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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — On the first day of Sea Otter, WTB will unveil two new aggressive TCS (Tubeless Compatible System) tires for enduro and gravity riding.

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — RaceFace's new Turbine SL wheelset features a welded 6069 alloy tubeless-ready rim with a 25mm internal width, laced to the brand's Vault hub.

The company said the wheelset is suitable for XC or trail use.

HUB FEATURES

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Otso's new Waheela C is a carbon version of its original, steel Waheela S.

As SRAM launches Force AXS eTap, a look at how the company made its new 12-speed wireless groups available at retail the same day they went public.
SRAM held a camp in January in Tucson to show the media the new parts — on embargo basis.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Next week at Sea Otter, most consumers will get their first look at SRAM's new Force AXS eTap parts, lower priced versions of the Red AXS eTap parts launched in February. But the new parts became available this week, the same day SRAM publicly unveiled them.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — QBP is recalling about 1,900 Salsa Warbird Carbon and Salsa Vaya bikes and framesets because the fork legs can break. The distributor has received reports of two breakages, one of which resulted in minor injuries to the rider.

COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — MODe Sports Nutrition has introduced new, single serve Energy Blocks in a branded display box.

Some quick hits from the Taipei Cycle show in Taiwan this week.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Taipei Cycle Show

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth Components' new B-RAD Strap Base is a versatile mount that allows riders to add a bottle cage to frame tubes, seatposts or other locations. It attaches with silicone-backed hook and loop straps.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Stromer is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall its ST5 e-bike because the stem can break, posing crash and injury hazards. Stromer has received one report of the stem breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Tagged Electric bike

CYPRESS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is now delivering its new adventure gravel e-bike, called the Wabash.

The Wabash is a Class 1 e-bike designed and developed from frame to motor by Yamaha. 

SALEM, Mass. (BRAIN) — Two road tire makers have responded to a safety warning that Enve issued last week about the use of some clinchers on its carbon wheels.

The PCS-10.2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool has announced a complete redesign of its PCS-9 and PCS-10 Repair Stands for the new season.

PowerSense meters start at about $300 including shop-install.

OXFORD, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — A new power meter brand based here is looking to expand its sales in the U.S. with a crank-based meter that retails for about $300 including installation.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts is now shipping its updated SplitRail LS platform hitch rack, featuring best-in-class ground clearance and a redesigned anti-wobble device that minimizes unwanted movement, resulting in a more stable platform that resists play.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun Rest is Nuun's latest non-GMO and environmentally friendly hydration solution, designed for restfulness and recovery. Its ingrediants include a magnesium, tart cherry and electrolyte blend that the company said works together to support the body's natural relaxation responses.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — Installing and removing clinchers could become a bit easier in the near future as the industry has completed work with two standards bodies to revise dimensions for tire bead and rim diameters. Standards makers at ISO and ETRTO have worked together, for the first time, to revise and harmonize the ISO 5775 rim standard and the ETRTO tire standard.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Skratch Labs is now offering its Anytime Energy Bars in three new flavors: Raspberries & Lemons, Peanut Butter & Strawberries, and Parmesan, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Black Pepper.

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. has announced the introduction of the Mount Vision, the next Marin model line to feature the R3ACT – 2 Play suspension system from Naild, following the 2018 Wolf Ridge.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth Components has announced two new products this week: chainrings that are compatible with Shimano's new 12-speed XTR chain, and a dropper post remote lever designed for drop bars.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass new Crosspoint Flip-Mitt is a winter sports mitten that offers protection from the elements and quick access to fingers for dexterity.

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