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As utility cycling continues to grow in the United States, Soma Fabrications has decided to jump into the market with their Tradesman Cargo Bike modeled after the classic design of the Schwinn Cycletruck. Designed to easily haul 40-50 lb loads on the lowered front deck, expect the frameset to run about $600 when it becomes available.

Strider has introduced the ST-3 for toddlers 18-36 months old. It weighs all of 6.4 pounds and has adjustable bars and seat positions, along with smaller bars to fit toddler’s hands. The polymer tires never go flat, and the bike has footrests for when kids get more confident and can coast for a bit. Available for about $130.

The Pedal Pushers Club has just issued their $32 Bike Polo Polo shirt. Classic business casual look—show your love of bike polo at the next IT-department meeting. I can’t imagine a certain guy named Ralph will find the humor in this, so pick one up quick if you’re into it.

The new half-watt Ilumenox Phyro lights feature a versatile “soft tie” mounting system that allows them to be mounted to traditional handlebar and seatposts, as well as to baskets, racks, small tubes and more. And, even when the Phyro lights aren’t on, they act as reflectors.

Many city riders prefer soccer style shoes—the leather uppers tend to wear well, the shoes are usually free of extra bulk and fit well in toe-clips, and the flexible soles work well with platform pedals. For this year the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 is available with a cycling specific nod, namely a longer wearing harder rubber sole and reflective piping. Available for about $85 in black or yellow in sizes 4-14.

aarn_wrks_dsn has recently released their 47 tooth, 144 BCD track rings. Meant for aggressive urban riders, the rings are machined from 6061-T6 aluminum stock and available in either black or clear anodized finishes for $67.