Montréal to host international bike share conference this month

MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — The North American Bikeshare Association is producing a three-day conference later this month. The organization’s fourth annual conference will gather bike share companies and community officials from around the world to discuss best practices and the future of bikeshare, the group said.

Stages Cycling recognizes its top 10 dealers

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling has announced its 2017 Dealer Awards, given to dealers “for support of the Stages brand by growing the power category at retail, continuing to expand the Stages business into new product categories, supporting education initiatives and excellence in product presentation at retail.” “Our dealer partners provide unrivaled support and education for the cycling power consumer,” said Dan Knisely, Stages sales director for the Americas.

NICA adds staff as growth in high school racing continues

Kristine Urrutia and Nic Sims join the high school racing organization. BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has added new development and partnership staff as the organization’s growth continues.

Wolf Tooth re-launches its elliptical chainrings as PowerTrac Elliptical

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth Components has re-branded and re-launched its line of elliptical chainrings for 1x drivetrains for mountain bike, cyclocross and gravel bike use. The rings are now branded as PowerTrac, which is lazer etched on the products

Rad Power Bikes added to Velofix Direct program

SEATTLE, Wash. (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes, a Seattle-based direct-to-consumer electric bike company, has joined Velofix’s bike delivery program, Velofix Direct.

Bosch’s new ‘eMTB Mode’ automatically switches between assistance modes

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) – Bosch has launched a new trail riding feature for its Performance Line CX. This new feature, called eMTB mode, will automatically change between assistance modes depending on pedal pressure to optimize support on different types of terrain

Velocomp releases PowerHouse mobile training app, developed with coach Hunter Allen


Velocomp releases PowerHouse mobile training app, developed with coach Hunter Allen

JUPITER, Fla. (BRAIN) — Velocomp LLC, the maker of the PowerPod BLE power meter, has released a mobile training app developed with well-known coach and author Hunter Allen. The free app is available from the Apple App store and works exclusively with PowerPod BLE power meters; it is compatible with any iPhone 5 or newer model.

Walton Family renews support for PeopleForBikes


Velocomp improves PowerPod calibration, adds framework for ‘wind tunnel’ upgrade

JUPITER, Fla. (BRAIN) — Velocomp has released a free firmware update for its PowerPod power meter. The new firmware improves the device’s calibration accuracy and adds framework for a major forthcoming feature that Velocomp calls Real World Wind Tunnel.