MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized is veering away from its signature red with the CVNDSH Collection, inspired by British sprinter Mark Cavendish. The line includes a full road kit, shoes, saddle and special edition S-Works Venge with green as the accent color.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Chrome Industries' Spring Riding Kit includes the Folsom urban cycling short, a slimmer, shorter alternative to the brand's Union short.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye's new Rapid X safety lights will switch from steady mode to flashing mode automatically when the battery power decreases to 20 percent. The flashing mode provides the rider with an hour of extra light.
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Rena Kyles of Green Bay, Wis., is the latest winner of Liv/giant's Avail Inspire Design Contest, held with the Young Survival Coalition.
YSC is a global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer.
TORRANCE, Calif. (BRAIN) — INNO's new Aero Base Rack System features a solid black scratch-resistant coated low profile design, quiet ride and improved fuel economy.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — GreenGuru, which recycles used bike inner tubes and other materials into new products, is looking to the crowd funding site Kickstarter.com to fund production of a new product: a pannier designed for bike commuting and transportation.
EMERYVILLE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Clif Bar & Company's new Kit's Organic Fruit + Seed bars are made with all organic fruit and seeds. The bars were inspired by Kit Crawford, owner and co-chief visionary officer of the company, motivated by her own experiences on her family farm and in her kitchen.
HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Bianchi Zurigo was designed for cyclocross racing, gravel grinding, bike commuting, credit-card touring, and back road adventure riding.
The Zurigo has a triple-butted, hydroformed aluminum frame, a carbon fiber fork, tapered head tube and Pressfit 30 bottom bracket.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bonk Breaker has added a third flavor to its protein bar lineup, Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip.
The new flavor continues Bonk Breaker's philosophy of baking simple, high quality, real food ingredients into great tasting bars.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Sampson is now shipping its 11-speed cassette, which was announced last summer. The company said the cassette production was delayed to improve its shifting speed. The cassette also now features a gold-colored EN coating versus the originally planned nickel-chrome plating.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (BRAIN) — Strider Sports Intl., Inc., has expanded its line of 12-inch wheel balance bikes, which are intended for 18 month old to 5-year-old children.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) – Shimano has unveiled its newest XTR mountain bike component line, including an 11-speed drivetrain with 1x11 capability. Billing the line as its most advanced XTR line yet, the group features Race and Trail "Rider Tuned" products that are more tunable than previous generations.
MIAMI (BRAIN) — Cipollini road and track bikes and frames are now being distributed in the U.S. by Speed Brands, Inc., a Miami distributor.
All Cipollini bikes are completely made in Italy.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Challenge is offering a new road tire, the Gravel Grinder, that will be available in clincher, tubular and open tubular (handmade clincher) options.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Salsa Cycles is releasing two new full-suspension fat bike models, the Salsa Bucksaw 1 and Bucksaw 2. The bikes will be available this fall.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — RockShox is showing its long-rumored fat bike fork, the Bluto, at the Sea Otter Classic starting Thursday.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Call it the fat bike for all seasons.
Borealis Bikes — which launched last fall with its lightweight carbon fiber fat bike, the Yampa — arrives at Sea Otter Thursday with the first fatty designed around RockShox's new Bluto fat bike suspension fork.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Easton is going big with its 35mm oversized handlebar and stem offerings this season, with a new line of bars and stems on display at the Sea Otter Classic.
PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kitsbow's new Ride Tees are performance T-shirts made of blends of New Zealand Merino wool, polyester and spandex.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox has unveiled its 2015 line of forks that includes a lightened 36 RC2 enduro model and refinements to other forks engineered through the company's Racing Applications Development (RAD) program.