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.

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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.

ATLANTA, Ga. (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has released a software update for its ELEMNT GPS bike computer that includes a live Strava segment feature. Several other GPS computer makers have similar features and Wahoo has promised the update for a while.

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SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Blackburn's new Chamber HV floor pump is purpose-built for mountain bike use, with an oversized barrel for high volume, a 4-inch-diameter gauge that reads to 50 psi, a camoflauge paint job and an integrated bottle opener.

At Eurobike, the company will show products to fit cargo bikes, cruisers and Pinion gearboxes.
Gates' new composite sprocket.

DENVER (BRAIN) — Gates is targeting the high-volume European urban bike and e-bike market with an expanded product line it will introduce at Eurobike at the end of this month. The company also will show new products for use with Pinion gearboxes and Rohloff hubs.

Tagged Eurobike

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Whether it's speed or gravel roads, Felt tackles both with dedicated new road models: the FR and VR.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — is now selling its cardboard bike shipping box, which it first showed at last year's Interbike show. The box was desiogned to make it easier to ship bikes with wider tires and longer suspension travel.

OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) —  The new Magura Boltron suspension fork was developed for e-MTBs. The fork was developed with WP Performance Systems, an Austria-based motocross suspension company. 

Surly's John Fleck (left) with Paul Zeigle.

TRUCKEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Surly is still betting big on the fat bike market, but has trimmed its 2017 line from five models to two — the Wednesday and the Ice Cream Truck.

Still, John Fleck, Surly's global sales manager, said a third model could be added later in the season.


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