WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is working with government officials to recall about 316,500 pedals in the U.S., and another 28,650 in Canada, because the pedals can fall off if installed incorrectly. 

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Castelli's new Premio Black bib line is the brand's top-of-the-line collection, using a new stretch woven fabric that Castelli said is lighter, drier and more breathable than knitted fabrics.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Bike accessory company Po Campo will debut its City Lights Collection of commuter bags constructed from sustainable and reflective fabric.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes is releasing a redesigned 120mm JET 9 RDO frame, with five full-carbon builds.

AMERICAN FORK, Utah (BRAIN) — Lizard Skins has expanded its line of DSP V2 tape to four thicknesses, now adding a new 4.6mm version in four colors: Jet Black, Graphite, Crimson Red, and Electric Blue.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Skratch Labs' Sport Vegan Recovery Drink Mix is a plant-based version of their popular milk-based Sport Recovery Drink Mix.

Sport Vegan Recovery Drink Mix is designed for vegan athletes.

EAST LANSING, Mich. (BRAIN) — KOM Cycling has launched its Indoor Cycling Rocker Plate RPV2, which allows a bike to move more naturally during stationary riding. 

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (BRAIN) — Allied Cycle Works, the manufacturer of carbon fiber gravel and road frames, is launching GRAX, a new chain lubricant and drive train cleaner system. GRAX is formulated to shed moisture, mud, slop, and goo in extreme conditions of endurance gravel races.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth is adding to its B-Rad on-bike storage system with two roll-top bags made with lightweight TekLite material.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Archer Components designed a push-button e-shifting conversion kit that works with any speed mechanical rear derailleur.

Diamondback Division 2.

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Diamondback Bicycles has added commuter, upright road, and hardtail mountain bikes to its spring lineup.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — E-bike brand Stromer has redesigned its ST2 S-Pedelec model, enhancing its commuter qualities.
A Gates carbon belt drive is utilized for the first time by Stromer for quiet operation, driving hub gears and a rear-wheel motor.

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CORRECTS fundraising goal to $1M.
Smith explains the system at the 2018 Eurobike. BRAIN photo.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CeramicSpeed, known for its low-friction derailleur pulleys and chains, is hoping to raise $1 million in private investment to develop its chainless, low-friction drivetrain, called Driven. CeramicSpeed has formed a new spinoff called Driven Technologies Inc. to develop the system.

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MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Roval Control Carbon wheelset offers many of the same features as the team-issued Control SL wheelset at half the price.

(BRAIN) — Tubolito is launching some new mountain bike tubes that have an NFC chip inside, allowing riders to check their tire pressure with a smartphone app.

Lizard Skins Chocolate Brown DSP Bar Tape V2.

AMERICAN FORK, Utah (BRAIN) — Lizard Skins has expanded its line of Dura Soft Polymer bar tape colors to include earth tones for gravel bikes.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes has reintroduced the WFO enduro bike with 180mm suspension up front and 170mm in back.

AMSTERDAM (BRAIN) — E-bike manufacturer VanMoof has developed a removable power source that nearly doubles the energy capacity of its S3 and X3 models.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Brompton, which in March announced a recall independently, is now working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to conduct a recall of 600 bikes sold in the U.S. 

Celebrating cycling and music.

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — State Bicycle Co. and the Grateful Dead announced a partnership Tuesday to produce a line of bicycles, apparel, and accessories.


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