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ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Wilier Triestina is now offering its Cento1SR frames and complete bikes with a standard aerodynamic seatpost as an alternative to its integrated seatpost design.

LONGWOOD, Fla. (BRAIN) — Specifically designed for BMX use, the Subrosa Street Rail is 8 feet long and 18 inches high. It can be broken down into 4-foot sections for transport, and a connector is available to tie two rails together for a 16-foot rail.

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Easton Cycling is offering its aluminum-rimmed Heist mountain bike wheels with three internal rim width options — 24, 27 and 30 mm.

The Heist wheels are all tubeless compatible out of the box, with rim strip and valve installed.

The Momentum iNeed Street Mid-Step model.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle is adding a new bike brand, Momentum, aimed at new bike recreational riders. The company said the new brand is inline with recent research on bicycle use in America.

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports has agreed to Sports Tracker, a company that offers mobile apps that track sporting activities. Like Amer, Sports Tracker is based in Finland.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling has released a firmware update for its power meter and an update to its mobile app. 

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles is recalling about 200 of Felt Deep Six and El Guapo cruiser bikes because the coaster brakes can fail. The company is replacing the driver in the bike's rear hub to remedy the situation.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Rever, a new component brand from the owners of Jagwire, is now shipping its first product, a cable-actuated disc brake designed with the needs of U.S. cyclocross and gravel racers in mind.

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fizik has released its 2015 pro team edition Aliante saddle, part of a program the brand has been running for 15 years.

For 2015, the Aliante model saddle's shape has been refined and improved with new technology and materials to create the lightest ever Aliante.

HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bianchi USA has just received its first shipment of its Impulso 105 Disc Compact, a disc-brake equipped road bike that retails for $1,599.99.

WHITTIER, Calif. (BRAIN) — 3G Bikes is offering three new models in the urban/city category, to complement its beach cruiser bike models.

The new G'Linda and Melrose women's bikes and the Chicago men's bike are designed to offer dealers high margins with attractive retail price points.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Green Guru is launching a new bag that can convert between a backpack, messenger bag and brief case as needed on trips and daily life.

POOLE, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Bike-care brand Muc-Off has added a new range of athlete protection creams, which includes warm-up creams, a "power cream," and "ultra-endurance cream" as well as a recovery balm.

AURORA, Ontario (BRAIN) — Canadian e-bike  system manufacturer BionX International has a new OE relationship with bike maker Devinci

Tagged Electric bike
Chris Chance with a new Yo Eddy. Photo: www.nickkova.com.

SAUSALITO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fat Chance is now taking its first Web orders for its 2015 model Yo Eddy frames, to be delivered after the company fulfills orders from its Kickstarter.com campaign.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass' new sock line, called Torch, features a new 3M Scotchlight reflective treatment. 

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (BRAIN) — ERG! energy bars, developed by Michigan masters bike racer Dennis Bean-Larson, contain simple whole, raw foods and are gluten-, dairy- and soy-free.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Virtue Cycles has announced the Kickstarter campaign to fund the Virtue Pedalist, a front-cargo tadpole tricycle with an enclosed shell and electric power.

Updated: Company says it believes several companies are infringing on its patent.

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) —  The Canadian components maker OneUp Components has been granted a U.S. patent that applies to its 42-tooth sprocket, which can be used on 10-speed cassettes to create a single-chainring drivetrain with an acceptable low gear.

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — FirstBike balance bikes, designed in Germany, feature a durable, weatherproof frame, Schwalbe tires, safety grips, a steering limiter and a rear drum brake.

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