The Longmont Times Call reports that Boulder Cycle Sport has broken ties with Vista Outdoor, makers of Bell, Giro, Blackburn and Camelbak, due to the parent company’s association with the NRA and the semi-automatic assault rifles it sells.
BCS co-owner Taro Smith “was disturbed by advertisements for semi-automatic rifles and ammo ‘designed to blow through bone and thick hide while also creating massive wounds,’” according to the Times-Call article. Read more
BikeBiz and Denver Streetsblog report, “When You Buy These Bike Brands, You’re Supporting Gun Manufacturers”Submitted by 303cycling on February 22nd, 2018
If you bought a cute little Copilot trailer to ferry your kid around town with your bike, we’ve got some news: Your purchase supported a company whose portfolio includes a gun manufacturer. Did you know this? What are your thoughts? Read more