MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Rocky Mountain is introducing a new 27.5-plus model, the Pipeline, at the Sea Otter this week. The bike has 150mm of front travel combined with 130mm in the rear for an aggressive trail ride.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (BRAIN) — Swedish brand Ass Savers has added two new products to its line: a front mud guard for mountain bikes and a quick-mount fender that offers more protection than the company's original, seat-mounted, butt protector.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — SOAS Racing, a women's specific endurance clothing brand, has launched four new 2016 designs: Aquarius, Byron Bay, Red Geo and Ultramarine. The new designs will appear across the full range of SOAS Racing triathlon, cycling and running styles.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Platypus has redesigned its Duthie all-mountain hydration packs, Tokul cross-country hydration packs, and women's-specific Siouxon and B-Line collections for 2016.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Schwinn has launched a new line of children's bicycles to be sold at mass retail that have been redesigned to better fit young riders' body proportions and riding needs.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Omata is launching what it says is the world's first analog GPS speedometer on Kickstarter. The company says its OMATA One speedometer is designed "to complement and maintain the purity of the ride as well as look beautiful on the bike."
WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is releasing a new generation of its Domane SLR road bike, which includes an adjustable rear IsoSpeed decoupler as well as a front decoupler and a new vibration-damping handlebar.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox is now offering an air spring upgrade kit for model year 2012-2015 34 Float and Talas forks, and is running a limited time promotion to install the kits for consumers for $99, including installation and the kit.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — ENVE has expanded its Smart ENVE System aero road wheel line to include two new disc-brake optimized wheel models, the SES 5.6 Disc and SES 7.8 Disc.
RANTOUL, Ill. (BRAIN) — Blackburn's Grid 13 Multitool has its tools oriented in the best way for their intended uses.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — SockGuy is launching more than 40 new designs for the spring season.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Wheels Mfg. is offering shops free laminated wall charts of its derailleur hangers and bottom bracket offerings. The charts are free with any shop order that includes a wall chart between now and April 30.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun is working with The Conservation Alliance to offer a co-branded Nuun Active Hydration 4-pack, with a portion of sales benefitting the Alliance while bringing exposure to the group.
NEW YORK —Brooklyn Bicycle Co. has expanded its lineup with the introduction of two hybrid models, the recreational bike brand's first hybrids — the Roebling and Lorimer. Brooklyn's lineup now covers 12 models.
PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yuba's new Boda Boda Macho is designed for carrying cargo, including kids, on rugged trails.
LIVINGSTON, Scotland (BRAIN) — Endura's new QDC (Quick Dry Cool) Drag2Zero triathlon clothing line is said to include "market leading aero concepts, cutting edge fabrics and exclusive pad technologies to live up to its ambitious label.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Polar Bottle is introducing a new bottle cap that it offers a higher volume flow, is leak proof, and is dishwasher safe. The valve is removable for easy cleaning.
YECLA, Spain (BRAIN) — Olula is the new Catlike road helmet, conceived for amateur cyclists.
The Spanish-made helmet features a system that allows removal of the adjustment straps for washing or replacement. The model also includes an anti-insect net.
RICHMOND, Australia (BRAIN) — Australian cycling accessory brand Knog has launched a new style of bicycle bell with a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign.
The Oi bell wraps around the handlebar and does away with the typical dome shape used on most bells.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — The Abus Brooklyn Chain is designed for urban areas where bike theft is rampant. With a security rating of 12/15, it's nearly impossible to cut.
"This lock is super burly, but sits nicely on the hips," the company said.