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Kinetic unveils new smart control trainers
Minneapolis-based Kinetic design announced its new line of smart control trainers including the free-moving electronic Rock and Roll trainer. The trainers include an electronically controlled resistance unit, large flywheel, power data, and realistic ride feel. They are Bluetooth Smart compatible and fully integrated with the Kinetic’s Fit power training app. Kinetic will officially debut the new trainers at Eurobike and Interbike and products are scheduled to arrive in stores beginning in late September.
Lazer balances aero and ventilation with new Bullet aero helmet
Lazer’s sleek new Bullet aero road helmet has a small frontal area and narrow drop-like shape for optimal aerodynamics. But it doesn’t sacrifice ventilation for speed like most aero road helmets on the market. Small side vents and a large rear exhaust vent provide airflow while an adjustable front vent can be opened or closed to adjust the level airflow needed.
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