The Garmin Varia is a small radar device that attaches to your bike seat post, monitors the road for back coming vehicles and alerts you via visual signals once it detected them from behind (up to 153 yards (140 meters)). The Varia radar connects wirelessly with the Varia head or selected Edge cycling computers, can show multiple approaching vehicles including their approximate speed and doubles as a bike tail light.
The Sound Blaster Free sports 360-degree sound with deep bass, dual passive side radiators, auto-EQ for best audio quality, LOUD booster mode to make heads turn, up to 10 hours of continuous running on a full charge, IPX4 splash proof certification to protect it against accidental water splashes, Mulit-Point Bluetooth connectivity so you can enjoy your preferred music from multiple devices as well as AUX-in, MicroSD and USB connectivity for other devices that don’t support wireless music transfers! Cool, isn’t it!
In today’s times when everything is connected by technology having a battery charger close is a must! And, while at home, school, work or commuting with your car, charging your gadgets is an easy task, things change when outdooring or biking around for fun or work.
The Bike Dynamo Charger is a cool gadget that charges your iPhone, Android device or GPS unit while riding your bike. The Dynamo Charger attaches to your bike’s frame near the rear wheel and produces energy when in move. The energy is transferred from the dynamo to the handle bar mount by a cable and can charge any USB powered gadget with a power of up to 1A – that’s enough for most smartphones out there including all iPod Touch, iPhone and Android models, most GPS units, digital cameras, MP3 players and even smaller tablets.
With all technological advancements in the past years many new gadgets and smartphone apps found their way to the market to help bikers better enjoy their rides! But, and unfortunately there’s a “but” here, most of these new generation gadgets require the raider to take his eyes from the road to consult them.
Here’s where the The smrtGRiPS Smart Bicycle Grips come into the game. Just as the Helios Smart Bike Handlebars we featured earlier, the smrtGRiPS are designed to allow you to interact with your smartphone, receive notifications and follow GPS navigation instructions in eyes-free mode. More than that, once the smrtGRiPS addon is installed in your original bike handlebar you’ll be able to use your iPhone or Android smartphone to find your bike if you no longer remember where you parked it, to connect with other bike riders and get separation alerts when group riding as well find your bike in case it gets stolen.
The smrtGRIPS are in project mode at Kickstarter and you can get one pair for an early bird price of $59. Estimated delivery for July-August 2015.
While GoPro brought action cameras to the attention of the public and they’re still setting the trend in this field as we speak, it doesn’t mean you’re stuck with them if you want a quality camera to record your adventures.
The Polaroid Cube is a very cool alternative and reliable action camera that you can get on the cheap! With a regular price of only $99 US, the Polaroid Cube is only 1.37-in tall (that’s about 35mm), features a 6MP CMOS sensor capable of recording videos at 720p or 1080p,124-degree wide angle lens, built-in rechargeable battery which allows up to 90 minutes of continuous recording on a full charge, operation LED, an easy to reach ON/OFF switch clicker, a microphone for audio recording, it’s weather, shock and splash proof and comes with a wide variety of accessories (bumper and waterproof cases; helmet, bike, tripod, strap and suction mounts as well as a desk monkey stand) available for separate purchase. One of the coolest features of the Polaroid Cube is that it incorporates a strong magnet in the bottom of its housing, which means you can safely attach it to any metallic surfaces such us cars, motorcycles, indoors appliances, bicycle handlebars and so on …
The 24K Gold Racing Bike is made by Goldgenie, a London, UK luxury gear manufacturer and is entirely covered with a lustrous layer of 24K gold – from the handlebar to the chain, from the pedals to the wheels stays – every piece, even the smallest bolts, are covered in gold!
A cool, $389k gift for the bike athlete in your life!
If you ever rode a bike on a wet track you know how annoying this can be. All the dirty water and the mud from the track is pushed up by the back wheel and lands on your fancy clothes …
While you can mount mudguards on your bike to protect your clothes in such situations, they don’t look so cool on most bicycles, and, as it only rains from time to time, most riders simply disregard them and take their chances if they’re ever caught in the rain.
AssSaver is an emergency mudguard designed help you only when needed, without screwing your cool bike’s looks! The AssSavers are made of recycled plastic, comes in a variety of colors and designs and sit quietly, folded in invisible, underneath your saddle waiting the action time. At the first sign of rain, simply unfold the AssSavers and you’re ready to ride in the rain like a boss without staining your favorite pair of jeans or t-shirt. Check out the video demo to see the AssSavers in action…