Friday Roundup – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

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  • Registration is open for Southern Cross 2014! The season opener for the American Ultra Cross Championships will be held on February 22nd in Dahlonega, Georgia, on the beautiful grounds of the Montaluce Winery.
  • Registration opens on January 14th at 12 pm (noon) EST for the 37th Annual TD Five Boro Bike Tour. This is a bucket list bike tour of New York’s 5 boroughs that is great fun to do with groups or with your family. All 32,000 spots sell out FAST, so be ready!
  • Sacred Rides has launched new bring your partner trips, ”that mountain bikers and their non-biking companions can enjoy together.”
  • IndieWire has an exclusive previewof Girl on a Bicycle – a romantic comedy that debuts in select theaters on Valentine’s Day.
  • Specialized S-Works Evade Cycling Helmet has been recalled in Australia due to an issue with the strap hanger – more info here.
  • Flip Belt may not be cycling specific, but it does look useful.
  • Look Cycles is seeking 675 road bike owners to give a little testimonial about their bike. In return, they’re giving away some pretty sweet prizes, including front row seats at this year’s Tour de France!
  • And, taking the award for best non-cycling press release to land in our inbox this week: “Endangered Whooping Cranes Arrive at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, FL on Aircraft-guided Flight.” …Just thought you’d like to know all 8 of them made the trip safely. There are only 600 of these birds in the world.

Comments

Mark - 01/11/14 - 8:01am

Wow that flip belt looks very useful for carrying cans of beer: I wonder if they will fit…

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