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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — SRM has released a new line of single-chainring mountain bike power meters.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano has unveiled a new disc-brake compatible carbon road wheel, the WH-RX830.

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — BTI and Olympic Supply are distributing Uncle Dick's Bead Slip and Brush Bags this year. Uncle Dick's Bead Slip is a lubricant that helps bicycle mechanics with tough tire installations.

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Company first announced recall in December.
The TRP Spyre

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has published a recall notice for about 2,000 TRP mechanical disc brake calipers sold last year.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM will be delivering its updated hydraulic road brakes during the second half of April, president Stan Day announced on video Thursday.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — WTB launched a new mountain bike saddle at the Taipei International Cycle Show this week, the High Tail. The company said the saddle is designed to give increased rear tire clearance on full suspension 650b bikes, and was inspired by Pivot Cycles' president and founder, Chris Cocalis.

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PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — CamelBak is entering the filtered-water pitcher market with a new product that it claims filters water as fast as a faucet.

ROANOKE, Va. (BRAIN) — Custom cycling clothes brand Starlight Apparel has a new line designed specifically for adventure racing. The Starlight Adventure Line is now available for custom orders; the company plans to offer the line as part of its retail line.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — RockShox's new Paragon fork is intended for urban and trekking cyclists. The 700c fork is designed to take the edge off vibrations from the road and trail. 

The fork has a lightweight tunable Solo Air spring paired with an in-ride adjustable lockout, with a PopLoc remote option.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (BRAIN) — ShareTheDamnRoad is a bike clothing brand founded by pro road racer Phil Gaimon and his business partner, Jon Ciaccio.

The 7-speed XO1 DH rear derailleur comes in medium and long cages.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is launching two new single-chainring downhill groups that include technology borrowed from its single-ring XX1 and XO1 cross-country mountain bike groups, including wide-narrow X-Sync chainrings, Cage Lock and Roller Bearing Clutch  features in the rear derailleur and a 7-speed X-Dome cassett

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun and Company is launching a new product, called Nuun Energy.

Nuun Energy tablets balance hydration and sustain energy with a blend of B vitamins, 40 mg caffeine, and the same Optimal Electrolyte Blend as Nuun's Active Hydration tablets.

Awise Fiber Tech's Bobby Yin and Lynn Huang

PINGTUNG CITY, Taiwan (BRAIN) — It’s one of those companies that operates slightly under the industry radar—an OE vendor producing carbon frames, stems, wheels, handlebars and other items for well-known consumer brands.

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EMERYVILLE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Clif Bar & Company has released a new line of snack bars that include roasted nuts, chunks of organic dark chocolate and fruits including organic wild blueberries.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Cartoonist Andy Singer's book, Why We Drive, is 160 pages of entertaining and provocative cartoons, facts, history and the politics of America's car culture and how it adversely impacts our society.

The new XT dynamo hub is Centerlock disc rotor compatible.

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano on Friday announced a batch of new products and product changes, including four new 11-speed-compatible road wheelsets, new dynamo hubs and updates to the Alfine, Nexus, Alivio and Tourney groups.

MISSOULA, Mont. (BRAIN) — Adventure Cycling Association has released a set of maps and guides for a 518-mile off-pavement bike tour of Idaho's hot springs.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — BioLogic is introducing a pair of safety lights that offer 60 degrees of adjustability — vertically and horizontally — to allow riders to aim the light exactly where it is needed.

VANCOUVER, B.C. (BRAIN) — The Bike Setup app for iOS mobile devices allows users to store their suspension settings for performance comparison testing or just as a reference for when they want to check or re-set their rigs.

WTB Nano 40c

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — WTB released a new, gravel-specific tire named the Nano 40c during the first day of QBP's Frostbike. The tire has a high volume 40mm casing, rounded profile, and centerline tread pattern designed for speed, consistency, and ample cushioning for the gravel market.

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