INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca has released a new locking Presta-valve pump head. The U.S.-made chuck will retail for $110 and was inspired by the Japanese-made chucks used by some pro mechanics.
FT. COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes is bringing its Carbon Compaction System, first introduced on its new cyclocross race bike earlier this spring, to its RIP 9 RDO trail bike.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool's new DW-2 is a wrench to adjust the clutch on Shimano Shadow Plus rear derailleurs, including recent XT, SLX, Deore, Saint and Zee models.
VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) — Campagnolo is updating its Shamal and Bora wheel lines, each of which have been in the company's lineup since 1994.
TORONTO (BRAIN) — Cervélo's new R2 road bike has a recommended retail price of $2,500, a new price point for the Canadian brand.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Boardman Bikes' AiR/9.8/Di2 is the top model in its aero road bike line.
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ice Carbon bib shorts are designed in the U.S. and feature a 10-panel construction, flatlock stitching, breathable mesh panels and compression leg bands.
The bibs have a gel-padded antibacterial chamois and are available in either all black or black with red accents.
BREDBURY, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Renthal's new Apex stem range is designed for mountain bike use from cross-country racing to trail riding with bars as wide as 780mm.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (BRAIN) — Rudy Rack's new Super Tray is designed to allow dealers to display bikes with the majority of wheel sizes without manual adjustment.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Speedplay is now including a new Ultra Light Action cleat with its Light Action pedals. The cleat's redesigned spring reduces engagement effort by 50 percent while retaining the same retention security and release of other Speedplay cleats.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca is launching some new valve extensions for use with deep-section wheels. The company says the extensions will elmiminate the need for electrical tape on valve stems, used by many riders to prevent the stems from clicking against the rim.
MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Light & Motion is launching an updated line of U.S.-made commuter lights, called Urban 2.0, in July.
The Urban 2.0 lights are fully waterproof and available in an array of colors.
FT. COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Effetto Mariposa is now offering a larger size of its inflator/sealant canister, for large volume mountain bike tires.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Speedplay is now shipping its Brass Knuckles flat pedals in red, black and gold anodized colors or in hand-polished alloy.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — The new Marzocchi 350 CR fork takes top features from the brand's 55 series and presents them in a lighter package for 27.5-inch wheels. It comes in tapered steerer only and is designed for aggressive trail riding and enduro racing.
PARIS (BRAIN) — Hutchinson is launching a line of Enduro tires, with three models, each available in 26-inch, 27.5-inch or 29-inch in varying widths.
ATLANTA, Ga. (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has updated its RPM Cadence Sensor with dual-band capability, enabling users to pair the sensor with both Bluetooth 4.0 and ANT+ devices.