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SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets has launched its first road helmet to make use of the MIPS protection system.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Greenstar Bikes' Ecoforce 1 is a stylish singlespeed bamboo bicycle priced for everyone.

Stages' new CarbonGlyde drivetrain.

DENVER (BRAIN) — Gates Corp. is expanding its business in the stationary bike market, gaining spec for its Carbon Drive belts on models from such brands as Stages Indoor Cycling, Schwinn Fitness and FreeMotion Fitness.

Yakima launched its new line in an old steel factory.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima has completed a major overhaul of its roof rack products for the 2016 model year, and also revamped its dealer introduction strategy.

DERBY, Vt. (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau's Signature 84 shoes are part of the company's recently introduced 2016 model year line.

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — OneUp Components' new narrow-wide chainrings fit SRAM's 94mm BCD cranks and Shimano's 96mm BCD cranks.

The Edge 520 showing its Strava integration.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin on Wednesday launched a new product that uses radar to alert riders to approaching cars, plus head and tailights that react to rider speed and a new GPS-enabled head unit that will display Strava segments in real time.

Varia radar and lights

FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — OSMO has introduced two new sports nutritional products specifically tailored for women: Strawberry Hydration and White Mocha Protein.

Aerodynamics, comfort and integration are common themes across the new bikes.
Front view of the new Madone.

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Ahead of this weekend's Tour de France start, Scott and Trek have unveiled some new aero road bikes, just as Specialized did last week.

ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness is introducing an easier to use and more affordable version of its KICKR connected cycling trainer with the KICKR Snap. The Snap is a wheel-on design, so riders no longer would have to remove the rear wheel to attach the bike.

The Zipp Transition 1 bag.

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Zipp's new Transition 1 bag for multi-sport athletes has separate compartments to efficiently carry clothing, shoes, helmet and small items to help keep athletes organized before a ride or race.

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Wednesday’s slate of meetings with exhibitors at PressCamp was electrifying, literally. The number of e-bike brands showing their wares doubled compared with last year, from three to seven.

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Forks were sold on $300-$400 bikes from Cannondale, Diamondback, GT, Schwinn, Giant, INA International, Scott and Trek.
The recall involves several fork models, including the M3010.

VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America is working with U.S. and Canadian authorities to recall more than 100,000 of its suspension forks due to concerns that the bolt attaching the upper part of the fork to the lower part can break or separate, causing the front wheel to come off bicycles.

Suppliers invited to participate in industrywide group to address recall.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association this week sent a letter to its members informing them about efforts underway with the U.S.

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — PressCamp’s seventh summer edition and 10th overall event kicked off Tuesday under sunny skies.

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The Edge 20.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin International on Wednesday announced two new GPS bike computer models that are the brand's smallest yet. The company claims the new Edge 20 and Edge 25 are the smallest GPS bike computers on the market.

The Women's Gravel Shorts from the back.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass's new Women's Gravel Shorts are designed for gravel road riding and are part of the brand's new Cascade Collection.

Company claims the full package saves 5 minutes over 40km.

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components has announced a major update to its Venge aero road bike model and is offering a package of aerodynamic products — including the bike, skinsuit, helmet and shoes — that it claims will save a rider 5 minutes over a 40km ride.

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Spot Brand Bicycles has updated its Rallye singlespeed mountain bike model with new colors, a red Gates CenterTrack belt and a new carbon fork.

The Fenix SL in action at the 2015 Paris-Roubaix.

PALL-BERINGEN, Belgium (BRAIN) — Ridley Bikes will debut two new bike models at Bike PressCamp, which is opening Tuesday in Park City, Utah. The Belgium-based brand is showing the media a new Fenix SL road racing model and an all-road model.

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