Category: Bicycle store

Yes, you can avoid the crowds at the (very popular) Great Smoky Mountain National Park

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> 63 Parks Traveler started with a simple goal: visit every national park in the United States. Avid backpacker and nerd of public lands Emily Pennington saved up, built a small van to travel and live in, and hit the road, practicing the best COVID-19 safety protocols along the way. Parks as we know them […]

Open House Ministries opens apartment building in Vancouver for families coming out of homelessness

Photo Open House Ministries opened a 30-apartment building at West 12th and Jefferson streets Monday afternoon for people transitioning from homelessness. The apartment building – which will be called the Dollie and Ed Lynch West Building – will be for graduates of the Open House Ministries Family Shelter, making it an extension of the Open […]

Bartonville Police Blotter – Cross Timbers Gazette | Denton County South | mound of flowers

In May, the Bartonville Police Department received 332 calls for service. Twelve resulted in incident reports, 1 arrest and 5 motor vehicle accident reports were collected. We received 614,872 license plate reads from May 21 through June 21 from 14 Flock LPR cameras located throughout the city, none of which are capturing FM 407 traffic. […]

WATCH NOW: Southport Bikes and Boards to close after over 40 years | Local News

One of Kenosha’s most iconic stores will close after 41 years when its owner retires. Southport Bikes and Boards, formerly Southport Rigging, will close this fall, owner Ralph Ruffolo Jr. has announced. Ruffolo, a Kenosha native, opened a windsurfing business in 1981 in the basement of the building that currently houses Harborside Common Grounds at […]

Ukrainians in occupied Lugansk struggle to rebuild their lives elsewhere

Comment this story Comment KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — No one came to rescue Arif Bahirov. After months of fierce fighting for control of the Luhansk region, a devastating Russian assault on what remained of battered Ukrainian military positions threatened to cut off one of the last escape routes from Bahirov’s nearly surrounded hometown, Severodonetsk. Carrying only […]

Sunflowers in bloom at Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area

Knoxville, Tenn. – Thousands of blooming sunflowers will take center stage in the Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area this weekend during Knoxville’s fifth annual Sunflower Celebration. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency plants several fields of golden flowers once every two years and invites visitors to learn about land management and habitat restoration as […]

Watch now: Lincoln man arrested in connection with fatal stabbing, police say | Crime and courts

After a three-day manhunt that eventually sent investigators to an apartment in northwest Lincoln, police arrested the 34-year-old Lincoln man on Tuesday morning on charges of fatally stabbing a 26 year old man Friday. Steven A. Alexander was arrested without incident near 31st Street and Folkways Boulevard, Deputy Police Chief Jason Stille said at a […]

Form suffers losses as thieves steal batch of unreleased e-bikes during transport – Business

British bicycle brand Forme has suffered the loss of a batch of unreleased e-bikes, which were stolen in transit. Shape, owned by Derby-based distributor Moore Large, announced the theft on Friday July 1 after the bikes were stolen while being shipped from an assembly supplier to Derby’s headquarters. The stolen bikes were all high-end Bosch-equipped […]

FasCat Coaching Hires Media Veteran Ben Delaney as Chief Content Officer

BOULDER, CO. – Cycling coaching and digital training company FasCat Coaching has hired longtime cycling journalist Ben Delaney as chief content officer. Delaney will produce podcasts, write stories and tips, create videos and connect on social media with athletes around the world. Delaney will also help launch the upcoming Optimize app, which simplifies complex, data-rich […]

From Framingham to Lowell, progress continues on 25-mile bike path through Boston’s western suburbs – StreetsblogMASS

Several new trail projects are underway to complete the Bruce Freeman Rail Traila proposed 25-mile multi-purpose track that, when completed, will connect the western Boston suburb of Lowell to Framingham along the abandoned New Haven Railroad line. There are currently two completed segments of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail (BFRT): a 12-mile segment from Acton […]

The ‘Sole’ of Outdoor Recreation: Downtown Danville Store Specializes in Footwear for Outdoor Adventures and More | Local business news

