SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Chrome is extending its bag and apparel line into a family of waterproof-breathable clothing called Chrome Storm.
The Storm line is intended to work on and off the bike for urban commuting.
LOUISVILLE, CO (BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing is offering 65-piece kit for adapting cranks to fit BB30 and Pressfit 30 frames.
TREVISO, Italy (BRAIN) — Dart Frog is a new Italian downhill and freeride mountain bike component brand created by the Pozza family, whose primary business is manufacturing hubs for Go Kart wheels and stirrups for horseback riding saddles.
GRANGER, IL (BRAIN) — SportCrafters' newest rollers features a single drum that provides simulated real-world resistance.
The feature uses patent-pending eddy current technology completely enclosed in the rear drum, so there's no external devices, and no noise.
SPRINGFIELD, MO (BRAIN) — Küat Racks's Vagabond X is the brand's newest roof cargo basket. The company said the $489 black chrome basket is "a bit showier than the original." Like the original, it's a cargo basket that incorporates two fork-mount bike attachments.
RAPID CITY, SD (BRAIN) — Strider is offering a special edition Moto Strider that borrows (licensed) styling from COBRA Moto, a maker of mini motorcross bikes.
The Cobra Moto Strider is mechanically the same as a standard Strider but has custom-colored components and graphics.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Joe Friel, author of the The Cyclist's Training Bible and The Triathlete's Training Bible, has published a new book with VeloPress, The Power Meter Handbook.
EMERYVILLE, CA (BRAIN) — Folding bike maker Tern and cargo bike maker Xtracycle have teamed up on, you guessed it, a folding cargo bike, the Cargo Joe C21.
The 26-inch wheeled bike will be sold through each brand's retailers with a MSRP of $999.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Chrome's new Lower Southside Pro is an SPD-compatible sneaker that can be used for commuting and worn all day.
SANTA ANA, CA (BRAIN) — Rokbed v3 is a modular smartphone case with a variety of available accessories, including a new bike mount that attaches the case to the top of a bike’s steerer tube.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Specialized is recalling about 12,000 Globe bike models because the fork can break. The company has received four reports of the forks breaking, resulting in facial, head and shoulder injuries.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Thule introduced a new $250 fork-mount bike attachment at Interbike. The Sprint model includes a clamp with an automatic torque adjustment, a telescoping wheel tray for hatchback clearance and road-shock insulators.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — What is a gravel bike, and why would anyone want one?
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Although it will have a limited availability next year, RockShox is showing an electricly controlled rear shock at Interbike.
Looxcie, Inc., which showed its new tiny live-streaming video camera at OutDoor Demo and at Interbike this week, announced Thursday afternoon that it would offer a high-definition version.
Many a mechanic treasures his or her Park Tool three-way hex wrench. The company's gold-plated 50th anniversary wrench might be treasured by anyone with an eye for bling.
American road racing phenom Taylor Phinney won a silver medal in the time trial Wednesday wearing some unusual Giro shoes that the company, by coincidence, is introducing to U.S. retailers here at Interbike.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Polar is introducing a new all-in-one training computer that includes GPS and heart rate functions. Polar claims it's one of the lightest and slimmest integrated GPS training devices on the market.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Stages, a Boulder, Colorado-based supplier to the fitness industry, is introducing a power meter that mounts on a left crank arm and retails for hundreds less than some other power-measuring options.