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Posted December 16, 2013
A SRAM Red disc caliper

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM on Friday told consumers to immediately stop using bikes equipped with its Red 22 and S-700 hydraulic road brakes.

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Posted December 13, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Assos marked the official worldwide launch of its new S7 bib shorts line on Friday; the new S7 line — the first update to the Swiss brand's bibs in six years — includes four models. One model is available now at retail stores worldwide.

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Posted December 12, 2013

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is recalling about 6,800 Madone road bikes because of a problem with their front brake. The company, which is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision on the recall, said it has received five reports of loose front brake attachment bolts.

Posted in Recalls
Posted December 12, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — DirtBaggies is introducing winter-purposed thermal liners for the brand’s combination bibs/baggy mountain bike shorts via a Kickstarter campaign ending Jan. 2. 

Posted in New Products
Posted December 12, 2013
What will a carbon-wheel engineer do with a classic European brand?

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN) — Josh Poertner is an engineer, but not that kind of engineer.

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Posted December 12, 2013

BREDBURY, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Renthal released its new Fatbar Lite Carbon handlebar range aimed at trail, enduro and cross-country riders this week. 

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Posted December 11, 2013

RAPID CITY, SD (BRAIN) — Strider Sports is releasing a heavy-duty 12-inch pneumatic-tire wheelset for its Strider bikes.

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Posted December 10, 2013

OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) — Tektro USA/TRP Brakes has issued a voluntary recall notice for about 4,000 TRP Spyre and Spyre SLC mechanical disc brake calipers.

Posted in Recalls
Posted December 10, 2013
The Wright Brothers bike

DETROIT, MI (BRAIN) — Shinola is releasing a special edition bike and watch in honor of the Wright Brothers. The Detroit brand also is launching a "private collectors club" called The Foundry.

Posted in New Products
Posted December 9, 2013
The R785 lever.

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano American has released MSRPs on its new 11-speed Ultegra Di2 group and its hydraulic road disc brakes.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted December 6, 2013

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Schwinn is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its Paramount model with a limited edition, U.S.-made, steel road frame made at the former Schwinn-owned Paramount factory.

Posted in New Products
Posted December 4, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has launched a waterproof-breathable sock for cycling, running, skiing and other outdoor activities.

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Posted December 4, 2013
10-speed rear mechs can jam

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and authorities in other nations to recall some Red 10-speed medium-cage rear derailleurs.

Posted in Recalls
Posted December 4, 2013

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — GPS device brand Soleus has added compatibility with Strava to its Sync desktop software. The software upgrade allows users of Soleus' GPS watches and bike computer to upload activity data from their computers to their Strava accounts.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted December 3, 2013
The Hang5 in the up position with bikes attached.

BELLINGHAM, WA (BRAIN) — Softride says its Hang2 and Hang5 bike racks are well suited to carrying fat bikes without adapters or extra tools.

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Posted December 2, 2013

VENLO, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Dutch glove brand Mujjo has launched a double-insulated knitted cycling glove that works on touchscreen devices.

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Posted December 2, 2013
Sampson Sports Rock pedal

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports' new Rock pedal features an alloy body with heat treated steel entry/release mechanics along with a stainless steel top plate under the cleat.

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Posted November 26, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Burley Design is recalling about 4,150 Tailwind racks used for hitching children’s trailer cycles to adult-size bicycles because the top portion can break and allow the trailer cycle to disconnect.  

Posted in Recalls
Posted November 26, 2013

SPRINGFIELD, MO (BRAIN) — Küat Racks' new TRIO fork-mount roof bike rack attachment has a three-way mounting system allowing compatibility with 9mm, 15mm thru- and 20mm thru-axle options. The TRIO also includes a cable lock that provides security to the rear wheel and rear frame triangle. 

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