VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments is working with Rochester Optical to offer prescription inserts for its Recon Jet glasses.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Zipp Speed Weaponry has expanded its accessory lineup to include a new disc brake rotor protector, new valve extenders, an inner tube with aluminum valve stems, and new aluminum and carbon fiber bottle cages.
LONDON (BRAIN) — The British company behind the Blaze Laserlight, which shines a laser image of a bike on the road in front of a bike, is planning a tailight. The Blaze Burner rear light is now near its funding goal on Kickstarter.
RANDOLPH, Mass. (BRAIN) — Delta Cycle's Hefty Holder holds smartphones, in their case, on a bike's handlebar or stem.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized is introducing a new line of plus-sized youth mountain bikes, called Riprock, with four models with 24 x 2.8-inch or 20 x 2.8-inch Specialized Big Roller tires, aluminum frames and disc brakes.
POZZOLEONE, Italy (BRAIN) — Fizik has released a new range of bar tape designed for long-distance riding.
AARHUS, Denmark (BRAIN) — A Danish company looking to introduce a wireless, frictionless generator bike light has reached its funding goal on the crowd-funding site Kickstarter.com.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Speedplay is releasing a new version of its SYZR mountain bike pedal, with a chromoly spindle and a $165 retail price.
The new SYZR Chrome-Moly has all the same components and features as the SYZR pedals with stainless steel or titanium spindles.
HOLSTEBRO, Denmark (BRAIN) — CeramicSpeed's UFO chains — which are standard chains from several manufacturers, specially treated with a wax-based lubricant — are now being s
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new title published by VeloPress, "How Bad Do You Want It?" looks at new strategies for mental toughness in sport and features stories about top athletes including Steve Prefontaine, Greg LeMond, Siri Lindley, Cadel Evans, Paula Newby-Fraser, Ned Overend, and Jenny Simpson.
AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — BSX Athletics, which introduced a non-invasive blood lactate measuring cuff last year, has officially launched the second generation of the device
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — DZR Shoes has introduced an updated version of its H20 clipless shoe to deliver the first fully seamed waterproof SPD-compatible sneaker for commuting and trail riding.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Velo Orange has added another model to its line of disc-ready 700c steel touring and adventure frames.
LIVINGSTON, Scotland (BRAIN) — Endura has a variety of overshoes for this fall and winter for road and offroad use.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (BRAIN) — FTI, Inc., which sells lube and cleaning products for industrial, marine and gun use, is entering the bike market with a synthetic lube, grease and a degreaser, under the Tetra Bike Lubricant brand.
BROOMFIELD, Colo. (BRAIN) — SealSkinz USA is adding to its bike-specific product offerings with its new Halo Overshoe and its first-ever line of warm weather cycling products.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike Fixtation, which makes outdoor bike tools, pumps and vending machines, is now offering the High Security Wall Mounted Vending Machine.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Public Bikes's new D8i Champs-Élysées model is being introduced in a special edition with a chrome frame finish.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye is announcing a new series of front and rear safety lights, designed to be streamlined and lightweight for day or night use. The announcement was tiomed to coincide with the end of Daylight Savings Time over the weekend.
DANA POINT, Calif. (BRAIN) — Blue Competition Cycles is giving an early sneak peek at its upcoming aero bike, the Triad Elite.
The new design is an evolutions of its long-time Triad series, and boasts similar comfortable geometry.