LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers is now offering a premium edition of its Mallet enduro pedal. The Mallet E 11 features titanium wings and dual-chamfered edges.
BURBANK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pure Cycles is entering the road bike market with two new models, each retailing for $500. The bikes are sold online with optional pick-up and assembly at participating retailers through Pure Cycles' BYLT program.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Alex Bishop — a bike shop manager and a member of the team that won the 2007 Little 500 race at Indiana University — is launching a cycling board game called Glory Gears on Kickstarter.
CHICO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Paul Components is now offering U.S.-made through axles that have a 12-position indexing head to allow the lever to be set and positioned in a chosen direction.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling is now shipping Shimano Dura-Ace 9100 cranksets equipped with the Stages Power meter.
KLAIPEDA, Lithuania (BRAIN) — Wittson Custom Ti Cycles has updated its stock titanium hardtail frame, the Bestia.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava's Beacon safety feature is being integrated with Garmin's LiveTrack, so that riders can send location updates to up to safety contacts.
Strava first launched the Beacon feature on its apps for iPhone and Android.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic's Vision H20 Vest is part of the brand's head-to-toe high visibility clothing line, which is designed with technical materials and reflective highlights for greater visibility in low light conditions.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing is now shipping its new road hubs. The updated design places the hub flanges and bearings as far from the hub center as possible creating strong, stiff wheels with a minimum amount of rim flex, the company said. The hubs have 100mm front and 130mm rear spacing.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Christini Bicycles is promoting a new all-wheel-drive fat bike on Kickstarter as the company helps fund a fat bike expedition to Antarctica.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — IZIP has launched the E3 Protour, a $3,300 commuter e-bike that features an integrated connectivity system from COBI.
APPLETON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Brian Davis, the developer of the Fix It Sticks multi-tool and Back Bottle waterbottle, is crowd-funding another product on Kickstarter. The Weatherneck System is a two-piece hat and face mask that Davis says offers advantages over traditional balaclava designs.
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fat Chance is reviving its Slim Chance road bike frame for a limited edition run. The new frame will be built with U.S.-made True Temper OX Platinum tubing.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (BRAIN) — Hoffman Bikes is now offering its Recruiter line of complete bikes aimed at the first time BMX rider.
HOBOKEN, N.J. (BRAIN) — Von Hof Cycles has unveiled the newest addition to its line of small-batch steel frames, the DIA. The DIA frame will retail for $1,950, with complete builds starting at $3,125.
BOCA RATON, Fl. (BRAIN) — The Park and Facilities Catalog, which sells bike racks and other products to businesses and public facilities, is now offering the UpLift bike dock, which claims to be the highest density bike parking rack on the market.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Salsa worked with Brooks England to produce a limited edition Warbird bike in honor of Brooks' 150th anniversary.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — The Wolf Tooth Valais 25 protects dropper posts from seatbag straps, while also serving as a travel limiter and emergency "crutch" to hold up the post if its locking mechanism fails.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — G-Form’s PRO Ankle Guards are made to be worn across multiple sports, including all types of cycling to protect riders from pedal strikes.
ZWOLLE, Netherlands (BRAIN) — NuVinci has upgraded its Harmony automatic shifting system with more robust hardware components and new sensors to improve the accuracy, reliability and longevity of the system.