GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Carbs Fuel, which released a high carbohydrate energy gel last year, has followed up with a new drink mix.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Some Korimefa multi-purpose helmets are being recalled because they do not comply with the Consumer Product Safety Commission's positional stability requirements for bike helmets.

About 60 helmets are affected by the recall. No injuries or incidents have been reported.

G500A simulated load test.

(BRAIN) — Bafang announced the development of its Gear Variable Transmission (GVT) technology platform and the G500A internal five-speed automatic shift hub that utilizes it for fat-tire e-bikes.

WASHOUGAL, Wash. (BRAIN) — Efficient Velo Tools, a long-time supplier of shop-quality workstands and other tools, has launched its first portable stand, called the Field Unit.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — A California company is targeting the bike industry with thermoplastic technology, including a new spoke. Its investors include Youngone.

Adventure Micro Pannier.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — North St. Bags has redesigned and refreshed its bikepacking products, including the Adventure Micro Pannier, Roll-Top Trunk Bag, and Handlebar Pack.

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers has added a new shoe model to its lineup: the Candy Lace, designed for long-distance gravel and bike-packing demands.

A-Aria Astar jersey.

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — The Alpinestars 2024 Spring MTB Collection features gear, protection, and helmets designed for pros and mountain bike enthusiasts.

(BRAIN) — Restrap has launched its first hydration vest. made for long-distance tours and races. The Race Hydration Vest is part of the brand's Race Range of products.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Praxis launched a variety of new products at the Sea Otter Classic, including a new carbon road crank called The Doon, named for a famous climb in the Santa Cruz, California-area.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Some multipurpose kids' bike helmets sold on and imported by Chau River Sports Outdoors are being recalled because they don't comply with the Consumer Product Safety Commission impact certification requirements.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Hexlox, which specializes in locking bolts and nuts to secure components from theft, is showing two new solutions at the Sea Otter Classic, including a rear hub locking nut for e-bikes with rear-hub motors.

Tagged Electric bike / Sea Otter Classic
Bimotal founder Toby Ricco, right.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Joe Gales was getting frustrated trying to stay with his e-MTB buddies on his Ibis Mojo pedal bike. A lower back injury kept him off the bike most of last year, making his climb back to keep up even more frustrating.

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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Muc-Off announced at the Sea Otter Classic the upcoming release of its new Road & Gravel Tubeless Sealant.

The EagleBear team.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The makers of the Prevelo juvenile bike line have launched a new brand for adults: EagleBear. The company, which sells direct to consumers, showed the first EagleBear model at the Sea Otter Classic expo on Thursday.

Tagged Sea Otter Classic

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Full Speed Ahead in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling its Gossamer Pro AGX+ crankset because the arms can loosen and/or detach from the spindle.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — On the eve of the Sea Otter Classic, Cane Creek Cycling Components teased details about its Invert gravel fork that is expected to be available mid-summer.

(BRAIN) — Lazer says its new Verde KineticCore helmet minimizes the use of materials, is made of 70% recycled materials by weight and is recyclable.

Tagged Sea Otter Classic

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning on Monday about the risk of "serious injury and death" from Unit Pack Power lithium-ion e-bike batteries. The commission said the public health and safety requires this notice to warn the public quickly of the fire and burn hazard.

(BRAIN) — DirtySixer is conducting a crowd-funding campaign to build e-bikes with 36-inch and 32-inch wheels. The company has been selling 36-inch wheel bikes and e-bikes for several years, and teased a 32-inch prototype in 2017. Now it is bringing the 32-inch size to market with the campaign.


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