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Posted October 1, 2012
Tern's Cargo Joe C21

EMERYVILLE, CA (BRAIN) — Folding bike maker Tern and cargo bike maker Xtracycle have teamed up on, you guessed it, a folding cargo bike, the Cargo Joe C21.

The 26-inch wheeled bike will be sold through each brand's retailers with a MSRP of $999.

Posted in New Products
Posted September 27, 2012
The Chrome Lower Southside Pro.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Chrome's new Lower Southside Pro is an SPD-compatible sneaker that can be used for commuting and worn all day.

Posted in New Products
Posted September 26, 2012

SANTA ANA, CA (BRAIN) — Rokbed v3 is a modular smartphone case with a variety of available accessories, including a new bike mount that attaches the case to the top of a bike’s steerer tube.

Posted in New Products
Posted September 25, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Specialized is recalling about 12,000 Globe bike models because the fork can break. The company has received four reports of the forks breaking, resulting in facial, head and shoulder injuries.

Posted in Recalls
Posted September 24, 2012
The Thule Sprint fork mount attachment.

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Thule introduced a new $250 fork-mount bike attachment at Interbike. The Sprint model includes a clamp with an automatic torque adjustment, a telescoping wheel tray for hatchback clearance and road-shock insulators.

Posted in New Products
Posted September 21, 2012
From the October issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News
Salsa's titanium Warbird

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — What is a gravel bike, and why would anyone want one?

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged From the Magazine
Posted September 20, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Although it will have a limited availability next year, RockShox is showing an electricly controlled rear shock at Interbike.

Posted in New Products Tagged Interbike
Posted September 20, 2012
Lookxcie HD

Looxcie, Inc., which showed its new tiny live-streaming video camera at OutDoor Demo and at Interbike this week, announced Thursday afternoon that it would offer a high-definition version.

Posted in New Products Tagged Interbike
Posted September 19, 2012

Many a mechanic treasures his or her Park Tool three-way hex wrench. The company's gold-plated 50th anniversary wrench might be treasured by anyone with an eye for bling.

Posted in New Products Tagged Interbike
Posted September 19, 2012
The story behind worlds silver medalist Taylor Phinney's Giro shoes

American road racing phenom Taylor Phinney won a silver medal in the time trial Wednesday wearing some unusual Giro shoes that the company, by coincidence, is introducing to U.S. retailers here at Interbike.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Competition / Interbike
Posted September 18, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Polar is introducing a new all-in-one training computer that includes GPS and heart rate functions. Polar claims it's one of the lightest and slimmest integrated GPS training devices on the market.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike
Posted September 17, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Stages, a Boulder, Colorado-based supplier to the fitness industry, is introducing a power meter that mounts on a left crank arm and retails for hundreds less than some other power-measuring options.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike
Posted September 14, 2012

AVONDALE, AZ – Santini U.S. is becoming the official U.S. distributor of Cinelli merchandise, including T-shirts, cycling caps and jerseys and remake of a cult favorite jersey featured in Thelma & Louise.

Posted in New Products
Posted September 13, 2012

CARBONDALE, CO (BRAIN) — The Ultralite pedal system lives up to its name, with a claimed weight some 100 grams lighter than any other road clipless pedal on the market. The new pedal is being made by Ultralite Sports in Colorado and will be displayed for the first time at Interbike next week.

Posted in New Products
Posted September 12, 2012
The Fyxation Quiver frameset

MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN) — Fixie mainstay Fyxation is offering urban riders and shop tinkerers a frame with many possibilities.

The welded 4130 chromoly Quiver frame can be built with gears, as a fixie or with an internal gear hub. Its cable stops are removable for a clean look when they aren’t needed.

Posted in New Products
Posted September 11, 2012
Wilier Triestina 101XN

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Wilier Triestina will introduce a new carbon 29er hardtail at Interbike next week. The company said the new frame is cross-country thoroughbred with a few features that will appeal to trail riders. 

Posted in New Products
Posted September 10, 2012

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM has lightened its venerable BB8 cable-actuated disc brake calipers by about 25 grams per wheel. The company also is introducing a new cable set designed to optimize performance with the brakes.

Posted in New Products
Posted September 10, 2012
BioLogic PostPump 2.0

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BRAIN) — BioLogic has updated its PostPump, an award-winning product that serves as a seatpost and a high-capacity floor pump.

The PostPump 2.0 has won a "red dot" product design award. 

Posted in New Products
Posted September 7, 2012

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — We all know the customer (or employee) who frets about getting road bike brake levers positioned EXACTLY even on each side of the bar.

Posted in New Products
Posted September 6, 2012

CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN) — Electric bike maker Currie Technologies is working with folding bike maker Dahon to introduce, you guessed it, an electric folding bike.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike

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