MUKILTEO, WA (BRAIN) — FSA's new Super Light ACB Bearings are up to 38 percent lighter than its standard headset bearings, saving up to 9.2 grams per bearing with no loss in durability, the company said.
MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN) — Uncle Dick's Bead Slip is a lubricant that helps install tight clincher and tubeless tires. It helps get tire beads onto the rim and helps tubeless beads to pop into place to create a seal and allow the tire to run true.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano's 2014 mountain bike shoe line features three models with its Dynalast technology, borrowed from its high-end road racing shoes.
RICHMOND, Victoria, Australia (BRAIN) — Knog's Blinder 3 headlight is the brightest model yet form the brand. It produces 300 lumens of light abd weighs 105 grams, is waterproof and USB-rechargeable.
ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness is now offering an iPhone app that allows riders to duplicate Strava segments on Wahoo's KICKR stationary trainers.
JACKSON, WY (BRAIN) — The MIO Alpha claims to be the world's first strapless continuous heart rate monitor that is as accurate as chest-strap models.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — The Xventure Duro handlebar mount is one of several new action camera bike mounts being offered by Bracketron and introduced at Interbike last month. The mounts each fit GoPro cameras, including the Hero, Hero2 and Hero3.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Sharkies has introduced a caffeinated version of its organic energy chews.
The new Turbo Energy Chews, available in strawberry flavor, has caffeine from white tea equivalent to a half-shot of espresso.
SHELBY TWP, MI (BRAIN) — Vibra-Stop, a thread locker, sealant, and anti-vibration compound, is now available in an aerosol spray can and is being marketed for bicycle use.
The company said it had to overcome challenges involving curing and instability to make the compound available as an aerosol.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano has added new shoes and pedals options to its Click'R product line, which is aimed at beginner cyclists and commuters.
SAN MATEO, CA (BRAIN) — GoPro launched its HERO3+ line of cameras that are 20 percent smaller and lighter this week. Battery life is 30 percent better than previous models, the company says. Other improvements include a sharper lens and new video capture modes. GoPro also unveiled new mounting accessories.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — The Showers Pass Amsterdam jacket is intended for bike commuters who don't want to choose between staying comfortable and dry on the bike and looking presentable off the bike.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — BMC's urban commuter, the AC01, was redesigned for 2014. As with the previous edition, fast commuting was the goal.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Michelin's new Wild Mud Advanced Reinforced tire is intended as enduro tire for muddy conditions. It features a tread design that makes it easier for riders to cut the tread lugs for improved performance on mixed or dusty conditions.
RAPID CITY, SD (BRAIN) — Strider's new aluminum-framed ST-PRO is about two pounds lighter than the company's steel-framed balance bikes, making it easy for even the smallest children to handle.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Elite Bicycle is a new book by VeloPress that offers portraits of some of the world's greatest bicycle artisans, examining the philosophies, the workmanship, and the personalities behind the prestigious brands.
LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) — Proceeds from the sale of special T-shirts and stickers being sold by a Colorado-based non-profit group are being donated to flood relief organizations.