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Posted February 7, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — The second edition of Chrome Industries' Reflective Camo collection — camouflage by day, reflective by night — includes the weatherproof Victor compact utility belt. The camo pattern has a special glass-bead print to reflect light from a distance of up to 100 feet.

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Posted February 5, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — "Eric’s Big Day: A Bicycle Race Unlike Any Other," Rod Waters’ book for children ages 4 to 8, tells the whimsical story of a boy who helps wayward bike racers as he pedals to meet a friend for a picnic—and finds himself a winner in the end.

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Posted February 4, 2014

MIAMI (BRAIN) — J&B Importers has built wheels by hand since the Miami-based distributor was founded in 1971. In the early days, current vice president Ben Joannou Jr. and a friend would spend Saturdays building up wheels.

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Posted February 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada, 3T has announced the recall of 2012 and 2013 Cervélo P5 bicycles fitted with 3T Aduro aerobars.

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Posted February 3, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano on Monday announced it was entering the action camera market with the new CM-1000 Sport Camera, a $299 camera that will be available in May.

The CM-1000 is the first product from Shimano's Lifestyle Gear Division that targets the fishing and cycling markets.

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Posted February 2, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) – Shimano will soon sell a wireless device that connects its electronic Di2 groups to a bike computer.

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Posted January 31, 2014
Boardman’s new SLS endurance road platform

PALOS VERDES, Calif. (BRAIN) — Highlights from our final day of visits with suppliers at Winter PressCamp. Look for additional coverage in the March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer:

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Posted January 30, 2014

OXNARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Nalini's Shark road shoe is part of the Italian brand's full line of road, mountain bike, multi-sport, spinning and casual shoes. The full line is made in Italy.

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Posted January 30, 2014

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Boating retailer West Marine is recalling about 4,600 folding bikes sold in its stores and on it's website. The bike frames can break during use, the retailer said.

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Posted January 29, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Soleus, a sports watch and GPS device brand, is now offering a fitness tracking wristband. Soleus introduced a GPS bike computer last year. 

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Posted January 28, 2014

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Bicycle electronics maker Sigma Sport has released its new Sigma Move fitness app for free download at the iTunes App Store.

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Posted January 27, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic is now offering its inRide Watt Meter and Bluetooth Smart heart rate strap separately.

The items were previously available only as a package. But Jason Overman, Kinetic's North American sales manager, said many potential customers already owned a heart rate strap. 

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Posted January 27, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — MapMyFitness apps can now sync their data with MyFitnessPal, a web- and app-based program that tracks diet, exercise and weight changes.

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Posted January 27, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Launched via Kickstarter and distributed by Southern California-based Torcano Industries, the Orp is the first bicycle light to integrate a dual-tone horn, emitting 76 or 96 decibels of sound to alert cars, pedestrians, runners and other cyclists.

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Posted January 24, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (BRAIN) — LeMond is now offering an optioanal wireless power meter attachment for its LeMond Revolution stationary trainers.

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Posted January 24, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — Velocity USA is now making clothes hangers out of scrap rims that did not meet its quality control standards.

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Posted January 21, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Racing Weight Cookbook is the third title in VeloPress' Racing Weight series. The book includes more than 100 recipes intended to help athletes hit their ideal weight without compromising performance.

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Posted January 20, 2014

CAMPBELL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kinesiology tape brand Rocktape has released Rock Sauce, topical lotion for isolated muscle pain and joint soreness.

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Posted January 17, 2014
CHEROKEE VILLAGE, Ark. (BRAIN) — Tour of Flanders: The Inside Story is a new book about the Flemish spring classic by Les Woodland.
 
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Posted January 16, 2014

TORONTO (BRAIN) — Cervélo has updated its venerable P2 triathlon bike.

The new P2 has a wider range of fit options and features Cervélo's new P-Series geometry, which has sizes ranging from 45cm (which has 650c wheels) and 48 to 61 (700c wheels).

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