CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is making a big push for 148mm OLD rear spacing on mountain bikes, which the company says produces a stiffer wheel and allows the drivetrain to be shifted to the right, further increasing clearance for wider tires and other advantages.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic has launched a major update to inRide, its power training app that is used with Kinetic trainers.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — PowerTap is branching out from its power meter rear hub to new products: a power meter pedal and chainring.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Enve is now shipping its first all-carbon mountain bike stem, designed for trail, enduro and all-mountain use.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Polar Bottle will become an official water bottle licensee of Team USA in an agreement with the U.S. Olympic Committee announced this week.
BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Sugoi Performance Apparel is introducing a "60 Day Comfort Guarantee" on all its spring 2015 cycling shorts for men and women.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Power meter brand Stages Cycling is launching a line of high-end indoor bikes for home and club use. The new effort builds on the company's background in the fitness industry.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Gates Corporation is launching a new belt-drive system for bike that will be about half the price of its current drivetrain.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — 45NRTH is expanding their fat tire offering with the release of two wide and aggressive tires, the Flowbeist and the Dunderbeist.
HOLSTEBRO, Denmark (BRAIN) — The Danish brand CeramicSpeed is offering a limited edition hollow titanium derailleur pulley set, produced by 3D printing.
SEATTLE — Nuun has released its co-branded four-pack of electrolyte sports drink tablets in collaboration with PeopleForBikes, with proceeds to be donated to the advocacy organization.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (BRAIN) — Bike fit tool manufacturer Purely Custom has introduced its latest product, the Fit Bike Pro 1. Designed to simulate true riding conditions, the Fit Bike Pro 1 features a load control transmission that uses Purely Custom’s Powerbahn technology.
OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano announced an updated Acera mountain bike group and a new $400 11-speed road wheelset on Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Sound Probiotics is a new brand founded by two endurance multi-sport athletes, whose first product is a probiotic designed to help endurance athletes stay healthy during heavy training and competition.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — The GoatLink replaces the Direct Mount intermediate link on Shimano 10-speed rear derailleurs to improve performance and drivetrain life with wide-range 1x10 drivetrains.
SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling is offering a carbon-rim disc brake wheel for gravel-riding and cyclocross, the ATR (All Terrain Road) Disc Brake wheel.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — For a limited time, a special laminated version of the 2015 Wheels Manufacturing derailleur hanger chart is available at no charge to IBDs in the U.S.