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Bicycle News Roundup

Bike-trail pit stop an invitation to cyclists
The Columbus Dispatch – 6/9/12
Before summer is over, cyclists traveling through Westerville will have a place to take a break, fill up on water and use restrooms.
(This reminds me of the glory days of route 66 when all the gas stations and motels opened to service all the travelers – Tom)

Bicycle Motocross: North Bay BMX hosts points race
Napa Valley Register – 6/8/12
North Bay BMX in Napa held a USA BMX single points race on June 2
(BMX in Napa? Who knew?)

Sacramento firm racking up sales in bike docks
Modesto Bee – 6/8/12
With so many flashy, art-inspired bike racks popping up in and around Sacramento these days, there’s a good chance you’ve overlooked the racks poised to become a force in the industry.
(Do we really need a better bike rack? Yes!)

Postal Service’s Bicycling Stamps Promote Healthy Lifestyle
Market Watch – 6/7/12
One of the nation’s most popular outdoor activities gets its stamp of approval today from the U.S. Postal Service with the issuance of the Bicycling Forever stamps.
(Does this mean that bikes are now as important as Elvis?)

Boom for U.S. builders
Bicycle Retailer – 6/7/12
Zen Bicycle Fabrication greatly underestimated interest in its framebuilding business when it opened its doors scarcely six months ago. Today the young company is struggling to keep up with demand.
(Check out the name of the last guy quoted in the story. Some things never change.)


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