bicycles

Closca Fuga: A Collapsible Bike Helmet That Folds to Half Its Size

Biking to work is great, but biking with a bulky, goofy helmet isn’t ideal. Closca Fuga is a foldable bike helmet that provides all the protection you need for your noggin, but…

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ICEdot's Helmet-Mounted Sensor Signals for Help in Event of a Crash

Cyclists, skiers, runners, motorcyclists and adventurers take note – this little device might just save your life. The ICEdot is a crash sensor you wear on your helmet or body and…

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Parker Dusseau's "Commuter Suit" Lets You Cycle to Work in Style

Cycling to work and suits don’t really go that well together, unless of course you’re wearing a Commuter Suit. Designed by San Fran-based Parker Dusseau, the Commuter Suit…

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Timbuk2, Mission Cycling Club Design Backpack for Biking to Work

Riding a bicycle is hands-down the best way to get to work – it’s fun, it’s healthy, and it doesn’t require a drop of gas. However it’s a challenge to…

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Inkwell Helmets Creates Hand-Painted Designs for Every Cyclist's Personality

When on a bicycle, safety is of paramount importance. Danielle Baskin’s line of hand-painted, graphic helmets allows riders to showcase their good sense. Her company, Inkwell…

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AGU's Ladies' Jacket Transforms Into a Rain Poncho Even While Cycling

The convertible SEQ Urban Coat by AGU fits both fashion and function, transforming into a rain poncho perfect for biking. With the belief that bicyclists should not have to buy a…

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Veleco is the World's First Fair-Trade, Eco-Friendly Cyclewear Company

Avid cyclists deserve sustainable and stylish gear too, and the two designers behind Veleco hope to launch their eco-friendly line soon. The Fair Trade and sweatshop free line of…

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Bicycle "Helmet of Justice" Records Video Evidence In Case of Hit and Run

The aptly named Helmet of Justice is a video camera-equipped brain bucket that can record evidence onto a USB drive in case of a crash. Developed by software developers from Chaotic…

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Bloon's Picnic Basket Multitasks as Bicycle Pannier, Dining Table

TRIPLE THREAT The Springtime is brainchild of Bloon founder Jeriël Bobbe, a Dutch designer whose passion for “pure and honest materials and the magic of simplicity”…

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H&M, Brick Lane Bikes Launch Eco-Friendly Men's Urban Cycling Collection

BORN TO RIDE “We are extremely excited about the H&M for Brick Lane Bikes collection,” says Feya Buchwald, founder of Brick Lane Bikes, in a press release. “Working…

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Promote Ethical Cotton by Riding From London to Paris in the "Great Fashion Cycle"

Saddle up your bicycles, boys and girls, because it’s time for another round of “The Great Fashion Cycle,” an annual charity ride from London to Paris to raise…

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We-Flashy's Reflective Clothing Helps Cyclists Stay Visible at Night

You don’t have to resemble a crossing guard to play it safe on the roads at night. We-Flashy may use the same industrial-grade reflective material as police and firefighters do,…

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Nonetheless: Bike-Friendly "Cradle to Cradle" Menswear Made in Chicago

FREEWHEELING Nonetheless is more than the sum of its good looks. Its fabrics include blends of wool and recycled plastic bottles, repurposed offcuts, and domestically made Polartec…

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14 Eco-Chic Gifts For Avid Cyclists This Holiday Season

TWICE AS NICE Saddle up the ol’ two-speed with a pair of panniers for stowing extra gear on your rear rack. Inspired by the bicycle bags spotted around Holland, the sturdy,…

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Genius! Timbuk2's Messenger Bag Comes With Built-In Bike Map

If you’d rather get lost than be caught wrangling a giant, fluttering bike map while you’re wheeling around town, here comes Timbuk2 to the rescue. Its new, limited-edition…

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Lightning Vest: A Hand-Netted Safety Vest for Increased Visibility at Night

Cycling after dark isn’t child’s play. With dark roads and passing vehicles to contend with, a blinking red light on your tail is rarely enough. Enter Dargelos’s…

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Finally, an Affordable LED Jacket for Night Cyclists, Runners

Rare is the LED attire that doesn’t get you mistaken for a walking Christmas inflatable. Rarer still is one non-trust-funders can afford. You can thank Syuzi Pakhchyan of…

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Tour de Fashion: Borrow a Designer-Customized Bike During New York Fashion Week

TOUR DE FASHION “During Fashion Week, all eyes are on New York City, and there is no more appropriate occasion to highlight the wealth of talent and history we have right here in this…

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