Posts in the category Commuter

Seven Introduces Max 45 Tapered Carbon Disc Fork for Maximum Tire Clearance

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Known for their high end custom titanium frames, Seven also has their own line of components to help build out their bikes. Since more and more roadies are riding their road bikes off road as much as on, when it came to introducing a new carbon fork it had to be as versatile as possible. Calling it the best in class tapered disc fork on the market, the Max 45 blends massive tire and fender clearance with a lightweight form shadowing their 5E road fork. The only catch? For now, it’s quick release only…

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Friday Roundup – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

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  • Enter Into the New BH Dimension – Interactively discover what riding the new BH Lynx 4.8 Carbon is like from your Smartphone or Tablet in three easy steps: 1- Download the free CLICKar app by clicking on Apple Store or Play Store. 2- Open it and scan the image. 3- Put yourself into the skin of BH Gravity Team riders. BHBikes.com
  • Camelbak acquired for $412 million – BikeBiz reported earlier this week that Vista Outdoor, a designer, manufacturer and marketer in the outdoor sport and recreation market, has purchased the brand. More on the acquisition at bikebiz.com.

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Friday RoundUP – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

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  • Inspired to Ride Still on the Big Screen – Inspired to Ride, the film that documented participants in the inaugural Trans Am Bike Race, has been screened in over 25 theaters the past few months. And events are still coming together. Visit inspiredtoride.it for screening dates.

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Kickstarter: Maxwell EP0 Minimalist E-Bike With Internal Frame Battery Pack

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An interesting minimalist e-bike for for the urban market- designed to look and ride as closely to a pedal bike as possible. At only 26lb for the complete bike (depending on size), this model could accomplish that goal, as it is within the realm of pedal bike weight. This model features an interesting battery concept putting small battery packs within the frame tube members rather than in a single external consolidated pack. Check it out after the jump. READ MORE ->

Martone Extends Fashion-Forward Urban Line With Fresh New Models and Art Bikes

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Martone designs bikes that are just as at home on the streets as they are as artwork on your apartment’s living room wall. New for this season are two new colorways, a new mini-model, and a series of hand-adorned art bikes rolling out online – all sporting the brand’s iconic red chains and style. Gallery hop past the break for more… READ MORE ->

Transport Little Ones And Cargo With Bosch-Equipped Xtracycle EdgeRunner 10e Versatile Hauler

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Oakland, California based Xtracycle has long demonstrated its commitment to cargo. The second electric bike in its lineup, the new EdgeRunner 10e has a 10-speed drivetrain and manages to come in lighter than the existing limited release 9e. It features the standard EdgeRunner long wheelbase and massive carrying capacity, as well as a suite of add on accessories for you to tailor your ride to your needs.  Details after the hump. READ MORE ->

MagLOCK is Back With a Lighter, Cheaper, and More Refined Version of their Magnetic Pedals

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Not too long ago, MagLOCK thought they had a lock on the next great idea in clipless pedal technology. Imagine a system that truly offered effortless in and out of the pedals with full 360 degree power, offered infinite float, and was 100% street shoe compatible when not clipped in? While the first generation MagLOCK pedals delivered on all fronts they also weighed nearly as much as three pairs of standard pedals.

After a failed Kicksarter, Dave Williams wasn’t about to just give up and went back to the drawing board. The new and improved MagLOCK pedals drop over a pound of weight per pair and manage to drop the price in the process. This could be the magnetic clipless system you were hoping for…

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Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Releases Wythe, The Easy Fixie To All Your Problems

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As mainstay traditional fixie brands have moved onto new segments such as cross and touring and larger companies have moved away from the segment all together, young city bike brand Brooklyn has stepped up with a respectably spec’d flat bar single speed. The Wythe, named for the street in Brooklyn, features a robust 4130 cromoly frame and fork, bolt on hubs, and puncture resistant tires standard, all for sub $500 MSRP. And it comes in whatever color you want, as long as that color is matte black. Pay heed to this new, easy, entry-level urban work horse next… READ MORE ->

Kickstarter: Lumos Smart Helmet Integrates Automatic Brake Lights And Turn Signals For All Around Safety

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In order to combat challenges with visibility at night, Lumos was created to be an all-in one solution to help keep you safe in the dark. With over 60 LEDs integrated into the shell, the helmet is visible in all directions with a high positioning that makes it easy to see by motor vehicles. With automatic brake lights and a signaling system built in, the Lumos helps cars to see and anticipate your movements whether stopping or turning. It’s all wrapped up into a durable and comfortable package that you only have to worry about keeping recharged. More on how to light up your night after the jump… READ MORE ->