March 24, 2012 | Bikes
If you thought biking long distances was hard enough, a QTvan Mini Bicycle Caravan like this one will insure you get a good work out! And while most cyclists sleep out of a smartly packed pack, you'll be able to show them a thing or two with this fully-equipped QTvan Mini Bicycle Caravan that comes with a full-sized single bed, 19” television, drinks cabinet and tea-making equipment. And offcourse if you're rockin an electric bike it'll be smoother sailing.
May 24, 2011 | Carry
Automobile bicycle racks like this Yakima Hold Up Bike Rack w/ Lock Cable are a easy solution to hauling one or two bikes with you on your way to the race, trail or mountain. These automobile bicycle racks allow for fast, easy, low-effort loading of one or two bicycles with the StrongArm bracket which securely holds bike of virtually any size without contacting the bike frame and comes with the LockUp to secure the bikes to your rack so you can leave the car without worry. The Yakima Hold Up Bike Rack w/ Lock Cable also has an integrated bottle opener so you can pop a cold beer after the ride. That was thoughtful of them! The rack fits bikes with 14-29in wheel diameters. You can buy this Yakima Hold Up Bike Rack for a price of $319.20.
March 25, 2011 | Bikes
The robust mountain bike, 2011 Cannondale OverMountain Jekyll comes in 6 models - Ultimate, Carbon 1, Carbon 2, Jekyll 3, Jekyll 4 and Jekyll 5. Featuring advanced suspension system, the radical DYAD RT2 dual shock and the linear-to-progressive link leverage ratio that are optimized for each other, this Cannondale OverMountain bike offers incredible ride, providing extremely small bump response, traction and efficiency in the Elevate mode, and a fluid, bottomless feel in Flow mode.
April 5, 2010 | Bikes
Eco-friendly and electric, the CYOOO Electric Bicycle helps usher in a new generation of transportation. A concept bike designed by Andi Klug, the CYOOO comes equipped with an electrical assist motor that gets you over the tough terrains. When you’re taking it with you, this electric bicycle features a folding mechanism that makes it more manageable – its saddle folds down, the handlebars rotate 90 degrees and its head tube collapses to make it compact and easier to carry. Based on a diamond frame, the CYOOO comes in two parts – an outer skin that’s made out of aluminum and inner construction that utilizes plastic.
March 16, 2010 | Bikes
For all the times you can’t ride your bike to your intended destination, store and carry it safely in the Biknd Helium Bike Case. Weighing in at 9.5 kg, the Helium folds out flat, which means you can easily load and fasten your bike into place. One of the most unique features of this Biknd bike case is its air bag panels that inflate, ensuring that your cargo won’t get damaged while you’re en route. It’s able to carry road bikes that have up to a 64cm frame as well as most full-suspension cross-country and mountain bikes. For added protection, its hard moulded plastic inserts make sure your bike’s wheel axles, forks, and handlebars aren’t damaged, and its non-abrasive fabrics and separators make sure that parts do not rub in transit. The Helium sells for $600. Biknd.
October 27, 2009 | Bikes
If you’re bike goes everywhere you go – and that includes planes, trains and automobiles – you’ll want to pack it in the AeroTech Evolution Bicycle Case. Made with vacuum-formed ABS plastic, the Evolution safely transports your dismantled bike for a stress-free journey, thanks to Velcro straps and strategically placed foam tubing. With room for two detached tires/wheels and the frame, the pedals, and space for other cycling accessories, this AeroTech bicycle case shuts the bike wheels with quick clamping devices, while the fixing belts keep the frame intact. AeroTech.
August 19, 2009 | Bikes
The contemporary pearl white BMW cruise bike 2009 is designed with hydro formed frame. Normally used by car makers, the hydro forming process utilizes a high-pressure injection of emulsion of hot water and oil into an aluminium tube, causing it to expand until it matches the mould. The resulting frames are lighter and more durable than conventional bike frames. BMW equips its 2009 cruise bike with aluminum front suspension system and 24-speed derailleur system with Shimano Alivio Rapid Fire shifters for the ultimate cruising enjoyment. Weighing around 31 lbs this bike comes with 18- or 20-inch frame. Key technical features are Suntour NRX-6000 telescopic fork, Shimano Alivio RD-MC410 rear derailleur, Shimano Alivio FD-M410 front derailleur, Shimano Alivio V-Brake BR-M421S, Rodi Airline Plus rims with 26"x 2.1" Continental City Contact tires. Price for this 2009 BMW cruise bike is around $1,000. BMW.
July 15, 2009 | Bikes
The new CO2-BRA cartridge bike pump from Topeak fills a flat tire faster and more efficiently than your traditional bike pumps. This inflator pump has ergonomic shape and convenient thumb release button, allowing for an effortless one-handed inflation. The integrated safety indicator alerts you whether the common 16 gram screw-in CO2 cartridge is ready to go. CO2-BRA bike pumps also feature a special built-in dust cap to keep dirt from entering the inflation head of the pump. The CO2-BRA small size and light weight of 69 grams without cartridge means it fits easily in your jersey pocket. The inflator pump is designed to automatically fit Presta and Schrader valves. Topeak.
