CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM has lightened its venerable BB8 cable-actuated disc brake calipers by about 25 grams per wheel. The company also is introducing a new cable set designed to optimize performance with the brakes.
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BRAIN) — BioLogic has updated its PostPump, an award-winning product that serves as a seatpost and a high-capacity floor pump.
The PostPump 2.0 has won a "red dot" product design award.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — We all know the customer (or employee) who frets about getting road bike brake levers positioned EXACTLY even on each side of the bar.
CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN) — Electric bike maker Currie Technologies is working with folding bike maker Dahon to introduce, you guessed it, an electric folding bike.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — GoPro's 3D videos were a crowd pleaser at the Eurobike Expo last week, where crowds of show goers donned cardboard glasses to immerse themselves in action videos.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The Italian component brand Deda Elementi is entering a new product category — wheels.
The company showed three new wheelsets at Eurobike that have been two years in the making and designed with input from sponsored riders.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Specialized has expanded its recall of some Tektro aero brake levers included with its S-Works Shiv framesets and bikes.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The industry's still waiting for hydraulic brake/shift levers from Shimano and SRAM. Meanwhile, Shimano's new Di2 wiring throws a wrench into alternative options.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — SRAM's RockShox brand will offer two models of suspension fork in the fast-growing 650b size, starting in December.
RockShox will offer the SID and the Reba in the new size, which is also referred to as 27.5-inch.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Shimano is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 67 sets of PRO VIBE carbon handlebars.
The handlebars. manufactured by Great Go Cycles Inc., of Taiwan, can break during riding. No consumers have reported breakages, however.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Look unveiled its new S-Track mountain bike pedal to the press Wednesday morning. The pedal, named S-Track for single track, is targeted to a wide range of riders from cross-country to all-mountain and enduro.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Electra is putting the “E” into its name with a new SRAM-powered electric bike that U.S. dealers can test ride at Interbike.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — SRAM is updating its first road group, called Force, with improved chainrings, shifters and rear derailleurs, the company announced Wednesday.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The Thule Group combined its expertise in racks and luggage to create its newest product line, a range of panniers, racks, saddle bags and handlebar mounted iPhone and iPad sleeves called Pack n’ Pedal.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Distributors, retailers and consumers need to order their Gore cables now. The company plans to exit the business by year’s end. Several OE customers, including SRAM, along with key distributors in the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Eecycleworks LLC is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 400 of its eebrake caliper brakes for road bikes.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—WD-40 Co., whose penetrating oil has been a household name since the 1950s, is launching WD-40 BIKE, a new business unit focused exclusively on cycling-specific maintenance products.
RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN)—At a press conference Tuesday during Demo Day, Fox unveiled a smartphone app to help riders set up their front and rear suspension. The free app is designed to work with all of Fox’s 2013 shocks. It will be available for the Android, iPhone and iPad as early as next week.
CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies is introducing an award-winning new electric bicycle to the U.S. market at Interbike next month. The eFlow E3 Nitro, features a high-capacity Samsung lithium-ion battery pack that is integrated into the seatpost.