Product/Tech

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (BRAIN) — Batch Bicycles' latest model is the Fitness Bicycle, designed for recreational riders looking for an entry level bike to get into the sport of cycling.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Taiwanese component giant FSA has launched its first e-bike motor system, called the FSA System. 

The system includes a rear hub motor, a 250Wh battery unit, a 250Wh expansion battery, and an integrated on-bike control unit and smartphone app.

Tagged Electric bike / Eurobike
Northwave Ghost XC.

TREVISO, Italy (BRAIN) — Northwave released a new all-mountain flat pedal shoe and road and cross-country shoes with a new closure system.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has launched an update to its popular Transit Jacket. The updated Transit CC is the first item in the company's new "Clean Color" collection. Clean Color styles use the Bluesign approved dyes, which are certified to keep harmful chemicals out of the manufacturing process.

The new Stan's Baron CB7 wheelset.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Stan's NoTubes may have stopped production of its old rubber rim strips, but the New York company is alive and well and moving forward with new wheel designs and other products, which it showed at Eurobike last week.

REXFORD, N.Y. (BRAIN) — PrestaCycle's new PrestaWrap is intended as a long-lasting tire boot for cut or torn road tires. 

"It's the dollar bill trick .... on steroids," said PrestaCycle's David Finlayson. 

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — BRAIN's Gear Guide, an 8-page, advertiser-supported directory to dozens of the latest products on the bike market, is now available for digital reading or download. 

The Guide was included as part of the Bicycle Retailer & Industry News Sept. 1 print issue. 

Tagged BRAIN News / From the Magazine

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — The 14th edition of Barnett's Manual DX will be available Sept. 30 and can pre pre-ordered now.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — POC has been awarded the Eurobike Award 2019 for the Tectal Race SPIN NFC, a digital helmet which integrates Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to aid user safety and protection by storing a riders medical profile in the helmet.

EAST DUNDEE, Ill. (BRAIN) —, a custom wheel builder, has released a new cyclocross-specific tubular rim. The carbon rim is optimized for 33mm tires and disc brakes, said Robert Curtis, the brand's owner.

Fox Live Valve won a Eurobike Award this week.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — A year after launching its electronically controlled mountain bike suspension system, Live Valve, Fox Factory has launched a version for e-bikes. The system, being shown at Eurobike this week, uses the Bosch Performance Line CX system with Kiox display. 

Tagged Electric bike / Eurobike

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Perhaps due to the absence of Interbike on this year's trade show calendar, Eurobike seems to have an extra long list of new product introductions this year. Here's a look at a few that have caught our eye so far this week.

Tagged Eurobike

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — When Shimano released details of its 12-speed drivetrain last year, Connex and KMC went to work in earnest.

Tagged Eurobike
Garmin announces that Tacx's smart bike is shipping. Meanwhile, Zwift launches steering and offroad riding features.
Wahoo's KICKR BIKE with a simulated outdoor backdrop.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The indoor cycling craze has come to the interior halls of the Messe Friedrichshafen, where a fair chunk of the new product news this year is related to stationary pursuits.

Tagged Eurobike

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — 4iiii, which bought the STAC stationary trainer brand earlier this year, is unveiling its first smart trainer at Eurobike this week.

Tagged Eurobike

BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Deschutes Brewery has released a cyclocross-themed North American IPA, called HandUp. The limited edition brew marked Deschutes' sponsorship of Virginia's Blue Ridge GO Cross Race, held last weekend.

Stan's Alpha rim strip

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The end of an era is near at Stan's No Tubes. 

Tagged Eurobike
Harley-Davidson's foray into e-bikes is closer to reality.

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Harley-Davidson's long-awaited foray into the e-bike market is closer to reality with a new photo of three prototype models on its website but no spec's.

Tagged Electric bike
The EX-5 Smart Connect Bike is for those who prefer the fitness experience on a tablet or phone.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Echelon Fitness expands its lineup of connected fitness products with the EX-5S Smart Connect Bike, EX-5 Smart Connect Bike, and Reflect 50-inch touchscreen.

The Azure is State Bicycle Co.'s newest model.

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — The Azure from State Bicycle Co. is a cruiser designed with a nod to "old-school with a touch of new." A step-through frame with a classic look and matching fenders highlight the bike's aesthetics.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Product/Tech