MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — BikeYoke's new Revive Max dropper was designed from the ground up for bikes that use 34.9-millimeter seatposts. The Revive Max has a 28-millimeter stanchion, compared with the 25-millimeter stanchion on the standard Revive and on most other dropper posts. 

DENVER (BRAIN) — Stefan Ytterborn, the founder of the Swedish protective gear brand POC, has launched an electric off-road motorcycle at the Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, which opened here Thursday.

CASTLE PINES, Colo. (BRAIN) — A Colorado-based distributor is now offering North American dealers colored road bike brake hoods from Scagliarini.

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Just over 25 years ago, Dr. Bill Vaughan formulated the first GU Energy Gel in a Berkeley kitchen. Vaughan was looking to make a more digestible fuel for his daughter, a top ultra-marathoner.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Velo Orange is now offering 11-speed compatible cassette hubs with the company's tool-free, field-serviceable format.

PLEASANT VALLEY, Mo. (BRAIN) — Chamois Butt'r is now shipping its products in new, more environmentally friendly Retail Ready Packaging that can be put straight onto the shelf or display hook with a limited amount of unpacking.

NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Race Face is now selling its Vault hubs in a new version that is compatible with J-bend spokes, for custom wheelbuilders.

The Vault hub was originally part of the brand's Rurbine R and Next R wheels, in a straight-pull spoke configuration.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Industry Nine has released a line of three carbon road wheelsets with U.S-made disc-brake hubs. The wheels feature new carbon rims in three depths. Each of the rims is tubeless ready and has a 21mm internal width and a blunt-nosed shape that I9 calls a "Wide Format Aero Design."

ADELAIDE, Australia (BRAIN) — Kask has unveiled its latest aero road helmet model, the Utopia, at the Santos Tour Down Under race here this week. The helmet is being used by Team Sky, which helped develop it.

The company said the Utopia offers the latest technology in aerodynamics and ventilation.

NEVERS, France (BRAIN) — Look has released its new Keo Blade Carbon and Keo Blade Carbon Ti road pedals.

The company said the new design "improves the experience associated with the use of blade technology in a clipless pedal."

TORRANCE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pioneer Cycle Sports has lowered retail prices on its dual-leg power meters.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling is now selling and shipping Stages Power LR, its first power meter that measures left and right side power.

AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — Tunturi Fitness, which was founded in 1922 in Finland, is returning to the U.S. market with an agreement with wholesaler North America Cycles to distribute cardio equipment for both home and professional use.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (BRAIN) — Seattle Cycles has launched its new MetroBike electric folding bike model at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018.

Ford is launching a cellular-vehicle-to-everything — C-V2X — system that includes bikes.
Ford's display at CES 2018. Photo courtesy of Ford.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle and Tome Software are showing a new artificial intelligence-driven bicycle-to-vehicle communication system at the Consumer Electronics Show here this week. 

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LODI, Calif. (BRAIN) — Williams Cycling is now offering its System wheelsets in 45/60 and 60/90 pairings, with a shallower wheel profile in the front combined with a deeper section in the rear to balance weight, aerodynamics and handling.

BREDBURY, England (BRAIN) — Renthal has launched an Ultra Tacky version for its Push-On grip in response to demand from the company's World Cup DH and Enduro World Series riders.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has announced a new mountain bike brake system, the Guide T, a trail and enduro brake that features a lightweight four-piston caliper.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds new Trail Rated wheels are positioned as a lower-priced alternative to the brand's Blacklabel models, with prices starting at $1,549.

The new models are also available with six color options.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Rocky Mountain Bicycles is recalling about 1,300 mountain bikes in the U.S. and 1,800 in Canada because of crash hazard due to brake housing that was not secured properly during manufacturing. No incidents or injuries have been reported to date.


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