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LONDON (BRAIN) — Brompton has redesigned its Superlight category into the P Line, featuring a new titanium rear triangle and lightweight components.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Endura's new Pro SL 3 jacket is designed to handle a wide range of temperatures and conditions and features large ventilation zips for breathability and is waterproof.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — PNW Components expanded its soft goods line with the Rover Hip Pack.

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Burley has expanded its Dash line of child bike seats to add an extended rail to fit more bikes.  

Lander Jacket.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — PNW Components announced its first apparel collection, consisting of a unisex jacket and jersey, and a men's-specific short.

Customer requests for apparel drove PNW to enter the market.

BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Four 2022 Rocky Mountain Bicycles models will arrive at shops with CushCore tire inserts already installed. It is likely the first time a major brand has spec'd tire inserts as original equipment.

HILDEBRAN, N.C. (BRAIN) — DeFeet is celebrating the life of long-time employee John Berry with a special sock design. Sales of the socks will benefit state cycling and pedestrian advocacy group BikeWalkNC.

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. 

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