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DENVER (BRAIN) — Swagtron has announced its first full-size e-bike, the EB12 Electric City Bike. The brand has previously offered only compact and folding e-bikes.

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MIAMISBURG, Ohio (BRAIN) — Batch Bicycles has announced a limited quantity release of its Lifestyle Bike model to dealers. This rigid fork mountain bike is priced at $299.99 and is intended for neighborhood trails and back-to-school use.

The special-edition dayglo orange 1987 Dyno Pro Compe, inspired by Dave Voelker, has been beefed up from the original with a chromoly frame and fork and 29-inch wheels.

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — After a 17-year hiatus, BMX Hall of Famer Dave Voelker has teamed with GT Bicycles once again. To celebrate the reunion, GT is releasing a special-edition dayglo orange 1987 Dyno Pro Compe, inspired by the year he turned pro for GT/Dyno.

Each Sweet Spot is built to order with an approximate three-month lead time.

Sklar Bikes is known for titanium and steel mountain bikes and all-road bikes, and this summer it's releasing a trail-focused model: the Sweet Spot hardtail.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is recalling about 11,560 of its Kickster balance bikes in the U.S., and 1,800 in Canada, because of concerns about the steer tube clamp, 

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Cannondale is recalling its CAADX cyclocross bikes, model years 2013-2016. The recall is over concerns about fork fractures on the bikes, including one fatal incident.

The all-road Avail AR offers tire compatibility up to 38c and more upright geometry.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Liv Cycling, the company dedicated to getting more women on bikes, added the new Avail AR to its line of endurance road bikes.

The all-road Avail AR offers tire compatibility up to 38c and more upright geometry. The bike also accommodates a rear rack. 

Each Floyd's CBD Recovery Bar contains 25mg of Floyd's THC-free CBD isolate.

LEADVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Floyd's of Leadville is expanding its line with the new CBD Recovery Bar.

The Sicuro Capsule is a magnetically closing storage cage that bolts to the accessory ports on Sicuro carbon cages.

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca's new Sicuro Capsule is a magnetically closing storage cage that bolts to the accessory ports on its Sicuro carbon cages.

Designed to offer storage for every-ride essentials, the thermoformed capsule is positioned below the downtube bottle with a zipperless closure.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — 100% has added two new helmets to its mountain bike line.

The company said the Altec is the advanced rider's choice for a protective and ventilated all-mountain helmet. The Trajecta features class-leading performance and safety features in an enduro helmet.

FRANKFURT, Germany (BRAIN) — Tern's new HSD is a compact e-bike that can carry cargo and is designed for everybody. 

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is recalling some Super Commuter+ 8S e-bikes because of concerns about the bolt attaching the front fender to the fork crown.

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EXETER, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Hornit, the maker of the CLUB bike storage clip, is now offering the product in new sizes to fit a wider variety of tires. The CLUG is now offered in five sizes, fitting tires from 23-81mm wide.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Faraday Bicycles is recalling about 4,450 e-bikes because their seatposts can fail. The company said it has received nine reports of broken posts, including one incident that involved minor injuries.

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WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — SRAM is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Canadian authorities to recall about 920 RockShox Lyrik and Yari forks. 

The company said the forks' lower legs can break. The CPSC said SRAM had received no reports of incidents in the field. 

BERLIN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike Media Days, Brose for the first time is offering a proprietary system comprising drive, control unit and battery. 

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UPDATED with statement from Woom founder.

YONKERS, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Consumer Reports has rated three helmets as unsafe in its latest helmet test editorial package. For varying reasons, the independent, nonprofit member organization said helmets from Bontrager, Morpher and Woom failed its tests and are rated as "Don't Buy-Safety Risk."

DURANGO, Colo. (BRAIN) — Colorado Cola contains 35mg of caffeine per 100 calories; the company said it was "designed to provide all-day nutrition in a flavorful drink that will not upset the stomach."

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — SportRx, makers of custom prescription sport sunglasses and snow goggles for athletes, has introduced a limited-edition Oakley/SportRx Flak 2.0 XL.

SportRx has worked with Oakley for 12 years to offer prescription sunglasses and eyeglasses.

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