TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Manufacturers and suppliers are eagerly awaiting a soon to be announced decision by the UCI that could sanction the use of disc brakes in the pro peloton.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — David Chauner, a former racer, race organizer and cycling journalist, has penned his first novel, and it has a cycling theme. It's called High Road, Chasing the Yellow Jersey.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (BRAIN) — JET Roll is now shipping a second version of its original Jet (Just Enough Tools) road tool wrap, as well as a new mountain bike version of the roll.
WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek has updated its top-of-the-line Boone and Crockett cyclocross race bikes, adding new colors and graphics, new drivetrain and hydraulic brake options and a 15mm front thru-axle on disc brake models.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is making a big push for 148mm OLD rear spacing on mountain bikes, which the company says produces a stiffer wheel and allows the drivetrain to be shifted to the right, further increasing clearance for wider tires and other advantages.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic has launched a major update to inRide, its power training app that is used with Kinetic trainers.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — PowerTap is branching out from its power meter rear hub to new products: a power meter pedal and chainring.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Enve is now shipping its first all-carbon mountain bike stem, designed for trail, enduro and all-mountain use.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Polar Bottle will become an official water bottle licensee of Team USA in an agreement with the U.S. Olympic Committee announced this week.
BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Sugoi Performance Apparel is introducing a "60 Day Comfort Guarantee" on all its spring 2015 cycling shorts for men and women.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Power meter brand Stages Cycling is launching a line of high-end indoor bikes for home and club use. The new effort builds on the company's background in the fitness industry.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Gates Corporation is launching a new belt-drive system for bike that will be about half the price of its current drivetrain.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — 45NRTH is expanding their fat tire offering with the release of two wide and aggressive tires, the Flowbeist and the Dunderbeist.
HOLSTEBRO, Denmark (BRAIN) — The Danish brand CeramicSpeed is offering a limited edition hollow titanium derailleur pulley set, produced by 3D printing.
SEATTLE — Nuun has released its co-branded four-pack of electrolyte sports drink tablets in collaboration with PeopleForBikes, with proceeds to be donated to the advocacy organization.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (BRAIN) — Bike fit tool manufacturer Purely Custom has introduced its latest product, the Fit Bike Pro 1. Designed to simulate true riding conditions, the Fit Bike Pro 1 features a load control transmission that uses Purely Custom’s Powerbahn technology.