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The new JET Roll MTB+ Dragon Lady.

FREEHOLD, N.J. (BRAIN) — JET Roll has launched three new tool roll models for the 2018 model year, including new designs for plus-sized mountain bikes.

The new JET Roll MTB+ Dragon Lady and Balls 8 models are designed to carry plus-sized MTB and fat bike tubes, along with other essential cycling items.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Sean Madsen, who has developed bike fit systems and products for the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine and Specialized's Body Geometry line, is launching his own mountain bike grip on Kickstarter.

Sweet Protection Delirious Jacket.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Sweet Protection's Delirious Jacket is made with Gore-Tex Active material, the most breathable fabric in the Gore-Tex product line.

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (BRAIN) — Hed Cycling's new Vanquish 6 wheel feature an all-new tubeless-ready carbon rim.

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (BRAIN) — Endura's MT500 Plus Overshoe was designed for cold, wet and muddy conditions.

The overshoe has an open sole made from hardwearing rubber for flat or clipless pedals. The upper is made from nylon-faced neoprene rubber, with highly durable overlays.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has released a new line of Crosspoint waterproof gloves and socks, which will begin shipping Oct. 14.

VOREPPE, France (BRAIN) — Time Sport is bringing out two new pedal designs this fall: The XPRO road pedal and the Speciale 12 enduro pedal. 

The XPRO is built off Time's Xpresso pedal design, with a wider platform and lightweight aerodynamic design.

It will be available in three versions:

POOLE, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Muc-Off has released a specially treated Shimano Dura-Ace chain that it says offers reduced friction in race conditions and distances.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — SRAM is conducting a recall with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission of 7,000 Avid SD7 direct-pull rim brakes, sold in the aftermarket and as original equipment on an ElliptiGo model. 

ROSEMONT, Ill. (BRAIN) — Life Fitness, a manufacturer of commercial and home fitness equipment, has launched the IC8, an indoor power trainer bike developed with Hunter Allen, a well-known cycling coach and author.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Spurcycle, best known for its U.S.-made handlebar bell, has nearly sold out of its first run of a new product, the Multi Pouch.

ZURICH, Switzerland (BRAIN) — MilKit, which sells a tubeless tire sealant valve system, is now launching a system to pressurize aluminum water bottles with air to inflate and seat tubeless tires. The Swiss company said its Booster system is less expensive than an air compressor and is portable.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Lezyne's new Digital Drive Family includes road, offroad, fat tire and suspension handpumps with a newly designed integrated digital pressure gauge. The line also includes a standalone digital pressure gauge.

LONDON (BRAIN) — Folding bike maker Brompton is recalling thousands of bikes — all bikes sold between April 2014 and May 2017 — to replace a bottom bracket that can fail.

The company announced the recall Thursday.

Off Street Only's first product is a hand dyno for retailers and suspension service centers.
OSO's Fork Hand Dyno.

APTOS, Calif. (BRAIN) —Anthony Trujillo, who has worked as a staff and freelance engineer for many of the top bike suspension brands, has launched his own brand, Off Street Only.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Pro-Tec is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 4,600 City Lite and Street Lite adult multi-sport helmets. The CPSC said the buckle on the helmet fails to meet current federal safety standards, posing a risk of head injury.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (BRAIN) — Fatback new Corvus FLT is an updated version of its Corvus model.

The frame is more than 250 grams lighter and is 15% percent stiffer in the bottom bracket and head tube compared to the current Corvus, the company said.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Canadian power meter brand 4iiii introduced a new product at Interbike Wednesday: The Precision Podiiiium.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — At least one team will ride a single-chainring, disc brake road bike in some of the world's biggest races next season.

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LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Van Dessel has added a new limited edition model to its Whiskey Tango Foxtrot line.

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