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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

Roll: Bicycle Company begins selling customizable bikes online

COLUMBUS, Ohio (BRAIN) – Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, retailer Stuart Hunter, who owns four Roll: Bicycle Company shops in Ohio, has begun delivery of his new line of custom bikes. The Roll: Bicycle Company bikes are available online and can be customized to suit the rider’s needs and tastes.

Roll: Bicycle Company begins selling customizable bikes online

COLUMBUS, Ohio (BRAIN) – Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, retailer Stuart Hunter, who owns four Roll: Bicycle Company shops in Ohio, has begun delivery of his new line of custom bikes. The Roll: Bicycle Company bikes are available online and can be customized to suit the rider’s needs and tastes. Each Sport, City or Adventure model can be configured in 12 frame and component color combinations using the online bike-builder tool.

Industry innovators honored at 6th annual d&i awards ceremony

TAIPEI (BRAIN) — Since being added to the Taipei Cycle Show in 2012, the d&i awards have recognized innovating design from all corners of the industry, including products in four categories. This year’s 57 winners were honored at the Taipei Cycle Show’s pre-show ceremony organized by the Taiwan Bicycle Association and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), which puts on the trade show

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Apple applies for patent to calculate cyclists’ power from wind resistance and other factors

CUPERTINO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Apple Inc. has applied for a patent that would allow for an indirect measurement of a cyclist’s power output, by calculating wind resistance, road surface smoothness, rider position, heart rate and accelleration. The application suggests that by using these factors, gathered from a wearable device that has a GPS, accellerometer, heart rate monitor and other features, it could calculate rider power without the expense of a traditional power meter

SRAM’s carbon Roam 50 wheels are designed for versatile trail use

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM’s ew MTB Roam 50 wheels now have a stiffer, wider carbon rim for everyday trail use.  The Roam 50 rims have a 25mm internal width in a hookless, tubeless-ready design. The wheels have Double Time hubs and come with a 6-color sticker pack so the rider can match the wheels to the bike. The wheels are entirely designed and manufactured by SRAM

SRAM’s carbon Roam 50 wheels are designed for versatile trail use

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM’s ew MTB Roam 50 wheels now have a stiffer, wider carbon rim for everyday trail use.  The Roam 50 rims have a 25mm internal width in a hookless, tubeless-ready design.

Industry veteran Thomas Prehn launches new company, crowdfunds new light

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Thomas Prehn’s new company, Arsenal Cycling, is crowdfunding a new light system that includes rear lights that flash in unison. Prehn, who has worked and consulted with several brands including CatEye, said Arsenal will launch several new products soon, all related to improving rider safety.

Wahoo updates ELEMNT computer with live Strava segments

ATLANTA, Ga. (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has released a software update for its ELEMNT GPS bike computer that includes a live Strava segment feature

Lids, locks and more at third edition of PressCamp Winter

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.