PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Chris King developed the InSet 8 headset to accommodate tapered 1-1/8 inch to 1-1/4 inch steerer tubes used on road and cyclocross bikes.
EUGENE, OR (BRAIN) — Rolf Prima has begun shipping the company’s Ralos mountain bike wheels with the new XD driver that is SRAM 1x11 XX1 compatible.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 12,200 bikes due to faulty carbon forks. Models affected are the 2012 and 2013 Tarmac SL4, 2013 Crux and 2013 Secteur Disc complete bikes and framesets.
OLNEY, IL (BRAIN) —Magura picked up so much new disc brake spec for 2013 it topped up the diesel in two Sprinter vans sending them out to support dealer clinics around the country.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Showers Pass introduced its new line of wet weather cycling gloves at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market here this week.
LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — Troy Lee Designs returns to its roots with the launch of the new A1 trail helmet, a departure from the carbon fiber full-face, moto-inspired helmets for which the brand is known.
LAGUNA, CA (BRAIN) — KORE is offering two new hub designs designed to work with SRAM's XX1 drivetrain.
SPEARFISH, SD (BRAIN) — Quarq is releasing two new power-measuring crank designs with refined designs, lighter weight and more crank lengths than its previous offerings.
The SRAM-owned company's new cranks are called the ELSA 10 and RIKEN 10.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Giro's Petra shoe model is part of the brand's new women's series. The Petra is intended as a multi-purpose shoe, comfortable on and off the bike.
POSSOLEONE, Italy (BRAIN) — Fizik is offering retailers a new slatwall-compatible point-of-sale display that helps consumers choose among its many bar tape options.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Rudy Project has added a new line of casual, sports-inspired sunglasses, the Deewhy line.
The line is named for an Australian beach and the company says the line "gives an unmistakable and stylish sport style to those carefree moments."
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN) — SRAM-owned Zipp Speed Weaponry is introducing two new road wheels that will sell for lower prices than the company has hit in several years.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM's new Carry-on Roller Bag allows the brand's supporters to fly the colors while rolling through airports.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT (BRAIN) — Ibex's Shak City Roller was designed as a do-it-all riding jacket.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — For 2013 Breezer has brought back the Storm line of hardtails, which includes three models with 29er wheels and one model with 26-inch wheels.
MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Easton says its EA90 XD Disc CX wheelset is not a re-purposed road or 29er wheel, but instead designed from the start for cyclocross.
POZZOLEONE, Italy (BRAIN) — Later this year Fizik plans to launch a line of cockpit components, including handlebars, stems and seatposts. In the meantime, the Italian brand is testing its new parts with the French World Tour team, Ag2r-La Mondiale.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — VeloPress' latest title is a book on core training by pro road racer Tom Danielson and personal trainer Allison Westfahl.