March 2017 Bike Commuter Gear
Spring is just days away, the beginning of the warmer months means its time to save a little gas money or put your travel card away and get on your bike. But before you head out, its important to make sure you have the right stuff so you can stay dry, safe, and even look cool. Check out some of our favorite, bike-centric gadgets below, whether you’re a hardcore cyclist or just getting off training wheels, we have listed some awesome products that’ll make your journey to work that bit easier.
The new Tres Backpack has an improved fit and greater visibility for safe, comfortable riding. The Tres offers serious expansion options in its roll-top closure and gusseted front pocket for big-haul days, and its super cushioned, ventilated backpack straps and backbender panel feel good on your back and shoulders and keep you cool.
$209 | BUY
You can do the daily activities you love, and with Road ID medical alert bracelets, you don´t have to worry about receiving proper care in the event of an emergency. These medical wristbands are custom to you, alerting First Responders to your allergies and other conditions, even if youre unable to speak for yourself.
$39 | BUY
Spurcycle bells create powerful, pleasant, enduring sound that resonates up to three times as long as most bells. Give notice well in advance with a loud, convincing tone. Precision built in the USA for a lifetime of way clearing. Available in a pure raw metal finish or black DLC (Diamond Like Carbon) coating.
This Papagayo Pocket Knife is designed to be a basic, do-everything blade that just happens to be housed in an eye-catching handle. Eschewing elaborate details and unnecessary add-ons, the single blade simply acts as your trusty sidekick in everyday life.
$19 | BUY
Proven and tested in the field, its a simple solution to the annoying brown stripe down the back of your pants. It is compatible with almost every standard rail saddle, and when not in use, it can be folded up and stored underneath your seat, ready to be deployed the next time you are caught out in a shower.
$12 | BUY
The Giro Sutton is the jeans-and-a-t-shirt of bike helmets -itll fit in just about anywhere. Whether youre commuting to work, getting rad on the weekends, or riding the path with your kids, the Suttons just the ticket. It uses 8 vents to move air over your head, and has a soft sun/rain visor for versatility (and a little style).
$72 | BUY
Find your way and discover new ones. Keep your eyes on the road and let the Hammerhead One guides you seamlessly along your bike route with its intuitive light display visible through your peripheral vision. The Hammerhead One pairs with our app to show you the safest and most enjoyable way to get anywhere on a bike.
$99 | BUY
Fly6 records in HD what happens behind you so you can enjoy the ride ahead. Capture all the action or record incidents so you can provide the footage to the police or insurance company. Has up to 6 hours battery life and comes with a 8GB microSD card included.
$169 | BUY
Designed for on and off the bike performance, the Giro Rumble VR MTB Shoes feature a powerful platform for high-efficiency pedaling and a high-traction rubber outsole for walking comfort. A Vibram rubber outsole grips flat pedals.
$72 | BUY
For weight-obsessed roadies, heres 55 grams of pocket-sized pumping punch. The Topeak Micro Rocket Carbon MasterBlaster Mini Pump features a carbon handle and barrel sheath for light weight, plus a high pressure design that pumps up to 160 psi.
$39 | BUY
District Vision Eyewear tastefully design some handsome sunglasses specifically for sports.
Their "District Sports Yellow” is a shatterproof polycarbonate lens with high light transmission. It is engineered to render the environment brighter, suitable for riding in low light conditions. Best for sunset and sunrise.
$199 | BUY
Featuring all the essentials for fixing your most common bike headaches. The Full Winsor Multi Tools combine all the tools you need when out riding into one simple unit. Its unique design and distinctive form turns the tool into a handle, giving you more leverage than other multi tools on the market.
Designed to excel on all terrain and equipped for any adventure, the new Charger GX is ideal for urban riders with weekend adventures in mind. Features include a Rohloff 14-speed hub gear, Fat Tires, hydraulic Shimano Deore XT disc brakes, air suspension, Brooks leather saddle and cork handles.
$5,049 | BUY