Rocky Mountain’s E-Fat Bike, the Latest GoPro, and Trek’s Used Bike Program

New MTB products from Muc-off, Crankbrothers, Rocky Mountain, Easton, and GoPro.

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New Rocky Mountain e-Blizzard

Rocky Mountain released a first-of-a-kind for themselves today: an electric fat bike. The Blizzard Powerplay uses the brand’s Dyname 4.0 motor and a removable battery on the bike with room for 27.5″ x 4.5″ tires. The bike comes with 15 mounting points for any kind of winter mission. It’s available in two alloy frame builds.

  • Price: $5,249 – $6,259
  • Buy from Rocky Mountain dealers.

GoPro Hero 12 Black

GoPro released their latest Hero action camera. The 12th edition is said to have 2x longer run times and it supports 5.3k and 4k HDR video. The camera also has audio support for Apple AirPods and other Bluetooth devices.

Muc-off mini pump and multi-tool

Muc-off is expanding their lineup with a new mini pump and multi tool. The AirMach Mini pump is made from aluminum and should fit easily in any pack or it can be mounted to a frame with Muc-Off’s “rubber fixing system.” It’s compatible with both Presta and Schrader valves. The 17-in-1 Multi Tool includes hex wrenches, spoke wrenches, and Torx and chain tools.

Easton 12-speed GRX chainrings

Easton has updated chainrings for the EC90 SL crankset that are compatible with the new Shimano GRX 12-speed drivetrain. Available in sizes 36-44T, the chainrings are optimized for Hyperglide+ and attach via Easton’s CINCH system.

  • Price: $85
  • Buy from

Updated Crankbrothers Stamp 1 flat pedal

The second generation Crankbrothers Stamp 1 pedals are more concave with additional pins for improved pedal grip. Available in two sizes, small and large, the composite flat pedals feature 10 pins per side.

Trek Red Barn Refresh lets customers trade their bikes in

Trek launched a new program last week, allowing customers to trade their used Trek bikes for in-store credit toward a new bike. Currently, the Red Barn Refresh program is focused on in-store exchanges, but according to Bicycle Retailer, Trek will launch an online marketplace later this year. Red Barn Refresh bikes still come with a Trek limited lifetime guarantee and 30-day unconditional guarantee and bikes will receive a comprehensive inspection with necessary repairs before they are sold.

Euro-based online bike marketplace expands to U.S.

Speaking of used bikes, Buycycle, an online marketplace will expand into the U.S. The site is said to have over 15,000 pre-owned and refurbished bikes and launched in Europe just two years ago. The site includes buyer protection, insurance, and “first class services.”

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