BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling has released a firmware update for its Stages power meter.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — Honey Bikes is offering three limited-edition race bikes for the 2013-14 cyclocross season. The company promises to deliver a race-ready bike by Aug. 1 to the first 20 buyers who place an order by June 15.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — Park Tool has released the third edition of its Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM is introducing an upgraded version of its mountain bike trigger shifters for three of its parts groups, and is trickling down its Type 2 anti-chain slap feature to its X7-level rear derailleur.
The company said all the updated parts are available this month.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Chris King Precision Components has restructured its sales model and increased production of its Cielo high-end steel bike line so that any authorized Chris King dealer can begin stocking and selling the framesets.
SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) — Some Lapierre models this year can be had with its computer-controlled shock system called e:i. Though the system was developed with RockShox, Lapierre holds five patents on the technology and retains exclusive use of the system.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Co-authors Dr. Allen Lim and chef Biju Thomas have teamed up again to offer a follow-up to their Feed Zone Cookbook. Their new book, Feed Zone Portables, offers 75 recipes for portable food for cyclists and other endurance athletes tired of bars and gels.
ROANOKE, VA (BRAIN) — QRide stickers include QR codes that allow emergency responders to access information via a smart phone app.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Alex Rims — one of the most successful original equipment suppliers to come out of Taiwan in the last two decades — is now looking to expand sales in the aftermarket in North America and Europe.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic is introducing a shallower version of the CXR 80 T aero wheelset that it introduced last year.
SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN) — Rottua sandals are handmade in California and feature re-purposed bike tires and tubes along with other materials.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Challenge is introducing a new line of road tubular and clincher tires named for the famous white gravel roads of Tuscany, Italy, and the annual Eroica road race there.
SAALHAUSEN, Germany (BRAIN) — With its black links and gold highlights, the Connex Black Edi chain from Wippermann adds a bit of bling to fusty old drivetrains. It comes in 9- and 10-speed versions — each weighing less than 300 grams —and includes the tool-free Connex link.