A destruction test of the much talked about Ottolock Hexband - a new product from Ottodesignworks
The B-Roll saddle bag has been in the works for a while now, packing good design and rad colors, read more here:
A Silca innovative spin on an old but ever nagging problem - the huge heavy pump. We all know the feeling, traveling with a bike is a bit of a pain at times, especially if using trains or local transport. Beyond the logistic pains some of the regular tools to get your bike setup are... Continue Reading →
New Otto Design product review - The Hexband has a load of new features but is the new Hexband lock six times better than the Ottolock?
There's a lot of rechargeable tail lights on the market and the Knog Blinder MOB comes in as one of the top ones. The Knog Blinder is a small, seatposted mounted, no fuss, well designed good looking LED light.
If you're considering any type of multi-day trip, bikepacking or even a simple overnighter, you will need to be able to transport the right gear plus the essentials to ensure you are bike prepared but also comfortable for unexpected conditions. My perspective on this is from someone that really likes what you would call credit card touring.... Continue Reading →
After a great experience with Wolftooth re-mote dropper lever, I was excited to get my hands on these Wolftooth pack-pliers. It's the kinda thing that the bike nerds in us love, precisely engineered, unique and functional with an aura of cool. This small-sized lightweight tool packs some punches. This is designed to be carried in... Continue Reading →
I have been slinging this guy around the city for a while now. Mainly on small in-city runs to and from meetings where I needed a few essentials but not a massive chrome bag full. Here's what I found: The Welterweight Kadet - $100 from Chromeindustries.com is a single strap low profile "sling bag" - this... Continue Reading →
The popular Ottolock get released in V2 incarnation with subtle and beneficial upgrades. Available now.
Light and Motion is a California based company that has been manufacturing lights for 28 yrs. Founded in 1989 by a pair of Stanford graduates who started the company from a passion of SCUBA diving and underwater photography, the products are designed, assembled and tested in Monterey and what they cannot make themselves they outsource... Continue Reading →
The rain season is right around the corner and a good set of fenders turns the off season from a bleak lackluster time into a no problem season
The Hondo is one of Chrome Industries latest backpacks focusing on style and urban commuter utility to provide high value. This review focuses on the lightweight edition - The Welterweight.
Caps are a little bit like water bottles to me. I have had quite a few in my time, quite a few different styles and from quite a few different manufacturers. The thing with caps, like water bottles, is that you have to replace him them somewhat frequently. Either they wear out or they end... Continue Reading →
If you're considering any type of multi day trip or even a simple overnighter, you need to be able to transport the right gear plus the essentials to ensure you are bike prepared but also comfortable for unexpected conditions. First off, i'm no expert in bike bags. But that's what makes this review good - a fresh viewpoint. I am savvy enough... Continue Reading →
I have to admit, the first time I grabbed these I was skeptical. The material is thin, they don't particularly feel as if they are very water resistant, and all I could think about was my hands being cold. Yes, I run on the cold side in the hands and feet department, maybe a smidge colder... Continue Reading →