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ATLANTA, Ga. (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has updated its KICKR stationary trainer, which has been on the market for about four years. 

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano on Tuesday announced a new line of top-end road and mountain bike shoes, called S-PHYRE.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — FSA's electronic road group has been raced for a few seasons, but the company wanted to launch the drivetrain as part of an entirely new group before riders got their hands on it.

Tagged Eurobike

MURRIETA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Turner Flux is a carbon fiber "trail ripper" with 120mm of rear travel. The company said it was designed to offer a lively and flickable ride, with 650b wheels, DW-link suspension, modern geometry and standard (142x12) rear axle spacing.

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Zwift is preparing to release a new version of its online bike training/gaming app for iPads and iPhones. The new Zwift iOS app will be released as a "beta" program, the company said. The Zwift app was previously available only for use with a Mac or PC.

Tagged Mobile bike apps / Eurobike

Ft. COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes is rolling out a budget-friendly aluminum model of its recently-launched and redesigned RIP trail bike.

The 150mm-travel aluminum frame is offered in two complete bike builds.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro's new high-end road shoes — the men's Factor Techlace and women's Factress Techlace — each feature a new closure system that combines laces with a Boa dial closure.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic has released the next generation of its Kinetic Fit training app.

The new app features professionally designed training plans, hundreds of customized workouts, video streaming and accurate real-time data.

The new POC Octal X.

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC's 2017 collection includes a new helmet and expanded clothing line aimed at cross-country mountain bike racers.  The collection also includes updates to the Fondo road apparel line and a completely updated series of protective backpacks.

Frames feature adjustable chainstay length.
The Otso Voytek.

SAVAGE, Minn. (BRAIN) — The team behnd the component brand Wolf Tooth are launching a new bike brand called Otso Cycles. The new brand is introducing a fat bike designed for use on dirt or snow and a drop-bar gravel/road bike.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (BRAIN) — Strider Sports Int'l., Inc., now has a product for an even younger group of potential bike riders – toddlers, ages 12-24 months, just learning to stand and walk.

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components is unveiling its new DBcoil [IL] shock and VALT lightweight spring. The shock is designed to bring the advantages of a coil shock to shorter-mid travel bikes.

DALLAS (BRAIN) — Classified Nutrition's AFTER is a product designed for post-workout recovery. It contains 3 grams of Leucine, which the company said helps the body repair itself. It also contains another 3 grams of a time-release form of Leucine. 

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Velo Saddles is offering a new handlebar tape that uses proprietary technology to bond 3M reflective materials to the tape without any detriment to hand feel or durability.

WATERTOWN, Mass. (BRAIN) — Seven Cycles' new RedSky road bike is aimed at the all-weather, all-road market.

Based on the company's Axiom road bike platform, the RedSky is intended to be a "category-spanner."

FREEHOLD, N.J. (BRAIN) — JET Roll's newest product is the Sidewinder, a tool pack that allows cyclists to carry up to four extra 12 gram or 16 gram CO2 cartridges, as well as other small items, all in a small, tightly-wrapped, compact setup that wraps around the seatpost or any frame tube.

SAN FRANCSICO (BRAIN) — Low's new Mkii CX is a high-end aluminum cyclocross frameset made in the company's facility in San Francisco.

CANTON, Mass. (BRAIN) — Lock brand Kryptonite is expanding into lights with a new line of USB-rechargeable front and rear models that will be available to U.S. independent bike dealers exclusively through Hawley.

Tagged Distributor news

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Civia Cycles has launched a new bike model, the Lowry. The QBP-owned brand has also redesigned its website.

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Canfield Brothers is now offering  its largest flat pedal to date, the Crampon Mountain.

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