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Posted April 26, 2013
From the April 15 issue of BRAIN

APTOS, CA (BRAIN) — There may be a sliver of light at the end of the tunnel for retailers frustrated with creaky, plastic-y, non-serviceable OEM bottom brackets in $8,000 bikes.

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Posted April 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — 3T is issuing a voluntary recall of all Aura Pro custom edition aero bars. The bars were fitted as original equipment on certain Cervélo 2013 model-year bikes, including the P3 spec’d with Shimano Ultegra and the P5 Three spec’d with SRAM Red.

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Posted April 25, 2013
From the April 1 issue of BRAIN

Stocking parts and tools to service multiple bottom bracket, axle and fork sizes is a retail headache.

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Posted April 25, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Nikwax's Basefresh is a detergent/conditioner for synethetic activewear. It deodorizes, inhibits the build-up of body odors, accelerates drying and improves the cooloing efficiency of base layers. 

Posted in New Products
Posted April 25, 2013
From the April 1 issue of BRAIN

Power training gets simpler and more affordable. Will dealers capture new business?

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Posted April 24, 2013
The 1951 Wilier replica jersey

SAN VENDEMIANO, Italy (BRAIN) — De Marchi is introducing a line of historical jersey reproductions from cycling's golden age.

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Posted April 23, 2013
From the March 15 BRAIN

ROLLINSFORD, NH (BRAIN) — If you are a rider heavily invested in ceramic bearings in your hubs, bottom bracket and jockey wheels and are obsessive about chain cleanliness, dynamo hubs are not even on your radar.

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Posted April 23, 2013

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles launched its Firebird 27.5 at the Sea Otter Classic. The new model is a larger-wheeled version of the popular Firebird long-travel bike.

Posted in New Products
Posted April 22, 2013

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Enve introduced its first 650b downhill racing rim at the Sea Otter Classic last week. The new rim will start shipping in June separately or as part of wheelsets using DT Swiss or Chris King hubs.

Posted in New Products
Posted April 19, 2013
The GRID Mini roller

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Trigger Point Performance has added to its line of personal foam rollers with the launch of the GRID Mini. The roller is 5 inches tall by 5.5 inches in diameter, with the same 3-dimensional surface as the full size original GRID roller.

Posted in New Products
Posted April 19, 2013
The new BR-M987 is Shimano's lightest disc brake ever.

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano's top line XTR mountain bike group is getting updated, lighter disc brake components, a lighter bottom bracket, a more durable chain and a super light carbon tubular 29er wheelset.

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Posted April 17, 2013

COLUMBUS, OH (BRAIN) — DUO Brand is now offering an 18-inch version of its SVS BMX street/park tire. The tire is available in 18 x 2.1-inch size in black or white sidewalls. 

Posted in New Products
Posted April 16, 2013
Greg Minnaar in the new Oakley Airbrake MX

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA (BRAIN) — Oakley is introducing a new downhill mountain biking goggle that will be used by world Downhill champion Greg Minnaar at the Sea Otter Classic this week.

Posted in New Products
Posted April 16, 2013
The new R.I.P. 9 frame in Niner Green.

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes is introducing a new version of its R.I.P. 9 frame using an "air-formed" aluminum frame that brings its weight down to nearly the same as the company's comparable carbon fiber bike.

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Posted April 16, 2013

TORONTO, Canada (BRAIN) — Cervélo announced a new bike model on Tuesday, a time trial and triathlon bike that is more affordable than its top-of-the-line P5. The new P3 will retail for $5,400 built up with Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 parts.

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Posted April 15, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Fizik is now offering its Versus line of saddles with braided-carbon rails, which the company says are more comfortable than other carbon rails, while being just as light. 

Posted in New Products
Posted April 15, 2013
Hydraulic brake options for new 11-speed Red and 10-speed S-700 levers
SRAM"s new Red hydraulic rim brake

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) —  SRAM on Monday went public with its long-rumored 11-speed road groups and hydraulic disc and rim brake options for the road.

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Posted April 10, 2013
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Honey Stinger is launching a new caffeinated cherry cola flavor to its line of organic energy chews. 
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Posted April 8, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — Donkey Label's line of handmade soaps include soaps to remove grease and grime, a hydrating facial soap and a shaving soap. All are made especially for cyclists of pure natural and organic ingredients.

 

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Posted April 5, 2013

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized has launched a new triathlon/time trial saddle, the Sitero.

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