Bicycle

Raz-Pro Smart Tail Light review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – It’s easy to dismiss cycling lights as something you only need if riding while it’s dark out. In fact, anything you can do to create visibility (flashing lights, pool noodles, etc.) goes a long way towards making sure others are aware you’re there. This applies to roads as much as trails, and …

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CycleVision integrates front and rear-facing cameras to bike helmets

NEWS – Riding a bike in the US in many places is a dangerous proposition. I’ve been cut off, had “right-crosses” that almost took me out, and the ubiquitous shouts from drivers who don’t seem to realize that I also pay taxes and have a right to the roadway. Capturing those moments, in case litigation …

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The CMSBIKE F16 Folding Electric Bicycle provides power on the go in more than one way!

NEWS – I can remember my boyhood days when riding a bicycle was not only one of my important daily activities for fun, but it was also my only mode of transportation if I wanted to be independent and to travel wherever I wanted in a reasonable amount of time. Back in those days, every …

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Vintage Electric’s new Rally may have you commuting off-road

NEWS – Andrew Davidge and his team have been steadily evolving their unique blend of electric bikes since 2013. With the exception of the Cafe model, all of their bikes have looked and felt more like motos in a good way. If you haven’t checked them out, you definitely should. Sifting through today’s onslaught of …

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Silca Seat Roll Grande Americano review

REVIEW – If you’re a cyclist, chances are you’ve heard of Silca. They’re known around the world for their bicycle pumps which they’ve been making for over 100 years. They also make amazing tools and accessories that all have an attention to detail that would be hard to call anything other than obsessive. My first …

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Albedo100 makes sure you’ll always be seen at night

NEWS – Albedo is a measure of how reflective an object, usually a planet or moon, is – how much of the incident light is reflected by the object.  Despite how bright they are, the Earth’s albedo is only about 0.3, meaning 30% of light is reflected, and our moon when full is only about …

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SmartHalo multi-function bike accessory tracks fitness, provides navigation, and even serves as an alarm system

NEWS – The SmartHalo Connected Bike System performs a lot of functions in a small package.  It connects to your handlebars, much like those old-fashioned bells.  It’s only  0.8″ x 3.6″ x 2.4″, so it doesn’t interfere with using your bike.  That tiny package adds a lot of functionality without a lot of distractions. Installation …

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Don’t settle for a utilitarian bike rack. Get one that looks as good as it performs!

NEWS – You need to carry more stuff for your bike commute than you can support on your back, so you need a rack for your bicycle.  While you need it to be strong and useful, you don’t want it to look clunky on your sleek bike.  Check out the Portland Design Works Everyday Rack. …

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You’ll Bike Pretty with this straw hat bicycle helmet

NEWS – Bike helmets are an important part of your bicycling gear.  What’s more important than protecting your brain, right?  Bike helmets don’t always look like you’d like, though.  The folks at Bike Pretty make bike helmets for folks like them.  They describe themselves as: We love matching our nail polish to our favorite vintage …

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