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WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with SRAM, has announced a voluntary recall of about 175 RockShox Domain 302 and 318 forks.

SRAM issued its own voluntary recall on these forks last November.

OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Magura USA is recalling Durin Race 80- and 100-millimeter forks because long term product testing has revealed a structural flaw in the lower leg assembly.

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Jan Heine’s first photographic history of cycle touring bikes, The Golden Age of Handbuilt Bicycles, brought a small exotic niche of cycling history to a wide audience.

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—In light of some recent breakages, Ritchey Design wanted to remind retailers and the public of the voluntary recall issued earlier this year on certain WCS and Pro level road and 'cross cranksets.

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) —SRAM issued a recall on Tuesday of certain RockShox Domain 302 and 318 fork models produced with a steel steerer tube.

SRAM is pulling these RockShox Domain forks from the marketplace due to potential for the steerer tube to fail.

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle is introducing two new single speed urban bikes in January that will feature carbon composite belt drives instead of chains.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a voluntary recall for 1,700 DiNotte Lighting Lithium-Ion batteries used with bicycle lights.

BOISE, ID (BRAIN)—Almost five years ago Tony DuPont, founder of Io DuPont and inventor of Power Cordz, realized significant gains could be made by utilizing synthetic fibers for the construction of bicycle control cables.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Shimano American Corp., have voluntary recalled about 275 Dura Ace Carbon Clincher wheels. The manufacturer is Shimano Components SDN of Johor, Malaysia.

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Civia Cycles unveiled its second line of transportation-oriented bikes, dubbed the Loring, at Interbike on Wednesday.

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Besides introducing its A2BTM electric bike yesterday to bike dealers at Interbike, Ultra Motor also announced results of its first annual Smart Transport Survey.

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Growth Cycle president Ray Keener will be signing up product sponsors at Interbike for a new consumer DVD, Ready to Pedal.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Deda Elementi, has announced a voluntary recall of about 400 Deda Forza bicycle handlebar stems.

The top of the bicycle handlebar stem can crack and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Cervelo SA, have issued a voluntary recall of about 5,800 Wolf SL carbon fiber bicyle forks.

The manufacturer is True Temper Composite Material Products Co. Ltd, of Guangzhou, China.

LAKE FOREST, CA (BRAIN)—Road Tubeless originators Hutchinson and Shimano are offering their new DuraAce wheels and Bulldog CX tires (and a 105 cogset) to industry members and shop employees at an immense discount to kick off the '08/09 Cyclocross season.

WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Look Cycle USA, have issued a voluntary recall of about 40,000 pairs of Keo pedals.

The steel axle inside the pedal can break, posing a fall hazard to cyclists.

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—After years of testing Shimano brings its Dura Ace electric drivetrain, Dura Ace Di2, to market.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Reebok International, have issued a voluntary recall of about 20,000 Reebok Studio Exercise Cycles.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Electra Bicycle Company, has announced a voluntary recall of about 9,500 Amsterdam bicycles.

NORWOOD, Ontario (BRAIN)—Glacier Bikes has issued a voluntary warranty recall on all 2009 Glacier Ice Storm 2 bicycle models sold between April 1, 2008 and July 22, 2008.

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