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RichardSolo Freewheelin’ Audio System: The Soundtrack to Safety

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There is a real danger to riding your bike with earbuds shoved in and volume turned up. Either along mountain trails or speeding along a road, blocking ambient noise with music is a risk to your situational awareness. It’s safe to hear what’s going on around you. But it’s also fun to have a soundtrack, too. The RichardSolo Freewheelin’ Audio System is perfect for the cyclist or skater who needs some tunes but wants to stay focused on potential hazards. Continue reading

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Rungu Juggernaut Trike: for insane terrain

What on Earth is the Rungu Juggernaut? At first glance, I am stupefied, completely excited, and trying to figure out how to use it. Basically a heavy-duty tricycle, the Rungu Juggernaut is a fat-tire, three-wheeled bike that is made for big-time beach access. Continue reading

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Helios Bars: Transforming Bicycles into Vehicles

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As an avid biker, constantly thrusting my arms left and right to single my movement, I am in need of a safer notification system. Cars have everything in this regard. Turn signals, break lights, running lights, high beams. They are outfitted with electronics that announce their presence to guarantee safety.

Bicycles, are much more discreet. And considering that us cyclists are a bit more vulnerable than a driver, we could use something serious, like Helios Bars. Continue reading

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YikeBike: super light electric bike

I thought that the bicycle couldn’t be made any more efficient. Combining the compact design of portable, folding bicycles and something like a Segway, with future-oriented features, the YikeBike is a safe, secure, ecological efficient, and portable personal transportation vehicle. It seems strange to call it vehicle because of its small size, but the YikeBike is capable of transporting you on any commute. Continue reading

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Derringer Cycles: Adrenaline sprinkled with nostalgia

Can nostalgia and adrenaline go together? At the beginning, I was very skeptical about it. I admit it. I wasn’t sure that me presenting what I’m about to today, here, would be the best choice as a matter of fact. I notified my editor about it and I was quickly given another option. Sometimes, all you need is just some time and space in order to be free to look into matters. The more I was digging into the Derringer cycles website, the more I was intrigued, my mind captivated by the boldness and well executed manner of the whole idea. Continue reading

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TrolleyTote Folding Basket: Delivering the goods

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Even though the TrolleyTote is not the most glamorous basket you’ll find on the market, it has a heart of gold. Combining wheels and engineering grade plastic, the TrolleyTote functions as a bike basket, wheeled trolley and stacking crate, plus it snaps shut when done (so perhaps you can hide it from your hipster mates). Continue reading

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Van Moof M2 Collection bikes: Turning wheels, turning heads

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Van Moof are a Dutch boutique bike brand that have released a new generation of bike designs (M2 Collection) embedded with a ton of features whilst maintaining a coherent and clean look. Continue reading

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The earHero: Listen Like a Secret Agent

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I always wear my headphones when I ride my bicycle. And I cycle around a huge, traffic-swollen city: New York. I’m usually worried on some level that I’ve disabled an important sense; it’s important to hear to be safe on a bike in New York City. But do you really want to just listen to the taxis beeping at you and rumbling, down-shifting delivery trucks instead of your favorite song?

With mechanics I don’t completely understand, but I am nevertheless excited for, earHero headphones allow you to manage your distractions without risk of accident. Continue reading

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Donkybike: A workhorse for the workforce!

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The Donkybike urban cycle is the reliable result of problem-solving design. It has two cargo shelves at the front and back that can be used to carry not just baguettes or onions, but significant (ie. useful) loads around when you need to. It allows you to fully enjoy the convenience, cheapness, health and Eco-friendliness of city cycling and to carry more than just the essentials. Continue reading

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Levi’s commuter collection: Style meets function for cyclists

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I love riding my bicycle. And as much as I enjoy driving, the act of moving my feet into cyclic movements in order to bring me forward and being responsible for my own balance somehow brings a sense of taking my life in my own hands. Watching parts of favorite neighborhoods move slowly beside and before me, brings a value in the appreciation of time. Continue reading