KEMPELE, FINLAND (BRAIN) — Polar has announced enhanced features for its V800 multi-sport watch, as well as a special limited edition color.
VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now distributing Fly Pedals' clipless pedal adapters, which convert clipless pedals to platform pedals. The adapters accept most clipless cleats for road or offroad pedals, including two-, three-, and four-hole cleats.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts is introducing a new hitch-mount bike rack that weighs just 44 pounds, which the company said is lighter than the competition.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Santa Cruz lifted its embargo today on its new Tallboy 29er. The Tallboy 3 expands travel by 10 millimeters. It’s also longer, lower and slacker to reflect modern trail geometry.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Wolf tooth Fat Paw mountain bike grips were designed by Wolf Tooth Components and manufactured by Red Monkey Sports. The 100 percent silcone grips for riders who prefer a large diameter grip with a softer feel.
PRATO, Italy (BRAIN) — Formula’s new Cura hydraulic mountain bike disc brakes include features that will interest consumers and mechanics.
CHICO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Paul Components is promoting its Rasta Quick Release Skewer as the perfect QR for Wednesday, April 20.
PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Norco Bicycles has launched a new midtravel trail bike, the Optic, in aluminum and carbon models for 27.5- and 29-inch wheels.
RICHMOND, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ventana Mountain Bikes USA has released the Wolfram 27.5-plus model with a Pinion gearbox and Gates Carbon Drive belt.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Rocky Mountain is introducing a new 27.5-plus model, the Pipeline, at the Sea Otter this week. The bike has 150mm of front travel combined with 130mm in the rear for an aggressive trail ride.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — SOAS Racing, a women's specific endurance clothing brand, has launched four new 2016 designs: Aquarius, Byron Bay, Red Geo and Ultramarine. The new designs will appear across the full range of SOAS Racing triathlon, cycling and running styles.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Platypus has redesigned its Duthie all-mountain hydration packs, Tokul cross-country hydration packs, and women's-specific Siouxon and B-Line collections for 2016.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Schwinn has launched a new line of children's bicycles to be sold at mass retail that have been redesigned to better fit young riders' body proportions and riding needs.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Omata is launching what it says is the world's first analog GPS speedometer on Kickstarter. The company says its OMATA One speedometer is designed "to complement and maintain the purity of the ride as well as look beautiful on the bike."