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Posted September 4, 2014

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nutritionals brand Nuun recently joined the PeopleForBikes Coalition and will offer a special packaging of its electrolyte drink tablets with a portion of sales going to the organization.

Posted in New Products
Posted September 4, 2014
Standard 29 mountain frameset

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (BRAIN) — Apparel brand Twin Six will is getting into the bike business, with four new frames it will debut next week at Interbike.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike
Posted September 4, 2014

AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — Auto cleaner brand Armor All is introducing a line of bicycle cleaners and lubricants in a deal with Iowa-based importer Cycle Force Group.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted September 3, 2014
The inventors of the Lycra short offer an offroad bib with beefy fabric and removable hip pads.
Assos' first mountain bike bibs, the T.Rally Short.

LUGANO, Switzerland (BRAIN) — When Assos — the inventor of the Lycra bike short and long-time supplier of high-end roadie apparel — decided to come out with its first mountain bike line, baggy shorts were not really part of the plan.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted September 3, 2014
Photo from Orbea's recall page.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Orbea is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 715 Avant bikes and framesets, because of concerns over cracking forks. The relevant forks were for use with disc brakes.

Posted in Recalls
Posted September 2, 2014
Updates to clarify how spokes are replaced.
The spokes on each side of the wheel, along with their hub ring, can be replaced.

Editor's note: This story was originally published Aug. 27. This version is updated to clarify how the E100 spokes are replaced in case of damage. We also added a photo of the spoke ring and the new rim shape.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted September 2, 2014
The Canyon MRSC on display at Eurobike last week.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — BMC’s Impec concept bike wasn’t the only theoretical display bike on show at Eurobike. Canyon Bicycle, which is not distributed in the U.S. currently, showed a wild idea for a totally wired (and wireless) high performance full suspension road bike.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 29, 2014

BONSALL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Two industry veterans are launching a women’s chamois cream system that consists of pre-ride cleansing wipes, a during-ride chamois cream and a post-ride shower gel.

Posted in New Products
Posted August 28, 2014
GoPro's doggy cam mount is for action dogs, Euro or otherwise.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Some say that what you see at Eurobike is coming to the U.S. market soon — maybe as soon as next month's Interbike show (like the GoPro doggy camera mount), or maybe in a matter of years (electric unicycles? Well, maybe someday).

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 28, 2014
The new S5 has a Cevelo-branded aero drop bar.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — After winning awards for the S5 VWD aero road bike, engineers at Cervélo didn't sit back and bask in the glory for long. "We took it as a challenge," said Heather Henderson, senior product manager at Cervélo. "We knew we could make it faster."

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 28, 2014
At Eurobike, the company is showing a flood of new products, including a cure for internal routing headaches.
The powder-coated TS-2.2 is less expensive than its chrome brother.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Park Tool has made a change to one of its most iconic shop tools, the TS-2.2 truing stand. More precisely, the Minnesota manufacturer is offering a new version of its professional-quality truing stand in a powder-coated finish in its trademark shade of blue.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2014
The new SB6c.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) —Scarcely one month after launching the SB5c trail bike and just one week after it introduced a new cross-country race model, Yeti rolled out a third new bike on the opening day of Eurobike.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2014

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Before the Eurobike show floor opened, journalists gathered around the coffee bar in BMC's sleek and modern booth for a critical cup to fuel the day ahead.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2014
The CamelBak Kudo.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — CamelBak is chasing the enduro rider with two new packs with padded inserts and other features designed for the race discipline.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2014
Knight Composites execs include veterans of Enve, Reynolds, Cervélo and more.
Knight's 95 mm clinchers.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — A new high-end road wheel brand is offering a fresh take on construction and aerodynamic features, as well as an international dream team of wheel and carbon fiber industry veterans as its founding executives.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2014
The Dolomites Evo

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — A collaboration between Michelin and Northwave has resulted in two new mountain bike sole models being used on three new Northwave shoes for next season.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2014
The new Shimano R321W

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Timed for the opening of the Eurobike show here this week, Shimano has announced a new top-tier road shoe and some new handlebar, stem and seatpost options offered in its PRO brand.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 26, 2014

ANTWERP, Belgium (BRAIN) — Lazer Sport has unveiled the new Genesis LifeBeam helmet. The model has all the features of its Genesis helmet but with an integrated heart rate sensor.

Posted in New Products
Posted August 26, 2014

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Garmin made two product announcements as the Eurobike show opened here with an outdoor demo day Tuesday.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 25, 2014
A Swiss Giro distributor explains MIPS to a retailer Wednesday.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — BRG Sports has made a minority investment in the Swedish company that developed the MIPS helmet technology, which is used by several helmet brands including POC and Scott Sports.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike

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