2004 budget, courtesy an amendment from Rep. Tom Petri that would reinstall the Transportation Enhancements program. read more



     Marin Canada Rider To Race MTB Worlds
Mon Aug 25, 2003
NOVATO, CA - Marin Bikes today announced that Sandra Walter, of Team Marin/Shimano, has been selected to represent Canada as part of the Mountain Bike World Championships in Lugano, Switzerland, August 31-September 7, 2003. read more



     Jim Langley Chronicles History Of Bicycle Evolution Online
Tue Aug 26, 2003
Derailleurs, suspension, disk wheels, anatomic saddles--all these and more have their roots in 19th century designs, according to a detailed article and timeline on cycling journalist Jim Langley's web site. read more



     Jeep King (and Queen) Of The Mountain Crowned
Tue Aug 26, 2003
KIRKWOOD, CA - The Jeep King of the Mountain (KOM) Series celebrated the final championship race of its new three-part professional mountain bike racing Series today at Kirkwood Mountain Resort. read more



     Bikes Belong Awards $10,000 To Grand Canyon Gateway Trail
Wed Aug 27, 2003
BROOKLINE, MA - Bikes Belong is awarding a $10,000 grant to the Grand Canyon National Park Foundation for its efforts to construct the Gateway Trail in the Grand Canyon National Park. read more



     US Team For MTB World's
Wed Aug 27, 2003
USA Cycling has announced its team to represent the United States at the World Mountain Bike Championships. This year's World's will be held in Lugano, Switzerland, from August 31 to September 7. read more



     No World Championships For Tyler Hamilton
Thu Aug 28, 2003
CSC read more



     Interbike Advanced Registration Deadline Is Friday
Thu Aug 28, 2003
Retailer Interbike registration is still free, but only until tomorrow. After Friday, retailer registration costs $25 per person. Also, the fee for non-exhibiting manufacturers and industry affiliates increases from $200 to $250. read more



     Ultra-light Bikes, Clothing Materials Turn Heads At Eurobike
Fri Aug 29, 2003
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY - It's a battle of the lightweight titans at Eurobike. Marcus Storck is showing off a 2.1-pound carbon fiber road frame he can build into a 10-pound bike. Specialized and Scott are also drawing quite a crowd. read more



     Big Victory For IMBA
Fri Aug 29, 2003
Latest news from IMBA was a big one, as the fat-tire advocacy organization announced that it had helped broker a deal that will allow mountain bikes on the Cactus Forest Trail at Saguaro National Park in Tucson, Arizona. read more



     Tilford Collects Another Crown At Masters MTB World's
Sun Aug 31, 2003
BROMONT, QU - Steve Tilford (Shimano-Moots) was among four Americans to claim world titles on Saturday during the first day of the Masters Mountain Bike World Championships in Bromont, Qu read more


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