AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — The newly formed Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association is selling PBMA T-shirts, with a percentage of proceeds going to World Bicycle Relief's "Mechanics for Mechanics" program, which buys the tools and parts for a mechanic to keep WBR's Buffalo bikes on the road.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Abus' new Bordo Centium folding lock features light-weight flexibility in a compact design. These features are shared by all of the various folding locks in Abus' Bordo family.
PRATO, Italy (BRAIN) — Formula's 2017 model year Thirty-Five forks are designed to be the lightest enduro forks with the highest level of custom tuning options available. As its name indicates, the forks have 35mm diameter stanchions.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Two Wheel Gear's new Pannier Backpack Convertible is set to hit shelves across Canada later this month.
LONDON (BRAIN) — Rapha's Pro Team Flyweight Glasses are styled after aviator goggles worn by racing pros in the early 20th century. The glasses feature interchangeable Carl Zeiss lenses designed to provide clarity in a wide range of conditions with UV400 protection.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Canadian bike manufacturer Argon 18 has unveiled the official bike of the Danish Track Cycling Team for the upcoming Summer Olympics.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cannondale has introduced the new Quick bike model, a completely redesigned high-performance bike for the modern-day fitness enthusiast. The Quick features high-visibility 360-reflectivity, lightness, comfort and stability, the company said.
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.