Each year Shimano Europe asks its employees to suggest charities for the company to donate to. Make-A-Wish fulfills wishes of children between 3 and 18 years old that have a life-threatening disease. Since 1989 they have fulfilled the wishes of more than 4,000 sick children.
This is the blurb for 'Cycle-space', a forthcoming book by Dr Steven Fleming, lecturer at the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle in Australia.
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The UK's National Cycle Collection will be making an appearance at London 2012 this summer. Part of the bicycle museum's collection in Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Wales will be making the trip east to England's capital for the international event during the Olympic time trials.
If you recall from their recent 2013 product updates, Fox is taking a more integrated approach to front and rear suspension and has revised their damping characteristics to provide tunes optimized for climbing, “trail” and descending.
The man who designed Raleigh's iconic Chopper bicycle has died after a battle with cancer. Alan Oakley, 85 and from Nottingham, home of the bike manufacturer, died on Friday.
Following their introduction of the fully integrated crankset power meter for the new SRAM Red, Quarq has added specific models to work with Specialized and Cannondale cranksets.
Jim Wannamaker has resigned as North Americas sales and marketing director at Vee Rubber America. Wannamaker was with the tire company for about 14 months; prior to that he was with Kenda Tire for many years; he was the face of both brands at bike events around the country.
Calling the latest Olympic racing bike a bike is like calling a Formula One racing car a car. From a distance, the racing bike indeed looks like a bike. But get up close and you will realize it is a technological marvel that would have been unimaginable even at the Beijing Games four years ago.
Cycling is a hot issue in the UK at the moment. Politicians don’t miss any opportunity to be linked and photographed with the bicycles, such as in early April, when UK Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Norman Baker MP launched the Brompton Dock scheme at Manchester Piccadilly station.