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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Panaracer's new Fat B Nimble tire range is being marketed as an affordable "hard-wearing four seasons tire." 

The new Guide Ultimate set in Arctic Gray.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is expanding its Guide mountain bike disc brake line with the addition of the Guide Ultimate brakes, which promise improved performance and lighter weight than the origin

LOGAN, Utah (BRAIN) — Dog Ears is an aluminum replacement for the quarter-turn mount plastic tabs used on many Garmin bike computers, including the Edge 500 series.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes has added a steel-framed 700c-wheel bike to its range, called the RLT9 Steel. 

The new model is designed for gravel road riding and touring. 

MADRID (BRAIN) — BKOOL has added live weather conditions to its ride simulator, allowing a rider to see the current weather conditions, including rain, snow or fog, on the screen and feel the effects of a head- or tailwind.

The pedalwrencher.com homepage

ATLANTA (BRAIN) — A new website, Pedalwrencher.com, syncs with users' Strava.com data to track miles of use for chains, brake pads and other wearables — and may create opportunities for bike retailers to sell them those parts.

Tagged Web/Internet / Mobile bike apps

POOLE, U.K. (BRAIN) — Muc-Off’s newest chain lube is formulated for long distances and use during the harshest weather conditions, the company says.

The new Hydrodynamic lube was developed in collaboration with Team Sky.

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized is working with U.S. and Canadian authorities to recall about 8,300 aerobars that were sold individually and as part of some complete Shiv aero bike models. The bars were sold from 2011 until February this year.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — ENVE has released three new products, all of which began shipping to dealers on Thursday. They include a new two-bolt seatpost, a Garmin-compatible computer mount that integrates with Enve's road stem, and a carbon water bottle cage.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) —  PeopleForBikes and Yuba Bicycles have partnered to launch a limited edition Boda Boda cargo bike to raise money for bicycling infrastructure.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava has updated its mobile app with several new features, including a feature to allow users to add photos to their activity record from within the app. Previously, the Strava app required a link to the Instagram app to add photos to an activity.

Tagged Mobile bike apps

DENVER (BRAIN) — Domahidy Designs announced its third bike model Monday, a carbon road bike with the simple moniker of "Carbon Road Bike."

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Manufacturers and suppliers are eagerly awaiting a soon to be announced decision by the UCI that could sanction the use of disc brakes in the pro peloton.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship / Taipei Cycle Show

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — David Chauner, a former racer, race organizer and cycling journalist, has penned his first novel, and it has a cycling theme. It's called High Road, Chasing the Yellow Jersey.

The JET Roll MTB (tools are not included).

FREEHOLD, N.J. (BRAIN) — JET Roll is now shipping a second version of its original Jet (Just Enough Tools) road tool wrap, as well as a new mountain bike version of the roll.

The Boone disc frameset.

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek has updated its top-of-the-line Boone and Crockett cyclocross race bikes, adding new colors and graphics, new drivetrain and hydraulic brake options and a 15mm front thru-axle on disc brake models.

SL8 Saddle

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — WTB is introducing several new products including the brand's lightest saddle to date, a carbon tubeless-compatible mountain bike rim, and a 27.5-plus enduro tire.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is making a big push for 148mm OLD rear spacing on mountain bikes, which the company says produces a stiffer wheel and allows the drivetrain to be shifted to the right, further increasing clearance for wider tires and other advantages.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic has launched a major update to inRide, its power training app that is used with Kinetic trainers.

The new PowerTap P1 pedal.

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — PowerTap is branching out from its power meter rear hub to new products: a power meter pedal and chainring.

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