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Posted September 17, 2013
New hubs and spoking make wheels stiffer

BOULDER CITY, NV (BRAIN) — Zipp is updating its rear hubs across its wheel line, opting for a design called V9 that allows a new spoking pattern, a thicker drive-side flange and larger bearings — all moves to stiffen the wheels.

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Posted September 16, 2013
Company offers FSA models for first time

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling, which launched its crankarm-based power meter at Interbike last year, announced three new models Monday as the 2013 Interbike opened with the Outdoor Demo. 

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike
Posted September 12, 2013

FAIRFAX, CA (BRAIN) — Osmo Nutrition has launched three new hydration and recovery products formulated to meet women’s performance needs. Osmo co-founder and chief research officer Dr.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike
Posted September 12, 2013
A prototype of the crank

CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN) — After nearly 12 months of development and testing, Pacenti Cycle Design has decided not to pursue the high-end crank market with the EE Cycleworks crank design.  

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Posted September 12, 2013
Limited edition bikes to be made in France by Time

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — LeMond LLC will introduce three models of a limited edition road bike at the Interbike expo in Las Vegas next week.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike
Posted September 12, 2013

ST. CHARLES, IL (BRAIN) — Sigma is now shipping its first GPS-enabled bike computers, the ROX 10.0. 

The ROX 10.0 has GPS, ANT+ and power features. It offers route guidance and navigation, in addition to speed, cadence, altitude and heart rate functions.

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Posted September 12, 2013
The Infinito CV Chorus Compact

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Bianchi USA executives are calling the launch of the brand's Infiniti CV road bikes one of its more important product launches ever. The bikes feature the Countervail vibration canceling material in its layup.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike
Posted September 11, 2013

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — KindHuman is releasing a line of three steel framesets to complement the carbon fiber models it announced earlier this year. The line consists of three models for road, cyclocross and mountain biking all made in the United States. 

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Posted September 11, 2013

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports' new Fondo pedals were developed to provide ease of use and high-performance. 

Posted in New Products
Posted September 10, 2013

MACON, GA (BRAIN) — Thomson's new titanium riser bar is 780mm wide with a 15mm rise. Backsweep is 8 degrees, upsweep is 5 degrees.

Thomson says that while titanium is not as light as carbon, it has "an unparralled ride. Strength and beauty count for something as well."

Posted in New Products
Posted September 9, 2013
The new bibs from the upscale, innovative Swiss brand features "Kuku boxes," "Golden Gates" and more
The Assos headquarters in San Pietro di Stabio, Switzerland

SAN PIETRO DI STABIO, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Assos, the Swiss company that invented the Lycra cycling short in 1976, rarely updates its clothing designs, but 2013 is the year for the launch of a new line of bib shorts to replace its S5 line, introduced in 2008.

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Posted September 9, 2013

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — CXHairs LLC is now accepting pre-orders for "Skills, Drills and Bellyaches: A Cyclocross Primer," a new book written by Bill Schieken and Dan Tille and featuring U.S. cyclocross champion Jeremy Powers.

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Posted September 4, 2013

RAPID CITY, SD (BRAIN) — Strider is offering a special edition Redline Strider under a licensing deal with Seattle Bike Supply, which owns the Redline trademark.

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Posted September 2, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — If you want your own private label cyclocross or fat bike, Zen just made it a whole lot easier.

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Posted August 29, 2013
Co-founder Bergur Benediktsson, left, in the courtyard Thursday.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Stepping out of the exhibit halls in the courtyards at the Messe Friedrichshafen — the massive expo center that hosts the Eurobike show — you take some risks.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 29, 2013
Continental’s compact e-bike motor integrates into the frame around the bottom bracket.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Continental has unveiled a new e-bike drive system, developed in partnership with Benchmark Drives, that drive specialty division ContiTech Power Transmission Group says is smaller, more powerful and lighter than other systems currently available.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Electric bike / Eurobike
Posted August 29, 2013
The Trail RS helmet

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Swiss gravity brand iXS is at Eurobike showing off its innovative line of protective gear, helmets and apparel for trail riding and enduro and downhill racing—all of which it will showcase next month at Interbike as iXS enters the U.S.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 29, 2013
Bosch-powered bikes could soon make their debut in the U.S.
The Tramount

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — It’s not just grandmas anymore.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike / Electric bike
Posted August 28, 2013

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — For 2014, it’s no mere rebadge job at Rotor.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 28, 2013
And the winners are…
The Factor Vis Vires road bike was a gold medal winner

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Messe Friedrichshafen recognized 61 products with Eurobike Awards at the end of the show yesterday. Ten of those recipients took home a gold. This year the competition drew a record high number of entries with 496 products from 30 different countries.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Awards / Eurobike

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