Bicycle

Increase your safety by adding turn signals to you bicycle

Attach the Wireless Bicycle Turn Signal from Fancy to the post under the seat of your bike, and you’ll increase your visibility and safety.  A wireless push-button controller mounts on the handlebars controls the left/right turn signals and the hazard/safety mode.  The ultra-bright LEDs and an audible alarm ensures that others are aware of your …

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BitLock: A keyless lock for your bicycle

I’ve been researching keyless locks for houses recently, and I found this method of locking up your bike.  BitLock is a Kickstarter project actively seeking funding.  BitLock is a big, sturdy-looking lock for securing your bike to a post or rack.  It’s made of re-enforced, heat-treated, cut-resistant steel; the shackle is 0.47″ thick, so it …

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Let Hammerhead guide your next bike ride

The Hammerhead is a crowdfunded handlebar mounted smart and social bike navigator device which features LED lights that show turn by turn directions. The LEDs are able to provide comprehensive route information while keeping your hands on the handlebars. You can pair it up with your iOS or Android smartphone to enjoy social sharing features that …

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Make your pedaling count for something with the AllPuter Bike Dynamo

The Bike Dynamo from AllPuter.com looks like the perfect gadget for cyclists. It installs on the rear wheel of the bike and provides a USB connection that will allow you to charge your iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, GPS or other devices (see site for compatibility list) while you’re riding from point A to point B. To …

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Knog Blinder 4 and 4V bicycle lights review

Having given up the cigarettes for almost 10 months now  and feeling heaps fitter,  I decided it was time for me to step up my fitness.  What started as walking to the bus stop just outside the house, turned into walking about 2 kilometres to another bus route, which turned into walking the whole 5 …

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Swiss Army Knife multi-tool for cyclists

Victorinox, the Swiss Army Knife company, has a new multi-tool designed just for cyclists.  The Bike Tool (item number 4.1329US1) is shown closed in the top image.  The bottom image shows the L-wrench with bit adapter, the eight bits that fit most screw types, and impact- and chemical-resistant plastic holder, and the tire lever.  The kit …

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Lovetrack – it’s not what you think…

I love riding bikes. I rode bikes as a kid, like everyone else, but I started again as an adult when I hit my mid-50s and health problems started rising. I quickly became addicted. Due to global climate change and the push-back against car-dominated design, there’s a new interest in bicycling all over the country …

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The folding bicycle helmet by Overade

Note:  This product is actively seeking funding on a European crowd-funding site called Ulule. Bicycle helmets are a necessity for safety but a pain when you’re not actually riding your bike. When not being worn, Overade’s folding helmet folds to reduce the volume of the helmet to a third of the original size for easy storage off the …

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Nyne NB-200 Bluetooth speaker review

Another month, another Bluetooth speaker. That’s the way it seems, anyway. Actually, new Bluetooth – and Apple AirPlay – speakers are being introduced in greater and greater numbers, way more than one per month! Nyne may not be a household name in audio gadgets, but they soon could be with products like their new NB-200 portable …

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This new bicycle accessory is for the birds!

If you got a new bicycle for Christmas (or already have one) and like a touch of whimsy, this is the perfect bike accessory for you!  This cute bluebird attaches to your handlebars and serves as both a warning bell and a light.  The Tweeting Bird Bike Light and Horn from Perpetual Kid has a …

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Carrera Foldable Helmet

Ever had trouble trying to make a bicycle helmet fit your old noggin?  It normally involves buying a size too big and then using heaps of foam padding to make it fit “comfortably”.  The foldable helmet from Carrera uses an accordion type mechanism to ensure a much better fit without having to muck about with too …

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Put your Pedaling to Good use with the ECOXPOWER Headlight + Smart Phone Charger

If I was a bicycle enthusiast, I’d be all over the ECOXPOWER from ECOXGEAR. It’s a pedal powered front / rear headlight for your bike that can also charge your USB devices. As it is, I don’t ride bikes because I have bad knees. Or that’s what I tell people. Actually, I don’t ride bikes …

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Hovding Invisible Bicycle Helmet

Here in Australia, wearing an Australian Standards-approved helmet is mandatory when riding a bicycle. I know a few people who won’t wear bicycle helmets because of the bulk of the helmet, or because it might muss up their hair-do 🙂  So it’s either risk a fine if you’re caught (as well as risking head injuries), …

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