SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN) — Santa Cruz introduces its first bikes designed specifically for 27.5-inch wheels with the launch of the Bronson and Bronson Carbon all-mountain/enduro models.
OLNEY, CA (BRAIN) — SKS' new Spaero Sport high pressure mini pump features an extendable, flexible inflation hose protected by a streamlined dust cover.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 2,500 BMX helmets sold exclusively at Toys R Us. The helmet's buckle can release on impact, allowing the helmet to fall off the rider.
JACKSON, WY (BRAIN) — POC's Crane helmet combines low weight with a durable and dent-resistant construction.
SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) — According to Santa Fe distributor BTI, its hot sauce was "born in the fiery catacombs beneath its warehouse, in a place where mere mortals fear to tread."
The company offers two all natural hot sauces made with fresh ingredients.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Planet Bike's updated Blaze 2 watt Micro headlight has a more compact case, longer run times, three color options and a lower price than the original. It shares the original's high/low settings and Superflash strobe feature.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Wheelmakers are preparing to take on cycling competition's governing body, the UCI, over testing the Swiss body requires for wheels used in sanctioned competition.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Showers Pass' new Skyline Pant is designed for year-round cyclists and is also useful for cold-weather running, cross-country skiing or other outdoor activities.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Chrome’s new Truk Pro SPD shoe is designed to be every bit as comfortable in the office or walking on the street as it is aboard the bike—or, as San Francisco-based Chrome puts it: “For those who live in and ride the city and want SPD performance on the bike and sneaker comfort
EMERYVILLE, CA (BRAIN) — Capo Cycling Apparel has released its Spring 2013 apparel line, including the new GS-13 jersey and bib short.
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN) — Tate Labs has introduced a new version of its Bar Fly Garmin computer mount. The new Bar Fly TT mounts to aero bars and provides an aerodynamic and hassle-free mount that won't interfere with front-mounted hydration systems.
GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN)—BMC Group’s Stromer e-bike brand is launching its new ST1 pedal-assist bike into the U.S. market with a sweepstakes giveaway in which one person will win a $3,499 ST1 Elite 9-speed model.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — VeloPress author Lennard Zinn has updated "Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance."
The fourth edition of the book is now available, with information on basic repairs through advanced overhauls.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (BRAIN) — Serfas’ new Stem Clamp Bag System is intended to allow riders to easily carry and access cell phones and other small items.
PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN)—Yuba Bicycles is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission on a recall affecting about 1,000 Mundo V4.0 cargo bikes after reports of two passengers on the back of the bike getting their feet caught in the rear wheel.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports is adding a new 11-speed road cassette to its range.
The new cassettes share the same precision forged and CNC-finished cogs as Sampson's 10-speed versions, along with the aluminum spider for the larger rings to reduce weight.
LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Crankbrothers has gone back to its roots—the brand got its start in pumps and tools before expanding into pedals and other components—with new multi-tool and inflation product series.