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The Apple-Approved SmartHalo Cycling Computer Gets a Refresh at werd.com

The Apple-Approved SmartHalo Cycling Computer Gets a Refresh

Posted in Bike and Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

With its big, bold display & super-simple interface, the SmartHalo 2 is a powerful, easy to use cycling computer and more. The patented Luminous Halo lighting gives you visuals—on performance metrics: speed, distance, calories, elevation, CO2 saved and time, & turn-by-turn navigation. It also features a 110dB security alarm, a light, and voice assistant. This is a funded Kickstarter.

Nua Electrica E-Bike Looks Normal and Doesn’t Need Manual Charging at werd.com

Nua Electrica E-Bike Looks Normal and Doesn’t Need Manual Charging

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The secret to the clean lines and decidedly “normal bike” look of the hand-built Nua Electrica is the Zehus BIKE + system—a lightweight (6 lb.) and compact e-bicycle motor-and-battery combo that replaces a standard rear hub. It’s a 250w unit paired with a 160wh self-charging battery pack that delivers 90km of range on assist & up to 30 km on full power assist at max speed of 15MPH. With its premium titanium frame, silent belt drive, and Ti parts from fork, stem, bars, post & beyond, the Electrica brings a fresh aesthetic to e-bike design.

Electra Rolls Out New Café Racer-Inspired E-Bike at werd.com

Electra Rolls Out New Café Racer-Inspired E-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

With retro styling inspired by 60s-era café racers, the Café Moto Go from Electra Bikes combines a timeless look with the latest in e-bike tech. Its low-friction Gates Carbon Belt Drive is powered by a mid-mounted Bosch Performance Speed motor and in-tube 500 Wh battery—enough juice for speeds up to 28 mph. A bullet headlamp lights the way & a Bosch Purion trip computer logs your miles.

Bontrager Just Created the Safest Bike Helmet Ever at werd.com

Bontrager Just Created the Safest Bike Helmet Ever

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Trek Bikes’ Bontrager brand just released a cycling helmet that may just be the safest bike helmet ever made. It features a new technology called WaveCel developed by the Bontrager product team with the help of an orthopedic surgeon and a biomechanical engineer. Through extensive testing, this technology is credited with making the WaveCel series helmets 48X more effective at preventing concussions.

VanMoof E-Bikes Deliver Effortless Speed & Built-In Security at werd.com

VanMoof E-Bikes Deliver Effortless Speed & Built-In Security

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

VanMoof’s streamlined electric bikes look more like a normal bike than most we’ve seen but there’s no question they do a lot more. They’ve got an integrated 2-speed transmission driven by a 250-500W front-wheel hub motor. They can hit a top speed of just under 20 mph and boast a range of 37 miles in full power mode & 93 miles in Economy mode. They’re also equipped with integrated LED lighting, tamper detection technology & an ear-splitting alarm for theft deterrence.

Compared To Other Folding E-Bikes, Carbo is a Featherweight at werd.com

Compared To Other Folding E-Bikes, Carbo is a Featherweight

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Weighing in at just 28 pounds, Carbo is the world’s lightest folding e-bike. It’s got a carbon fiber frame, an efficient Samsung battery integrated into the seatpost, a range of 40 miles in pedal-assist mode or 28 miles in full electric at speeds up to 20mph. It also unfolds to ride or folds back up in just 10 seconds. Easy peazy. A funded Indiegogo.

Coast Introduces Dirtbike-Inspired Buzzraw X Line Of Electric Bikes at werd.com

Coast Introduces Dirtbike-Inspired Buzzraw X Line Of Electric Bikes

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Too many electric bicycles emit that Bay Area tech nerd vibe. Not the case for the new Buzzraw X series from Singapore-based Coast cycles. Available in three versions, the buzzraw X pedal, the buzzraw X750 and buzzraw X250, these dirtbike-inspired electric cruisers feature full suspension, 5-hour battery life, oversized wheels, and sweet options like silent belt drive, and a bar-mounted digital display to track speed & battery life.

This Sleeping Bag is Purpose-Built for Cyclists at werd.com

This Sleeping Bag is Purpose-Built for Cyclists

Posted in Bike and Camping Gear and Gear for Men

For cyclists out there mashing away on multi-day rides, Rapha has designed a comfortable, lightweight sleep system. Their new Explore Down Sleeping Bag features high-loft 850-fill-power down with a DWR coating for moisture resistance and a temperature rating to 15º. Designed to work in tandem with their Explore Down jacket, the upper part of the bag is thinner, which saves weight and makes it much more compact for transport in your bike bag.

Store Your 2-Wheeled Toys in a Bike Box at werd.com

Store Your 2-Wheeled Toys in a Bike Box

Posted in Bike and Garage and Home Stuff and Motorcycles

Bike Box 24 is a dedicated garage for your motorcycle, quad, bikes, & other toys. Designed and made in Germany, it provides reliably secure storage & protection against weather, UV exposure, theft, & vandalism. Requires no building permit & is approved by insurance companies. It features an overhead swinging tailgate with hydraulic springs and constructed of galvanized metal & plastic. Lockable, waterproof, and ventilated.

