Interbike Coverage

Axiom Annihilateair Floor Pump and Terminate Air Mini Pump and more

Dustan from Axiom Performance Gear shows us some highlights of the new floor pumps and mini pumps for 2013.

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Bolle and Cebe Sunglasses at Interbike

New Video Added! The French sunglass and goggle manufacturers Bollé and Cébé are part of the monstrous Bushnell Outdoor Products, and although both companies have been around for around 100 years, this is Cébé’s first foray into the US market. Cébé’ has some great sunglasses with excellent price points, that have enough features, good lenses and

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Velo Saddles

Velo Saddles has been in business for over 30 years. They make over 15 million saddles a year and they can be found on all types of bicycles from cruisers, commuters and hybrids to road bikes and mountain bikes. Some of the big name atheletes riding Velo Saddles include KHS downhiller Kevin Aiello, FMB Joyride

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Gore Bike Wear – Interbike 2012

New Video Added! GORE Bike Wear’s apparel lineup has excellent attention to details, innovative designs and features, and they use high-technology fabrics, including Gore-Tex and Windstopper. Over the last couple of years GORE Bike Wear has implemented an outfit system strategy for their road and mountain performance apparel. Within each type of line (road vs.

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Orange Seal Cycling

Orange Seal Cycling Products is based out of Cedar Park Texas, and launched their products back in 2011, and their distinctive orange tinted fluids definitely make them unique looking. They had their line of products on display at Outdoor Demo, and the lineup includes a bike cleaner, chain lube, tubeless sealant, new tubeless valves and

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Suplest MTB Shoes – SUP Zero Carbon

Serfas is the sole US distributor of Swiss brand Suplest shoes in the US. 2013 will be the first year that Suplest shoes are available in the States. Shown here are the SUP Zero Carbon, the SUP Zero (nylon sole) and the Alpine (available in low top or mid top). In this video, Product Manager

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Chrome Bags and Shoes 2013 Collection

Chrome has a long history of making stylish and functional bike bags. They have really broadened their offerings in recent years by making shoes and apparel. I have personally been using Chrome bags for years and they remain one of my favorite ways to pack my daily necessities on and off the bike. In this

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Michelin 650B Prototype Wild Grip’R and Wild Race’R Tires

Nick Margadonna from Michelin gives us a quick look at some prototype 650B tires. The Michelin Wild Grip’R is shown in a 2.35 width and the Wild Race’R is shown in 2.25 width. When will they be available

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Attendees and Exhibitors Sound Off on New Vibe at Interbike

Interbike, the largest bicycle industry trade show in North America, today shared final results from the 2012 show in Las Vegas. While both Interbike and OutDoor Demo saw significant gains in key metrics

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JVC ADIXXION GC-XA1

The POV sport camera companies, such as GorPro, Drift Innovations, Contour and Replay have had the market to themselves, but the big boy’s, including JVC and Sony are stepping into fold. JVC had their new ADIXXION GC-XA1 video camera on display at Interbike, and the featured laden 5MP camera has integrated Wi-Fi, a waterproof and

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Park Tool’s New Power Lift Shop Repair Stand and More

When I last talked to Calvin from Park Tool (at the recent QBP SaddleDrive event) he gave me a hint as to what new products they would be showing at Interbike. He said the new product would be, “Made for you if you have a bad back or a really heavy bike.” My guess at

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Serfas Thunderbolt LED Headlight/Taillight

Serfas is well known for their saddles, but for 2013 they are expanding their product line in a huge way. One category of bike products that they are making waves in, is bike lights. Shown here are their new Thunderbolt LED commuter lights that come in a 35 lumen taillight version or a 90 lumen

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Royal Racing 2013

Royal Racing has some new products for 2013, but one of the big things is a more subdued set of color and graphics, in what they call, a return to their classic roots. They have some new shorts, jerseys, gloves, jackets, a women’s and youth series, and they have expanded their casual attire. Royal Racing

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POC 2013

The Swedish based POC gravity sport protection company has some new treats for 2013, including a new freeride helmet, revamped gloves, and new DH VPD armor. The new Crane helmet is for multipurpose usage, and it will be at home with freeride, BMX, dirt jumpers and bike park users.  The helmet uses an EPS sandwich

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Fluid Sports Nutrition – New Fresh Citrus Performance Drink

Richard Smith from Fluid talks to us about their new flavor of Fluid Performance: Fresh Citrus. Besides their award winning Fluid Performance electrolyte drink, Fluid also has a Recovery drink. Mtbr can atest that the all new Fresh Citrus flavor is light and easy to drink. We have also been using their other Performance and

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Zoic 2013 Spring Collection and Fall Collection highlights

Amy de Leon from Zoic shows us some highlights from their Spring 2013 Collection for both men and women. Also featured are a few of Zoic’s current Fall apparel that is available now

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Cateye Nano Shot Plus Light and Stealth 50 GPS Computer

Cateye surprised us last year in the Bike LIghts Shootout. They sent a tiny 250 lumen light called the Nano Shot  and it blew us away with its form factor, quality, brightness and price.  It kind of reminded us that Cateye is a Japanese company that makes quality stuff. The feel of their products is

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Halo Headband Interbike Booth

Nick Holslag shows us a demo of how Halo products work. Halo has an assortment of products such as the Headband, Skull Cap, and Protex bandana with SPF 30-50. The integrated padded sweatblock

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Pastajet’s Interbike Walkabout Pt 1

I am doing a couple of short Walkabout entries from the Interbike show, that are from my occasional meetings and sometimes random wanderings. Part 1 includes: Garmin Edge mount, American Classic 650B wheels, Polar bottle, Formula 650B fork and new Clif Bar treats. Garmin Garmin didn’t have any new computers at the show, and the

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Ashima 2013

The Ashima virtuoso Wayne Moore had some tasty tidbits he brought with him from Taiwan, including a new floating rotor, an updated two-piece rotor, and a revised PCB. His minimalist rotors have a cult following, and they are light weight and perform well, and they’re backed up by his long expertise in the braking world

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Sony Action Cam

The POV sport camera companies, such as GorPro, Drift Innovations, Contour and Replay have had the market to themselves, but the big boy’s, including JVC and Sony are stepping into fold. Sony had their new Action Cam video cameras on display at the show, and the camera comes in two models, the HDR-AS15 with built-in Wi-Fi,

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SR Suntour Axon Werx Carbon fork and Prototype 650B fork

Highlighted here is the Suntour Axon Werx Carbon fork that was used by Julie Bresset to win an Olympic Gold Medal for XC and Julie also won Gold at the World Championships. The same model of fork produced another Gold medal at the World Championships for Roger Rinderknecht in the 4x discipline. That’s versatility! In

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Interbike 2012 Closes With Record Attendance

Mtbr attended Interbike and we had a great experience. After several tumultuous years of competition, venue uncertainty, Interbike seemed to find its stride. The Outdoor Demo was hopping and the appetite for alternate-sized wheels was voracious.  29ers were hot, fat bikes were a hoot and 650b bikes were snatched up faster than Iphone 5s. It

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Panaracer Interbike Booth

Jeff Zell shows us the newest products for 2013 including the 29×2.25, 590g Driver 29 Pro, CG DH with ZSG combo compound, the 26″ and 29er version Comet, Swoop and Soar, the high performance CG AC

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Giro 2013

Giro has a handful of new products for 2013, including the Chamber, Jacket and Rumble shoes, and a new Women’s helmet series. There is not any real change in the helmet lineup, except for a couple of models that come in a XL sizing for big noggins. Giro Chamber The Chamber is a Freeride and

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