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TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — State Bicycle Co. unveiled a collaboration with Ozzy Osbourne that includes long-sleeved jerseys, jacket, bike bag, and stem caps in celebration of Halloween.

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components and the Consumer Product Safety Commission officially recalled Tarmac SL7 bikes and frames on Wednesday due to fall and injury hazards. Dealers were informed about the issue earlier this week.

The Aeroe hardshell pod.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Brands traditionally save their new product launches for the Sea Otter Classic in the spring, and the latest festival had its share despite being held in the fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are some of the new products BRAIN came across:

Tagged Sea Otter Classic

GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — BMC has updated its Roadmachine line with the Roadmachine X, featuring a "Premium Carbon" frame that it claims has increased performance on all types of roads.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — TerraTrike's newest e-assist trike features a high-torque Bosch Cruise motor, which produces nearly 50% more torque than the brand's previous e-trikes.

Supergoose replica.

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Mongoose will re-release the Supergoose and California Special, two historic BMX models, as part of its Classics Collection.

MTXe

SAN MARCOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Spinergy's new MTX wheelset line encompasss various mountain bike disciplines, including e-bike.

BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Old Man Mountain is releasing two new cargo racks to celebrate its 25th year in manufacturing. The Divide ($148) and Divide Fat ($158) will fit road, gravel, full suspension, and fat bikes.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design's new Latch flat pedal shoes incorporate a patent-pending foam midsole and rubber outer sole technology to enhance stability and grip.

WEST YORKSHIRE, England (BRAIN) — Accessory brand Restrap has developed a tire boot kit designed to cover sidewall and tread tears on any tubed tire.

EL PASO, Texas (BRAIN) — Handske Gloves introduces its custom painted cycling shoe program in partnership with Kyle Davenport Designs.

Zerofit Ultimate.

ENCINITAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zerofit USA is seeking retailers in America to expand the brand from Asia and Europe. Its two Heatrub base layer garments offer different levels of heat management.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Wiggle Ltd. is recalling about 280 Vitus 14 and Vitus 16 kids bikes that the U.K. e-commerce vendor sold in the U.S. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the bikes don't meet U.S. regulations for kids sidewalk bikes because they have handbrakes but no coaster brake. 

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Burley Design is recalling about 3,000 Ballz QR skewers in the U.S. and Canada because they can shear or bend. The skewers are used to connect a Burley Coho XC Cargo Trailer to bikes.

Former Strava pioneers and former pro Christian Vande Velde develop The Breakaway.

TRUCKEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — While Strava has maintained a stranglehold on the fitness app market, two former employees along with a former professional cyclist took a slightly different approach to bring out the best in cyclists, and the venture is quickly gaining users.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — SKE Outdoors Inc., of Katy, Texas, is recalling 860 helmets sold on Amazon.com this year because they do not meet CPSC helmet standards.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Bosch has unveiled an array of product updates for the coming seasons, including a new mobile app and a wireless remote control that increase the "digitalization" of bikes using the company's drivetrain system. 

Tagged Electric bike / Eurobike
Theft of his bike inspires creation of stealth mounts.

DOROT, Israel (BRAIN) — After having his mountain bike stolen from the back of his pickup while stopped for coffee with friends in Jerusalem, Adam James Reisher decided to do something about it.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Veloine, a three-year-old Munich brand devoted to women's cycling apparel, has won a Eurobike Gold award for its Pregnancy Cycling Kit. 

Tagged Eurobike

(BRAIN) —Tern has launched a line of modular accessories for its family bikes, for use with kids and pet parents.

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