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BOLOGNA, Italy (BRAIN) — Italy's Wayel Electric Bikes released a new foldable e-bike, featuring a low-step frame with a 250-watt mid-motor and 614wh battery.

Tagged Electric bike

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — State Bicycle Co. has released its first carbon fiber frameset. According to the brand, the Undefeated Carbon Disc Road Frameset features advanced aerodynamics and has the required stiffness to enhance power transfer.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Swiss manufacturer Thömus has released the Swissrider, a 25-pound e-bike that it claims is the lightest on the market.

Tony Hawk Multi-Purpose Helmet.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Sakar International has recalled three multi-use helmet models because they do not comply with Consumer Product Safety Commission positional stability and retention system requirements.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — TerraTrike's new Charge model features the brand's "lively and maneuverable tadpole layout" at an entry-level price of $3,249.

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DETROIT (BRAIN) — Detroit Bikes' new DB-E model has a U.S.-made steel frame, VEER belt drive and a Zehus hub motor with integrated battery. The bike weighs just 32 pounds, the company says.

Tagged Electric bike
Hellbender 70 Visco ZS44.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has a new headset that features steering stabilization. The Hellbender 70 Visco Headset is designed to reduce speed wobble.

(BRAIN) — LOOK Cycle's new 765 Optimum bike and frame line is made for endurance road riding.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — QBP is recalling about 8,740 carbon dropbars in the U.S. and another 350 in Canada because they can crack where brake/shift levers are installed. The bars were sold under the Salsa and Whisky brands and included on three Salsa bike models.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Peloton Interactive have agreed to a $19 million civil penalty settlement over CPSC's charges that Peloton failed to report a defective treadmill that created a risk of serious injury to consumers.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (BRAIN) — CES, the giant consumer electronics trade show, kicked off Tuesday with media preview events. The show opens officially Thursday and runs through Sunday, while news is starting to come out about the many bike, e-bike, and fitness-related products expected to be launched.

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(BRAIN) — Steadyrack's new eBike Rack supports bikes up to 77 pounds and is compatible with fenders and mudguards.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Pacific Cycle is recalling its Igniter and Bubble Pop 20-inch kids' bikes because of a fall hazard involving the handlebar.

RANDOLPH, Mass. (BRAIN) — Delta's new Two Bike Heavy Duty Upright Stand has a weight capacity up to 75-pounds per wheel trail (150 pounds total), making it ideal for bikes or e-bikes. 

Spring-loaded trays easily adjust to fit most bikes, from 20-inch to 29-inch wheels and tires up to 3.5-inches wide.

Tagged Electric bike

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission is working with Gyroor, a Chinese e-bike maker, to recall about 3,000 Gyroor C3 e-bikes because the battery packs can ignite. 

(BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing's new headset spacers have StackRight technology that locks the spacers together. They are available in eight colors and two variations: An Essential kit uses a standard top cap mounting system, while the Pro kit includes a flat-top design that conceals the stem bolt.

(BRAIN) — Surly's new Skid Loader is engineered to ride and feel like a regular bike but still carry a load.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes revealed its newest model, the RadTrike, fulfilling what the direct-to-consumer brand said was its most requested model.

KORBACH, Germany (BRAIN) — The Continental eContact Plus is a clincher tire developed for the commuting and hauling demands of e-bikes.

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth's Waveform Aluminum Pedals are designed for cross-country to downhill riding, with the brand saying they provide a supportive and secure platform in wet, muddy, or snowy conditions.

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