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Posted July 17, 2014
The 2014 GT Fury Team

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries' GT Bicycle is recalling a total of 154 GT Fury bikes in the U.S. and Canada because the hubs can break, causing the disc brakes to fail.

Posted in Recalls
Posted July 17, 2014
Italian company also fights counterfeiters with new authentication system.
The Bora Ultra 35 gets a wider rim, improved braking surface and lighter graphics.

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) — Campagnolo is updating its Shamal and Bora wheel lines, each of which have been in the company's lineup since 1994.

Posted in New Products
Posted July 17, 2014

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Yeti's new SB5c trail bike has the company's new Switch Infinity suspension technology, which the Colorado company developed with Fox. The new bike has 27.5-inch wheels and five inches of rear travel. Complete bikes start at $6,599.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 17, 2014

TORONTO (BRAIN) — Cervélo's new R2 road bike has a recommended retail price of $2,500, a new price point for the Canadian brand.

Posted in New Products
Posted July 16, 2014

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Boardman Bikes' AiR/9.8/Di2 is the top model in its aero road bike line.

Posted in New Products
Posted July 15, 2014

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Formed by a team with a combined 80-plus years in the apparel industry, British Columbia-based cycling clothing brand 7mesh will launch at this year's Eurobike and Interbike shows.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 15, 2014

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ice Carbon bib shorts are designed in the U.S. and feature a 10-panel construction, flatlock stitching, breathable mesh panels and compression leg bands.

The bibs have a gel-padded antibacterial chamois and are available in either all black or black with red accents.

Posted in New Products
Posted July 14, 2014

PITLOCHRY, Scotland (BRAIN) — Under uncharacteristically clear blue skies, Giant unveiled its all new range of Defy road bikes to editors who attended the 2015 on-road media event set in the Scotland Highlands last week.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 11, 2014

BREDBURY, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Renthal's new Apex stem range is designed for mountain bike use from cross-country racing to trail riding with bars as wide as 780mm.

Posted in New Products
Posted July 10, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano is targeting trail riders and enduro competitors with a new line of shoes and a pack announced Thursday.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 9, 2014

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano is looking to help bike manufacturers streamline the use of disc brakes on road bikes by introducing a new, more direct mounting standard.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 9, 2014
The Monarch RT3 with DebonAir configured for Trek.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockShox is looking for more aftermarket rear shock sales by offering its Monarch and Monarch Plus shocks in configurations to fit selected Specialized and Trek frame models. The shocks are configured with specific mounting hardware and tuning for the bikes.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 9, 2014

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (BRAIN) — Rudy Rack's new Super Tray is designed to allow dealers to display bikes with the majority of wheel sizes without manual adjustment.

Posted in New Products
Posted July 8, 2014

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Maxima Racing Oils, a 35-year-old powersports brand, has a new bicycle division and product line.

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Posted July 8, 2014
The Mountain King Performance is part of the new China-made line.

KORBACH, Germany (BRAIN) — Continental has added a new line of Chinese-made tires to its offerings. The company will now have three bike tire product lines: the Premium line, which is all made in Germany; the new Performance Line, made in China; and the Sport line, also made in China. 

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 8, 2014

GARDENA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Clean Motion's new Atomic Hotdog Light uses flat-chip LEDs to provide a wide beam of visibility, and a ball-and-cup silicone strap system allows easy attachment to a wide range of handlebar, fork or seatpost sizes.

Posted in New Products
Posted July 7, 2014

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Speedplay is now including a new Ultra Light Action cleat with its Light Action pedals. The cleat's redesigned spring reduces engagement effort by 50 percent while retaining the same retention security and release of other Speedplay cleats.

Posted in New Products
Posted July 7, 2014

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets has unveiled a new aero road helmet. The Star Pro features "Active-Aero" technology, allowing riders to regulate airflow, temperature and aero efficiency on the fly with a simple slider mechanism that opens or closes its vents, the company says.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 7, 2014
The Fuji Transonic.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Fuji released its new aero road bike at a press event in England prior to the start of the Tour de France, where it is being raced in some stages by the NetApp-Endura team.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 4, 2014
$350 kicks weigh just 175 grams.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design on Friday announced its new Empire SLX road shoe, which will go on sale this fall for $350.

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