Bike

The Akhal Shadow is a Sleek Steed Inspired by a Purebred at werd.com

The Akhal Shadow is a Sleek Steed Inspired by a Purebred

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

With its sleek, sculptural lines, and ultra-lightweight construction—just 20 pounds—it is clear at once that the limited Akhal Shadow is not your standard cycle. Handcrafted in England, the design is inspired by the rare purebreed Akhal-Teke horse, considered among the world’s finest. Made from solid billet aluminum, the bike features a full Shimano DuraAce module and super-smooth belt drive.

This e-Bike Has What The Others Don’t at werd.com

This e-Bike Has What The Others Don’t

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The 850W Swiss-made Stromer ST5 e-bike is among the world’s first to be equipped with an ABS braking system. Developed with Italy’s Blubrake, this advanced braking system features an integrated electronics module in the bike’s top tube, an actuator connected to the front disc brake, & a wheel speed sensor. Sensing the front wheel locking up, the system intervenes, managing front brake pressure to prevent a lockup. Aside from safer stopping power: the ST5 delivers a top speed of 28 MPH & a range of 112 miles.

The Grizzly E-Bike Doubles Down On Power at werd.com

The Grizzly E-Bike Doubles Down On Power

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The Grizzly from Ariel Rider is a moped/dirt-bike style electric bike with a smart design—it features dual motors & dual brakes. Powered by front and rear Samsung 750W (1500 watt peak) motors with upgraded metal gears, it’s officially an AWD ride. Dual 52V battery packs out-perform the standard 48V packs found on most e-bikes. On & off-road, it delivers 75-mile range on throttle-only operation and speeds up to 30MPH. You can also pedal the bike if you think that’s necessary.

Harley-Davidson Sparks Innovation with Serial 1 E-Bikes at werd.com

Harley-Davidson Sparks Innovation with Serial 1 E-Bikes

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The Serial 1 e-bike brand is a white-label offshoot of Harley-Davidson; an innovation lab named to honor Harley’s oldest known motorcycle, the Serial Number One. For the brand’s spring 2021 launch lineup, they will offer four bikes of varying designs—all powered by 250W mid-mounted Brose S-Mag motors offering powerful pedal assist and impressive speeds. From 20-28MPH and with swappable Li-ion batteries that deliver ranges from 35-115 miles.

The Faro Helmet Brings Safety & Smarts To Urban Commuting at werd.com

The Faro Helmet Brings Safety & Smarts To Urban Commuting

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Designed for flawless function and low-key good looks, the Faro helmet from UNIT 1 boasts a clean modern design with smart safety tech to match. It features MIPS technology in the helmet’s shell—which improves impact absorption in a rotational impact. It’s also equipped with powerful front and rear LED lights plus flashing turn signals triggered by a simple handlebar remote. Linked with the Faro app, it offers fall detection & SOS signaling. A funded Kickstarter.

This Helmet Stores Your Medical Data on an NFC Chip at werd.com

This Helmet Stores Your Medical Data on an NFC Chip

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

This is the bike helmet that can speak for you when you can’t. POC’s Ventral Air SPIN NFC features an NFC Medical ID chip that lets you store your medical profile in the helmet. In an accident, first responders will be able to read your vital information and make the best decisions for your treatment. Designed for both road and adventure rides, it offers the brand’s renowned aerodynamic performance, and a shape that minimizes drag.

This Kit Converts Any Bike Into an E-Bike at werd.com

This Kit Converts Any Bike Into an E-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The Unlimited E-Bike Conversion Kit is the simplest, lightest e-bike conversion system in the world; turning your existing bike into a powerful electrified one in just minutes. The kit consists of just 3 parts: A replacement front wheel with an internal 250W or 750W motor, a bottle cage-mount screw-on battery, and a strap-on wireless sensor. Battery & motor options offer ranges from 22-50 miles & pedal-assist speeds from 16-22MPH. Fits most bikes.

Unfold & Go with HIMO’s Commuter-Ready Z20 E-Bike at werd.com

Unfold & Go with HIMO’s Commuter-Ready Z20 E-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The foldable, space-saving design of the HIMO Z20 e-bike offers dual-mode riding, allowing you to switch instantly between your own human power and variable levels of pedal-assist up to full e-power with up to 60 miles of range and speeds up to 15mph. It has dual disk brakes, a 6-speed Shimano drivetrain and a 250W rechargeable battery integrated into the frame. A funded Indiegogo.

Triumph Introduces The Trekker, Its First-Ever E-Bike at werd.com

Triumph Introduces The Trekker, Its First-Ever E-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

British motorsport heritage doesn’t quite jump out at you with this Triumph but the brand’s debut e-bike is definitely a performer. For commuting, fitness & fun, the forthcoming aluminum-frame Triumph Trekker is designed for everyday riding but features premium components from Shimano and RockShox, as well as its high-performing Shimano e-drive. An integrated 504Wh battery powers the drivetrain through all 10-speeds and delivers a range north of 90-miles on a full charge.

