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Pearl Izumi Driving Retail

Driving Retail Success: Keeping your soft goods areas looking new

Presented by: Bruce Schofield, Retail Services Lead, Pearl iZUMi Summer is the best selling time for most of the country, and the last thing you want to do is change things around. However if don’t keep your store looking new the customers who frequently visit won’t see your inventory, because they think it looks the same as always. Here are a few things you can…

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Bike League Pedal Equality

Bike League: Pedaling Towards Equality

The League of American Bicyclists sent out the blurb below about bicycle rider equality. Bicycling has more than doubled from 1.7 billion trips in 2001 to more than four billion trips in 2009 — and youth, women, and communities of color are playing a key role in shifting transportation demand towards safe, accessible, and equitable bicycling for all. A new report from the League and the…

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Infographic of Bike Commuting

Infographic: Where is Bike Commuting Growing?

Reposted from BikeLeague.org The past decade has seen dramatic growth in biking, with the total number of trips more than doubling from 1.7 billion in 2001 to 4 billion in 2009, according to the National Household Travel Survey.Sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, Bike to Work Day will be celebrated in hundreds of communities nationwide on Friday, May 17, highlighting the health, economic and community…

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Bicycle Friendly State Colorado

Colorado Ranked 2nd in Bike Friendly States

As the move to Denver, CO gets closer, Emily and I are researching more and more about biking and outdoor activities. Becoming familiar with bike routes, day trips and places to explore will allow us to feel quickly at home and adding various levels of excitement for our next chapter. Everyone knows how Colorado is an outdoorsman dream, especially a cyclist. The latest rankings of…

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People for Bikes

PeopleforBikes Roll Together Bike Movie

PeopleforBikes is getting May, National Bike Month, off with a rolling bang. As a fan of promoting healthier relationships between bicyclist and motorist I absolutely love the video below to “Roll Together.” Take the pledge, be a better cyclist.  

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Women And Bicycles

WABA’s Women & Bicycles Program

WABA (Washington Area Bicycle Association) is putting together an education and outreach program to get more women on bikes! While the program is still in the infancy it seems they have obtainable goals and mission to begin with. I’m excited to follow along with what WABA is doing and how these efforts can be duplicated elsewhere. From WABA…. Why is getting more women on bikes…

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Fat tire wheelie courtesy of Chris

Frostbike–A bicycle non-professional at a bicycle industry trade show

A guest post by Laura Colbert of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA So, I know my byline up there says that I represent Loose Nuts Cycles when I write.  The truth is that I am by no means a bicycle industry professional.  I ride my bike to work and around town, love a mountain bike ride, help out at the local velodrome and am…

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Pinterest Retail Board

For the Love of Retail Experiences

When you pair my love of design and retail you have a very, very, strong passion for the “retail experience.” What is a retail experience? A mix of great customer experience, accessorized displays and a well laid out “flow” of a store. As I travel across the country, visit more bicycle shops and share stories of retail experiences with shops I am slowly watching a transformation. No…

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National Women's Bicycling Forum

National Women’s Bicycling Forum: March 4th

On March 4th, 2013, timing around the National Bike Summit, the League of American Bicyclists are hosting the second annual National Women’s Bicycling Forum. I asked Carolyn, Director of Communications at the League of American Bicyclists, some follow up questions to learn more about what the League has planned for this Forum! About the National Women’s Bicycling Forum Join hundreds of fellow advocates and enthusiasts who are…

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