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Posted December 17, 2015

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Focus is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision and Health Canada to recall about 510 road bikes because the carbon fiber steerer can fail. 

Posted in Recalls
Posted December 17, 2015

KEMPELE, Finland (BRAIN) — Polar is now offering Strava integration with Polar Flow, which creates automatic syncing capabilities for a variety of Polar products including its M450, V650, M400 and V800 computers.

Posted in New Products
Posted December 15, 2015
Cervélo C5

TORONTO, Canada (BRAIN) — Cervélo is launching its first all-new series in a decade, and it's targeted to the endurance road rider. The first model in the series is the C5.

Posted in New Products
Posted December 14, 2015

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (BRAIN) — A collaboration kit between Velocio and Australian racer Tiffany Cromwell, the Origami Kit uses the new Ultralight Jersey and RS Bib Short platform for warm-weather performance.

Posted in New Products
Posted December 10, 2015

SOMERSET, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — U.K.-based Charge Bikes is launching its first range of children’s-specific Cooker fat bikes.

Posted in New Products
Posted December 8, 2015

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Wayside Backpack Pannier features backpack straps that fold into a hidden zippered pouch so the bag can be attached to a rack with hook-and-loop webbing —no hardware required.

Posted in New Products
Posted December 4, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new cycling history book, Shoulder to Shoulder, presents more than 100 newly restored vintage cycling photographs from The Horton Collection that showcase cycling's first superstar, Jacques Anquetil, and other riders of the 1960s.

Posted in New Products
Posted December 4, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new lightweight waterproof breathable material from Gore, called Gore One, will debut Dec. 15 on jackets being introduced by Gore Bike Wear and Gore Running Wear.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted December 3, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — Racers who have long sought relaxation in the UCI's rigid rules governing saddle tilt and saddle length can breathe a sigh of relief.

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Posted December 3, 2015

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Abbey Tools is offering a set of five sockets specifically made to fit the low-profile hex on the top of suspension fork legs. 

Posted in New Products
Posted December 2, 2015

KEMPELE, Finland (BRAIN) —  Polar has updated its M400 fitness watch with the addition of its Training Load and Recovery Status features, which previously was available only on the more expensive V800 watch.

Posted in New Products
Posted December 2, 2015
The Felt DoubleDouble 30.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles is recalling 645 mountain bikes that came equipped with carbon fiber seatposts. The posts can crack and break, posing an injury risk. The company has received reports of 10 posts that cracked but no injury reports.

Posted in Recalls
Posted December 1, 2015

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives will soon ship its Tava road helmet, which it first showed at last summer's Press Camp. The Tava is designed as a lightweight and aerodynamic road helmet with innovative protective features.

Posted in New Products
Posted November 30, 2015

DENVER (BRAIN) —Conation Collective is a new company offering stylish and functional cycling clothes. The company is based in Colorado and sources fabrics from France, Italy and Australia, then completes the design, printing and production in the USA.

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Posted November 30, 2015

NORWALK, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Fairdale Weekender Drop bike sits at the top of the brand's 2016 Weekender line. The Drop is a 10-speed road bike with a wide gear range thanks to its 11-40 tooth rear cassette.

Posted in New Products
Posted November 24, 2015

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Martone Cycling Co. is now offering a collapsible helmet design developed for fashion-conscious urban riders.

Posted in New Products
Posted November 24, 2015

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Brompton Bicycle is bringing back its limited Black Edition bike and is running an international video contest to promote it.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted November 24, 2015
The Commando 24

RALEIGH, N.C. (BRAIN) — Eastern Bikes is branching out from its BMX roots with a new line of BMX-inspired cruisers. 

Posted in New Products
Posted November 23, 2015

Editor's note: John Barnett is president and founder of Barnett Bicycle Institute in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He supplied this detailed "how-to" on adjusting a quick release following the industrywide recall action in late September.

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Posted November 23, 2015

GARDENA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The new Joose Box Power Banks provide an extra power source for electronic devices that mounts on the handlebar next to a rider's lights, computers, phones, GPS locators and cameras.

Posted in New Products

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