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WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Peloton is recalling clip-in pedals equipped on some of its indoor bikes because they can break during use.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — G-Form unveils its new E-Line knee and elbow guards for the aggressive rider tackling technical terrain.

This Bosch-powered e-gravel bike features durability and versatility to tackle any task at 28 mph.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes announced the upcoming release of the Bosch powered RLT e9 RDO gravel bike. It's the third model in Niner's e9 Series of Bosch-powered e-bikes, and it complements the RIP e9 and WFO e9 mountain bikes introduced in July.

Boyd Cycling has launched its new Prologue Series.

GREENVILLE, S.C. (BRAIN) — Boyd Cycling has launched its new Prologue Series, introducing three new carbon road wheelsets all priced at a little more than $1,000.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Sena Technologies Inc., which features Bluetooth communication solutions for powersports and outdoor sports markets, unveiled new cycling helmets at Sea Otter Play in a live webinar with professional cyclist Lex Albrecht.

Delta's new Removable Front Bike Basket.

RANDOLPH, Mass. (BRAIN) — With many families and individuals returning to cycling as a healthy way to socially distance, finding a solution to transport accessories and belongings is paramount. Delta's new Removable Front Bike Basket provides storage for up to 7 pounds while riding. 

Sirrus Sport.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components has notified the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission about a recall of three Sirrus bicycle models with a crank arm that can fall off.

Recalled Cylinder Cable approximate location.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Pedego has informed the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that it is recalling six e-bike models because of a fall hazard involving an improperly manufactured electrical cable.

The cable can cause these models to accelerate unexpectedly, posing the user fall hazard:

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(BRAIN) — MET is releasing a new helmet with MIPS technology; the company said the Rivale MIPS model, at $180, "combines an extraordinary price-quality ratio and all of the advantages of the brain protection system against rotational forces."

REI Co-op's cycle brand expands to include big tire and commuter electric-assist bike options.
Co-op Cycles' DRT 4.1 retails for $1,299.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — REI announced three new models to its Co-op Cycles lineup: a fat-tire mountain bike and two commuter e-bikes. The co-op also announced additional bicycle shop e-bike service capabilities.

DRT 4.1 fat-tire mountain bike

(BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is getting highly analytical when it comes to how bicycle rims slice through the air.

The new Chater-Lea crank comes in single or double chainring variations.

LONDON (BRAIN) — Chater-Lea, which began making bike components in 1890, was reborn last year after being mothballed for more than 30 years. This summer the reborn UK-based manufacturer launched a new crankset to match the pedal it introduced last year.

Black Ox tire sealant contains carbon fiber strands.

OXFORD, N.C. (BRAIN) — A company with expertise in speciality coatings containing carbon, quartz, and ceramic fibers certainly would seem to have the ideal background to formulate an effective tire sealant.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Cannondale, which issued a safety notice in July about front racks used on some of its Treadwell bike models, is now conducting a recall of the racks with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Salsa Cycles has issued a safety notice for certain Carbon Deluxe V2 and Carbon V2 forks equipped on Cutthroat model bikes that were shipped to dealers beginning in September 2019.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued recall notices for two of the three bike helmets that failed tests performed by Consumer Reports magazine last year. After the magazine test, one of the helmet makers disputed its findings, calling them "fake news." That company, Morpher, is now closed.

SANTEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Sidi is launching a new gravel riding shoe for the 2021 season.

The Sidi Gravel features the brand's MTB Competition sole for efficient pedaling and traction off the bike. The sole is toe spike compatible for muddy conditions.

DENVER (BRAIN) — BOA Technology's new Li2 dial platform will debut on cycling shoes this fall from Fizik, Scott, Rapha, Gaerne, Lake and DMT, and on new shoes from Bontrager, Giro, Louis Garneau and Specialized in 2021. Some top professional riders are already racing in shoes with the new dials.

A prototype saddle made with the new process.

ASOLO, Italy (BRAIN) — Selle Italia is releasing a new saddle line that will be manufactured in Italy using sustainable processes. The saddles can be disassembled and recycled at the end of their usable lives.

The M.U.L.E. Pro 14 will retail for $150.

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — CamelBak introduces the new Pro series for spring 2021 as part of the continued expansion of its bike pack collection.

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