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BURNSVILLE, Minn. (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth's Waveform Aluminum Pedals are designed for cross-country to downhill riding, with the brand saying they provide a supportive and secure platform in wet, muddy, or snowy conditions.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission is conducting a recall with eWheels, the importer of Gotway and Begode electric unicycles, because the products' lithium-ion batteries can ignite.

SEYMOUR, Conn. (BRAIN) — Thule Group is working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administation and Canadian authorities to recall three models of bike carriers. 

(BRAIN) — The Rivendell "Mike Plumpatire" floor pump, being wholesaled to retailers by The Merry Sales Co., has a 40mm diameter barrel, tailored to quickly inflate road and gravel tires from 28mm-50mm or bigger, 

The pump inflates a 700x42mm tire in about 21 strokes, the brand said.

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (BRAIN) — Knipex is offering its Cobra XS pliers in a limited-edition holiday ornament.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — After issuing "stop-ride" notices in August and September to some e-bike owners, Rad Power Bikes is now working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to conduct a recall on what appears to be the same issue. Almost 30,000 bikes are involved in the recall.

Tagged Electric bike

MALLABIA, Spain (BRAIN) — Orbea is launching a new brand of high-end wheels that will be available for aftermarket and OE sales. The brand is called Oquo and will appear on Orbea bikes and will be offered for the aftermarket to Orbea dealers and others. There also will be an eventual consumer-direct program.

LA VERNE, Calif. (BRAIN) — KMC Chain USA released its initial lineup of e-bike chainrings and sprockets in North America for Shimano and second-generation Bosch drive systems. KMC plans to eventually include more options.

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(BRAIN) — Japanese distributor Alternative Bikes has developed its own multi-tool, called the Sardine, that is designed to be lightweight and easy to use.

(BRAIN) — Cannondale enters the urban e-mobility market with its rear-drive Compact Neo, which features 20-inch wheels and weighs 39 pounds.

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(BRAIN) — Delta's new addition to its line of bike bags is a storage bag and a phone mount in one.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design announced its new Ethos Mips and the Ethos Mips Shield helmets on Tuesday. The commuter helmets are designed for commuters and transportation riders and feature front and rear integrated LED lights and turn signals.

(BRAIN) — Industry veteran Matt Conto has launched a new custom hat company, offer "factory-direct" custom hats for bike shops or other businesses.

The minimum order quantity is 50 per style/color. 

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Bike USA Inc. is recalling its Punisher adult cycling helmets because they do not comply with the CPSC's positional stability and impact attenuation requirements, according to a press release from CPSC.  

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Outbound Lighting has updated the Hangover, its U.S.-made wireless helmet light.

The light is being updated with a thermally conductive polymer shell that the company said offers less weight, better performance, and a sleeker finish.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Racing added the RS helmet model to its Proframe lineup this month, featuring MIPS safety and BOA fit retention designs. Fox is calling the Proframe RS its "most advanced helmet ever created."

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Ancheer is recalling about 22,000 e-bikes, sold by e-commerce sites including aliexpress, amazon.com, eBay and others because the bikes' lithium-ion batteries can ignite, explode, or spark. 

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(BRAIN) — The USA Cycling Foundation is selling custom MudFund apparel to support USA Cycling’s cyclocross National Team and development programs.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Swift Industries is recalling about 1,800 rubber straps that were sold with some of its bike bags and separately this year. The company has received 129 reports of the straps breaking.

Yamaha YDX-MORO 07.

CYPRESS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Two new e-MTB models have been added to Yamaha Bicycles' full-suspension lineup. The YDX-MORO 07 and YDX-MORO 05 are spec'd with Yamaha's PW-X3 mid-drive unit, Dual Twin frame, and Quad Sensor system.

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