PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — All proceeds from the sale of a special edition Giro DND mountain bike glove will benefit Jim Brown, the director of the Rad Racing NW junior cycling team. A year ago, Brown was diagnosed with lung cancer.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) Portland Design Works' Bindle Rack is a seatpost-mounted rack designed to easily carry gear on multi-day tours or just across town.
KEMPELE, FINLAND (BRAIN) — Polar has announced enhanced features for its V800 multi-sport watch, as well as a special limited edition color.
PACOIMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Vuelta's new Team SL 37 wheels are being launched as an upgrade set for club riders, racers or triathletes who are looking for a performance wheel for under $400.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca has released a collection of products aimed at users of road tubeless tires, including new tubeless valve kits and tubeless tape that is optimized for use on carbon rims.
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) — Trek unveiled a wide array of new Bontrager mountain bike parts at Sea Otter, including new carbon wheels, a dropper post, pedals, bars and stems, saddles and updated tires tread patterns and sizes.
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.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (BRAIN) — Swedish brand Ass Savers has added two new products to its line: a front mud guard for mountain bikes and a quick-mount fender that offers more protection than the company's original, seat-mounted, butt protector.
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.