SUSAN ELZEY Special to Registry & Bee Ten years ago, Adam Jones was stuck in traffic on I-40 after driving to Raleigh, North Carolina to buy running shoes. It occurred to him then that he couldn’t be the only person in Danville who needed a closer place to buy shoes for outdoor recreation. And the […]

Book review: When a librarian and her widowed mother fly to England to help run a family bookstore, they get more than they bargained for

Much like bookstores themselves, novels about bookstores fall into a variety of genres. Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s “Shadow of the Wind” ventures into the realm of surreal conspiracies, while Christopher Morley’s “The Haunted Bookstore” is a charming comedy of errors. “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” contains secret societies and the mysterious effects of technology. This is where […]

The e-bike conversion market is quietly accelerating in the wake of the e-bike boom

A version of this article originally appeared in the June issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News By PAUL TOLME PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Store owner Brad Davis’ career as an e-bike entrepreneur offers insight into an often overlooked but increasingly profitable corner of the e-bike market: e-bike conversions. A decade or more ago, before […]

Moore Large joins the Bicycle Association’s Investors in Cycling program – Highlight

Moore Large has pledged its support for the industry initiative “Investors in cycling”the Bicycle Association (BA) program which promotes the growth of cycling through advocacy. Moore Large joins over 1,100 cycling companies as part of the BA Investors in Cycling. The company’s history dates back to 1947 when John H Moore, father of John Moore, […]

Lightspeed Launches Revolutionary B2B Network to Connect Brands and Retailers

Combining the power of the original Lightspeed Supplier Network and NuORDER by Lightspeed, the new Lightspeed B2B will connect thousands of the world’s top brands and retailers, allowing merchants to order instantly and sell seamlessly across any channel. MONTREAL – Lightspeed Commerce Inc. (NYSE: LSPD) (TSX: LSPD), the one-stop commerce platform enabling merchants around the […]

‘It’s killing me:’ Gas prices are driving drivers to buy bikes, leave vehicles behind

ORLANDO, Florida. – As gas prices continue to soar, people are swapping their vehicles for a more economical means of transport: bicycles. Fuel prices have blown budgets as drivers get less gas for more money. Gas Buddy reported on Thursday that the average gas price in Florida was $4.79. [TRENDING: Publix whole chicken tenders subs […]

Adventure Rental in Santa Barbara

Adventure Rental in Santa Barbara Outdoor tour, rental, retail and service business listings A-Frame Surf Shop: Surf shop offering retail lessons. 3785 Santa Claus Ln., Carpinteria; (805) 684-8803; aframesurf.com. Bici Centro: Non-profit bike shop, education center and repair aid. 434 Olive Street; (805) 617-3255; bicicentro.org. Bob’s bike: Bike shop with service. 320 S. Kellogg Avenue, […]

Bike giant Specialized acquires bike shop, plans experience center in northwest Arkansas

Ledger is a six-story mixed-use building under construction in downtown Bentonville. It has bicycle ramps from the ground floor to the roof. Michel Rojkind, Callaghan Horiuchi and Marlon Blackwell Architects collaborated on the design of the building. Photo: Bentonville Ledger Bike giant Specialized Bicycle Components is investing heavily in northwest Arkansas. The 48-year-old California company […]

Pandemic headache: US companies are still struggling with inventory

More than two years into the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. businesses are still struggling to manage inventory amid a feast-or-famine cycle caused by fickle consumer demand. “We have way too much inventory right now,” said Ginny Pasqualone, chief executive of Sparkledots, a children’s clothing manufacturer. “It’s important that we have a wide selection of merchandise for […]

QC Bike Collective’s ‘Earn-A-Bike’ program helps young university students stay healthy and active through the summer

MANCHESTER, NH – Thanks to the Win a Bike program, 140 elementary school students will be the proud owners of a new set of refurbished bicycles or a set of sports equipment. Packages are designed to help students have a healthy and active summer. The Earn-A-Bike program was created by the Manchester Community Schools Project […]

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