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The Bryton Rider 310.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Bryton's new Rider 100 and Rider 310 GPS cycling computers are designed to be easy to use with one-touch starting, GPS recording and multiple data functions. The Rider 100, retailing for $69.99, offers 36 data functions while the $99 Rider 100 has up to 70 functions. 

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Olympic Supply Company is now distributing Reid Cycles, which offers bikes starting at $279.99 retail, including urban, commuter and fat bikes.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Velo Orange has announced the arrival of their popular Grand Cru Drillium 110mm Fluted Double Crankset in black, or "Noir" as the company calls the finish.

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Delta Cycle Corp. is introducing a new set of locking wheel skewers, called KnoxNut, that replace standard QR skewers and deter wheel thieves. The KnoxNuts also are available to work with solid axles on single speed, fixed gear or internal gear bikes.

Company moving more R&D resources to women's product.

LONDON (BRAIN) — Rapha on Friday introduced the new team kit for the Canyon/SRAM women's WorldTour squad. The company said the high performance kit was designed for aerodynamic performance and said it "has given over a significant section of its R&D to the design of women's high-level racing gear."

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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