BRAIN Staff

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August 31, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike, Knog is showing a new modular bike battery and accessory system called PWR, with separate batteries offered that can power headlights or other Knog accessories, as well as third party devices like phones or GPS bike computers via a USB port.

Posted in New Products
August 31, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike, Wahoo Fitness is demonstrating a new device that raises or lowers the front end of a bike on its newest KICKR trainers to simulate climbing or descending when used with software like Zwift.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 30, 2017

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has published its 2017 list of America's Best Bike Shops.

Posted in Retail News
August 30, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Bianchi launched its "Bianchi for Scuderia Ferrari" project on Wednesday at Eurobike. The collaboration between the two Italian brands initially includes a new road model model, SF01 and the Triathlon Concept bike, which features disc brakes.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 30, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Slipstream Sports, the company that owns and manages the pro road team currently known as Cannondale-Drapac, has launched an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign in a bid to continue racing in 2018.

Posted in International
The company behind the Cannondale-Drapac squad said it needs another $7 million to continue next year.
August 30, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Pirelli, which returned to the cycling market this year with a small line of road racing tires, announced an expanded lineup at Eurobike, with a new e-bike tire and a line of clothing developed with Castelli.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 30, 2017
The LocLock provides a useful incentive for town planners to design more attractive street furniture and improves the infrastructure for urban cycling. The combination of cement for durability and a surface that reduces the risk of damage to frames is a very good idea. With their bright range of colours, these stands also present an interesting opportunity to include corporate design.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Eurobike received more than 458 applications from brands for this year's Eurobike Awards. A panel of six judges honored 43 winning products, and 11 companies took home Gold Awards during a ceremony held at the Messe Friedrichshafen on Wednesday evening.

Posted in International
August 30, 2017

SCHWEINFURT, Germany (BRAIN) — Marcus Schneider has been appointed SRAM's director of business development for e-MTB and e-mobility. The new role will focus on identifying opportunities in the e-bike market, defining strategic goals, and establishing and developing key customer relationships.

Posted in International
August 30, 2017
The new El Chulo colorway for the eeBrake.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components is releasing three new products at this year's Eurobike show: a coil-sprung version of the company's HELM suspension fork; a special El Chulo edition of its eeBrakes caliper road brakes; and the Slamset headset for riders seeking a low stem position.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 30, 2017
Photo courtesy of Enve.

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Amer Sports has updated its 2020 growth target. Instead of aiming for sales of 3.4 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in that year, the company is now setting a target for "annual mid-single-digit organic, currency-neutral growth."

Posted in International

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