FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — After adding disc brakes and thru-axles the past few years, designers are turning their focus to the overall look of the bike and the results are surprising.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Electric assist has clear benefits to commuters or mountain bikers who want to make one more downhill run. But offering tourists a little electric assist seems wrong on many levels.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The SKULPT is a device that measures an athlete's 24 individual muscle groups and provides readings of their quality and performance potential with actionable data.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — SAHN Designs, a Vancouver, British Columbia, company, is recalling about 3,600 Classic model helmets that were sold in the U.S. and Canada between 2013 and 2015 for about $130.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Belgian tough is now available in women’s sizing. Ridley launched its lineup of women’s road bikes Wednesday night during a dinner presentation at the Zeppelin Museum in Friedrichshafen.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The Eurobike Award distinguishes products and concepts that stand out for their innovations, new functions and quality. Trade show organizers also bestow 12 Gold Awards and one Green Award for the top products, and most sustainable product.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The demise of alloy as an option for high-end mountain bike frames has left suppliers looking for ways to lower entry price points but still offer carbon frames.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — The maker of Fix It Sticks, a lightweight tool launched on Kickstarter in 2013 by a former bike shop mechanic, is introducing a bracket to carry the tool. The bracket mounts beneath a waterbottle cage on frames.
ATLANTA, Ga. (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has updated its KICKR stationary trainer, which has been on the market for about four years.
OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano on Tuesday announced a new line of top-end road and mountain bike shoes, called S-PHYRE.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — FSA's electronic road group has been raced for a few seasons, but the company wanted to launch the drivetrain as part of an entirely new group before riders got their hands on it.
MURRIETA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Turner Flux is a carbon fiber "trail ripper" with 120mm of rear travel. The company said it was designed to offer a lively and flickable ride, with 650b wheels, DW-link suspension, modern geometry and standard (142x12) rear axle spacing.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Zwift is preparing to release a new version of its online bike training/gaming app for iPads and iPhones. The new Zwift iOS app will be released as a "beta" program, the company said. The Zwift app was previously available only for use with a Mac or PC.
Ft. COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes is rolling out a budget-friendly aluminum model of its recently-launched and redesigned RIP trail bike.
The 150mm-travel aluminum frame is offered in two complete bike builds.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro's new high-end road shoes — the men's Factor Techlace and women's Factress Techlace — each feature a new closure system that combines laces with a Boa dial closure.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic has released the next generation of its Kinetic Fit training app.
The new app features professionally designed training plans, hundreds of customized workouts, video streaming and accurate real-time data.
PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC's 2017 collection includes a new helmet and expanded clothing line aimed at cross-country mountain bike racers. The collection also includes updates to the Fondo road apparel line and a completely updated series of protective backpacks.
SAVAGE, Minn. (BRAIN) — The team behnd the component brand Wolf Tooth are launching a new bike brand called Otso Cycles. The new brand is introducing a fat bike designed for use on dirt or snow and a drop-bar gravel/road bike.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (BRAIN) — Strider Sports Int'l., Inc., now has a product for an even younger group of potential bike riders – toddlers, ages 12-24 months, just learning to stand and walk.
FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components is unveiling its new DBcoil [IL] shock and VALT lightweight spring. The shock is designed to bring the advantages of a coil shock to shorter-mid travel bikes.