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SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) – GoPro has unveiled its new HERO+ LCD camera, which offers a touch display for easy shot framing, settings control and access to in-camera video trimming feature. The HERO+ LCD is built directly into its waterproof housing.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Veteran cycling journalist Jason Sumner's latest book, "75 Classic Rides Colorado: The Best Road Biking Routes," focuses on routes from easy to epic around Sumner's native state.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles is recalling all of its 2015 model year GT Fury Elite and GT Fury Expert downhill mountain bikes because of a concern about front hub failures.

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Next month Shimano will offer a special limited-edition electric blue versuib of its top-of-the-line road shoe, the SH-R321.

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Raleigh Bicycles has launched the Misceo iE, which the company says is the first e-bike in the U.S. to use Shimano's new STEPS technology. With pedal assist up to 20 mph, this urban e-bike is made for weekday commuting and weekend exploring.

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WEST MIDLANDS, England, U.K. (BRAIN) — Brooks' new Cambium C15 Carve saddle has the same relatively narrow shaping as the Cambium C15, but has an ergonomic cut-out intended to provide relief from discomfort in the perineal area.

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Zipp's latest road wheel model is the 404 Firestrike, which features a new technology called Carbon Shield to add durability. The company is selling just 404 pairs each of the updated Firestrike Tubular and Carbon Clincher this year.

500 sets will be available in the U.S.

OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Magura is releasing a limited edition of its MT7 brakes, called the MT7 Raceline. The Raceline features the neon yellow color previously available only to pro racers.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — The Hidrate Me Smart Water Bottle, which will launch a Kickstarter.com crowd-funding campaign June 1, will alert the user to appropriate drinking levels based on temperature, humidity, elevation and personal settings.

PITTSGROVE, N.J. (BRAIN) — New women's cycling apparel brand Evelyn Hill Cycling is expanding its product line to include larger sizing for bibs, shorts, jerseys, and accessories. The brand's Season 2 collection will include sizing ranging from 3XL-5XL, to fit women who range from sizes 20 through 28-plus.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (BRAIN) — On 1-by cockpits, Lindarets' ReMount adapter moves a dropper seatpost's cable-actuated remote lever from inboard of the brake lever to where a front shifter's thumb paddle would sit in a multi-chainring drivetrain.

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca has introduced an updated Impero road bike frame pump, largely made in the U.S.

RICHMOND, Australia (BRAIN) — Knog's Milkman Combo lock is a retractable, cable lock that can be looped around a bike frame and lock quickly. It's compact enough to fit in a back pocket and best used for quick café stops.

It's just as small as Knog's original Milkman, but without the key.

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) — Selle Royal has unveiled the fourth collection in its series of Project UP saddle artworks, timed to coincide with the Bike to Work Day in America and Canada and the first week of the Giro d'Italia.

Company says QRs are safe when used correctly.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — In a newsletter Shimano emailed Thursday to product managers, the component giant acknowledged that it makes quick release levers that open more than 180 degrees from the closed position and that these levers were included on disc-brake bikes recalled by Trek on April 21.

SYDNEY (BRAIN) — You no longer need an invitation to download and use the online cycling platform, Zwift.

The company announced the change in Sydney on Friday, local time. In tech industry terms, the product has moved from an invitation-only "Closed Beta" to "Open Beta."

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — WaterField Designs has expanded its cycling line with the introduction of the Rapide Saddlebag. The vintage-style leather Rapide includes an easily-accessible Mini Tool Roll to keep bike tools organized, and it attaches with a leather toe-clip strap.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Blackburn's new Local Cooler Saddlebag Pannier is made for trips to the store, park, beach or anywhere else where an insulated construction will help transport drinks and food.

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is expanding its Émonda road bike line — which is highlighted by its super-light Émonda carbon frames introduced last year — to include a new aluminum frame model, the Émonda ALR.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Commemorating Bianchi's 130th anniversary, Timbuk2 is adding a touch of celeste green to its bag line with a limited-edition Bianchi Prospect Pack and a Facebook sweepstakes with prizes including a Bianchi road bike and various accessories.

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