SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory has announced a new cross-country suspension fork, the 32 Step-Cast. The company said the fork is its lightest cross-country fork ever, starting at 2.98 pounds.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Six major shock makers announced on Thursday that they would each begin listing their rear shock fittings and lengths in metric rather than imperial units.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — ENVE has expanded its Smart ENVE System aero road wheel line to include two new disc-brake optimized wheel models, the SES 5.6 Disc and SES 7.8 Disc.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — Spanish helmet brand Catlike is bringing its shoe line to the U.S. After launching a full line in Europe last year, the company is bringing select models to the U.S. for 2016.
ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Wahoo has issued a firmware update to its ELEMNT GPS bike computer, adding several new functions that work with some Shimano Di2 groups and SRAM's eTap drivetrain. The new firmware also adds support for muscle oxygen sensors.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Wheels Mfg. is offering shops free laminated wall charts of its derailleur hangers and bottom bracket offerings. The charts are free with any shop order that includes a wall chart between now and April 30.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun is working with The Conservation Alliance to offer a co-branded Nuun Active Hydration 4-pack, with a portion of sales benefitting the Alliance while bringing exposure to the group.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components is recalling its Flux and Stix headlights and taillights due to potentially overheating, posing fire and burn hazards.
Models affected include:
NEW YORK —Brooklyn Bicycle Co. has expanded its lineup with the introduction of two hybrid models, the recreational bike brand's first hybrids — the Roebling and Lorimer. Brooklyn's lineup now covers 12 models.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM one-ups the 1-by market with its newly announced Eagle 12-speed drivetrain, boasting a 10-50T cassette.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Clement has introduced the most new tire models in the brand's recent history, with five new tubeless versions and new cyclocross, gravel and road tires.
PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yuba's new Boda Boda Macho is designed for carrying cargo, including kids, on rugged trails.
LIVINGSTON, Scotland (BRAIN) — Endura's new QDC (Quick Dry Cool) Drag2Zero triathlon clothing line is said to include "market leading aero concepts, cutting edge fabrics and exclusive pad technologies to live up to its ambitious label.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Polar Bottle is introducing a new bottle cap that it offers a higher volume flow, is leak proof, and is dishwasher safe. The valve is removable for easy cleaning.
YECLA, Spain (BRAIN) — Olula is the new Catlike road helmet, conceived for amateur cyclists.
The Spanish-made helmet features a system that allows removal of the adjustment straps for washing or replacement. The model also includes an anti-insect net.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — RacerMate is recalling about 25,000 stationary trainer flywheels, used on ComputTrainers the company sold before 2008.