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Posted September 15, 2015

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — POC is "exploring" the use of a new printed light technology that adds active lights to clothing for nighttime visibility. A POC video shows the technology being used on a vest.

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Posted September 15, 2015

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Pioneer's Cycle Sports Division officially announced its new single-leg power meter at Interbike on Tuesday. The new power meter is available for Shimano Dura-Ace and Ultegra cranks, retailing for $900 and $800, respectively.

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Posted September 15, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments, now owned by Intel, has lowered the retail price on its Recon Jet eyewear. In the United States, Jet is now available for $499.

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Posted September 10, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Velo Orange is offering a new 27-inch rim, designed as a replacement for the hard-to-find rim size on many American, European, and Japanese bikes built for the U.S. market in the mid 70's-80's.

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Posted September 8, 2015
Japanther is designed for mild winter conditions and comes in road and MTB versions.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — 45NRTH is expanding and updating its line of winter cycling footwear with the release of the Japanther wet weather cycling boot, which will replace the discontinued Fasterkatt boot model.

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Posted September 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group is recalling certain Cannondale mountain bikes spec’d with OPI stem and steering tube assemblies.

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Posted September 3, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Uvex' new Variotronic glasses adapt their tint to the light situation in less than 0.1 seconds, automatically or at the press of a button. 

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Posted September 2, 2015

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Tacx new NEO Smart, a Eurobike 2015 Award Winner, is a direct drive smart trainer that the company said offers the truest road feel, from long flat roads to steep descents, without the complication of calibrations and maintenance.

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Posted September 2, 2015
RICHMOND, Va. (BRAIN) — Greg LeMond is the co-author of "The Science of Fitness: Power, Performance, and Endurance," a new book that condenses the current state of exercise physiology into an easy-to-read paperback, loaded with practical advice and backed by 240 scientific literature references.
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Posted September 2, 2015

MIAMI (BRAIN) — A Florida company is introducing an electric bike with a 10-inch-wide front ATV tire, made for use on soft beach sand or deep snow. 

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Posted August 31, 2015
The move makes the company's trainers compatible with other simulators

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The latest update to the Bkool trainer includes the conversion to the ANT+ FE-C protocol. The use of ANT+ allows the trainer to be used with other indoor riding simulators, including Elite, Kinomap, Pefrpro, Maximum Trainer, Trainer Road, Veloreality and Zwift.

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Posted August 31, 2015
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts' new upright bike mount, the TomaHawk can accommodate everything from 20-inch kids bikes to fat bikes with 5-inch wide tires.
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Posted August 28, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Lazer has launched its first enduro-style helmet, the The Lazer Revolution.

The brand says the Revolution offers "Cross-country performance, downhill protection."

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Posted August 28, 2015

VINCENZA, Italy (BRAIN) — Campagnolo's new mobile app was designed to help cyclists keep track of their entire garage of bikes and the components as well as customize Campagnolo's electronic EPS drivetrains.

Posted in New Products Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted August 27, 2015
In a recall that appears similar to Trek's, Huffy is replacing QR skewers that can contact a front brake rotor. Only 460 Huffy bikes are involved.
Huffy TR745.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Huffy is recalling about 460 bikes because the front quick release skewer, when open, can come in contact with the front disc brake rotor, causing an accident.

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Posted August 27, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — WTB is showing off its new Saddle Fit System at Eurobike. The system is designed to steer a rider towards suggested saddles by using a pressure sensitive pad that is placed over the rider's existing saddle to measure sit-bone position.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Fail to match the color of your fork or rims to your mountain bike frame and you run the risk of becoming a fashion pariah. 

MRP is here to help.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 26, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is recalling about 330 model year 2015 Trek 9.8 Superfly FS, SL, X1 and XT mountain bikes because the carbon fiber seatpost can crack and break. The company has received two reports of the seatposts cracking; neither resulted in injury.

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Posted August 26, 2015
The POC Fondo Light Jersey.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — POC's new Fondo road cycling collection is aimed at non-elite cyclists interested in performance and comfort. It is POC's third cycling collection, joining AVIP, which is focused on rider safety, and Raceday, which is aimed at elite athletes.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 26, 2015

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike on Wednesday, Italian saddle maker Selle Royal debuted its newest line, Scientia, which was designed in conjunction with researchers from the University of Cologne in Germany. 

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike

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