Here’s a cool storage solution from the Swiss design collective Postfossil. Designed by Thomas Walde, the Shoes Books and a Bike unit puts your beloved bicycle where it should be – framed, on a pedestal – almost like a trophy. And I mean this in the most positive way, as cycling has increased in popularity in European cities as the most ecological way of getting around. Continue reading →
Bicycles have evolved beyond merely a utilitarian means of transportation. These days, your bike says a lot about you, much like the way your clothes and accessories do. So instead of banishing your personality on wheels to a dark garage or chaining it to some metal bike prison, how about giving your mobile friend a home within your home? No room you say? No problem!
The Fixa bike shelf by Latvia design firm Chrome has revamped the traditional bike storage rack with a modern twist. Continue reading →
Now you see it, now you don’t. The Invisible Bike Helmet by Hovding gives a whole new meaning to ‘safety design’. Engineered by two Swedish designers, the helmet was created to answer the prayers of many of their fellow countrymen cyclists in order to spare them the embarrassment of wearing a conventional helmet. Thus the Hovding invisible helmet was ingeniously born from the ashes of complaints. This brilliant state-of-the-art device could be easily mistaken for a piece of high fashion accessory to the untrained eye. Continue reading →
Every time I go for a bike ride I always get frustrated because my bag is too small and I can’t decide which items to take with me. Moreover, I still need to balance everything on my back while riding my bike which isn’t that comfortable, but now I’ve discovered the HB Cabriolet Basket from Topeak and it changed my entire riding experience.
This stylish bicycle basket is made of a powerful nylon fabric attached to a steady aluminum frame. Another great feature is an integrated sunscreen with window that helps you to protect your delicate cargo, whether it’s food, bottles, books or whatever else you think needs protection. Continue reading →
They say ‘a good tire may save your life’ and that’s the truth, especially during a long bike ride. The problem is that you can never seem to find the right place for that big pump, that without a strong upper body you can’t even pump a balloon.
That’s why Topeak created the ‘Pocket Rocket Master Blaster Bike Pump’ – it has durability, quality and strength like all those other bulky pumps, only this one is made of aluminum and plastic which makes it extremely light – only 115g. Continue reading →
The Yalta Backpack is a great everyday bag, keeping me company as I commute around town – rain or shine. It has an expandable rolltop design and a sturdy exterior for those weekend mountain bike rides.
This backpack is weatherproof, it has a side access zippered compartment with a built-in laptop sleeve that fits up to 15″ laptops, its main compartment has an adjustable stainless steel closure, plus daisy chain mounting loops for attaching carabineer clips or bike light, and an ergonomic shoulder strap designed with EVA foam back panel that does a great job of evenly distributing the weight onto your shoulders. Continue reading →
Life outdoors is not always as easy as we think. Even though you have to love it in order to do it, the reality is that sometimes we face some challenging moments. For that, we have to have the best gear out there. The Ténéré Expedition Tent is by far the best camping gear we could possibly get.
This unique tent is perfect for roadies – it has a special spacious garage bay, designed for sheltering motorbikes; the bay also serves as a sheltered utility area for cooking and relaxing after a hard day’s ride, as well as a storage area, workshop or dressing room with enough height to stand up and change gear. You can be sure that this tent has everything you need and then some. This is major league, baby, you have the best gear you could possibly ask for – Now go out there and discover the world. Continue reading →
Going outdoors means to be as practical as possible. There is a constant need to save storage space and to pack light weight equipment. If you’re an avid cyclist then the Bikamper is as practical as you can possibly get.
This bicycling tent is a personal shelter that utilizes a 26” mountain road front wheel in place of tent poles. The main body is constructed of water-resistant urethane coated 45D ripstop nylon and features three mesh panels for ventilation and stargazing on pleasant nights. The fly is constructed of fully waterproofed 70D ripstop nylon for additional protection should the weather turn foul. Both tent and fly pack down to a small, compact size, and has its own special stuff sack that straps to the handlebars. Now, who’s a happy camper? Continue reading →
The surrounding environment was never more supportive of you taking your bicycle and riding into town. However, you’ll need the right bag with you, like this messenger bag from Chrome Citizen.
With 40 liters of interior space, this bag is ready to haul all the gear you need for a day on the town. It swallows 17-inch laptops for breakfast and still has enough room to house a change of clothes, your lunch, books, a water bottle, and a couple of snacks – Perfect for commuting. The super-tough outer fabric will withstand years of beatings and the weatherproof truck-tarp liner, with military spec binding, prevents its seams from being exposed to the outside world. It is basically a whole day cycle. Continue reading →
The Strida 5.0 is a truly innovative folding bike. It’s actually the first completely new bicycle geometry in 95 years. It features a most unique triangular 7000 series powder-coated rustproof Aluminum frame that folds in 5 seconds, resulting in a light, compact bicycle that you can easily wheel, stow in a closet, load in your car or take on the train – perfect for the city commuter. Continue reading →