A casual cruise on the bike is always better with a beverage. This cup holder from Brooklyn’s Death At Sea will securely carry your water bottle, tall can, or artisanal kombucha keeping it easily within reach while you ride. Made of silicone rubber.
The Endo is a vertical bike storage system that gets your bike up and out of the way and features wide wheel pads to protect your walls. It holds bikes up to 39lbs. and folds flat when not in use. The Endo design won a 2014 award at Eurobike.
The morning bike commute is about to start getting chilly. Chrome has the remedy: An insulated, reversible, packable, hi-viz vest featuring reflective hits and water-resistant fabrication.
Parking your bike on the ceiling saves space. The flat-bike-lift is a new ceiling hydro-pneumatic bike rack made exclusively for this purpose. Load your bike onto the rack, give a little push to activate the lift, & up it goes to store horizontally overhead.
Classic British saddle-maker Brooks has been building better bike stuff since the handlebar mustache was supposedly cool the first time. And they’re still at it. This new tool features 7 allen keys, 3 screwdrivers, four spoke wrenches, a chain tool, a bottle opener, & a knife. It comes in a leather case.
Roadies have been using electronic shifting systems for years but Shimano has just released the first one for mountain bikes. It’s called the XTR M9050 Di2. It runs off a single battery wired to the auto-shifting derailleurs with a bar-mounted LCD that feeds you gear info. Available Fall 2014.
The CLUG is a clip that gives you a clean, simple way to store and secure your bike against the wall or really anywhere you can mount it. A simple metal C-clip mounts to the wall and then you pop in the soft, nylon Gripper. Then just step back and admire your steed.
EDC stands for “every day carry”. In this case, it’s a brass keyring with a collection of handy little tools to help keep your bike going strong: hex keys, pry bars, even a brass compass. Not the best tools for hardcore cyclists in our opinion, but the basics are here for most people.