TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Activity is brisk this week at Taichung Bike Week, where OE product managers pack in appointment after appointment, running between three hotels to finalize parts spec for 2017 model-year bikes and engaging in early talks about 2018.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Turn was an apt name for Praxis Works' growing crank line and distinguishes the cranks from the company's Praxis Works-branded bottom brackets and chainring offerings.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Innotorq's torque-sensing rear hub relies on reading the torsional rotation of the cassette barrel around an axle to quantify drivetrain loading.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — The Sigma Brakelight clips to a bike's rear brake cable and turns on when the rider brakes.
EAST LONDON, U.K. (BRAIN) — The Blaze Laserlight, a headlight that shines a green laser image of a bike on the lane in front of the rider, is now available in the U.S. through a New Jersey distribution center.
KEMPELE, Finland (BRAIN) — Heart rate monitor pioneer Polar on Tuesday launched a new wrist-based heart monitor with a high-resolution touch screen.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — You can configure the car of your dreams online, changing interior and exterior color, engine spec and other options and see how your wishes affect the bottom line.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — If you drive a hybrid car and have tried non-hybrid tires, you have probably seen your efficiency drop. Hybrid-specific tires are designed to get the most range out of a battery charge.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Servicing hydraulic brakes is a pain in numerous ways. Not only does each manufacturer have a slightly different bleed kit, but hose ends are specific to different brands.
LANCASTER, Pa. (BRAIN) — Surly announced two new products — a new front rack that comes in two versions, and a 26 x 2.5-inch touring tire — at the QBP Biketoberfest dealer event, being held here this week.
KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN) — Sugoi introduced its 2016 Racing Systems Tri Speedsuit here before the kick-off of the Ironman World Championship. The company said the RS Tri Speedsuit is its most technologically advanced garment ever.
KONA, Hawaii — Giant introduced its new Trinity triathlon bikes last week during a global media launch at the Ironman World Championships. The new range of composite bikes includes two series: Trinity Advanced Pro and Trinity Advanced.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca’s Seat Roll is made from Martexin waxed duck canvas for a supple appearance and water resistance equivalent to leather. It can be re-waxed every few years to refresh waterproofing.
NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — The Vista women’s jersey combines a classic raglan style with Sombrio’s new Chill Mesh Technology.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Running and cycling fitness app and website Strava has launched a new interactive data platform, called Insights, to compare information from the 12 most active cities across the globe.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Enve is now shipping its M60 HV and M70 HV wheel models; the HV stands for "high volume."
WATERTOWN, Mass. (BRAIN) — Seven Cycles has added two custom titanium fat bike models to its lineup.
The Treeline S and Treeline SL are built with straight-gauge and double-butted titanium respectively.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (BRAIN) — Montague's new RackStand serves as a bike's rear rack, fender and a kickstand or workstand. It's compatible with 700c, 26-inch or 27.5-inch wheels and will work with quick release or bolt-on axles. It also is available for OE sales.
WILSONVILLE, Ore. (BRAIN) — The Otto Tuning System combines an iPhone's camera with sophisticated visual alignment technology in a mobile app to help cyclists easily adjust rear derailleurs.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports' new Conquest road pedal is being offered to help retailers compete with online discounters. It retails for $70 with dealer margins starting at keystone levels.