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The R785 lever.

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano American has released MSRPs on its new 11-speed Ultegra Di2 group and its hydraulic road disc brakes.

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Schwinn is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its Paramount model with a limited edition, U.S.-made, steel road frame made at the former Schwinn-owned Paramount factory.

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has launched a waterproof-breathable sock for cycling, running, skiing and other outdoor activities.

10-speed rear mechs can jam

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and authorities in other nations to recall some Red 10-speed medium-cage rear derailleurs.

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — GPS device brand Soleus has added compatibility with Strava to its Sync desktop software. The software upgrade allows users of Soleus' GPS watches and bike computer to upload activity data from their computers to their Strava accounts.

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The Hang5 in the up position with bikes attached.

BELLINGHAM, WA (BRAIN) — Softride says its Hang2 and Hang5 bike racks are well suited to carrying fat bikes without adapters or extra tools.

VENLO, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Dutch glove brand Mujjo has launched a double-insulated knitted cycling glove that works on touchscreen devices.

Sampson Sports Rock pedal

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports' new Rock pedal features an alloy body with heat treated steel entry/release mechanics along with a stainless steel top plate under the cleat.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Burley Design is recalling about 4,150 Tailwind racks used for hitching children’s trailer cycles to adult-size bicycles because the top portion can break and allow the trailer cycle to disconnect.  

SPRINGFIELD, MO (BRAIN) — Küat Racks' new TRIO fork-mount roof bike rack attachment has a three-way mounting system allowing compatibility with 9mm, 15mm thru- and 20mm thru-axle options. The TRIO also includes a cable lock that provides security to the rear wheel and rear frame triangle. 

HAUPPAUGE, NY (BRAIN) — White Lightning is expanding its line of "Johnny" transport products with the Wheel Johnny, a wheel bag designed for transport and storage.

MIAMI, FL (BRAIN) — Fuelstrip is a product that analyzes an athlete's sweat levels and recommends the appropriate amount of sports nutrition to eat.

SOLANA BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — ElliptiGO, manufacturer of outdoor elliptical cycles, is recalling about 7,000 of its units in the U.S. and 200 in Canada because the front fork can separate and the drive arm axles can detach during use.

SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN) — German power meter brand Power2Max is now spec'ing Praxis Works chainrings as an OE option on its power meter cranksets.

KLAIPEDA, Lithuania (BRAIN) — Wittson Cycles is now offering a titanium 29er rigid fork called the Nulla. The fork is the first stock production product to come from the Lithuania custom builder.

The Ghost-S camera

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Drift Innovation introduced a new action camera on Wednesday that features what the company claims is the longest battery life on the market, along with other new features.

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Schwinn is releasing a special edition of its iconic Sting-Ray model this holiday season, in honor of the bike's 50th anniversary.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The CycleTEK Momentum1 trainer boasts 29er compatibility, a large flywheel for realistic coasting and acceleration resistance and a fluid resistance unit that offers a smooth and repeatable resistance curve.
 

CHICOUTIMI, Quebec (BRAIN) — The Jetpack from Biknd is a travel bag for road and mountain bikes that includes an inflatable wall system that acts like an airbag, absorbing any impacts the bag receives during transit.

BEVERLY, MA (BRAIN) — Parlee is launching its first aero road bike, the ESX. The ESX is all new design that the company has been working on for several years in the lab, in the wind tunnel and on the road.
 

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