For day-long rides and variable weather, a bar pack like this one from Rapha & Adipura can mean the difference between a good time and a hell tour. At 9-liters, this pack is big enough for those key essentials. It’s also durable, reflective, & easy to attach.
Borrowing design cues and the factory Long Beach Blue paint color from the M2 Coupe, BMW’s limited edition Cruise M Bike is an aluminum frame city bike with front suspension, a 30-gear drive system & hydraulic disc brakes. It will look good in the bike lane & hanging in the garage beside your 4-wheeled Beemer. Available now at selected BMW retail partners.
Behold the world’s first analog GPS speedometer: OMATA One. Like all cycling computers, it tracks speed, distance, ascent and time and stores your data on internal memory. The difference is the precision analog display, developed in partnership with Seiko.
Brooks’ compact Femto bike light has a classic looking copper housing with a bright white LED light source. It mounts to your bar or frame with a flexible rubber strap that won’t scratch paint & can be quickly removed for use on all your bikes.
Using a pioneering stretch-woven fabric, Rapha has developed single-layer foul weather cycling gear that sheds rain and blocks wind while allowing excess heat to escape. The race-fit Shadow jersey & Shadow bib pant have been tested & approved in all kinds of conditions by the elite riders of Team Sky.
The sub-500-dollar Sondors Electric Bike is set to be the most affordable E-Bike on the market. Available in both a fat tire & narrow tire model, the bike’s Li-Ion powered 350W electric motor will hit top speeds of 20MPH with a 50-mile range.
Designed for on-the-fly bike repairs, this pocket-size multi-tool features 6 double-ended bits & offers 13 functions: 2mm, 2.5mm, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, SL3, SL5, PH1, PH2, T10, & T25 all encased in its smooth metal case. Choose from either a fixed head or reversible ratcheting version.
The ELEMNT from Wahoo Fitness is the most fully connected & easiest to use GPS bike computer on the market. It uses Bluetooth 4.0 and ANT+ dual-band technology to pair seamlessly with all your cycling sensors. It tracks speed, cadence, & power, feeding the data to a companion app for programming all your ride goals & metrics as well as instant sharing.
Last week it was a bike helmet with safety lights, this week, we found an even smarter brain bucket. The LIVALL Bling helmet features integrated safety lights, a bluetooth speaker, & windproof microphone for phone calls while you ride. When you flip over the bars into oncoming traffic, a built-in G-sensor sends out an SOS signal so help arrives hopefully in time.
You may not care about the tiny bit of weight the water bottle cage adds to your bike but the folks at Fabric do. That’s why they’ve developed this cage-free bike bottle. Plastic studs fitted into the cage holes in your frame hold the BPA-free 600ml bottle in place with integrated retainer clips. Weight: 1.5 grams. Available September 2015.