LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Bianchi USA executives are calling the launch of the brand's Infiniti CV road bikes one of its more important product launches ever. The bikes feature the Countervail vibration canceling material in its layup.
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — KindHuman is releasing a line of three steel framesets to complement the carbon fiber models it announced earlier this year. The line consists of three models for road, cyclocross and mountain biking all made in the United States.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports' new Fondo pedals were developed to provide ease of use and high-performance.
MACON, GA (BRAIN) — Thomson's new titanium riser bar is 780mm wide with a 15mm rise. Backsweep is 8 degrees, upsweep is 5 degrees.
Thomson says that while titanium is not as light as carbon, it has "an unparralled ride. Strength and beauty count for something as well."
SAN PIETRO DI STABIO, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Assos, the Swiss company that invented the Lycra cycling short in 1976, rarely updates its clothing designs, but 2013 is the year for the launch of a new line of bib shorts to replace its S5 line, introduced in 2008.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — CXHairs LLC is now accepting pre-orders for "Skills, Drills and Bellyaches: A Cyclocross Primer," a new book written by Bill Schieken and Dan Tille and featuring U.S. cyclocross champion Jeremy Powers.
RAPID CITY, SD (BRAIN) — Strider is offering a special edition Redline Strider under a licensing deal with Seattle Bike Supply, which owns the Redline trademark.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — If you want your own private label cyclocross or fat bike, Zen just made it a whole lot easier.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Stepping out of the exhibit halls in the courtyards at the Messe Friedrichshafen — the massive expo center that hosts the Eurobike show — you take some risks.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Continental has unveiled a new e-bike drive system, developed in partnership with Benchmark Drives, that drive specialty division ContiTech Power Transmission Group says is smaller, more powerful and lighter than other systems currently available.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Swiss gravity brand iXS is at Eurobike showing off its innovative line of protective gear, helmets and apparel for trail riding and enduro and downhill racing—all of which it will showcase next month at Interbike as iXS enters the U.S.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — It’s not just grandmas anymore.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — For 2014, it’s no mere rebadge job at Rotor.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Messe Friedrichshafen recognized 61 products with Eurobike Awards at the end of the show yesterday. Ten of those recipients took home a gold. This year the competition drew a record high number of entries with 496 products from 30 different countries.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Joe Breeze embraces the latest mountain biking trends—enduro racing and 27.5-inch wheels—while at the same time evoking the sport’s roots in introducing the new Breezer Repack all-mountain rig.
ARGENBÜHL, Germany (BRAIN) — At the Eurobike Demo Day here Tuesday, fans of Lightweight were thrilled to see the wheelmaker's first real foray into the frameset market. And fans, competitors and observers were mildly surprised at exactly how the company is executing its frame project.
The BPA-free refillable Torpedo Hydration System 400 has a 26-ounce capacity and consists of an aero bottle, carbon mount and carbon cage with color-coordinated bite valve and spacers. Available with red or magenta accents.
Suggested retail: $134.95
ARGENBÜHL, Germany (BRAIN) — “I nearly didn’t bring this back,” said Ian Ganderton, as he dismounted Salsa’s new carbon fat bike, the Beargrease.
ARGENBÜHL, Germany (BRAIN) — Building on the stellar reviews and difficult-to-keep-up-with aftermarket and OE demand for its Lev dropper, Taiwanese supplier KS Suspension is set to bring to market an expanded line of the seatposts at a host of price points.
ARGENBÜHL, Germany (BRAIN) — Gates Carbon Drive has come a long way from its early days dressing up single-speed mountain bikes with near silent running and hassle-free—i.e., chain lube-free—maintenance.