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July 2017 Bike Commuter Gear

We have rounded up some more practical and functional accessories to turn your commute more pleasant. Some cool stuff that´ll make the time you spend on the bike even more enjoyable whether you’re riding into the office or not. 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.



Leather crafters Hardgraft have introduced the Flat Pack, an elegant bag designed to hold all your travel essentials in style. Made with premium vegetable tanned Italian leather. A slim cross body bag for your essentials with a secure zipper opening on the body side available in two sizes.
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Ride with Beeline and make every journey an everyday adventure. By simply showing you the direction to your destination and the distance to go, Beeline allows you to take back control of your ride. Save your favourite places and routes, look at your previous rides and share your favourite ones with the ride sharing feature.
Available in Europe here




Theres nothing like the strong, clear sound of a solid brass bell to announce your presence to inline skaters, stroller pushers, joggers and Segway jockeys. Consisting of a solid brass bell, brass striker, and alloy mounting system, this bell affixes easily to bars ranging from 22.2mm to 25.4mm for added safety and classy style on any bike.




With only 200 of these bicycles being built, the Specialized Sequoia Merz is indeed one very special edition version of an impeccable adventure touring bike. With its carbon fork with massive tyre/mudguard clearance, its handbuilt thru-axle wheels, its internal cable routing, its flat mount SRAM hydraulic disc brakes, its rack mounts and its hidden mudguard mounts, Specialized have taken a classic bike and brought it bang up to the minute.




The SIGG Elements collection is dedicated to the essential: The elements in their simplicity reflect the fundamental powers upon which everything is built. Each of the elements is represented by a unique colored SIGG bottle. Water, Earth, Metal, Fire and Wood form a collection of five 0.6 L bottles with strong and solid matte earthy colors. To unify the look of the collection, a pure white screw-top pops on each bottle.
Available in Europe here




Equipped with a CREE XP-L HD LED emitter, the Bolt Mini features three brightness levels ranging from 5 to 100 lumens, five configurations - normal, strobe, SOS, high beacon, and low beacon - runs on a single AAA battery, and can be turned on/off or switch modes with the unique bolt-style slider switch.




Vintage moto meets modern minimal lightweight helmet. With a vintage 60-70s design, Thousand has all the modern comfort and safety features, a ventilation system, vegan leather straps with a magnetic buckle, and the patent pending magnetized poplock, allowing you to safely secure it along with your bike.
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Available in Europe here




Renowned brand Brooks England have commissioned design studio IDEO to create its first new bike saddle in decades, the result named - Cambium, is as they claim "the new generation of bike saddles”. Known throughout the cycling world for the quality of its leather saddles, the English brand have respected the company’s heritage on the new saddle, but have provided significant improvements in terms of comfort and durability.
Available in Europe here





Based on Rapha’s popular Classic Glasses II, this special edition pair pays homage to one of the coolest riders to ever race a bicycle. Fausto Coppi didn’t just knock his rivals into submission, he did so while oozing panache. Handmade in Italy, with world-class Carl Zeiss lenses.




CrankBrothers Multi-19 Tool comes complete with 19 tools for common road and trail-side repairs. The Multi 19 has seven hex wrenches, four spoke wrench sizes, small and large Phillips and flathead screwdrivers, a t-25 Torx driver for disc brakes, and a universal chain tool to tackle any task short of building a bike from loose parts.
Available in Europe here




The Velorbis Front Carrier is designed by us to be solid, safe and stylish. The front carrier is easily fitted to the bike’s head tube instead of the handlebar or mud guard stays, which means you can carry your bag and shopping bags in a safe way when riding your bicycle.




In addition to a carabiner clip that easily attaches the tool to your pack, belt loop, or key ring, theres also a built-in cord/seatbelt cutter, a bottle opener, three hex wrenches (1/8, 1/4, & 3/16 sizes), and a key ring hole. Also features heavy jimping where it counts-so theres always solid traction when youre using the tools.
Available in Europe here

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