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FULDATAL, Germany (BRAIN) — Rohloff is now offering an electric gear shifting shifting that will connect any existing Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 unit with the eShift-function of a Bosch eBike-System.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (BRAIN) — Superpedestrian, the maker of the Copenhagen electric-powered wheel, said it resolved its recall in April, although the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall on Tuesday.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Superpedestrian is recalling about 230 of its Copenhagen wheels, which convert a regular bike to electric power. The company said the wheels' rear axle can fail, posing a fall and crash hazard.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the issue.

ZREČE, Slovenia (BRAIN) — Unior Bike Tools has introduced four models of multi-tools for cyclists. The company said the European-made multi-tools are categorized as consumer products but are made with the same quality as the brand's professional tools. 

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Supercross' new ENVY RS7 BMX frame is an evolution of the brand's S7 frame, introduced 10 years ago.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design has launched its new Prolight Techlace shoe, which was teased at last year's Eurobike and seen in this month's Tour de France worn by Taylor Phinney.

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — E-Thirteen has expanded its wheel lineup, offering a new carbon wheelset aimed at the trail riding market. The company said its new Carbon SL wheels weigh 150 grams less that its enduro wheels, but offer twice the rim strength of its predecessor.

TREVISO, Italy (BRAIN) — Pinarello has announced its Andromeda Hybrid 9.9, the first in a range of electric mountain bikes for the brand.

The company said the new bike uses "concepts studied and developed with the Dogma XM and Dogma XC" road bikes.

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SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava has gone live with expanded club features, which it introduced in limited beta form last year. 

LEAMINGTON SPA, U.K. (BRAIN) — Hiplok's new Airlok is a high security bicycle storage hanger that offers a secure yet elegant bike storage solution indoors or out. Airlok has secure wall fixings, hardened steel framework, and a secure lockable bolt.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — TerraTrike's new Rambler E.V.O., is an electric-assist recumbent trike based off the company's popular Rambler mode. The E.V.O. (short for Electric Vehicle Option) uses a 750-watt, 5-phase motor made by Falco eMotors.

BOISE, Idaho (BRAIN) — K-Edge and NiteRider have released a system to make all NiteRider Lumina lights compatible with GoPro-style mount interfaces.

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kitsbow has released its Summer 2017 line of mountain bike clothes, called Origin, and announced a new e-commerce website developed with Agency 1903. 

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox is now offering a new series of top cap sockets and seal drivers for shop and consumer use.

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Bag Balm has been a Vermont-made solution for cows’ chapped udders for more than 100 years. And for ages, in-the-know folks have used it to moisturize and protect their hands and for other non-bovine applications, including as a chamois cream.

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OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic is launching its Universal System Tubeless (UST) rim and tire system. The company said the system has a rim contour that follows exacting dimensions to achieve beadlock and the ability to run flat, in addition to providing consistent tire inflation.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Gatorade has launched Gatorade Endurance Formula. The new formulation contains no artificial sweeteners or flavors and has a lighter flavor designed for athletes training and racing for prolonged periods of time.

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jelly Belly has introduced a new flavor for its Sports Beans, Strawberry Banana Smoothie.

Like other Sports Beans flavors, they come in packs of six retailing for $7.99 or packs of 24 for $29.95.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Advanced Composites Inc. is recalling about 40 Wound Up carbon fiber tandem forks that were sold in 2015. The fork leg can crack, the company said. 

The company, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has received one report of a cracked fork leg. 

VENETO, Italy. (BRAIN) — Elite is paying tribute to Tom Dumoulin's triumph at last month's Giro d'Italia with a limited edition Drivo Rosa trainer. Dumoulin, along with Giro podium finishers Nairo Quintana and Vincenzo Nibali, train on Elite Drivo trainers. 

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