VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — After multiple delays, Recon Instruments has begun shipping its heads-up display sunglasses for the sports market. The Recon Jet is built for active outdoor use and provides information just below the user's right eye and connects to wearable sensors and smartphones.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin has announced updates to its Vector power meter pedals, with a redesigned pedal pod that is more easily setup and transferred between bikes.

WATERLOO, Iowa (BRAIN) — The maker of bike storage hooks sold exclusively at Home Depot is recalling about 120,000 of the hooks because they can detach and allow a bike to fall. 

The new Force 1 crank shown with a 42-tooth chainring.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — SRAM is introducing two single-chainring road groups for the 2016 model year, the Rival 1 and Force 1 groups (the previous cyclocross group, Force CX1, is now renamed Force 1).

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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano released a wide array of updates to its popular Deore XT group on Wednesday, prior to the opening of the Sea Otter Classic.

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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB is releasing a new tire at the Sea Otter Classic on Wednesday. The Riddler 2.4, named for WTB-sponsored rider Nathan Riddle, combines a fast-rolling center tread with larger outside knobs. It is intended primarily for rear tire use.

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BREMBATE, Italy (BRAIN) — Component brand 3T is branching out with a new handlebar-mounted device that mirrors smartphone apps.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Goggle and casual sunglass brand 100% has expanded into performance sunglasses with the introduction of the Speedcraft and more compact Speedcraft SL.

OXNARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Nalini's new summer Black Label road cycling clothing collection has features and materials identical to what the brand provides its sponsored pro racing teams.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin released details of the next generation of its Virb action cameras on Monday. The two new camera models will be available this summer.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Champion System, best known for its custom road cycling kits, is now offering a new customizable Trail Baggie short and upgraded Trail Jerseys. 

Together the Wicknasty Trail Baggie and Trail Jersey make up Champion System's Dirt Kit. The pieces are available individually or as a combo.

SURFSIDE, Fla. (BRAIN) — MCipollini showed a special new RB1000 Luxury Edition bike at the recent Like Bike expo in Monte Carlo.

The 2015.5 Ultralight with Dura-Ace build retails for $4,799.
The BH Ultralight Dura-Ace.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Building on its 695-gram Ultralight EVO high-end road frameset (MSRP: $3,999), Spain's BH Bikes has added two midseason complete bikes to the Ultralight line.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Several years in development, Speedplay Inc.'s Syzer pedals are now shipping to retailers.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Oakley's new Jawbreaker sunglasses, available at retail April 15, features a design inspired by pro cyclist Mark Cavendish.

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Fyxation is now shipping its Six Fyx kit, which converts fixed gear bikes with 120mm rear spacing to a six-speed derailleur drivetrain. The company first showed a version of the kit at trade shows two years ago.

The SRAM-owned brand is also now offering its RS-1 fork in white and for 27.5.
For MY2016, the RS-1 has a gloss white option and is available for 27.5 and 29-inch.

SAN LUIS OBSIPO, Calif. (BRAIN) — RockShox announced several model year 2016 updates on Tuesday, including updates to its Monarch RT3 shock and its OneLoc suspension remote.

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives is now delivering a helmet that's been in development for several years — the Shiva Full Face, which meets DOT motorcycle standards but is as light as some full-face bicycle helmets.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — Rim and wheel maker Velocity USA is working with hub and wheel maker Industry Nine on some new wheels.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun made its name with a popular line of fizzy sports drink tablets that provide electrolytes, vitamins, caffeine — but little calories — for shorter exercise sessions and for daily life.


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