•  How cool is it that people who love riding bikes are designing and building them? Reader Steve sent us the link to this Yeti Cycles video above.
  • The Sugar Showdown will be July 7th-8th at Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park in Issaquah, WA. The Women’s Only free ride event will feature workshops and classes by pro coaches on Saturday with various free ride competitions on Sunday. All skill levels are encouraged to attend this awesome event!
  • The Bell Wasatch Enduro race will be held July 21st at Canyons Resort Village in Park City, Utah (which, by the way, just won a Gold-Level Ride Center award from IMBA for their trail network). Highlights include a 4K Pro purse with equal payouts for men and women, 3,200′ of awesome descents, post-race meal and concert. Entry fee is $65 here. No license required.
  • BMW’s Design Director sees the future, and it includes a lot more two-wheelers.
  • Après Velo has a Father’s Day (Sunday, June 17th) special: purchase $99 worth of goods using code FATHER at checkout and receive a $50 gift voucher.
  • Trek’s President John Burke is now on Twitter: @JBTrek08.
  • BMC has opened its first concept store & service course in Eke, Belgium.
  • The Sufferfest team gear is now in stock and offering 10% off with code: THESUFFERING at checkout.
  • Bike Pure team kits are now available for purchase. Profits from the sale of kits go towards supporting their anti-doping message. The clothing is made by Belgium clothing company Decca, with socks by NC manufacturer DeFeet. Pictures of jersey and socks after the break.

What do you think?