• TwinSix has a limited run of these shorts available – a two-quarter length for $100, and made with their bluesign® fabric which contains 91% recycled polyester.
  • Portland Design Works and the Northwest Trail Alliance (NTA) have announced the opening of the Ventura Pump Park Track in Northeast Portland. PDW helped support the pump track as a member of 1% For The Planet – a group that supports environmental and advocacy programs with donations of 1% of their profits. More info over on BikePortland.org.
  • If you’re in the Lincoln, Nebraska, area keep your eyes peeled for two sets of Park Tools with yellow, red, or white electrical tape marking their handles. The tools were stolen this week from the nonprofit bike shop and volunteer community called the Bike Kitchen. If you’d like to make a donation to help them replace the tools, email them here.
  • Après Velo is offering some sweet groupings of their apparel at up to 40% discounts in honor of the Tour de France. Even better, type TDFSHIP in at checkout and get free shipping, too! Offer expires July 31st.
  • 10 lucky winners will receive a Hoffman Bikes t-shirt if you FB, tweet, or Instagram a photo of your bike with Hoffman parts on it during the month of July. Contest posting guidelines here.
  • Very few raffle tickets left for the I-9 wheel set! Proceeds go to Trips For Kids Western NC chapter. Only $20 each and only 100 tickets will be sold so your chances of walking away with a new wheel set are pretty high.
  • Chrome will be introducing it’s new Free Series of bags and a limited edition collaboration with iMiNUSD at a launch party in on Thursday, July 19th from 7-10pm. Everyone is invited to join them in this celebration which will include food, beer, raffles, and the opportunity to purchase the limited edition bags. Check it out here: 112 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA, 95112.
  • SizeMyBike – an app that helps you make adjustments to your bike’s positioning – has launched an Android version on Google Play.
  • Google Maps’ bicycle routes are now available for the UK.


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