OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) —  Garmin's new Varia eRTL615 is its first rearview radar and tail light made specifically for e-bike riders. It features a battery-free design, and plugs into compatible e-bikes for power.

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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Küat showed its new overlanding products at the Sea Otter Classic this week, including its IBEX family of truck-bed racks.

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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — State Bicycle Co. teamed with Taco Bell on a new limited edition KIunker bike model.

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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Park Tool's new Professional Tampico Cleaning Brush Set (Park Tool model BCB-5) is a high-end set using soft fibers from the agave plant. Tampico fibers are durable, resist chemicals and hold moisture well. 

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5Dev's new ti cranks.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — In the days before the opening of the Life Time Sea Otter Classic here on Thursday, many brands announced new products that they will show in person at the event's expo. Many other brands plan to make public announcements of new products on Thursday morning.

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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Wild Rye, an outdoor and cycling apparel brand, has teamed with Juliana Bicycles to launch a limited-edition apparel collection. Wild Rye and Juliana are both women-first brands. 

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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Denago eBikes unveils its new performance mountain bikes at Booth P72 at this week's Sea Otter Classic.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — JBM International Electric is recalling adult bike helmets sold exclusively on Amazon because they don't comply with Consumer Product Safety Commission standards for positional stability.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Cannondale is recalling about 75 Tesoro Neo X Speed e-bikes that were delivered with the right brake lever activating the front brake, contrary to U.S. standards. 

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 (BRAIN) — Pinnd new e-bike cranks are made in Scotland from aluminum, certified for Enduro (Cat 4) use, and available in 145, 155 and 165 mm crnak lengths.

Ozark Trail 29.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (BRAIN) — Walmart is selling its own brand of mountain bikes starting at $198 in three aluminum frame sizes, mechanical disc brakes, and a short-travel suspension forks.

AMES, Iowa (BRAIN) — Switzerland's Open Cycles and its U.S. importer are working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 270 gravel bikes and frames used with Campagnolo Ekar brakes. 

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Hyena, based in Taichung, Taiwan, launched its newest system at the Taipei Cycle show. Its lightweird E-Road AIR is the company's first lightweight rear hub drive for road bikes.

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WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of about 53,000 Jetson Rogue hoverboards that were sold for between $100 and $150.

SRAM had 39 patent applications published last year, including one for a linkage suspension fork.

If you want a sneak peek at where bicycle technology is headed, consider patent applications. Last year Shimano filed for 69 patents, more than any other bike component brand.

(BRAIN) — Monimoto, a motorcycle security company, is releasing a new smart anti-theft device for bicycles, called the Cycloop.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Canyon Bicycles has started working with a titanium manufacturer that specializes in a recycled and low-carbon process to develop a more sustainable way to produce future components, including frames.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes introduced the RadRunner 3 Plus, a new model that can be outfitted with several cargo-focused accessories that the brand says will make it easier to choose an e-bike over an automobile.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BRAIN) —5DEV is releasing new titanium chainrings for 3-bolt direct-mount mountain bike cranks.

CARBONDALE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Revel Bikes revealed what it's calling the world's first 3D-printed carbon fiber downhill mountain bike. The Rodeo is a concept bike for now, but the brand said it is a ready-to-ride fully functional bike designed and manufactured in the U.S.


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