CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM on Friday told consumers to immediately stop using bikes equipped with its Red 22 and S-700 hydraulic road brakes.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is recalling about 6,800 Madone road bikes because of a problem with their front brake. The company, which is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision on the recall, said it has received five reports of loose front brake attachment bolts.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — DirtBaggies is introducing winter-purposed thermal liners for the brand’s combination bibs/baggy mountain bike shorts via a Kickstarter campaign ending Jan. 2.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN) — Josh Poertner is an engineer, but not that kind of engineer.
BREDBURY, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Renthal released its new Fatbar Lite Carbon handlebar range aimed at trail, enduro and cross-country riders this week.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Bontrager's new Serano saddle line was designed for aggressive road riding, including top level pro road racing.
RAPID CITY, SD (BRAIN) — Strider Sports is releasing a heavy-duty 12-inch pneumatic-tire wheelset for its Strider bikes.
OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) — Tektro USA/TRP Brakes has issued a voluntary recall notice for about 4,000 TRP Spyre and Spyre SLC mechanical disc brake calipers.
DETROIT, MI (BRAIN) — Shinola is releasing a special edition bike and watch in honor of the Wright Brothers. The Detroit brand also is launching a "private collectors club" called The Foundry.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and authorities in other nations to recall some Red 10-speed medium-cage rear derailleurs.
AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — GPS device brand Soleus has added compatibility with Strava to its Sync desktop software. The software upgrade allows users of Soleus' GPS watches and bike computer to upload activity data from their computers to their Strava accounts.
BELLINGHAM, WA (BRAIN) — Softride says its Hang2 and Hang5 bike racks are well suited to carrying fat bikes without adapters or extra tools.
VENLO, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Dutch glove brand Mujjo has launched a double-insulated knitted cycling glove that works on touchscreen devices.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports' new Rock pedal features an alloy body with heat treated steel entry/release mechanics along with a stainless steel top plate under the cleat.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Burley Design is recalling about 4,150 Tailwind racks used for hitching children’s trailer cycles to adult-size bicycles because the top portion can break and allow the trailer cycle to disconnect.
SPRINGFIELD, MO (BRAIN) — Küat Racks' new TRIO fork-mount roof bike rack attachment has a three-way mounting system allowing compatibility with 9mm, 15mm thru- and 20mm thru-axle options. The TRIO also includes a cable lock that provides security to the rear wheel and rear frame triangle.