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(PINKBIKE) — Walking around the pits at the Enduro World Series, there was one bike that we caught several fleeting glimpses of, but it was always quickly hidden away. Eventually, I did manage to grab a couple of shots as it stood outside the SRAM pits. It looks like a Nukeproof Megawatt E-MTB with a prototype SRAM motor.

EMPORIA, Kan. (BRAIN) — Chamois Butt'r used the Garmin Unbound Gravel event here this week to announce its new Ultra balm, an anti-chafe balm that the company said is made for the most demanding conditions and the most extreme athletic endeavors.

(BRAIN) — Tern's new Short Haul compact cargo bike is a sister platform to the recently launched Quick Haul e-cargo bikes.

(BRAIN) — Restrap's Bumper Bar is an accessory that serves multiple functions; as a hard point for mounting lights, while also acting as a spacer for any front bags, pushing them upwards and away from the front wheel.

SUZHOU, China (BRAIN) — Bafang's new M410 motor is a makeover of the M400 mid-mount motor, designed for eMTBs, e-trekking and e-cargo bikes

Tagged Electric bike

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has released an eeSilk stem to complement its eeSilk seatpost family (released in 2018).

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Hammerhead, the GPS cycling computer startup acquired by SRAM in January, says Shimano asked it to remove at least some Di2 functions from its Karoo 2 head units.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — PNW Components introduced its first women's specific trail apparel, which includes a jersey and shorts.

The Dual Blaze 1500.

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Planet Bike has four new lights: a 1,500 lumen twin-beamed headlight; a 120 lumen front light; and a tail light/headlight combo set.

KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — Ergon's new GXR grip is a lightweight model without a lock-on clamp and features an ergonomic design that the company says enhances comfort and cushioning.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin has released a rearview radar activated tail light with a built-in camera that continuously records during a ride and saves video if an incident occurs.

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Serial 1 unveiled its second-generation /CTY e-bikes that have Google Cloud connectivity, providing turn-by-turn navigation, bike tracking for security, and recording of ride data.

Tagged Electric bike

POOLE, England (BRAIN) — Muc-Off has created the Stealth Tubeless Tag Holder to fit inside the rim of a mountain or gravel bike tire.

Common bicycle industry chatter: “That product is a rip-off, a total copycat.” Yet also heard frequently: “Patents stifle new ideas – only the lawyers win.” Which of these opposing points hits the mark?

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ASI's 2BTube e-bike controller

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Several companies that offer electronic controllers — the component that tells an e-bike motor how to behave based on various inputs — say they can help bike brands offer customers a tailored experience that separates them from the pack.

Tagged BRAIN Source Book / Electric bike / Sea Otter Classic

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool has issued a Stop Use and Inspect Notice for their CCP-22, CCP-44 and CWP-7 crank pullers due to an out-of-spec nut may cause damage to cranks during removal.

A safer, more powerful battery is 'the light at the end of the tunnel' for the e-bike market.
Samsung SDI R&D Center.

SEOUL (BRAIN) — Samsung SDI is accelerating solid-state battery development and said it will produce them early next year. The company said the technology will be a safer and more powerful alternative to the lithium-ion battery that's at the forefront of the e-bike and micromobility industry.

Tagged BRAIN Source Book / Electric bike

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Santa Cruz Bicycles has recalled some 2022 Heckler 9 E-MTBs because the latch securing the battery pack can fail, allowing it to dislodge from the frame and creating a fire hazard.

Tagged Electric bike

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Hollywood Racks released the Destination E hitch rack this week designed specifically for e-bikes.

Tagged Electric bike

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — CAKE, a Swedish electric motorcycle brand led by POC founder Stefan Ytterborn, has released a new kids product line that progresses from a balance bike to a pedal bike to a small electric offroad motorcycle.

The company calls the product line the "CAKE Kids Evolution Program."

Tagged Electric bike

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