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BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Deschutes Brewery has released a cyclocross-themed North American IPA, called HandUp. The limited edition brew marked Deschutes' sponsorship of Virginia's Blue Ridge GO Cross Race, held last weekend.

Stan's Alpha rim strip

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The end of an era is near at Stan's No Tubes. 

Tagged Eurobike
Harley-Davidson's foray into e-bikes is closer to reality.

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Harley-Davidson's long-awaited foray into the e-bike market is closer to reality with a new photo of three prototype models on its website but no spec's.

Tagged Electric bike
The EX-5 Smart Connect Bike is for those who prefer the fitness experience on a tablet or phone.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Echelon Fitness expands its lineup of connected fitness products with the EX-5S Smart Connect Bike, EX-5 Smart Connect Bike, and Reflect 50-inch touchscreen.

The Azure is State Bicycle Co.'s newest model.

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — The Azure from State Bicycle Co. is a cruiser designed with a nod to "old-school with a touch of new." A step-through frame with a classic look and matching fenders highlight the bike's aesthetics.

The Continental Terra Trail.

KORBACH, Germany (BRAIN) — Continental has released two new tread designs for gravel bike use: the TERRA Trail and TERRA Speed.

LEM's Motiv Air is designed for road, cross country and gravel cycling.

MORGAN HILL, Calif. — LEM Helmets — manufacturer of performance cycling helmets for road, mountain, commute and kids — introduces its new Motiv Air cycling helmet.

The Tiki Kona Boost 01 helmet.

Expanding on the success of last year, Rudy Project is pre-selling limited-edition Hawaiian-inspired helmets leading up to the Triathlon World Championships in Kona.

The rear rack can convert to a scooter-styled seat, and a passenger package is available.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes’ eighth and newest e-bike is its lowest-priced and aimed at the first-time buyer.

Tagged Electric bike

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Woom, which has offered high-end youth bikes to U.S. consumers since 2014, is launching its first youth-size mountain bikes this fall.

Liv Cycling will debut the full-suspension Pique 29er in September.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Adapting the 29-inch wheel platform to smaller riders can be a challenge, so much so that most manufacturers spec' 27.5-inch wheels on size small frames.

The Shimano IC5 women's indoor cycling shoe in purple.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Peloton's popularity has many women in the market for cycling shoes. But the shoes have to be fashionable, comfortable and functional.

Revonte will debut a new e-bike motor at Eurobike.

TAMPERE, Finland (BRAIN) — Revonte developed a new e-bike motor designed to be used without a derailleur and with an automatic mode option, and it will debut at Eurobike next month.

Tagged Electric bike / Eurobike

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch has updated the Kiox, its handlebar-mounted computer for e-bikes with Bosch drive systems, with an electronic bike lock system. 

Tagged Electric bike

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has announced the purchase of the Frame Saver brand from Echelon Performance Products.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
The brand is offering what it claims is the best-priced Bosch mid-drive e-bike on the market.

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (BRAIN) — Batch Bicycles is launching its first e-bike, a $1,999 commuter that the company says is among the lowest priced Bosch mid-drive e-bikes on the market.

Tagged Electric bike
Mosaic Cycles' new RS-1 disc brake model features Columbus Spirit HSS tubing.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Mosaic Cycles' new RS-1 blends cycling’s oldest frame material with handmade tubing technology to create a modern steel road bike. 

Even in this carbon and titanium age, many riders still prefer steel. This devotion is the reason Mosaic developed the RS-1 series. 

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — 99Spokes.com co-founder Scott Alexander quickly concedes that entrepreneurs, hobbyists, and large corporations have been building bike product databases at least since the days of CD-ROMs, if not earlier.

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.

Tagged Electric bike

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.

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