SNOWBASIN, Utah (BRAIN) — Best known for its murdered-out, black-on-black disc-brake carbon bikes, QBP house brand Foundry Cycles has repositioned itself with fresh branding and, starting in August, a return to the traditional road bike market.
SNOWBASIN, Utah (BRAIN) — Is it really necessary for one brand to offer not one, not two, but THREE different drop-bar 29er bikes? Oh yeah, says Benton Hunt, global sales manager for Salsa Cycles. It’s all about the individual experience and where the bike can take a rider, he said during the Salsa 2016 model year presentation QBP’s SaddleDrive dealer event in Snowbasin.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Rapha is entering a new product category with its first eyewear, the Rapha Classic Glasses.
The new glasses have acetate frames, handmade by Italy's Mazzucchelli, and Carl Zeiss lenses.
ONIGO DI PEDEROBBA, Italy (BRAIN) — Northwave is launching an enduro shoe, developed with sponsored athlete Cedric Gracia and using a new outsole designed with Michelin.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Guru Cycles and the Canadian bike clothing brand Marc De Storm are releasing a limited run of handcrafted jerseys that go on sale Friday. A portion of the sales will go to Quebec-based charity Cyclo Nord-Sud.
NORWALK, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Sunday AM Raw is part of the brand's 2016 model line, which is arriving in warehouses this month. The Sunday AM is an entry level freestyle BMX bike with a steel frame with chromoly downtube and dropouts.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — GT is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Zaskar hardtal mountain bike with a new carbon frame 27.5-inch wheel version offered in four bike models.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mountain bike clothing brand Zoic is introducing its first shoee, a flat pedal design developed with the skateboarding brand Osiris Shoes.
The Zoic Prophet shoe will be offered in three versions, all retailing for $85. They will ship next February.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Specialized is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Canadian consumer safety officials to recall about 6,500 pedal axle extenders, used for bike fits.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano this week announced details on 18 new bike shoes, across six different shoe categories.
ELKTON, Md. (BRAIN) — Gore Bike Wear is celebrating 30 years in business with a special limited edition clothing collection, which is available now.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Velo Orange has released its new Piolet frame and fork set.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Brooklyn Bicycle Co. has released its first fixie model, called the Wythe, bringing its bike product line to 10 distinct models.
SEYMOUR, Ct. (BRAIN) — Thule is updating its T2, which the company claims is already the best selling hitch rack in North America. The new T2, available next January, offers increased ground and vehicle clearance, tool-free installation, and longer platforms to fit longer wheelbase bikes.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing is offering three new versions of its bottom brackets, to fit new crank and frame configurations. Each set has CNC-machined aluminum shells and is made in the U.S. They use Enduro bearings.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (BRAIN) — Clean Bottle is bringing out an updated version of its easy-to-clean water bottle. The new version is 100 percent made in the U.S., has a new shape that fits better in bottle cages and added texture for grip. It's also now offered in two sizes: 20 ounces and 23 ounces.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design has announced a version of its top-end road helmet, the Synthe, with MIPS technology.
SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro's new HERO4 Session is the brand's smallest and lightest action camera yet.
LEOGANG, Austria (BRAIN) — Three years after introducing the Turbo, a pavement pedal-assist bike that fully integrated the battery into the frame, Specialized is expanding into off road with the Turbo Levo line of trail bikes that will become available in spring 2016.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets has launched its first road helmet to make use of the MIPS protection system.