(BRAIN) — Headlokt, an Australian sports helmet company, has launched what it is says is the world's first helmet that also functions as a bike lock.

The helmet has integrated retractable stainless-steel combination lock that is compact and flexible to secure bikes, scooters, or skateboards.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has publicly released its long-awaited Eagle e-MTB drive system, which includes a motor manufactured by Brose, integrates with SRAM mountain bike groups, and includes automatic shifting and shifting-while-coasting features.

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Allant+ 7

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle announced the recall of all Allant+ 7 e-bike models with Tektro brakes because the rear brake hose can be damaged if it interferes with the headlight or headlight mounting bracket.

(BRAIN) — Auto brand MINI is releasing two e-bike models next year, manufactured by Angell Mobility in France. 

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Dealers will inspect the cranks for signs of delamination.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Shimano says 760,000 11-speed Hollowtech road cranksets will need to be inspected for signs of delamination.

LONDON (BRAIN) — E-bike brand Cowboy collaborated with Parisian designer ba&sh on a limited-edition Cruiser ST model, billed as "a bike that fits in with women's busy lives."

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning for consumers to stop using Kopobob kids' multi-purpose helmets because they can fail to protect riders in the event of a crash.

Lectric eBikes XP 3.0 Black.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — In conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Lectric Ebikes is recalling the front and rear mechanical disc brake calipers spec'd on its XP 3.0 models because they can fail, posing a crash and injury hazard.

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 Cyclingsell Zacro helmet.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued warnings to stop using two adult bike helmets because they failed federal safety standard tests.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Pirelli is recalling its P ZERO Race TLR tires because the bead can unseat from the rim, creating a fall hazard.

(BRAIN) — Specialized has added a second Globe e-cargo model — the Haul LT — that shares the same capabilities as the Haul ST but with increased carrying capacity and twice the rear rack space.

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WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled Ecnup multipurpose kids bike helmets sold on Amazon because they don't comply with federal safety standards for coverage, positional stability, and labeling.

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — The Beamer 700 is Planet Bike's newest headlight and features a five-mode 700-lumen beam.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — HydraPak, owner of the Polar Bottle brand, has released two different Limited Edition Sport Insulated 24 ounce bottles to support those impacted by floods in Vermont and wildfire in Hawaii.

Company is also developing an extinguisher for battery fires.

WATERTOWN, Conn. (BRAIN) — A 25-year old Connecticut packaging supply company has new technology that it claims will suppress lithium-ion batteries being stored or shipped.

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EAGLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — E-bike brand QuietKat released details about its Pivot Pro hitch rack designed to transport most bikes without lifting.

Devinci E-Cartier.

(BRAIN) — Devinci's unveiled two new city e-bike models featuring the Shimano Steps motor and lifetime warranty.

Xinerter helmet.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued consumer warnings to stop using two Chinese sellers' bike helmets that failed to meet federal safety standards.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Borealis Fat Bikes, which has sold fat bikes since 2013, is launching the Keystone, its first Class 1 electric fat bike. The bike features SRAM's new Eagle GX Transmission and the Shimano EP8 drive unit and battery.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Priority Bicycles says its new hardtail, the 600HXT, is the first Pinion Smart.Shift-enabled bicycle offered in the U.S. 

The gearbox motor is paired with a Gates Carbon Drive belt. The 600HXT is priced at $3,999, with a limited-time pre-order launch price of $3,499.


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