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  • 2015 UCI MTB World Cup presented by Shimano // Fort William (UK) – Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Round Two of the DH world cup makes its stop in the Scottish Highlands for what is always a great event for racers and spectators alike. Will American Aaron Gwin and Frenchwoman Emmeline Rago continue their winning ways and hold off the strong Brits? Log on to uci.ch or redbull.tv to watch LIVE!
  • Philadelphia International Cycling Classic – The mens’ America Tour Race begins at 8:00 AM and the womens’ World Cup Race begins at 12:30 PM. If you’re in the Philly area and want to check out the race, The Philadelphia International Cycling Classic course is packed with great locations to watch the action and enjoy the day. For more information visit philadelphiainternationalcyclingclassic.com.


  • Win a Pair of Shimano Road Shoes – Art’s Cyclery is giving away a pair of Shimano R321 road shoes to one lucky winner. Take the survey for a chance to win.
  • Guess the Distance and Win! – If you can accurately guess Bradley Wiggins’ distance on his Hour Record attempt this Sunday then you may win a free custom Velo Zephyr bar/stem. Submit your guess at velozephyr.com.


  • Tour De Trykes – The Tour de Trykes is a bicycle tour leaving from downtown Enid, OK on the morning of Saturday August 22nd. There will be routes of 2 miles, 14 miles, 26 miles, 42 miles and 100K. We will be celebrating our 10th year of hosting this event which draws in about 350 riders. There will also be a Criterium at 5:00 PM that evening.
  • Tilnar Cycling Challenge – Have you ever wanted to have one big cycle challenge each year to test your endurance? Whether on roads, tracks or trails or even on a static exercise bike. Whether you are an elite cyclist, a weekend warrior or just an occasional rider then the Tilnar Cycling Challenge is for you. It’s coming up in two weeks on June 20th so if your near Essex, England and want to ride then Enter NOW.

Other News

  • Woman Banned from Owning a Cell Phone – A Michigan judge banned Mitzi Nelson from owning a cell phone for two years as a part of her probation after killing  cyclist Jill Byelich while driving distracted last year. Visit autoblog.com for more on the story.

Industry News

  • VEE Tire Co. Hires New National Sales Manager of Dealer Accounts – VEE Tire Co. has hired Tim Tebbe as its US National Sales Manager of Dealer Accounts. Tebbe has built his industry experience by working with EVS Sports and Marin Bikes for the past 4 years. Joining with the company during the major growth of VEE Tire Co’s dealer network, Tim can continue to showcase his success. For more information on VEE Tire Co.com or visit their website at veetireco.com You can also find VEE Tire Co. on Facebook at facebook.com/veetireco.
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