FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Swiss gravity brand iXS is at Eurobike showing off its innovative line of protective gear, helmets and apparel for trail riding and enduro and downhill racing—all of which it will showcase next month at Interbike as iXS enters the U.S.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — It’s not just grandmas anymore.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — For 2014, it’s no mere rebadge job at Rotor.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Messe Friedrichshafen recognized 61 products with Eurobike Awards at the end of the show yesterday. Ten of those recipients took home a gold. This year the competition drew a record high number of entries with 496 products from 30 different countries.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Joe Breeze embraces the latest mountain biking trends—enduro racing and 27.5-inch wheels—while at the same time evoking the sport’s roots in introducing the new Breezer Repack all-mountain rig.
The BPA-free refillable Torpedo Hydration System 400 has a 26-ounce capacity and consists of an aero bottle, carbon mount and carbon cage with color-coordinated bite valve and spacers. Available with red or magenta accents.
Suggested retail: $134.95
ARGENBÜHL, Germany (BRAIN) — “I nearly didn’t bring this back,” said Ian Ganderton, as he dismounted Salsa’s new carbon fat bike, the Beargrease.
ARGENBÜHL, Germany (BRAIN) — Building on the stellar reviews and difficult-to-keep-up-with aftermarket and OE demand for its Lev dropper, Taiwanese supplier KS Suspension is set to bring to market an expanded line of the seatposts at a host of price points.
ARGENBÜHL, Germany (BRAIN) — Gates Carbon Drive has come a long way from its early days dressing up single-speed mountain bikes with near silent running and hassle-free—i.e., chain lube-free—maintenance.
ARGENBÜHL, Germany (BRAIN) — A frequent sight at the Eurobike Demo Day the last few years has been the dozens of cyclists wearing bright-colored, stretchy jerseys with shorts that appear to be on inside-out.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Campagnolo is introducing a new, more streamlined version of the battery used with its EPS electronic groups.
WOODINVILLE, WA (BRAIN) — FSA plans to launch its first hydraulic mountain bike brakes at Eurobike next week, in XC Race and Trail versions.
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) — Yakima's 2014 line includes two new hitch-mast bike rack models, the FullSwing and the FullTilt.
SUN PRAIRIE, WI (BRAIN) — Challenge is introducing a new cyclocross tire model in tubular and open tubular formats. The new Chicane tread pattern is optimized for fast course conditions and was developed with top British racer Helen Wyman. Wyman won the European championships on prototype Chicane tires.
FAIRFIELD, CA (BRAIN) — Sports Beans has launched new Protein Recovery Crisps formulated to rebuild muscle following intense training or competition.
Sport Beans Protein Recovery Crisps combine two sources of protein — whey and pea — in a bite-sized crisp. The texture mimics a malt ball.