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SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — The 7mesh WK2 women’s bib short is now in stores. The WK2 features Pull2P technology, providing the comfort and support of bib straps and the ease and simplicity of a pull-on. The WK2 retails for $150.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Ergon introduced its first women’s saddle with a women’s-only saddle demo and launch party at Sports Garage in Boulder in late January.

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WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (BRAIN) — Tifosi Optics has released its SWANK sunglass, combining a lifestyle silhouette and a vibrant color palette with many of the technical features found in the brand’s high-performance sports sunglasses.

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Rock Bar is a semi-rigid nylon and foam storage case that can attach to multiple locations on the bike — handlebars, downtube, toptube and even long seatposts.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Gore Wear is now making its lightweight waterproof Shakedry jackets available in more than one color. 

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (BRAIN) — Kenda Tire has expanded its e-bike tire line with new offerings in multiple mountain bike categories as well as urban/trekking models.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components is recalling about 5,500 road bikes in the U.S., plus about 360 in Canada and 260 in Mexico, because the bikes' composite forks can break.

New brand to be distributed by Provision Cycling.

UDINE, Italy (BRAIN) — Repente, a new Italian brand, is offering a line of high-end saddles that use a lightweight carbon base and rails with modular, replaceable covers so riders can change out the cover for their intended use.

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Mountainsmith's 2018 Cycle Cube is a compartmentalized, breathable, bike-specific storage bag. It has room for clothing, shoes, helmet, glasses, and food.

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. (BRAIN) — SOLOS, a unit of Kopin Corporation, has announced the second generation of its Smart Glasses. The latest version adds running features and introduces enhanced software to facilitate real-time coaching and enable group communication.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Finish Line's Tubeless Tire Sealant solves problems presented by other sealants, the company said.

NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Sombrio is getting into the custom clothing market with a customizable mountain bike jersey line. The company said the low minimum makes the program attractive for shops creating team jerseys as well as weekend warriors who want to kit out their crew.

DALLAS (BRAIN) — Muc-Off has launched its new Luxury Chamois Cream in the U.S. market with 100ml-size bottles now available through distributor Hans Johnsen. Muc-Off's other U.S. distributors will be stocking 100ml bottles and 250ml bottles starting in March.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — New for 2018, the Padrone Digital Double wireless cyclometer combines features from CatEye's Strada Digital Double and the form factor of the company's Padrone smart computer into one design.

RANDOLPH, Mass. (BRAIN) — Delta Cycle's new X Mount Pro is a lightweight, durable, low-profile smartphone mount. It attaches under the bike's stem cap, and Delta is offering a free sample unit to stocking dealers.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) —Santa Cruz Bicycles, Fox, Shimano, White Industries and WTB have donated a pair of custom-painted Santa Cruz Hightower LTs that are being raffled to support the "Back On Trail" campaign, which will fund trail reconstruction projects in the wake of recent wildfires in California.

The Alchemy Arktos

DENVER (BRAIN) — Alchemy Bicycles said it's making "major headway" in the U.S. retail channel, and is taking the next step by offering lower prices on complete bikes.

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Populo Bicycles' new Lift V2 e-bike is a Class II that has both throttle and pedal assist operation with a step-through frame. It is powered by a 250 watt motor and Samsung 313Wh battery, allowing an estimated range of 28 miles.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike Fixation by Saris has launched a new modular Stair Access Ramp, allowing cyclists to easily roll their bikes up or down stairs. 

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Evoking one of the Tour de France’s most storied ascents, Time Sport’s new Alpe d’Huez range is designed to tackle epic climbs and maintain a stable, predictable ride on long, challenging descents.

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