Interbike 2012: Miir add bikes, improve our favorite metal bottle, and give back
In partnership with World Bicycle Relief, socially aware outdoor company (and makers of my favorite metal drinking bottles) MiiR have expanded into bicycles. Not only are the company’s new town/urban bikes attractive, each one sold will result in a second being given to a person in need. The High 5 Classic and High 5 Mixte (shown) will sell for $900, the Wave single speed/fixed gear for $700.
In addition to bringing sustainable transportation to the third world, MiiR are also introducing a slick drinking cap to their stainless bottles. Go behind the curtain for the clever solution…
Even though MiiR’s current bottle is the easiest I’ve found to drink out of (it’s just the right size), the company wanted users to be able to drink without removing the bottle’s cap. Here’s how they’ve done it: