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Posted July 26, 2016
Surly's John Fleck (left) with Paul Zeigle.

TRUCKEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Surly is still betting big on the fat bike market, but has trimmed its 2017 line from five models to two — the Wednesday and the Ice Cream Truck.

Still, John Fleck, Surly's global sales manager, said a third model could be added later in the season.

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Posted July 25, 2016

TRUCKEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — If there were any doubt as to QBP's commitment to the growth of the bike packing market, then its new Salsa EXP Series should dispel that thought.

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Posted July 25, 2016

SAVAGE, Minn. (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth Components, LLC has introduced a new compact chain guide, the GnarWolf. It's available now for ISCG-05 mounting, and coming soon in high direct mount and S3/E-type mount.

Posted in New Products
Posted July 22, 2016
The XR 1501 Spline One in 22.5mm width.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — DT Swiss has expanded its Spline One mountain wheel line with five rim width options to suit all sorts of rider needs. The wheels are also available in 650b and 29-inch and with multiple axle configurations.

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Posted July 22, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca is expanding its line of tools with a new ratcheting T-wrench and optional titanium torque wrench extender.

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Posted July 21, 2016

WILTON, Ct. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group, the parent company of Cannondale, is recalling about 3,500 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bikes because the front hub axle can fail. The recall involves bikes manufactured between 2010 and 2012.

Posted in Recalls
Posted July 21, 2016

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — GU Energy Labs has launched its new Energy Stroopwafel, a Dutch-style syrup waffle that the company said acts like an Energy Gel, but tastes like a breakfast treat.

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Posted July 20, 2016

TOKYO (BRAIN) — A Japanese entrepreneur is launching a Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign to product a wireless headset that allows groups of up to 10 people to talk to each other via a cellular data connection. The Bonx Grip headset is being marketed to outdoor sports enthusiasts including cyclists.

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Posted July 20, 2016
The Speed 3 SE.

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Pashley Cycles, England's longest established bicycle manufacturer, has launched two special edition bicycles to celebrate its 90th anniversary.

The "Speed 3 SE" and "Roadfinder SE" models commemorate the past and present day activities of the business.

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Posted July 19, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has introduced a new line of Cloudcover Waterproof Bags designed for year-round cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts. Among other features, the bags have integrated red LED lights for safety.

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Posted July 18, 2016
The Team Comp BK model.

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles announced launched its all-new line of freestyle BMX bikes Saturday at 50/50 Skatepark in Staten Island, New York. The new line pays homage to GT's roots in freestyle BMX with throwback graphics and modernized parts.

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Posted July 18, 2016

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) —Cane Creek Cycling Components has released a new tool for owners of its Double Barrel rear shocks.

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Posted July 15, 2016
Thule Sprint 528.

SEYMOUR, Ct. (BRAIN) — Thule Group is recalling its Thule Sprint 528 and Thule Sprint T-Track 569/569000 roof-mounted bike carriers.

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Posted July 15, 2016
Mark Cavendish painting a Green Fade Oakley.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Oakley is releasing a limited edition Green Fade Collection, featuring hand-painted frames on several sunglass models.

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Posted July 15, 2016

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin's new GPS bike computer models, the Edge 820 and Edge Explore 820, both feature the company's new GroupTrack feature, which allows cyclists to keep tabs of everyone in their group should they get separated. GroupTrack can track up to 50 riders and allows tracking for up to a 10-mile radius.

Posted in New Products
Posted July 14, 2016
The SH-XC700 shoe has a Michelin sole and Boa closure.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano has introduced its model year 2017 softgoods line, including footwear, apparel, gloves, bags and packs for mountain biking, road cycling and recreational riding.

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Posted July 14, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (July 13, 2016) - Timbuk2 is offering two new packs that pair with New Balance's C-Series urban cycling shoe.

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Posted July 14, 2016

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bonk Breaker plans to convert its entire product line to non-GMO ingrediants. Currently 75 percent of the brand's SKUs are non-GMO. The company will phase in the additional non-GMO products over the coming months. 

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Posted July 13, 2016
The new aluminum 5010 in red.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — For the 2017 model year, Santa Cruz is offering aluminum-frame versions of some of its most popular mountain bike models, the 5010, Bronson and Tallboy. The new alloy frames allow lower prices: the aluminum 5010 with Santa Cruz' D-level build kit will retail for $2,600, for example.

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Posted July 11, 2016

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Easton Cycling is coming out with some hollow carbon fiber road/cyclocross crankarms in collaboration with sister brand Race Face.

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