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Posted June 19, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Scott Sports will offer five 27.5-plus mountain bikes in the U.S. this year, adopting a 30mm wide rim and 2.8-inch wide tires to create what the company says is the best compromise between fat-tire handling, weight and rolling resistance.

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Posted June 19, 2015
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments has added support for ANT+ wireless power meters to its Recon Jet smart sunglasses.
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Posted June 18, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BRAIN) — Northwave worked with eVent to use a new stretchable membrane fabric, called Dvstretch.

Northwave is using the new fabric in the 2015 Northwave Arctic Jacket. The new Arctic Jacket will be on the market in October, just in time for the cold and windy weather.

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Posted June 17, 2015
The CF10 in red.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Colnago America is working with U.S. and Canadian consumer safety groups to recall about 434 road bikes and framesets because the front brakes can detach from the fork during use.

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Posted June 17, 2015
Pedro's new public Tool Station.
BOSTON (BRAIN) — Pedro's North America is releasing several new tools and bike care products for summer, including a new degreaser designed to be friendly to modern chains, and a concentrated version of its Green Fizz bike cleaner.
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Posted June 16, 2015
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Canfield Brothers is offering the second generation of the Yelli Screamy, a hardtail 29er with long and laid-back geometry that the company said has influenced many larger bike makers.
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Posted June 16, 2015
TREVIGLIO, Italy (BRAIN) — Bianchi is expanding use of its Countervail vibration-canceling technology by bringing it to its new ultralight road racing bike, the Specialissima.
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Posted June 15, 2015
The women's Elite Thermal LTD jersey.
SUPERIOR, Colo. (BRAIN) — Pearl Izumi's "screaming yellow" wind jackets, and similar items from other makers, have been a staple for many shops for about 20 year. Now the Shimano-owned brand is taking a more thorough approach to developing and marketing high-visibility road cycling clothing, starting with its Fall 2015 collection.
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Posted June 15, 2015
The PTD-5 is pre-set to 5Nm of torque.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool has announced eight new products and product updates for a summer release. The new tools include compact adjustable and pre-set torque drivers, a new inflator head for air compressors and updates to its long-standing DAG deraaileur hanger alignment tool.

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Posted June 11, 2015

CHICO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Just in time for that local Fourth of July bike parade, Paul Component Design pays tribute to 'Murrica with its limited-edition Spirit of Paul Quick Release Skewers.

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Posted June 11, 2015

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM on Thursday unveiled its new XO DH hubs, which will be available in rear axle configurations of 12x150 and 12x157, and 20x110 on the front.

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Posted June 10, 2015
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Blackburn Designs' Airstik 2Stage Mini-Pump has a lightweight aluminum barrel and shaft and is switchable between high-volume and high-pressure modes for faster inflation with less effort.
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Posted June 9, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The new Urban Racer bike model, part of Vanilla Workshop’s Speedvagen line, is intended as a “super commuter.”

The new model starts at $4,895, with multiple upgrade options available.

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Posted June 5, 2015
Pinarello worked with carmaker Jaguar to improve bike’s aerodynamics.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BRAIN) — British pro rider Bradley Wiggins broke the UCI Hour Record this weekend on a Pinarello Bolide HR bike co-engineered by Jaguar and Pinarello. 

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Posted June 4, 2015
KEMPELE, Finland (BRAIN) — The M450 bike computer features GPS, altitude, heart rate and integrated LED light.
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Posted June 3, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments has developed a nutrition app called Refuel that tells cyclists and runners when to drink and eat during and after an activity. The app displays this information on the Recon Jet’s heads-up display.

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Posted June 3, 2015
Event XC helmet retails for $90

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bell is introducing its latest MIPS-equipped helmet, the Event XC. At $90, it’s Bell’s most affordable MIPS helmet.

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Posted June 1, 2015

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) – GoPro has unveiled its new HERO+ LCD camera, which offers a touch display for easy shot framing, settings control and access to in-camera video trimming feature. The HERO+ LCD is built directly into its waterproof housing.

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Posted May 29, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Veteran cycling journalist Jason Sumner's latest book, "75 Classic Rides Colorado: The Best Road Biking Routes," focuses on routes from easy to epic around Sumner's native state.

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Posted May 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles is recalling all of its 2015 model year GT Fury Elite and GT Fury Expert downhill mountain bikes because of a concern about front hub failures.

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