FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (BRAIN) — The Topeak Transformer XX Pump and Stand combines a Topeak pump — with a handle-mounted gauge, SmartHead schraeder/presta compatible head and extra long hose — with a rear-mounted bike workstand.
WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is claiming to have solved the debate over the merits of 29-inch and 27.5-inch wheels. The company is using both wheel sizes on its new Marlin and Skye models, with the smaller size on bikes with frames smaller than 17.5-inches and the larger wheel size on larger frames.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Lezyne's new Gauge Drive pumps have an integrated inline pressure gauge, the ABS Pen Gauge. The Gauge Drive comes in either high volume or high pressure models, with each available in black or silver.
VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) — For its 2015 model year, Campagnolo has given its lower-tier Chorus road group an electronic shifting option, and adds some trickle-down technologies from its top-end Record and Super Record groups to updated Athena and Veloce groups.
AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — TriggerPoint Performance Therapy has released its firmest foam roller yet, the GRID X.
CALGARY, Alberta (BRAIN) — The VeloVise is bike workstand that clamps onto a workbench, table or an optional work stand. Inspired by ski vises, it is easy to transport and store and offers a bottom bracket-and-dropout attachment.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Rock Shox Pike DJ is a new version of the Pike, designed specifically for dirt jumping. The Pike Dj features a 35mm chassis and will be available in 100mm and 140mm travel.
IRVINE, Calif (BRAIN) — Shimano gave the go ahead for media to publish details of its first electronic-shifting off-road group — XTR Di2 — at 8:01 am. PT Friday.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Honey Stinger has three new products for summer: a new flavor for its Organic Stinger Waffles and two new caffeinated flavors of its Organic Energy Gel. The new products will be available starting Wednesday on the company's website.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Campagnolo is introducing new mechanical versions of its Super Record, Record and Chorus groupsets, the Italian company announced this weekend.
BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) —GU Energy Labs this week announced the release of two new products: Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Gel and Black Cherry Chomps.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — The Freedom SuperClamp 4 hitch-mount rack doubles the capacity of Saris’ SuperClamp 2 by adding a second SuperClamp cross bar, allowing for easy and secure transport of up to four bikes.
AUBURN, Wash. (BRAIN) — Ortlieb’s High-Visibility Line of bags will ensure that motorists see you as you transport precious cargo. In the dark, the complete bag becomes a reflector when illuminated by headlights.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Sigma is now offering two "out-front" mounts for its ROX cycling computers, called the Butler GPS and the Butler 2450 STS.
PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Norco’s new 2015 Threshold ’cross race bike is heavily influenced by the B.C. brand’s mountain bike heritage, with through-axles both front (15-mil) and rear (12-mil), disc brakes, snappy handling and a sub-1,000-gram, laterally stiff carbon frame.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, BMC is recalling three lifestyle bike models — Alpenchallenge, Masschallenge and Urbanchallenge — because of breakage issues with their Aprebic forks. The forks can break above the brake mount. No injuries have been reported, and the recall affects 160 bikes.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — New wheel holders for fat bikes from Hollywood Racks accommodate tires up to 5 inches wide.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Cyclocross brand Retroshift has rebranded as Gevenalle and is expanding its line of components, including new hydraulic shift levers and cassette adapters designed for use in mud and dirt. The new name is derived from a pair of Dutch words and translates to “Give All.”
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — J&B Importers is now stocking the E-BikeKit and E-TrikeKit from Electric Bike Technologies USA.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — VeloPress' latest book title is "Pro Cycling on $10 a Day: From Fat Kid to Euro Pro," by Phil Gaimon, a member of Team Garmin-Sharp.