Bicycle

OutdoorMaster Gem Recreational MIPS Cycling Helmet review – an incredible value you hope you never need.

REVIEW – A few months ago, I had my worst crash ever in 25 years of riding and racing bicycles.  I was riding some dirt roads in North Carolina and hit a large root hidden by leaves.  The front of the bike stopped, but I didn’t. Going about 20 mph, I flew like superman head-first …

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This mini rearview bicycle mirror attaches directly to your glasses

NEWS – A few months ago, I reported on a tiny rearview bicycle mirror that attaches to your bike’s handlebars. Several people commented that they thought the placement and size made the design less than useful. Then long-time reader Alan emailed me with what appears to be a much better design. The Specchio glasses-mounted magnetic …

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Gadgeteer team – gear we’re using in 2022 (Greg Cleveland)

ARTICLE – Spring is officially here, and in NY we’ve had a few days start to feel warm – which means it’s time to get the bike out of storage and ready for a new riding year. I’ve picked up some new tools and gear over the past year, and wanted to share some staples …

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Fanttik X8 APEX Tire Inflator Portable Air Compressor review

REVIEW – With 2 cars and 3 bikes in my garage, a tire inflator is a very necessary tool. Since I use my garage as a workshop, the cars are usually parked in the driveway and exposed to the very cold winter temps. During this past winter after prolonged exposure to extreme cold, there were …

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The JackRabbit micro e-bike is tiny and has no pedals!

NEWS – The JackRabbit electric bike is now available at https://jackrabbit.bike/ for $1199.99 and you’ll never have to pedal it. Because you can’t.  The bike should give a 12-mile range and a maximum speed of 20 mph if conditions are right, meaning a very level roadway or downhill. The bike doesn’t have great climbing capacity …

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Super73 expands their lineup with a Youth Series and very sleek C1X electric motorcycle

NEWS – Originally scheduled for CES earlier this year, SUPER73 held their 2022 launch event on March 15th in LA. They’re known for big tire, electric versions of the Taco Mini Bikes that seemed to be everywhere in California back in the ’60s and ’70s. Initially launched on Kickstarter, and constantly updating and improving, this …

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Add this tiny rearview mirror to your bicycle handlebars

NEWS – Gadgets for bicycle enthusiasts is a huge category. The Corky mirrors look cool while also providing an important safety feature to your bicycle. Available in two versions for bicycles with drop handlebars and bikes or scooters with straight bars, the mirrors fit right on the end of the handlebars and feature a fold-out …

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Blincclip and Blincc Hex bicycle reflector review – Innovative use of motion to improve visibility

REVIEW – Blincc is based in Singapore and focuses on cycling safety. They originally launched on Kickstarter and currently have two products in their line; the Blincclip and the Blincc Hex. Both are hyper functional reflectors, but have different applications. What is it? Both of Blincc’s products are reflectors for bicycles. Blincclip is designed to …

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Radio FLYER M880 Midtail Fat Tire Electric Cargo Bike review

REVIEW – As I get older, I have been getting more involved in activities to add to my indoor workout routine, and this includes outdoor activities such as hiking and the intention of a lot more bicycle riding. The only problem is that I have a really old bike that the previous owner of my …

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Cyclists rejoice because there is now a multitool specifically for you

NEWS – Seem’s like the more popular multitools become, the more versatile they become. There are multitools for seemingly everyone, from campers to do-it-yourselfers. I recently came across one from Tactica designed for cyclists, the M.110 Bike Multitool. It interested me because of my recent acquisition of the TurboAnt Thunder T1 Fat Tire electric bike. …

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The Topeak Ratchet Rocket is a multi-tool just for cyclists

NEWS – We love our multi-tools here at the Gadgeteer, so I’m always on the lookout for interesting ones to show you. The Ratchet Rocket multi-tool by Topeak is interesting because it’s a specialized multi-tool that has been designed for cyclists. It features a ratching bit driver with a #2 Phillips screwdriver bit, a 6mm, …

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