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Brakepack

BrakePack is just the thing to get if you´re on your bike at late hours, when the visibility´s poor for car drivers to spot you. Come to think of it, it´s a really brilliant idea: a backpack with brake lights and turning signals on the back, just to make sure everyone sees you and knows what you´re up to while you´re on the road. We all know commuting on a bike is cool, green, quick and healthy, but it´s also quite dangerous, we don´t get great protection from the gear we wear, so to be seen is determinant, safety wise. BrakePack uses the type of info drivers are used to seeing and easily processing, it uses an accelerometer that detects if you´re braking, thus lighting up the LED lights built in the backpack, the turn signals can also be activated automatically or just by tapping the shoulder. With the smart backpack you also get an app that pairs with your smartphone and lets you get tons of info and smart travel planning. BrakePack is smart, safe and practical. watch the video



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CYCLING BAGS | BY INSIDE LINE EQUIPMENT | Image

CYCLING BAGS | BY INSIDE LINE EQUIPMENT

Inside Line Equipment is a recent brand from California, they make handmade Cycling bags designed with strength and simplicity in mind, and the style and elegance found in cycling itself. The collection features a variety of tough bags built according to your needs, a rack bag, a photographers bag, transit bags plus many more styles and accessories. Check out their website for the full collection. ...
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GIFT IDEAS | KEYCHAINS

Another great roundup with some original gift ideas! This time we gathered a list of the coolest and most useful keychains available, lighters, bottle opener, usb drive, tools... even a collapsible shot glass! Check out the product details and some more photos after the jump... Also, check out some of our other original roundups: Gift ideas for the Drinker | Gift ideas for the Apple fanatic | Gift ideas for the Kitchen | Dog Gear | iPad Lust | iPhone Lust | B...
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TOPO DESIGNS X WOOLRICH ROVER PACK | Image

TOPO DESIGNS X WOOLRICH ROVER PACK

Topo Designs have teamed up again with iconic American company Woolrich, this time around for a special edition on their popular Rover Pack. The classic backpack was given a new twist with some of Woolrich´s timeless fabrics, used on the upper. It also features a base made from rugged 1000d Cordura, an inner laptop sleeve, side compression straps, and two exterior zipper pockets. Learn more from Topo Designs, or purchase now from Amazon...
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