FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — FSA's electronic road group has been raced for a few seasons, but the company wanted to launch the drivetrain as part of an entirely new group before riders got their hands on it.
MURRIETA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Turner Flux is a carbon fiber "trail ripper" with 120mm of rear travel. The company said it was designed to offer a lively and flickable ride, with 650b wheels, DW-link suspension, modern geometry and standard (142x12) rear axle spacing.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Zwift is preparing to release a new version of its online bike training/gaming app for iPads and iPhones. The new Zwift iOS app will be released as a "beta" program, the company said. The Zwift app was previously available only for use with a Mac or PC.
Ft. COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes is rolling out a budget-friendly aluminum model of its recently-launched and redesigned RIP trail bike.
The 150mm-travel aluminum frame is offered in two complete bike builds.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro's new high-end road shoes — the men's Factor Techlace and women's Factress Techlace — each feature a new closure system that combines laces with a Boa dial closure.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic has released the next generation of its Kinetic Fit training app.
The new app features professionally designed training plans, hundreds of customized workouts, video streaming and accurate real-time data.
PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC's 2017 collection includes a new helmet and expanded clothing line aimed at cross-country mountain bike racers. The collection also includes updates to the Fondo road apparel line and a completely updated series of protective backpacks.
SAVAGE, Minn. (BRAIN) — The team behnd the component brand Wolf Tooth are launching a new bike brand called Otso Cycles. The new brand is introducing a fat bike designed for use on dirt or snow and a drop-bar gravel/road bike.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (BRAIN) — Strider Sports Int'l., Inc., now has a product for an even younger group of potential bike riders – toddlers, ages 12-24 months, just learning to stand and walk.
FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components is unveiling its new DBcoil [IL] shock and VALT lightweight spring. The shock is designed to bring the advantages of a coil shock to shorter-mid travel bikes.
DALLAS (BRAIN) — Classified Nutrition's AFTER is a product designed for post-workout recovery. It contains 3 grams of Leucine, which the company said helps the body repair itself. It also contains another 3 grams of a time-release form of Leucine.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Velo Saddles is offering a new handlebar tape that uses proprietary technology to bond 3M reflective materials to the tape without any detriment to hand feel or durability.
WATERTOWN, Mass. (BRAIN) — Seven Cycles' new RedSky road bike is aimed at the all-weather, all-road market.
Based on the company's Axiom road bike platform, the RedSky is intended to be a "category-spanner."
FREEHOLD, N.J. (BRAIN) — JET Roll's newest product is the Sidewinder, a tool pack that allows cyclists to carry up to four extra 12 gram or 16 gram CO2 cartridges, as well as other small items, all in a small, tightly-wrapped, compact setup that wraps around the seatpost or any frame tube.
SAN FRANCSICO (BRAIN) — Low's new Mkii CX is a high-end aluminum cyclocross frameset made in the company's facility in San Francisco.
CANTON, Mass. (BRAIN) — Lock brand Kryptonite is expanding into lights with a new line of USB-rechargeable front and rear models that will be available to U.S. independent bike dealers exclusively through Hawley.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Civia Cycles has launched a new bike model, the Lowry. The QBP-owned brand has also redesigned its website.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Canfield Brothers is now offering its largest flat pedal to date, the Crampon Mountain.
ATLANTA, Ga. (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has released a software update for its ELEMNT GPS bike computer that includes a live Strava segment feature. Several other GPS computer makers have similar features and Wahoo has promised the update for a while.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Blackburn's new Chamber HV floor pump is purpose-built for mountain bike use, with an oversized barrel for high volume, a 4-inch-diameter gauge that reads to 50 psi, a camoflauge paint job and an integrated bottle opener.