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."

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POOLE, England (BRAIN) — Muc-Off's latest addition to its Rider Care range is The Premium Bike Shoe Care Kit, which it says will help renew mountain bike, gravel, and road bike shoes.

LONDON (BRAIN) — Thanks to the Cooper family's notoriety in the auto industry, its new line of e-bikes has generated plenty of free press globally. They are not available in the U.S. but feature an innovative hub motor worth making note of.

Tagged Electric bike

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Burley announced the creation of a new line of pet bike trailers and accessories for bringing your best friend along for the ride.

(BRAIN) — The Rock Gear case is a versatile storage case for gear and bottles. It was specifically designed for use by most outdoor enthusiasts. The Rock Gear case, with its removable shoulder strap, enables the case to be used for cycling, hiking, kayaking and more.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bike shipping service and box supplier BikeFlights announced its new line of shipping boxes at the Sea Otter Classic on Thursday.

Tagged Sea Otter Classic

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Waterproof pack manufacturer Ortlieb released the Seat-Pack QR at the Sea Otter Classic on Thursday, a 13-liter volume pack that fills the void between its 11-liter and 16.5-liter models.

Tagged Sea Otter Classic


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