Gogoro’s Eeyo 1 E-Bike is an Agile Commuter at werd.com

Gogoro’s Eeyo 1 E-Bike is an Agile Commuter

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

With a lightweight carbon fiber frame that features a no-seat-tube design, Gogoro’s Eeyo 1 e-bike merges commuter utility with a ride-focused feel and the convenience of pedal assist. Weighing just 27 pounds, it is on the lighter end, with its 250W motor and 123Wh battery all bundled into the rear hub. Top speed is 20MPH with a range between 40 and 55 miles.

Garmin’s Tacx Neo 2T Smart Trainer Feels Kinda Real at werd.com

Garmin’s Tacx Neo 2T Smart Trainer Feels Kinda Real

Posted in Bike and Equipment and Sporting Gear

To more closely mimic the feel of an outdoor ride, Garmin went deep on the update and redesign of the Tacx Neo 2T smart cycling trainer. The form factor itself was stiffened for truer performance running a new flywheel and axle that accommodates more different bikes. And the improved motor now delivers 2200 watts of power. Programmed to instantly react to speed, changes in inclination up to 25 % grade, and reproducing the feel of surfaces like cobblestone, it almost feels like the real thing.

Specialized Rolls Out Lightweight Turbo Vado SL E-Bike at werd.com

Specialized Rolls Out Lightweight Turbo Vado SL E-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The latest e-bike from Specialized has evolved to balance lightweight efficiency and impressive power. Soon to be available with multiple power options, the Turbo Vado SL is 40% lighter than similar e-bikes—weighing just 33-pounds—offering pedal-assist speeds up to 28 MPH and a very respectable range of up to 80 miles. It features an integrated, frame-mounted motor and battery that also offers an optional range extender to add another 40 miles of commuting power.

Smooth Operator: Thousand’s Heritage Bike Helmet at werd.com

Smooth Operator: Thousand’s Heritage Bike Helmet

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Streamlined, smooth and easy on the eyes, Thousand’s Heritage Bike Helmet is the antithesis of the pointy, perforated space helmet you definitely don’t want to wear on your casual Sunday bike ride. Available in a variety of retro-inspired colors and designs, the lightweight Heritage helmet is CPSC, ASTM F1492, & CE EN1078 safety certified, and features 7 subtle vents and a one-handed magnetic closure.

Litelok Flexi-U Silver Makes Locking Up Easier & More Secure at werd.com

Litelok Flexi-U Silver Makes Locking Up Easier & More Secure

Posted in Bike and Gear for Men and Sporting Gear

With a flexible design that lets you lock your bike onto virtually anything, the Litelok Flexi-U Silver is an updated and upgraded U-Lock boasting patented technologies. The Patented Boaflexicore strap offers test-proven security while its patent-pending downward ‘line of sight’ locking mechanism and hardened aerospace-grade steel lock casing will make a bike thief think twice before messing with your ride. Available in 2 sizes: Regular (640g), Large (730g).

Jeep Introduces All-Terrain QuietKat e-Bike at werd.com

Jeep Introduces All-Terrain QuietKat e-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Jeep makes Jeeps, so they enlisted Colorado-based e-bike maker QuietKat for their first foray into 2-wheeled vehicles. It’s an all-terrain, all-electric ride powered by a 750 Watt motor. It’s got 4.8” fat tires for tackling extreme terrain & the Rock Shox-built Fire-Link suspension gives it all the off-road capability you’d expect from a vehicle bearing the Jeep logo. Due out June 2020.

The All-Electric Juiced Scorpion Looks Like a Modern Moped at werd.com

The All-Electric Juiced Scorpion Looks Like a Modern Moped

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Juiced Bikes is a local San Diego brand building rad little e-bikes that merge the looks of a moped with the zero-emission silence of an electric powertrain. Their Scorpion model is available in two power options, a 750-watt & a 1000-watt, delivering ranges of 45 and 75 miles, respectively and as Class 2 e-bikes, pedal & throttle-assisted speeds up to 20MPH.

The Karoo Cycling Computer Makes Your Data Look Dope at werd.com

The Karoo Cycling Computer Makes Your Data Look Dope

The Karoo from Hammerhead is an easy-to-use Android-powered cycling GPS computer with a robust feature set and elegant, easy-to-use interface. It features a 3.5-inch color touchscreen made of military-grade Gorilla Glass and a 3200 mAh battery, the largest on the market, delivering 15-hours of continuous run-time. Syncs seamlessly with cadence sensors and power meters as well as apps like Strava.

The Specialized Enduro 29er Rolls Over Everything at werd.com

The Specialized Enduro 29er Rolls Over Everything

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Specialized has created a whole new range of versatile, full suspension bikes. The all-new carbon frame Enduro range borrows from their DH bike designs to create geometry that works as well for climbing as it does on nasty descents. Available only in 29er tire sizing, they are purpose built for speed and control. Choose from 4 models including the fully dipped S-Works model.