SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Hermes Sport stopped selling wheels in the aftermarket about two years ago to focus on the OE market. Now the San Diego brand is back with a line of road and cyclocross wheels featuring redesigned a spoke pattern and new hubs, with many of the components made in the U.S.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (BRAIN) — The JET (Just Enough Tools) Roll is an updated version of the old roadie trick of wrapping tools and spare in a cloth then strapping it under the saddle with a toe strap. The JET Roll is made in the U.S.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Lezyne’s Smart Energy Caddy is a compact yet durable toptube-mounted caddy to keep smartphones, gels, energy bars and tools in easy reach on the bike.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Sigma Sport’s Buster 200 is a compact and rugged USB-rechargeable front light boasting 200 lumens of output, six modes and a host of additional features.
CHICAGO (BRAIN)—Abus’ new 410 Ultra lineup was designed to complete the German lock brand’s 400 U-lock series, offering entry-level U-lock security at pocket-friendly price points.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing will begin shipping its new eccentric bottom brackets for use in PF30 or BB30 frames next month. The product allows conversion of PF30 frames to a single-speed setup.
WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — Blue Bicycles has launched a limited edition Team RWB Triad SLR and will auction one to benefit Team Red White and Blue, a team of U.S. veterans.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Lezyne is now shipping its Micro Drive StVZO tail light, a compact, 5 lumen LED light that meets Germany's StVZO regulations for tail lights.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marc Pro is introducing a new version of its electronic muscle conditioning device. The new versions, called the Marc Pro Plus, is said to aid recovery from activity and provide relief for aches and pains.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Portland Design Works’ new Lars Rover is a USB-rechargeable headlight with a Panasonic li-ion battery, CREE LED and Texas Instruments integrated circuit. It is available in 450- and 650-lumen models.
ANTWERP, Belgium (BRAIN) – Lazer Sport is now offering two adult helmets equipped with MIPS, the multi-directional impact protection system designed to deal with angled impacts to the head.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Mission's Camo Series messenger bags are available in three sizes in a limited edition.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Goggles & Dust: Images from Cycling's Glory Days is a new book containing newly restored photographs from 1920s and 1930s bike racing.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike Fixtation is now selling a wall-mounted tool station for public use in bike storage rooms or repair stations. The Public Toolbox includes eight tools secured to the wall with 54-inch braided stainless steel cables. An optional strike plate protects walls from tool strikes.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — Torcano Industries is now shipping its Muna balance bikes to retailers.
The Muna Fire Truck or Pinkie models, retailing for $110, come with oversized steel frames, rear hand brake, rubber tires and tubes, a ball-bearing headset, seatpost QR, spoked wheels and riser handlebars.