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.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Greenstar Bikes' Ecoforce 1 is a stylish singlespeed bamboo bicycle priced for everyone.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Gates Corp. is expanding its business in the stationary bike market, gaining spec for its Carbon Drive belts on models from such brands as Stages Indoor Cycling, Schwinn Fitness and FreeMotion Fitness.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima has completed a major overhaul of its roof rack products for the 2016 model year, and also revamped its dealer introduction strategy.
DERBY, Vt. (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau's Signature 84 shoes are part of the company's recently introduced 2016 model year line.
SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — OneUp Components' new narrow-wide chainrings fit SRAM's 94mm BCD cranks and Shimano's 96mm BCD cranks.
OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin on Wednesday launched a new product that uses radar to alert riders to approaching cars, plus head and tailights that react to rider speed and a new GPS-enabled head unit that will display Strava segments in real time.
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FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — OSMO has introduced two new sports nutritional products specifically tailored for women: Strawberry Hydration and White Mocha Protein.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Ahead of this weekend's Tour de France start, Scott and Trek have unveiled some new aero road bikes, just as Specialized did last week.