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The Farley 9.8.

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek on Friday announced changes to its Farley fat bike model, with new carbon frame, fork and rim options and a change to 197mm rear spacing.

Posted in Product/Tech
2 days 1 hour ago
The Riken AL 110BCD chassis is available now.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — After announcing a reduction in retail price for its existing power meter cranks earlier this month, SRAM’s Quarq brand announced a new model Friday that hits its lowest price yet: as low as $799 for crank arms and spider without chainrings.

Posted in Product/Tech
2 days 3 hours ago

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation that would lower tariffs — currently as high as 30 percent — on some types of "recreational performance outerwear." Some cycling rain gear might be included in the clothing items that would see a tariff reduction.

Posted in North America
2 days 13 hours ago
Plus, a photo gallery of new product, and happenings, at the annual festival and race.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Tired of hearing about 27.5-plus tires? Does a new helmet line generate a big yawn? And has the chatter over the new 148-millimeter thru-axle left you shaking your head? Then what is the most novel, most useful new product at Sea Otter?

Posted in Industry News
2 days 21 hours ago

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Lock maker Abus Mobile Security, LLC and online bike registration company Project 529 are joining forces in offering a new bike security package.

Posted in Product/Tech
2 days 23 hours ago

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP's Civia brand is recalling some aluminum fenders sold as aftermarket items and included as original equipment on some Civia Hyland bike models. According to the U.S.

Posted in Recalls
3 days 17 min ago
The new Enve HDH bar.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Enve has revised its line of carbon fiber mountain bike handlebars with a new high-rise model, wider widths and new graphics.

The new High Rise HDH bar has a 46mm rise, a 9 degree sweep and 810mm wide. It weighs 267 grams.

Posted in Product/Tech
3 days 2 hours ago

MALLABIA, Spain (BRAIN) — Following an in-depth system audit, Orbea has decided to cease manufacturing in Kunshan, China, at the end of June and expand its facility in Portugal.

Posted in International
3 days 2 hours ago

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Rocky Mountain Bicycles is now producing the Sherpa, a bike it first showed as a concept at last year's Sea Otter Classic.

Posted in Product/Tech
3 days 2 hours ago

QUINCY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design is producing a new event this fall near its California headquarters. The Grinduro is a 60-mile competition on dirt and pavement with elements of gravel road racing and mountain bike enduro competitions.

Posted in North America
3 days 3 hours ago

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — After multiple delays, Recon Instruments has begun shipping its heads-up display sunglasses for the sports market. The Recon Jet is built for active outdoor use and provides information just below the user's right eye and connects to wearable sensors and smartphones.

Posted in Product/Tech
3 days 3 hours ago

LONDON (BRAIN) — Wiggle, which bills itself as the U.K.'s largest online bike and tri-sports retailer, is planning a new multimillion-dollar marketing campaign aimed at increasing its penetration with cycling enthusiasts in the U.K. and Australia. 

Posted in International

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New Product

MADRID (BRAIN) — Creating a new category in the power meter market, Rotor Bike Components has introduced the INpower meter, which is integrated into the axles of the Spanish brand’s cranksets. 

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