The New Specialized Turbo Levo is the Brand’s Best E-Assist Bike Yet at werd.com

The New Specialized Turbo Levo is the Brand’s Best E-Assist Bike Yet

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

For 2019, Specialized has slimmed down their popular Levo E-assist mountain bike. The new Turbo Levo features a lighter frame design with all new geometry while shaving off 400 grams. It is offered with 2 levels of power: 500Wh and 700Wh as well as 4 performance levels from the base model up to the loaded S-Works Carbon build. All of them deliver increased power: 560 watts of pedal assist and 90Nm of torque.

Mate X is an Affordable & Fully Loaded Folding E-Bike at werd.com

Mate X is an Affordable & Fully Loaded Folding E-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The model X from Copenhagen-based Mate Bikes is the latest e-bike from the creators of the world’s most popular folding e-bike. The new X is fully loaded and it folds up, too. Available with 3 levels of power: 250W, 250+, and 750W, it features a long frame for a comfortable upright posture, wide-rim fat tires, boasts a range between 35-55 miles, top speeds between 15 & 20 MPH, and if you pre-order a Mate X through the brand’s Indiegogo, you’ll save more than 60% off retail. Sounds like a decent deal, right?

CeramicSpeed Introduces A Chainless Bicycle Design at werd.com

CeramicSpeed Introduces A Chainless Bicycle Design

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

At the 2018 Eurobike expo, where all the new cycling gadgetry get unveiled, CeramicSpeed introduced a chainless bike design—a drivetrain concept that has been used in motorcycles, but never pedal-powered cycling. The CeramicSpeed “Driven” system is still in the  prototype phase but as it evolves could set a new standard in efficiency by eliminating derailleurs and chains with a more direct pinion-style driveshaft.

Specialized Unveils Re-Designed S-Works Venge at werd.com

Specialized Unveils Re-Designed S-Works Venge

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The Specialized S-Works Venge is a bike that has won many races and the new model is lighter and faster than ever. The frame weighs just  1020 grams and was designed using a technology called Free Shape Optimization with advanced aerodynamics software. It features a disc braking system and electronic gears—compatible with Shimano Di2, SRAM eTap and Campagnolo EPS systems only. In other words, the best components available.

Harley-Davidson Brings Back a Bicycle from 1917 at werd.com

Harley-Davidson Brings Back a Bicycle from 1917

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

If you always wanted a Harley but just can’t stand the noise, this may be your chance to ride a silent hog. Created by Chicago’s Heritage Bicycles, the new bike is a replica of a 100-year old bike that Harley actually produced and sold before turning their attention to motorcycles. The bike features a sprung saddle, an H-D chain ring, and original paint scheme. Only 10 of these bad boys will be made. Available from the HD Museum.  Inquire with them if you wish to be added to waitlist.

This Mechanical Bike Lift Couldn’t Be Any Easier To Use at werd.com

This Mechanical Bike Lift Couldn’t Be Any Easier To Use

Posted in Bike and Gear for Men and Sporting Gear

The Parkis Bike Lift is a simple way to get your bike up out of the way—storing your bikes vertically to save space & keep them safe & secure. It’s a mechanical system that locks onto the front wheel & rolls it up into an upright position. Easy up & down & made for use in the garage, on the balcony, or at your place of business. There are 3 models: all made of anodized aluminum with your choice of finish.

Convert Any Bike Into An E-Bike with the Tool-Free Revos Kit at werd.com

Convert Any Bike Into An E-Bike with the Tool-Free Revos Kit

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The Revos kit from Revolution Works allows you to convert your standard non-powered bicycle into a pedal-assist e-bike in under 10 minutes with no special tools. The kit includes a 250W aluminum alloy drive unit that mounts to the seat tube, a pedal-assist sensor and a bottle cage-mounted Li-ion battery. The drive unit automatically engages when you pedal & stops while coasting or braking.

Stompump is a Compact Bike-Mounted Foot Pump at werd.com

Stompump is a Compact Bike-Mounted Foot Pump

Posted in Bike and Gear for Men and Sporting Gear

The Stompump let’s you use your leg power to pump up a flat. It features all aluminum construction & was designed to do a better job than traditional bike-mounted mini-pumps. It can fill a 29-inch mountain bike or fatbike tire 3X faster than a hand pump.  The pump comes with a mounting bracket & screws into water bottle bosses in your frame. A funded Kickstarter.

Cervélo & Lamborghini Feed Your Need For Speed at werd.com

Cervélo & Lamborghini Feed Your Need For Speed

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Two vaunted Italian brands—Lamborghini & Cervélo—teamed up to create this slippery, space age tri bike. The Cervélo P5X Lamborghini Edition takes the fastest and most technologically advanced triathlon bike of all time & gives it a bold yellow topcoat and iconic Y-shaped patterning on the frame and fork, making it sizzle with Lamborghini-inspired confidence. Only 25 of these bikes will be produced.