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NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Po Campo is launching a new line of Po Campo bike bags for kids. The new line includes a Water Bottle Feed Bag, which can be strapped to the handlebars or elsewhere, a handlebar bag, and a backpack/pannier. 

COTATI, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yuba Bicycles is launching a new entry-level electric cargo bike designed to attract a wider audience of customers.

The new $3,200 Kombi E5 has a frame based on the original non-electric Kombi model released last year. 

(BRAIN) — Knog is taking steps to reduce the environmental impact of its products and packaging.

Tagged DEI and Sustainability

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Enve is introducing two new gravel wheels as part of its Foundation Collection line of mid-priced carbon wheels. The Foundation collection already had included road and mountain bike wheels.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass introduced the new Cloudburst Jacket on Tuesday. It's the first time the 23-year-old company has used its new eliteAIR fabric technology.

The company said the material has a soft and flexible feel and offers a 43,000 g/m² breathability rating.  

VICTORIA, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Islandix Systems is now selling Wheel Analytics, a digital tool for building and repairing wheels. Wheel Analytics is a kit of hardware and software for upgrading truing stands like the Park Tool TS series.

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — E-mobility company PWR Bike released its first e-bike. The Dually is a fat-tire bike that will retail for $2,999.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — Custom Sprinter, Transit, and ProMaster vans have become the new norm at mountain bike trailheads. To help adventurers integrate their rides into their rigs, bicycle rack company RockyMounts is launching VanTrack.

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Titanium manufacturer Moots announced the release of the Vamoots RCS road bike, the second new model launch in the last two years.

ATLANTA (BRAIN) —  Wahoo's new KICKR Direct Connect accessory allows riders to create a wired connection between their modern indoor ride simulator and their home network.

SAN MARCOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Spinergy's new GX MAX wheels are made for more demanding gravel adventures and borrow some features from Spinergy's motocross wheels.

The Bianchi E-Omnia X-Type hardtail

HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Globally, Bianchi has launched an expansive new e-bike product line, which includes city, touring and mountain bike models and a 3D online custom bike configurator. 

The full line, called E-Omnia, uses Bosch's Performance Line CX motor. 

Tagged Electric bike

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — The new Wolf Tooth Quick Release Seatpost Clamp allows for easy adjustments of saddle height without the use of tools.

MILL VALLEY, CALIF. (BRAIN) — WTB's new Proterra mountain and gravel wheels are available individually or as a $649.90 (retail) wheelset. 

OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Folding bike manufacturer Dahon has unveiled a new model designed as a transportation alternative during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bridger features a removable outer shell to cater to different riding conditions and sports.
The Bridger helmet will have an MSRP of $195.

BOSTON (BRAIN) — "Adaptability" is a buzzword that's become as much a part of the bicycle industry as "game-changer." Still, it's a bit rare when you can call a helmet adaptable.

The René Herse Fleece Ridge tire.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — A René Herse Cycles gravel bikepacking tire with a tread designed to minimize noise has won a Design & Innovation Award in the European program's road components category.

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (BRAIN) — HED Cycling is now offering a polished silver edition of its Emporia GA Pro gravel wheels. 

The wheels feature the same 25mm-internal width rims as the Emporia GA Pro. HED says the rim is designed to pair with a ride range of gravel tires without pinching the tire sidewalls. 

The original Live Valve system has various sensors, but none on the crank.

Fox Factory may be adding crankarm sensors to its Live Valve suspension control system. Besides the performance advantage, the company is angling to bolster its presence in the OE market through component bundling.

(BRAIN) — Lock company Hampton Products is showing off a new bike lock that opens with a fingerprint or a key. The company launched the product, which was first shown on the "Shark Tank" show, at the virtual Consumer Electronics Show this week.

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