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Posted February 19, 2013
Retrofitz cyclocross race day shoe conversion

SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN) — A new company, Retrofitz, will convert nearly any street shoe into an SPD cleat-compatible cycling shoe. Among its standard offerings is a cross-country running shoe converted into a super light "race day" shoe for cyclocross or mountain biking (shown).

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Posted February 18, 2013
Wheels Manufacturing's Multi-BB Kit

LOUISVILLE, CO (BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing's new BB Multi Kit adapts Shimano's 24mm and SRAM/Truvativ's 24mm amd 22mm cranks to fit virtually any BB30 or Presfit 30 frame.

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Posted February 14, 2013

ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness is now shipping its RFLKT computer, which displays data from the user's iPhone fitness apps. 

Posted in New Products Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted February 13, 2013
Honey Stinger Dark Chocolate Mocha Cherry Pro bar
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Honey Stinger has released its first caffeinated protein bar, in a Dark Chocolate Mocha Cherry Pro flavor.
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Posted February 12, 2013
Crankbrothers Mallet DH/Race

LAGUNA, CA (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers is launching a new pedal designed specifically for downhill racing. Prototype Mallet DH/Race pedals were used by several pros during the 2012 season and were used by Greg Minnaar to win a world champioship last year.

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Posted February 11, 2013
Raleigh Misceo Trail i11

KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Raleigh designed the Misceo Trail i11 hybrid bike for tackling trails, commuting to work or setting off for the local watering hole.

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Posted February 8, 2013

HAUPPAUGE, NY (BRAIN) — Finish Line Technologies Inc.’s new rust-busting product, Chill Zone, is designed to free bike parts that are rusted stiff and would normally need to be replaced.

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Posted February 7, 2013
CycleTEK Momentum1 trainer

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — CycleTEK is a new brand introducing its Momentum1 indoor cycling trainer.

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Posted February 6, 2013
Chris King InSet 8 headset in navy
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.
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Posted February 4, 2013

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.  

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Posted January 29, 2013
Michelin ProtekMax
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Michelin's new Protek Max inner tubes are injected with sealant and have a square profile and textured bumps that react in compression if punctured. Michelin said this reaction helps the tube close around the hole.
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Posted January 25, 2013

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. 

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 25, 2013
From the magazine
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.
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Posted January 25, 2013
Showers Pass Crosspoint Gloves

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.

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Posted January 23, 2013
Troy Lee with the A1

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. 

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Posted January 23, 2013
KORE Durox XX1 rear hub

LAGUNA, CA (BRAIN) — KORE is offering two new hub designs designed to work with SRAM's XX1 drivetrain.

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Posted January 22, 2013
The Quarq Riken 10

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.

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Posted January 18, 2013
Giro Petra shoe

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. 

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Posted January 17, 2013
Fizik bar tape selector POS

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.

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Posted January 16, 2013
The Rudy Project Deewhy

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."

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