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TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Tern's new GSD is a compact utility e-bike that can carry two kids, a week's worth of groceries, or 180 kg (400 pounds) of cargo, but is just 180 cm (71 inches) long. It packs down small enough to fit in a VW Touran or an urban apartment and adjusts to fit riders from 4.9-5.9 feet tall.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (BRAIN) — Küat Racks has announced the availability of its new Mini Skinny cargo rack.

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — BikeYoke is now offering its Revive dropper post with a 185mm drop option, joining the model's 125mm and 160mm drop versions. The new post has a low stack height of 41mm, making it ideal for taller riders.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The bike shipping service BikeFlights has adopted a new bike shipping box made of Coroplast instead of cardboard. The company said the new box has the same internal suspension design of the box it introduced last summer, but is more water resistant, stronger and more durable.

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — The new Adaptive Computer Bike Mount from Speed Sportz can adapt to Garmin or Wahoo GPS computers. It also pivots so that the device angle can be positioned for best viewing angle.

SPEARFISH, S.D. (BRAIN) — Quarq has added to its DZero power meter model line, adding a spider for Specialized's S-Works carbon crankset and chassis for Shimano's Dura-Ace R9100 chainrings.

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Honey Stinger has introduced new bulk containers for select flavors of its Organic and Classic energy gels. The new 23.1 ounce gel containers make it easy for athletes and coaches to measure the exact amount of gel to use for training and racing.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Dero has released an improved version of its Dero Decker two-tier bike parking system. The company said the new system is easier to install, smoother to operate, and more affordable.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (BRAIN) — Human Kinetics has released a new edition of the popular mountain bike skills book, Mastering Mountain Bike Skills.

LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Pearl Izumi has a three-year exclusive in the bike market on a new knit fabric technology that repels precipitation and road spray, the company said.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Intel Corporation has quietly discontinued its Recon Jet smart sunglasses line as part of its reported move out of the wearables market.

BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Abbey Bike Tools is now shipping its Fit Kit, a saddle position measuring system it first showed at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show this year. 

MOMENCE, Ill. (BRAIN) — Sur PhytoPerformance has launched of its first product, AltRed, a phytonutrient supplement that the company said uses a newly discovered technology to garner the athletic performance and recovery benefits of betalain phytonutrients.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Speedplay, Inc. has added a new custom fit option to its off-road SYZR Pedal System to address fitting needs such as a leg length discrepancy or hip-alignment correction.

SEYMOUR, Conn. (BRAIN) — Thule is entering a new product category with the launch of Thule Vital collection of hydration packs at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market next week. The line, aimed at mountain bikers and others, will be available next February.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has launched a set of performance wheels it says were specifically designed for 29-inch mountain bikes.

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Shades Monkey is a product to "semi-securely" store sunglasses on uphills or other times while riding. 

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca has brought back its Pista pump to celebrate 100 years as a tool brand. The new Pista is made in the U.S. and takes cues from the original with some modernized features. It will be available separately or with a travel bag. 

FULDATAL, Germany (BRAIN) — Rohloff is now offering an electric gear shifting shifting that will connect any existing Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 unit with the eShift-function of a Bosch eBike-System.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (BRAIN) — Superpedestrian, the maker of the Copenhagen electric-powered wheel, said it resolved its recall in April, although the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall on Tuesday.

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