STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (BRAIN) — The developers of a rear-facing radar system, that would give cyclists information about vehicles approaching from behind, are raising start-up money on the crowd funding site Dragon.
FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — Osmo Nutrition is introducing an organic kids' hydration mix at the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City this week.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Xentis-USA is now offering the complete line of Xentis carbon wheels in the U.S. The wheels are hand-made in Austria and are available to U.S. dealers from the Xentis-USA distribution center near Chicago.
NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Launched last year as an aluminum 27.5-inch trail bike, Rocky Mountain's Thunderbolt gets the carbon treatment for 2015.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca is now offering a wooden wine box-style counter display for its CO2 cartridges and EOLO CO2 inflator kits. The point of purchase display was inspired by a request from The BikeLine store in Indianapolis, Silca's new hometown.
AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — TriggerPoint Performance Therapy is launching a line of hand-held foam rollers at the Outdoor Retailer show this week. The GRID STK line complements TriggerPoint's line of GRID rollers.
RICHMOND, Australia (BRAIN) — Australian bike accessories brand Knog is coming out with what it claims is the first high-powered light specifically made for use with action cameras.
WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is offering a new version its Domane endurance race bike, with the company's new, tighter H1 geometry. The H1 geometry is also found on Trek's new super light Émonda SLR frames.
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (BRAIN) — Challenge is releasing a Team Edition version of its Chicane cyclocross tubular, with a 320 tpi cotton casing.
Last season Challenge offered its Grifo and Limus tubulars with the supple casing, but the Team Edition Chicane is new for this year.
BEAVERTON, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima Products is expanding its line of tray-style hitch racks with the new FourPlay and TwoTimer models.
CHICO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Paul Components is celebrating its 25th anniversary by revising its very first product, a quick release skewer.
TEMPE, Az. (BRAIN) — Pivot has updated its long-standing Mach 4 Carbon mountain bike with 27.5-inch wheels, a new geometry, longer travel and a lightened frame that includes integration for Shimano's XTR Di2 electronic drivetrain.
CAMPAGNOLA, Italy (BRAIN) — Dedacciai is showing its new 2015 Strada aero road bike frameset, a sub-1,000 gram frame that the company says is suitable for flat and hilly road racing.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — BioLogic's new Bike Mount WeatherCase is a bike-mountable, weatherproof smartphone case for commuting, rainy-day rides and workouts. It is available in three sizes to fit popular phones.
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.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — NiteRider 2015 bicycle light line includes Enduro batteries that provide longer run times, some increases in light power and a new tail light with lazers to show a rider's own riding "lane."
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.