Turn your helmet into a speaker: The
Domio attaches to the outside of a helmet
and turns the shell into a speaker. No ear
buds are needed. With the inclusion of a
small microphone, the system allows you
to make and receive calls without taking
your phone out of your pocket. For more
information, check out elevety.com.
Styled-out dog: Cycle Dog is an
earth-friendly pet brand that makes leash-es, collars and other accessories for your
pup. Their products are mostly made from
recycled inner tubes. In fact, the company
claims to save over 100,000 tubes from
going into landfills every year. If your trail
pup is in need of some new duds, this is
the place to find them.
So many questions…
You can put a sandwich in there:
Everybody knows the challenges of carrying cellphones, keys, multi-tools and
snacks on rides. The guys at Wolf Tooth
Components decided to solve the problem
and came up with their handy Bar Bag.
It fastens onto a bike’s handlebars with
easily secured straps and closes with a
MagCro latch (using Velcro and magnets)
to make it easy to flip open or close with
one hand, even when riding.
CTRL Eyewear: We are all familiar with
glasses that get darker or lighter as the
lighting changes. CTRL Eyewear recently
showed us their new sunglasses that make
that change in less than 1/10th of a second
by touching a button on one of the earpieces. The operation can also be switched
into automatic mode, in which case the
lenses will naturally adjust to the lighting
conditions without touching the switch.
The tiny battery in the glasses that powers
the transition can be recharged with the
supplied USB cable. The technology was
first developed in Kent, Ohio, in the 1960s,
and the eyewear was later created for U.S.
Special Forces soldiers.
Most interesting bike of the day: This
wins the Most Interesting Bike of the Day
award, complete with a Lauf leaf-spring
fork and Nextie Black Eagle Tri-Spoke
Quick-release post adjuster: Because you
never know when you’ll need to go “nose
up” to go faster down the hill and can’t find
Fat fun for two: Santana’s fat bike tandem
may be the heaviest and fattest bike we’ve
ever seen. At least there are two pairs of
legs to power this monstrosity.
Saw at the