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INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca is bringing back the SuperPista, a pump first introduced in 1989. The redesigned SuperPista includes some features and materials that Silca uses in its SuperPista Ultimate pump, introduced about two years ago.

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — The newly formed Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association is selling PBMA T-shirts, with a percentage of proceeds going to World Bicycle Relief's "Mechanics for Mechanics" program, which buys the tools and parts for a mechanic to keep WBR's Buffalo bikes on the road.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Abus' new Bordo Centium folding lock features light-weight flexibility in a compact design. These features are shared by all of the various folding locks in Abus' Bordo family.

PRATO, Italy (BRAIN) — Formula's 2017 model year Thirty-Five forks are designed to be the lightest enduro forks with the highest level of custom tuning options available. As its name indicates, the forks have 35mm diameter stanchions.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Two Wheel Gear's new Pannier Backpack Convertible is set to hit shelves across Canada later this month.

LONDON (BRAIN) — Rapha's Pro Team Flyweight Glasses are styled after aviator goggles worn by racing pros in the early 20th century. The glasses feature interchangeable Carl Zeiss lenses designed to provide clarity in a wide range of conditions with UV400 protection.

LONGWOOD, Fla. (BRAIN) — BMX bike company Subrosa Brand is launching a promotion with thrash metal band Slayer. Subrosa will offer four new bike models with Slayer-approved custom head badges and color schemes.

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Canadian bike manufacturer Argon 18 has unveiled the official bike of the Danish Track Cycling Team for the upcoming Summer Olympics.

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cannondale has introduced the new Quick bike model, a completely redesigned high-performance bike for the modern-day fitness enthusiast. The Quick features high-visibility 360-reflectivity, lightness, comfort and stability, the company said. 

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — All proceeds from the sale of a special edition Giro DND mountain bike glove will benefit Jim Brown, the director of the Rad Racing NW junior cycling team. A year ago, Brown was diagnosed with lung cancer.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) Portland Design Works' Bindle Rack is a seatpost-mounted rack designed to easily carry gear on multi-day tours or just across town.

KEMPELE, FINLAND (BRAIN) — Polar has announced enhanced features for its V800 multi-sport watch, as well as a special limited edition color.

PACOIMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Vuelta's new Team SL 37 wheels are being launched as an upgrade set for club riders, racers or triathletes who are looking for a performance wheel for under $400.

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pioneer Electronics USA Inc.'s Cycle Sports division has released the SGY-PMLTC Power Meter Installation Kit, allowing consumers to add its Single Leg Power Meter to existing compatible Shimano 11-speed Dura-Ace, Ultegra or Shimano 105 left arm cranks.

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca has released a collection of products aimed at users of road tubeless tires, including new tubeless valve kits and tubeless tape that is optimized for use on carbon rims.

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now distributing Fly Pedals' clipless pedal adapters, which convert clipless pedals to platform pedals. The adapters accept most clipless cleats for road or offroad pedals, including two-, three-, and four-hole cleats.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts is introducing a new hitch-mount bike rack that weighs just 44 pounds, which the company said is lighter than the competition.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Tern is expanding its recall of some folding bikes. The recall, first announced in May 2013 covering about 175 bikes, has now been expanded to cover an additional 220 bikes, which were sold as recently as this month. The affected frames can break at the hinge on the toptube.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Santa Cruz lifted its embargo today on its new Tallboy 29er. The Tallboy 3 expands travel by 10 millimeters. It’s also longer, lower and slacker to reflect modern trail geometry. 

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Wolf tooth Fat Paw mountain bike grips were designed by Wolf Tooth Components and manufactured by Red Monkey Sports. The 100 percent silcone grips for riders who prefer a large diameter grip with a softer feel.

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