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  1. Brim Brothers launches $440 wearable power meter

    The Zone power meter combines force data from a plate under the cleat with accelerometer data from this pod to calculate power. It can be moved from bike to bike with ease, as it's not actually attached to the bike. Just bring your shoes. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com

    Brim Brothers' cleat-based Zone DPMX power meter launched on Kickstarter Thursday, and the company says it will deliver in three months.

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  2. SRAM launches new NX mountain 1x drivetrain

    The NX X-Horizon rear derailleur provides the same shifting action as XX1, with a larger upper pulley offset and the 12-tooth X-Sync pulley wheels. Photo: SRAM

    SRAM introduces an even less expensive 1x drivetrain option for mountain bikers, the NX group.

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  3. Gallery: 2016 Tour of Qatar, stage 4

    Moments later, Boasson Hagen realized that he had suffered a double puncture which ultimately required a bike change. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

    Untimely flat tires leave Edvald Boasson Hagen out of the race as Alexander Kristoff sprints to victory, and Mark Cavendish takes GC lead.

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  4. MTBers strive for ‘Perfect race’ at 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo

    Brian Wilson, Matthew Slaven, Erik Tonkin, and Kris Sneddon rode 24 laps in 24 hours at 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo in 2007, the only team to ever do so. Photo: Epic Rides

    Much like baseball's "perfect game," 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo affords a similar challenge: riding 24 laps in merely 24 hours.

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  5. Video: Roompot’s speedy disc brake wheel change

    Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

    Roompot Oranje Peloton team is riding SRAM HydroR disc brakes at Tour of Qatar. Mechanics shot a video of a quick mid-race wheel change.

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