The perfect jacket for cyclists, it’s made from a reflective material embellished with a map design inspired by some of the world’s greatest cycling cities. The MapREflect fabric can be seen from nearly 650 feet away in a headlight beam, and is waterproof yet breathable.
Combining the safety and utility of a headlight with the enjoyment of a Bluetooth speaker, Photive’s 2-in-1 gadget is the perfect add-on for any bike. It’s weather-resistant, and detaches from its mount so you can take it with you, and for easy recharging.
We’re so used to seeing bumpy footage of downhill mountainbiking, that this super-smooth stabilized footage seems completely foreign to us. It’s as if rider Steve Storey is blasting through the forests of Endor on his speeder bike.
Trials rider Danny MacAskill is back, and this time he’s riding his mountain bike around the Edinburgh countryside, taking advantage of whatever he can find to show off his mad skills. Danny’s day of leisure sure looks like a workout to us, but he doesn’t crack so much as a sweat.
Up until now, GPS-based bike speedometers have been a strictly digital affair. OMATA aims to change that with a neat and easy to read design that displays speed using an analog gauge, but using GPS data for accuracy. Also displays distance, time, and vertical ascent.
A couple of cyclists were taking a training ride through the roads of Cape Town, South Africa, when an unexpected rival found its way onto the course. Apparently this ostrich was so hell-bent on chasing off the bike riders that it kept up at speeds up to 30mph.
“If you reach a pedestrian crossing, you have to stop – even if this persons are very ugly or old.” Learn the ins and outs of riding and securing your bicycle on the streets of Amsterdam in this hilarious instructional video from local “expert” Maxim Hartman.
Consistently awesome street trials rider Danny MacAskill takes on another epic playground for his bike – the rooftops, railings, and staircases of the colorful and picturesque setting of Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands.
Trials rider Kenny Belaey demonstrates his incredible balance as he makes his way to the top of a rock, and then proceeds to ride his bike across a slackline over a 367 foot drop, all the while facing the challenges of the ~8900 foot altitude. Thank god for safety gear.
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