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Posted February 26, 2013
Michelin Wild Grip'R

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Grip'R is Michelin's new multipurpose mountain bike tire, designed for both wet and dry conditions.

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Posted February 21, 2013
SRAM X5 fat bike crank

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM is recognizing the growth in sales of fat bikes, offering new fat bike versions of its X9 and X5 cranks.

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Posted February 21, 2013
Showers Pass Refuge jacket
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Showers Pass' Refuge jacket is designed for bike commuting, mountain biking or crossover outdoor sports such as skiing and mountaineering.
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Posted February 20, 2013
The Vuka Stealth

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN) — Zipp’s new Vuka Stealth is an integrated carbon aero handlebar and stem system that the company said offers nearly endless custom positioning options.

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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. 

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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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