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Rudy Project Stratofly

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Italian sunglass maker Rudy Project is introducing a new model line that it says merges performance features from some of its previous models.

The 26-inch Norco Havoc

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Norco and Wilier Triestina each separately issued bike recall notices Tuesday in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Norco is recalling some 24- and 26-inch-wheeled dirt jumping bikes because the frames can break.

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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For roadies who need a little foot warmth, improved aerodynamics and an occasional laugh from the peloton, Podium Shoe Covers makes covers in 12 designs.

Designs include a work boot, dress shoes, roller skates and high heels.

Racing Weight, second edition

OXNARD, CA (BRAIN) — Without releasing many details, the Italian component company Tiso announced Wednesday that it will soon release a 12-speed wireless electric road drivetrain.

Deda Elementi Mnlink seatpost

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN) — Deda Elementi is now offering a carbon seatpost built for Selle Italia's monolink seat rail standard. 

New company specializes in testing rotating friction in bike parts
Smith in his lab Monday.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Visitors to Jason Smith's workshop — should they be far enough down the rabbit hole of bike geekdom to appreciate it — might be treated to a fairly eye-opening demonstration about bike chain friction.

RAPID CITY, SD (BRAIN) — Strider Sports is introducing a winter accessory for its no-pedal balance bikes. The Snow Strider Ski attachments were designed and built to work with any Strider ST balance bike.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Cateye has added digital heart rate, speed and cadence functions to its popular Strada Wireless cycling computer.

Brooks Pickwick backpack

WEST MIDLANDS, England (BRAIN) — The Pickwick backpack from Brooks is made in Italy with water-treated European canvas and Brooks leather trim. It features one secret pocket and one extra compartment, both hidden on the back of the bag, and closed with waterproof zips.

Mophie OutRide

SANTA ANA, CA (BRAIN) — The mophie OutRide case is now available, the company announced Tuesday.

Serotta Fondo SG

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN) — Serotta this week released a new titanium road bike model, the Fondo SG. 

Kinetic inRide kit

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — The Kinetic inRide system wireless combines an iPhone app with any Kinetic stationary trainer, providing wattage, speed and cadence data.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — VeloPress' latest book, The World's Toughest Endurance Challenges profiles 50 of the most extreme marathons, triathlons, bike rides, adventure races, climbs, open-water swims and other iconic endurance events from around the world.

HOFHEIM, Germany (BRAIN) — Benchmark Drives develops e-bike drivetrains and lightweight, low-maintenance belt-drive systems that hold a lot of appeal. But the high belt tension of current designs stresses bearings and makes it difficult to read drivetrain tension, an integral part of efficient e-bike drivetrains.

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Sampson Sports' 35mm bar and stem

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports has started production on its new 35 mm diameter CN stem and carbon bar.  

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — We may not know what to call it, but the 650b/27.5-inch tire is not wishful thinking or hype: It's coming at the industry like a freight train.

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The SRAM QuickView computer mount

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM's QuickView Computer Mount is designed to position a Garmin quarter-turn-mount GPS computer to a 31.8 mm diamter handlebar. The QuickView weighs 20 grams and attaches with a single torx T25 bolt.

SBG-32 grease

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — SBG-32 is a full-synthetic grease specifically formulated to extend the life of all threaded parts, cables and bearings.

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Since showing its first set of hydraulic road disc brakes on Colnago’s C59 road bike at this year’s Taipei Cycle show, Formula has been fielding a nearly endless stream of inquiries from potential OEM customers.

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