CASTLE PINES, Colo. (BRAIN) — A Colorado-based distributor is now offering North American dealers colored road bike brake hoods from Scagliarini.
The hoods are available for nearly all Campagnolo, Shimano and SRAM levers, from 9 speed to 11 speed. They come in 11 colors, including Black, Blue, Celeste, Green, Green Fluo, Pink, Pink Fluo, Red, Red Italian Racing, White and Yellow.
The hoods are made in Italy of a natural silicone elastomer and the company said they offer superior fit and finish and “are the longest lasting brake hoods available in the consumer market.” The company said the hoods last 50,000 miles.
Ciclofficina Scagliarini, the cycling division of G. Scagliarini & Cº., began making their colored brake hoods in 2011 as an original equipment manufacturer. The colored hoods became available in the aftermarket late last year.
Scagliarini colored hoods have been used for the leaders bikes at the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana every year since 2011, the company said.
The hoods retail for $35 and most models are in stock now at Italian Bicycle Group N.A. (IBGNA). The distributor sells exclusively to IBDs and offers accessories, bikes, clothing, components, frames and forks, nutrition and …read more