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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.

LONDON (BRAIN) — QUOC has launched a new high-end road shoe to complement its previous models, which include touring and gravel shoes.

Currently available in the U.S. through online vendors, QUOC tells BRAIN it plans to begin distribution through brick-and-mortar bike shops in the U.S. next year.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Racing released its latest pro-level full-face helmet, the Rampage Pro Carbon (RPC). Retaining its carbon fiber shell construction, the new RPC features MIPS impact safety technology along with several updated features.

VENETO, Italy (BRAIN) — Repente has updated its Prime 2.0 saddle to add the Prime 3.0 - 142, a wider saddle that complements its 132mm version.

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Stashers has released an expansion of its modular, insulated hike & bike bag line, with the new Cargo Bag.

SAINT AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, Québec (BRAIN) —Louis Garneau Group is launching the latest version of its collection specifically for gravel riding, called the Groad Collection. 

XIAMENi, China (BRAIN) — Light Bicycle releases its first carbon gravel frameset in celebration of its 10-year anniversary.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Marin Bikes is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 2,100 bikes in the U.S. because their bottom bracket spindles can break. Marin also is working with Canadian authorities to recall about 875 bikes that were sold there.

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