WEST MIDLANDS, England (BRAIN) — The Pickwick backpack from Brooks is made in Italy with water-treated European canvas and Brooks leather trim. It features one secret pocket and one extra compartment, both hidden on the back of the bag, and closed with waterproof zips.
SANTA ANA, CA (BRAIN) — The mophie OutRide case is now available, the company announced Tuesday.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN) — Serotta this week released a new titanium road bike model, the Fondo SG.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — The Kinetic inRide system wireless combines an iPhone app with any Kinetic stationary trainer, providing wattage, speed and cadence data.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — VeloPress' latest book, The World's Toughest Endurance Challenges profiles 50 of the most extreme marathons, triathlons, bike rides, adventure races, climbs, open-water swims and other iconic endurance events from around the world.
HOFHEIM, Germany (BRAIN) — Benchmark Drives develops e-bike drivetrains and lightweight, low-maintenance belt-drive systems that hold a lot of appeal. But the high belt tension of current designs stresses bearings and makes it difficult to read drivetrain tension, an integral part of efficient e-bike drivetrains.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports has started production on its new 35 mm diameter CN stem and carbon bar.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — We may not know what to call it, but the 650b/27.5-inch tire is not wishful thinking or hype: It's coming at the industry like a freight train.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM's QuickView Computer Mount is designed to position a Garmin quarter-turn-mount GPS computer to a 31.8 mm diamter handlebar. The QuickView weighs 20 grams and attaches with a single torx T25 bolt.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — SBG-32 is a full-synthetic grease specifically formulated to extend the life of all threaded parts, cables and bearings.
OXNARD, CA (BRAIN) — Ursus’ double-leg kickstand called the Jumbo is ideal for use with electric bikes, cargo bikes and heavy cruisers.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Since showing its first set of hydraulic road disc brakes on Colnago’s C59 road bike at this year’s Taipei Cycle show, Formula has been fielding a nearly endless stream of inquiries from potential OEM customers.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The industry's major bike makers sent product managers to the heart of Taiwan's manufacturing area this week to consider products for complete bikes that bike shops won't see until later 2013 or later.
EUGENE, OR (BRAIN) — Bike Friday is recalling about 3,800 Tikit folding bikes as part of a voluntary recall in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The handlebar stem on the Tikit can break. So far Bike Friday has received six reports of breakage, two of which resulted in injuries.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) —'You can't make 10,000 black saddles and be done for the season,' says San Marco's Giovanni Girardi.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — From red to green, the cadre of former Marzocchi employees who formed DVO Suspension earlier this year seem to be finding it easy being a new color scheme.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — A new book written by Trek president John Burke becomes available Wednesday through Trek retailers, Amazon and iBooks.
KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Diamondback is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commision on a recall of about 40 cyclocross bikes that were assembled with incorrect headset parts. The incorrect part could cause the steerer tube to fail, although the company has had no reports of incidents.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Giro chose Golden Saddle Cyclery in Los Angeles’ hip Silverlake neighborhood to preview its new line of casual and performance road apparel to the cycling media on Thursday evening.