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13 hours 29 min ago

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (BRAIN)--California-based manufacturer Pure Fix Cycles announced this week that is has opened a corporate office in Europe.

Posted in International
13 hours 31 min ago

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — ­­Ridley Bikes has partnered with Belgium's LRM and Taiwan­-based Ideal Bicycle Corporation, one of the country's largest bicycle man

Posted in International
14 hours 20 min ago
Updates to clarify how spokes are replaced.
The spokes on each side of the wheel, along with their hub ring, can be replaced.

Editor's note: This story was originally published August 27. This version is updated to clarify how the E100 spokes are replaced in case of damage. We also added a photo of the spoke ring and the new rim shape.

Posted in Product/Tech
14 hours 53 min ago
Espresso maker sets Italian booth on fire, baggy bibs for roadies, Lightweight's concept commuter and more.
A fire forced Gipiemme and Plastotex to relocate their displays.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — 2014 may be the Year of the Return of the Concept Bike, at least at the Eurobike show.

Posted in International
15 hours 12 min ago
The Canyon MRSC on display at Eurobike last week.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — BMC’s Impec concept bike wasn’t the only theoretical display bike on show at Eurobike. Canyon Bicycle, which is not distributed in the U.S. currently, showed a wild idea for a totally wired (and wireless) high performance full suspension road bike.

Posted in Product/Tech
4 days 12 hours ago

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jesse Porter, a former executive at Specialized, has joined Felt Bicycles as its director of sales for the Western region. Also joining the company is Mark Hodge as controller and chief financial officer.

Posted in North America
5 days 7 hours ago
Kenda's Juggernaut Pro fat bike tire.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At a press conference hosted by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), several leading Taiwanese companies came together to launch new products on the second day of the Eurobike show.

Posted in International
5 days 7 hours ago
GoPro's doggy cam mount is for action dogs, Euro or otherwise.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Some say that what you see at Eurobike is coming to the U.S. market soon — maybe as soon as next month's Interbike show (like the GoPro doggy camera mount), or maybe in a matter of years (electric unicycles? Well, maybe someday). 

Posted in Product/Tech
5 days 8 hours ago
The new S5 has a Cevelo-branded aero drop bar.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — After winning awards for the S5 VWD aero road bike, engineers at Cervélo didn't sit back and bask in the glory for long. "We took it as a challenge," said Heather Henderson, senior product manager at Cervélo. "We knew we could make it faster."

Posted in Product/Tech
5 days 15 hours ago
At Eurobike, the company is showing a flood of new products, including a cure for internal routing headaches.
The powder-coated TS-2.2 is less expensive than its chrome brother.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Park Tool has made a change to one of its most iconic shop tools, the TS-2.2 truing stand. More precisely, the Minnesota manufacturer is offering a new version of its professional-quality truing stand in a powder-coated finish in its trademark shade of blue.

Posted in Product/Tech
6 days 5 hours ago

WATERTOWN, Mass. (BRAIN) — Custom steel, titanium and ti/carbon framebuilder Seven Cycles has added Bespoke Cycles of Hamilton Ltd. as its exclusive distributor in New Zealand.

Posted in North America
6 days 8 hours ago
The new SB6c.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) —Scarcely one month after launching the SB5c trail bike and just one week after it introduced a new cross-country race model, Yeti rolled out a third new bike on the opening day of Eurobike.

Posted in Product/Tech

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