July 10, 2009 | Bikes
The new BMC bikes offer optimized rear wheel suspension Advanced Pivot System and are made of high-quality aluminium alloys with hydroformed frames. The robust BMC Trailfox TF01 Shark is finished in Metallic Matt with its bottom bracket and the upper pivot hinge made by the innovative shell construction method, resulting in much lighter bike. The Single-Bone-Rocker suspension guarantees optimal tire clearance for the rear wheel and uncompromising rigidity. Other noticeable improvements are the disc brakes attached to the frame without the commonly used adaptors as well as suspension indicator dials that are directly mounted onto the frame. This is a groundbreaking bike which enables you to overcome all terrain obstacles, thanks to the frame and components that work in perfect unison. Key features of the Trailfox TF01 Shark BMC bike include triple-butted and hydroformed aluminum 7005 tube with different wall thicknesses, 3-D Links that are forged in two halves then CNC-machined and welded together for unparalleled rigidity and light weight, custom valved Fox RP2 rear shock, DT Swiss spokes, Shimano crankset, derailleurs, shifter and brakes. Price for TF01 Shark is $4,450 USD.
BMC has redefined and redesigned its Trailfox 02, creating a complete mountain bike. The newly formed frame will provide greater performance and rigidity while the 120 mm front and rear end suspension travel of this BMC TF02 XS Silver will provide unparalleled versatility which will prepare you for all terrain challenges. Features are triple-butted and hydroformed aluminum 7005 tube, a fully active Advanced Pivot System suspension, forged in two halves, CNC-machined and welded together 3-D Links, a longer front center and shorter chainstays for improved climbing and snappy handling and custom-valved Fox RP2 rear shock. This BMC bike will set you back only $3,000. BMC. Also see Cannondale Perp 1 Mountain Bike and Cannondale Synapse Alloy 7.
July 6, 2009 | Bikes
This totally cool bike is designed for extreme mountain biking by Cannondale. Not only Perp ride is extreme, the price is as well. The Cannondale Perp 1 mountain bike is likely to set you back some $4,800 USD, unless you find a better deal. Crafted for those special gravity riders that appreciate the latest features, Cannondale Perp comes with adjustable suspension travel, versatile plush platform ready for any terrain, and an overbuilt 6061-T6 aluminum frame for utmost stability. Frame double-pass is smooth-welded for improved durability and gussets boost frame strength while rear derailleur cable is routed internally through the chain stays for a clean look with no ghost shifting. For shorter riders, Cannondale incorporated ultra-low top tube to improve stand over clearance. This mountain bike is available in 4 sizes - S, M, L, X.
July 6, 2009 | Bikes
The new ultra-comfortable Cannondale Synapse offers relaxed geometry and advanced vibration-damping properties. Designed for those demanding cyclists who desire the speed and performance of a road bike but with geometry that fits all-day riders, the Synapse Alloy 7 by cannondale bikes can be made with your favorite frame material including HI-MODulus, ultra carbon, or 6061-T6 aluminum. Made in Bedford, U.S., the Cannondale Synapse is built for recreational riders and cyclists alike. Main features are aero-shaped seat tube with integrated seat post binder, oversized BB30 shell for explosive power transfer, 2 cm taller head tube for a more relaxed position, DT Swiss Competition spokes, Vittoria Zaffiro tires, 9-speed Shimano chain and Tektro R316 Dual Pivot brakeset. Price for the Cannondale Synapse in gloss Race Red finish is $980 USD. Also available in matte Jet Black. Cannondale Bikes.
February 23, 2009 | Bikes
Sometimes it’s a lot easier to walk up a steep hill then to peddle it – but you still want the breakneck thrill of the downhill journey. That’s where the Bergmönch Folding Bike steps in. Ideal for hikers and campers, the Bergmönch can be folded up and worn as a rucksack when not in use, and transforms easily and quickly into a 9.5kg bike. Designed with a telescoping framework, this folding bike comes with a storage compartment that can carry up to 12 liters of supplies, as well as a helmet net. Bergmönch.
May 21, 2008 | Bikes
From the city streets to the back-country trails, the Dahon Curve D3 Folding Bike can go anywhere. Perfect for tight squeezes, the Curve D3 is Dahon’s most-popular folding bike – and for good reason. Just 16 inches in length, sporting cool styling and a good ride, the Curve G3 has a patented new V-Clamp frame hinge that is strong, durable and easy to operate. It also comes equipped with Schwalbe Big Apple tires that are fast rolling and super comfy, and it also comes with luggage mounts. Retails for around $520. Dahon.
April 10, 2007 | Bikes
Featuring uber-cool design, the JV Strida 3 Folding Bike is a perfect fit for your RV or travel trailer. The Strida 3 strong frame is constructed from a powder-coated aluminum, is rustproof, lightweight, rugged and protected by a lifetime warranty – and, on top of all that, the bike only weighs 22 lbs! A greaseless keylar belt means no mess on the carpet, and the seat’s upright posture provides greater visibility. The Strida 3 drum brakes actually improve over time and require almost no maintenance, and the bike folds easily, quickly and fits in small places. The JV Strida 3 Folding Bike retails for $700. JV Bikes.
March 15, 2007 | Bikes
Maximizing space is key when packing for a trip, which is why the Betst Bikes Aerlite B Folding Bike is a perfect fit. Weighing in at just 24 lbs, the Aerlite B Folding Bike doesn’t require a bike rack. But just because it’s light, doesn’t mean it isn’t tough – the Aerlite B’s welded magnesium tube frame makes it one of the strongest folding bikes on the market. With a three-speed internal hub design, you can make the most of your biking excursions, and the fact that the Aerlite B’s chain is designed to be higher up than most bikes, there is no greasy rear multi-gear grime to mess your RV carpet and clothing. Retails for $359. Betst Bikes.