Interbike 2013 Live Blog: Day 3

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Welcome to the RoadBikeReview.com Interbike 2013 Live Blog coming to you from Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s day 3 of North America’s biggest bicycling industry trade show. All this week we’ll be bringing you photos and info on the latest road bike gear, apparel and new technology. The newest updates will always appear on the top of the page. Also check out Mtbr.com‘s Interbike content here for all the latest mountain bike gear updates.

By Jason Sumner

Day 1 of indoor show done. Everybody leaving at once…

By Jason Sumner

Bell made this prototype aero helmet for WorldTour squad Belkin to use on the roads of Europe this summer. It may or may not reach consumer level. But either way it provides feedback for development of future helmets.

By Jason Sumner

The Shimano Click’R line is a shoe-pedal system geared toward entry level cyclists who want to experiment with an SPD pedal, but also be able to walk around comfortably. Pedals have increased float and are flat on one side if you don’t want to click in. More photos in the gallery below.

By Jason Sumner

The Tour de France may be the most important race in cycling, but the Giro d’Italia has by far the best trophy. This beauty made an appearance at Interbike to support the Italian national tour’s other endeavor, putting on amateur gran fondos in North America.

By Jason Sumner

Rolf Prima is here in the City of Sin showing off new wheels, including the Ares 6, a carbon clincher with 60mm rim depth and a claimed per set weight of 1560 grams. But perhaps most impressive, the company actually makes its wheels right here in the U.S. of A at its manufacturing facility in Eugene, Oregon.

By Jason Sumner

This is what Interbike does to people.

By Jason Sumner

The gang from Ergon have three new saddles, road, enduro and CX specific.

By Jason Sumner

Props to the folks at Chrome for this cool display.

By Jason Sumner

Brand new from the folks at Chamois Butt’r a women’s specific chamois cream and a sports kit wash that’s gentle on fabrics.

By Jason Sumner

Miss lunch at Interbike? No problem. Clif has you covered with an array of ride food samples. We’re a big fan of the blocks. Gummy food that is good for you.

By Jason Sumner

Messenger bag maker Chrome has a cool custom bag program going on at Interbike. For $125 you can choose your own color among 11 choices. Turnaround time is about 2 hours.

By Jason Sumner

We saw the prototype of Lake’s CX specific shoe at Sea Otter. Now the final version of the MX331 is here.

In a nutshell it’s a road shoe with modular mountain shoe cleats that offer a variety of setup options based on rider preference and course conditions. MSRP is $379. Available now.

By Jason Sumner

New wheel from Madfiber. Claimed weight 1080 grams for tubular, 1250 grams for clincher. MSRP $3000. Available in custom colors.

By Jason Sumner

You may not have heard of Velo saddles, but you’ve probably ridden a saddle they’ve made for another company. But now the Taichung-based giant is making a US push with their own product line.

By Gregg Kato

Feedback Sports has a clean, simple solution for maximizing space for bike storage. Called the Velo Hinge, it is a pivoting wall hook that allows the bike to swing out of the way. The hook folds away when not in use and works with road and mountain bikes.

The Velo Hinge from Feedback Sports retails for $24.99 available end of October.

By Jason Sumner

The new Oxygen short sleeve jersey from Gore uses a variety of fabrics to help securely hold equipment and not bounce around. It’s modeled after basic back pack technology where straps stabilize the pockets even when fully loaded. It’s also priced to sell at $99.

By Jason Sumner

Italian road bike maker Wilier Trestina is dipping its toes in the disc brake game, this year offering a frameset only Cento1 SR Disc. MSRP $4,000 for this semi-aero sexy setup.

By Jason Sumner

Not sure what it has to do with cycling, but everyone loves a Delorean.

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