WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Peloton Interactive have agreed to a $19 million civil penalty settlement over CPSC's charges that Peloton failed to report a defective treadmill that created a risk of serious injury to consumers.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (BRAIN) — CES, the giant consumer electronics trade show, kicked off Tuesday with media preview events. The show opens officially Thursday and runs through Sunday, while news is starting to come out about the many bike, e-bike, and fitness-related products expected to be launched.

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(BRAIN) — Steadyrack's new eBike Rack supports bikes up to 77 pounds and is compatible with fenders and mudguards.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Pacific Cycle is recalling its Igniter and Bubble Pop 20-inch kids' bikes because of a fall hazard involving the handlebar.

RANDOLPH, Mass. (BRAIN) — Delta's new Two Bike Heavy Duty Upright Stand has a weight capacity up to 75-pounds per wheel trail (150 pounds total), making it ideal for bikes or e-bikes. 

Spring-loaded trays easily adjust to fit most bikes, from 20-inch to 29-inch wheels and tires up to 3.5-inches wide.

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WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission is working with Gyroor, a Chinese e-bike maker, to recall about 3,000 Gyroor C3 e-bikes because the battery packs can ignite. 

(BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing's new headset spacers have StackRight technology that locks the spacers together. They are available in eight colors and two variations: An Essential kit uses a standard top cap mounting system, while the Pro kit includes a flat-top design that conceals the stem bolt.

(BRAIN) — Surly's new Skid Loader is engineered to ride and feel like a regular bike but still carry a load.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes revealed its newest model, the RadTrike, fulfilling what the direct-to-consumer brand said was its most requested model.

KORBACH, Germany (BRAIN) — The Continental eContact Plus is a clincher tire developed for the commuting and hauling demands of e-bikes.

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth's Waveform Aluminum Pedals are designed for cross-country to downhill riding, with the brand saying they provide a supportive and secure platform in wet, muddy, or snowy conditions.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission is conducting a recall with eWheels, the importer of Gotway and Begode electric unicycles, because the products' lithium-ion batteries can ignite.

SEYMOUR, Conn. (BRAIN) — Thule Group is working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administation and Canadian authorities to recall three models of bike carriers. 

(BRAIN) — The Rivendell "Mike Plumpatire" floor pump, being wholesaled to retailers by The Merry Sales Co., has a 40mm diameter barrel, tailored to quickly inflate road and gravel tires from 28mm-50mm or bigger, 

The pump inflates a 700x42mm tire in about 21 strokes, the brand said.

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (BRAIN) — Knipex is offering its Cobra XS pliers in a limited-edition holiday ornament.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — After issuing "stop-ride" notices in August and September to some e-bike owners, Rad Power Bikes is now working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to conduct a recall on what appears to be the same issue. Almost 30,000 bikes are involved in the recall.

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MALLABIA, Spain (BRAIN) — Orbea is launching a new brand of high-end wheels that will be available for aftermarket and OE sales. The brand is called Oquo and will appear on Orbea bikes and will be offered for the aftermarket to Orbea dealers and others. There also will be an eventual consumer-direct program.

LA VERNE, Calif. (BRAIN) — KMC Chain USA released its initial lineup of e-bike chainrings and sprockets in North America for Shimano and second-generation Bosch drive systems. KMC plans to eventually include more options.

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(BRAIN) — Japanese distributor Alternative Bikes has developed its own multi-tool, called the Sardine, that is designed to be lightweight and easy to use.

(BRAIN) — Cannondale enters the urban e-mobility market with its rear-drive Compact Neo, which features 20-inch wheels and weighs 39 pounds.

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