FREEHOLD, N.J. (BRAIN) — JET Roll has added an ultralight model to its tool wrap range. The JET Roll Hypersonic X-15 weighs just 12 greams without its strap. To save weight, it lacks the two-button closure of the standard Jet Roll Hypersonic.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — About 29,000 Chillafish childrens balance bikes are being recalled because overinflated tires can cause the wheel rims to crack and send pieces of the plastic rim flying.
WEST MIDLANDS, England (BRAIN) — The latest edition to Brooks England's Cambium range, the carbon C13 is targeted at high-end road cyclists. The saddle is made from a vulcanized natural rubber top that follows the movements of the rider for responsive control and comfort, Brooks says.
BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — GU has announced two new flavors to its Energy Gel and Roctane Energy Gel product lines.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Mineral Design is launching two related products — a multi-tool and a chaintool that fits in the end of handlebars — on Kickstarter this month.
EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Rolf Prima has introduced a Built on Demand Program that allows customers to customize almost everything about the look of their wheels.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Event Gear, a Colorado-based custom product company, has released its new Colorado messenger bag.
The bag is produced with a soft-touch outer fabric that is laminated to a fully coated vinyl type underlayer. The new bag features detachable shoulder and waist straps.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Suspension service center Dirtlabs is now offering a new suspension seal driver tool for shop or home use. The company developed its own tool after years of using tools provided by other manufacturers.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Cantitoe Road is now offering a new ergonomic cork grip called Primergo, made by Herrmans OY AB, a European OEM supplier of lights and grips.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — QBP is recalling about 1,000 Stolen BMX bikes because the front wheel can detach due to improperly fitting retention washers. Because of the improper washers, the bikes do not meet federal bicycle standards.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Priority Bicycles, a consumer-direct bike brand that launched with a crowdfunding campaign in 2014, is releasing its second model, the Priority Eight.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike Fixtation is now offering a public Bike Wash station and Bottle Fill Stations. The company is offering three options: Bottle Fill Station, Bike Wash Station, and the two-in-one Wash and Fill Station. The Wash Station has an optional coin-operated timer, as well.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth is now shipping Drop-Stop Elliptical chainrings for Shimano's XT M8000, Shimano's 110 BCD 4-bolt road/cx, and Race Face's Cinch Fat Bike Cranks that need a special Reverse Dish chainring for the correct chainline.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Velo Orange is now importing the Dajia Far Bar Off-Road Drop Bar. The versatile bar offers multi-hand positions and works well for all types of riding. The Far Bar has a 21-degree sweep, 110mm drop, and a 76mm reach.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — BRG Sports is showing four new "smart" helmet models at the Consumer Electronics Show this week with integrated 360-degree action cameras from 360fly.
OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin is launching a new "in-sight display" for cyclists at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.
CARSON, Calif. (BRAIN) — GloveTacts are an adhesive product that attaches to any long-fingered glove, allowing the glove to work with touch screen devices. The $10 product uses a special 3M adhesive and an ultra-thin material that is more conductive than human skin.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — J&B Importers is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 1,600 Origin8 folding bikes because welds on the bikes' frames can break.