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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (BRAIN) — Montague's new RackStand serves as a bike's rear rack, fender and a kickstand or workstand. It's compatible with 700c, 26-inch or 27.5-inch wheels and will work with quick release or bolt-on axles. It also is available for OE sales.

WILSONVILLE, Ore. (BRAIN) — The Otto Tuning System combines an iPhone's camera with sophisticated visual alignment technology in a mobile app to help cyclists easily adjust rear derailleurs.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports' new Conquest road pedal is being offered to help retailers compete with online discounters. It retails for $70 with dealer margins starting at keystone levels.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner on Wednesday announced a new model, the RKT 9 RDO. The new model is a lightweight short-travel (80mm rear/100mm front) endurance race bike.

Approximately 1.5 million bikes affected in North America.
Part of the recall poster (full poster is below).

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Thirteen companies representing 17 bike brands are part of a joint voluntary recall of certain bikes equipped with front-wheel quick releases and disc brakes.

(BRAIN) —  Canadian pro mountain biker Ryan Leech is now offering a 30-day online video instructional program that promises to teach riders how to ride a wheelie. 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (BRAIN) —The Lindarets x Wolf Tooth GoatLink 11 repositions Shimano 11-speed M8000 XT and M9000 XTR rear derailleurs to work with 11-speed 10-42 cassettes. The product also improves performance on aftermarket 10-44 or 11-45 cassettes. 

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Liv has introduced a new line of women's specific triathlon bikes, called Avow Advanced. The bikes offer easily adjustable fit, lightness and aerodynamics.

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro's new HERO+ action camera offers Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity for $200.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — ZJay's Saddle Sore Soother is a product made specifically to be applied post-ride, post-shower, to reduce irritation and lessen the chances of getting saddle sores. The gel can also be applied directly to a saddle sore, but it is not intended as a chamois creme.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Wishbone Design Studio is recalling about 400 balance bikes in the U.S. because the handlebar can pinch fingers at the frame. The firm company reports of four incidents, including two injuries. One required stitches and one required restorative surgery.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro has updated its Privateer mountain bike shoe with a new nylon and rubber co-molded outsole and a reinforced toe box.

WHITEFISH, Mont. (BRAIN) — Hammer Nutrition is offering a whey protein supplement made with hormone- and antibiotic-free whey protein isolate from 100 percent grass-fed cows.

The new K-Edge single-ring CX chain guide.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — K-Edge has introduced a new single-ring chain guide for cyclocross, new computer mounts for Garmin and a new Go Big camera mounts for GoPro cameras. 

Emilio De Soto pours one for BRAIN on Thursday.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Multi-sport clothing maker Emilio De Soto launched a craft tequila at Interbike on Thursday, sharing a few bottles with some lucky show goers at day's end.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has released its first GPS-enabled bike computer, the ELEMNT. The company announced the new product on the opening day of Interbike here.

Stages' new carbon left crank arm.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling hs revamped its crankarm-based power meter lineup, showing a second generation, slimmer housing, a new carbon crank option and lowering its retail prices on several models.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — POC is "exploring" the use of a new printed light technology that adds active lights to clothing for nighttime visibility. A POC video shows the technology being used on a vest.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Pioneer's Cycle Sports Division officially announced its new single-leg power meter at Interbike on Tuesday. The new power meter is available for Shimano Dura-Ace and Ultegra cranks, retailing for $900 and $800, respectively.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments, now owned by Intel, has lowered the retail price on its Recon Jet eyewear. In the United States, Jet is now available for $499.

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