Tag Archives: Bicycle Accessories

Meet Litelok, The World’s Lightest Secure Bike Lock

Usually bike thieves will be cutting up bike locks rather picking the lock. It is the simplest and quickest way to break the lock and that, folks, is precisely why you need a bike lock that doesn’t fall prey to even the most heavy duty cutter. One such as the Litelok Silver. Billed as the world’s lightest secure bike lock, Litelok is the fruit of consultation with cyclists and bike experts from around the world, combined with Litelok’s experience in bike lock making expertise. Continue reading Meet Litelok, The World’s Lightest Secure Bike Lock

This Bicycle Light Needs No Batteries Or Friction To Light Up

One of life’s hassle is, not surprisingly, changing batteries or recharging, in the case of rechargeable batteries. Bicycle light is no exception and that’s is precisely why there is the friction-based dynamo and solar powered bike lights. There is really nothing wrong with either, but the Reelight NOVA is a more high-tech option that does away with batteries and requires no friction or solar to power it. It is powered by Eddy currents, AKA Foucault currents, that is basically localized electric current induced in a conductor through a varying magnetic field. Continue reading This Bicycle Light Needs No Batteries Or Friction To Light Up

Bosch’s New Kiox Bike Computer Turns The Handlebar Into A Dash Proper

If you are serious about cycling, you will need all the telemetries you can get and a device like the new Bosch Kiox is designed with that in mind. And boy, is it a looker. While some bike computer just look way too dorky, but this one here is like a piece of the future, aesthetically, that is. It comes with magnetic holder that you affix to your bike’s handlebars and the hardware itself is almost phone-like, featuring a 1.9-inch transmissive color display that promised perfect readability even under bright sunlight and on the opposite spectrum, it affords readability even in the dark. Continue reading Bosch’s New Kiox Bike Computer Turns The Handlebar Into A Dash Proper

With Foldylock Clipster, Bicycle Lock Becomes An Elegant Wearable

Locking your pedal-powered two-wheeler is essential, but carrying with you a bicycle lock can be a hassle and that’s not to mention it can be quite an eyesore too. There exists several solutions to these nagging issues and one of the latest to hit the market is this super cool, wearable folding bicycle lock called Foldylock Clipster from the folks brought you the saddle/bike lock hybrid. Continue reading With Foldylock Clipster, Bicycle Lock Becomes An Elegant Wearable

Bosch Heralds The New Era Of eBike With New In-frame Battery

Bosch’s electric bicycle arm, Bosch eBike Systems, is determined to make electric bicycles sleeker. They are not making bicycles themselves, though. Instead, Bosch eBike Systems design and manufacture components like drives, onboard computer, and battery pack. You know, basically stuff that makes an eBike, an eBike. The Bosch PowerTube 500 you see here is the company’s latest innovation. Billed as a state-of-the-art eBike battery, the Bosch PowerTube 500 is a new battery that is designed to seamlessly integrate into the frame of the bicycle. Continue reading Bosch Heralds The New Era Of eBike With New In-frame Battery

Seatylock Redesigned Bicycle Saddle/Lock Hybrid For Urban Riders

Bicycle with integrated bike lock isn’t new and so is a saddle that could double as a bike lock. The Seatylock, as the product name implies, is one of the latter. These folks had quite a support on Kickstarter when the first iteration was introduced two years ago. In between, the company has introduced a couple more products, and today, it has another. Called Seatylock Gel, this saddle here is designed to look out for urbanites’ butt. Continue reading Seatylock Redesigned Bicycle Saddle/Lock Hybrid For Urban Riders

Unknown To Most, BMW Designworks’ Portfolio Also Includes An e-Bike Saddle And Even A Backhoe

Unbeknownst to most, BMW Designworks have been around for quite a while now – 22 years to be exact, since BMW acquisition in 1995. For those who don’t already know, the creative consultancy has been involved in a lot of design and consultancy works across various industries. The more recent works include conceiving, in collaboration with Selle Royal, an advanced e-bike saddle and a “backhoe” of the future, designed with John Deere. Yes. Even a backhoe! Continue reading Unknown To Most, BMW Designworks’ Portfolio Also Includes An e-Bike Saddle And Even A Backhoe

SILCA Packed In Bluetooth Into Its Tattico Bicycle Mini Pump To Give Real-time Tire Pressure Readings

If you are serious about riding (on a bicycle, that is), then there is a good chance that you care about the pressure in the tires, more so if you are planning to go on a long ride and out onto the beaten trails. If so, you will probably want to get acquaint with Tattico Bluetooth bicycle mini pump from bicycle accessories maker SILCA. Ah… I am sure just the word ‘Bluetooth’ would have already pique your interest. SILCA took its Tattico mobile pump and massage a Bluetooth technology into it, thereby enabling reliable pressure reading straight from the mini pump, in real-time, to your mobile device via an easy-to-use app called iGauge. Continue reading SILCA Packed In Bluetooth Into Its Tattico Bicycle Mini Pump To Give Real-time Tire Pressure Readings

State Bicycle Co. Teamed Up With The Simpsons Some Donut-ish Accessories

What has cult TV cartoon series The Simpsons has to do with cycling? Nothing. What has the iconic pink donut in the The Simpsons got to do with cycling? Nothing either. However, that does not make the The Simpsons x State Bicycle Co. Limited Edition Accessories, a collaboration between State and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products (FCP) and The Simpsons, any less desirable. In fact, I thought the collection of hats, backpack, apparels, and bicycle/cycling accessories, are oddly attractive. It could be the pink donut(s) that decorated the various merchandises that makes them so irresistible. In a gender-stereotyping way of looking at it, pink is not quite the color for dudes, but pink donut(s) on the other hand makes all the difference. Continue reading State Bicycle Co. Teamed Up With The Simpsons Some Donut-ish Accessories

Bridgestone’s Radical Airless Tire Is Making Its Way To Bicycle

We have seen a handful of airless tires for bicycles, but to date, it has not seen wide spread adoption. That’s kind of odd, because we can’t see why cyclists don’t want to go punctuate-free. Anywho, perhaps the answer is not as simple as going all rubber, or putting holes in solid rubber. Perhaps, more R&D has to be done to validate this still new tire technology? Speaking of validate, perhaps Japanese tire giant Bridgestone’s solution could be the answer? Continue reading Bridgestone’s Radical Airless Tire Is Making Its Way To Bicycle