CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM on Thursday unveiled its new XO DH hubs, which will be available in rear axle configurations of 12x150 and 12x157, and 20x110 on the front.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Blackburn Designs' Airstik 2Stage Mini-Pump has a lightweight aluminum barrel and shaft and is switchable between high-volume and high-pressure modes for faster inflation with less effort.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The new Urban Racer bike model, part of Vanilla Workshop’s Speedvagen line, is intended as a “super commuter.”
The new model starts at $4,895, with multiple upgrade options available.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BRAIN) — British pro rider Bradley Wiggins broke the UCI Hour Record this weekend on a Pinarello Bolide HR bike co-engineered by Jaguar and Pinarello.
KEMPELE, Finland (BRAIN) — The M450 bike computer features GPS, altitude, heart rate and integrated LED light.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments has developed a nutrition app called Refuel that tells cyclists and runners when to drink and eat during and after an activity. The app displays this information on the Recon Jet’s heads-up display.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bell is introducing its latest MIPS-equipped helmet, the Event XC. At $90, it’s Bell’s most affordable MIPS helmet.
SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) – GoPro has unveiled its new HERO+ LCD camera, which offers a touch display for easy shot framing, settings control and access to in-camera video trimming feature. The HERO+ LCD is built directly into its waterproof housing.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Veteran cycling journalist Jason Sumner's latest book, "75 Classic Rides Colorado: The Best Road Biking Routes," focuses on routes from easy to epic around Sumner's native state.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles is recalling all of its 2015 model year GT Fury Elite and GT Fury Expert downhill mountain bikes because of a concern about front hub failures.
OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Next month Shimano will offer a special limited-edition electric blue versuib of its top-of-the-line road shoe, the SH-R321.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Raleigh Bicycles has launched the Misceo iE, which the company says is the first e-bike in the U.S. to use Shimano's new STEPS technology. With pedal assist up to 20 mph, this urban e-bike is made for weekday commuting and weekend exploring.
WEST MIDLANDS, England, U.K. (BRAIN) — Brooks' new Cambium C15 Carve saddle has the same relatively narrow shaping as the Cambium C15, but has an ergonomic cut-out intended to provide relief from discomfort in the perineal area.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Zipp's latest road wheel model is the 404 Firestrike, which features a new technology called Carbon Shield to add durability. The company is selling just 404 pairs each of the updated Firestrike Tubular and Carbon Clincher this year.
OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Magura is releasing a limited edition of its MT7 brakes, called the MT7 Raceline. The Raceline features the neon yellow color previously available only to pro racers.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — The Hidrate Me Smart Water Bottle, which will launch a Kickstarter.com crowd-funding campaign June 1, will alert the user to appropriate drinking levels based on temperature, humidity, elevation and personal settings.
PITTSGROVE, N.J. (BRAIN) — New women's cycling apparel brand Evelyn Hill Cycling is expanding its product line to include larger sizing for bibs, shorts, jerseys, and accessories. The brand's Season 2 collection will include sizing ranging from 3XL-5XL, to fit women who range from sizes 20 through 28-plus.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (BRAIN) — On 1-by cockpits, Lindarets' ReMount adapter moves a dropper seatpost's cable-actuated remote lever from inboard of the brake lever to where a front shifter's thumb paddle would sit in a multi-chainring drivetrain.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca has introduced an updated Impero road bike frame pump, largely made in the U.S.
RICHMOND, Australia (BRAIN) — Knog's Milkman Combo lock is a retractable, cable lock that can be looped around a bike frame and lock quickly. It's compact enough to fit in a back pocket and best used for quick café stops.
It's just as small as Knog's original Milkman, but without the key.