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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has announced the release of the eeWings All-Road – a new version of their titanium eeWings cranks designed to fit road, gravel and cyclocross bottom bracket standards.

BOZEMAN, Mont. (BRAIN) — Terrene Tires has introduced the Johnny 5, an extreme soft conditions tire.

The Johnny 5 is a 5-inch wide large-paddle tire created to float well and give the most traction possible on soft surfaces. 

RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — Catrike is launching the entirely new Eola model at Interbike this week.

Pioneer's new head unit boasts a full-color 2.2" screen.

RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — At Interbike Pioneer is announcing many changes across its line of power meters, including the launch of its own headunit, a mobile app, and the addition of its advanced pedaling metrics to Wahoo's GPS units.

Pioneer and Wahoo unveiled the changes at a preshow event Tuesday morning.

Tagged Interbike
Merlin will make just eight of the Newsboy frames, priced at $5,000 each.

RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — Merlin Bikes is back, and just like in the 1990s, the brand has brought a crowd-pleaser to Interbike: the Newsboy.

Tagged Interbike
The BX-2.2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool has announced two new tool boxes that add space, convenience and tool access to help mechanics when they are traveling.

The San Diego brand launched its latest Peter Sagan editions of its sunglasses just before the Tour de France this summer.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — This summer 100% released its latest Peter Sagan special edition sunglasses — the brand has worked with the ProTour superstar since December 2016 — just before the opening stage of the Tour de France.

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (BRAIN) — Norway's Sweet Protection has released its 2019 model year collection, which includes the brand's long-awaited convertible full-face helmet, the Arbitrator MIPS.

Allite's parent, UWHK Ltd., also owns Huffy Bicycles and recently built a factory in China to manufacture the alloys, which are said to be light, recyclable and less expensive than carbon.
Allite's new Super Magnesium is lightweight, recyclable and less expensive than carbon.

DAYTON, Ohio (BRAIN) — Allite Inc., a new materials sciences company that manufactures metal alloys, has announced that its proprietary Super Magnesium alloy is now available to the cycling industry.

The new Polar Vantage M

KEMPELE, Finland (BRAIN) — Polar is releasing two new multisport watches this fall, the Vantage V and Vantage M, which offer new technology including a new wrist-based heart rate sensor said to be more accurate than other similar products.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Mark Peterman, a veteran of Cycling Sports Group and GT Bicycle, has launched a new company in Taiwan that will provide airless tire inserts that replace innertubes.

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Yeti Cycles says it has rounded out its 2019 bike line with the addition of the SB130, which slots in between its SB100 and the recently introduced SB150. 

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth Components is working with King Cage to bring out a new bottle cage with a mounting plate allowing a wide range of vertical positioning. The cages allow positioning to clear a frame bag, fit a larger bottle, or accommodate an upgraded rear shock.

The Gates 22-tooth rear sprocket.

AMSTERDAM (BRAIN) — Gates Carbon Drive and Enviolo have collaborated on a drivetrain for high-speed e-bikes, also called speed pedelecs, which require taller gearing to achieve speeds of up to 28 mph.

Tagged Electric bike

BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Abbey Bike Tools' Chain Tool spent two years designing and testing its new chain tool, which will begin shipping next month. But the company likes to say that Abbey founder Jason Quade spent 10 years working as a pro mechanic, breaking three chains a day, in developing the new tool.

GIVISIEZ, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Scott's new Ransom model is a carbon enduro bike that can be used with 29-inch or 27.5-inch wheels, with a suspension linkage chip that can be flipped for optimum performance with either wheel size. 

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Crankrbothers is now offering two versions of easy-release cleats, designed for those who are new to using clipless pedals. 

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch will launch its new Kiox e-bike computer to the U.S. market at Interbike. The Kiox has a color display and remote handlebar control; provides data including speed, cadence and battery state; and is compatible with an optional heart rate monitor.

COTATI, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yuba Bikes' new Electric Supermarché builds off the brand's front-loading cargo bike, the Supermarché, with an electric pedal-assist option.

Limited numbers of bikes with the new $2,000 upgrade are hitting the market, allowing Fox and bike brands to educate retailers on it.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — "The system is complex, but what you get is simple," Fox says in its marketing. But how hard is it for dealers to set-up, tune and service the complex system?

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