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Cycliq Fly12

The cyclist’s version of a dash cam, Cycliq’s Fly12 is a brilliant bike light with a 1080p HD camera attached — and a perfect complement to their rear-facing Fly6. The light portion puts out 400 lumens on its max setting, bombarding the road or trail with photons at up to 80 feet ahead. Recording is in constant loops with 1 button footage protection that catches the action — or evidence — on its 16GB MicroSD. Naturally, it’s also weatherproof, attaches on a reliable airplane-grade aluminum handlebar mount, and boasts both WiFi and Bluetooth to connect to your phone for full Strava integration, amongst other things.

Find it at Amazon – $350

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Revolights Eclipse+

Few products increase nighttime visibility better than Revolights. And the Revolights Eclipse+ is their most complete model yet. The two light-bearing rings screw on to four ball-and-socket brackets on your spokes and are as resistant to theft as are your wheels — lock the latter and your Revolights are safe. A snap-in rechargeable battery powers each one, providing 280 lumens of direction white or red light per wheel, oriented thanks to a fork-mounted magnet and accelerometer that illuminates only front-facing lights in the front wheel and rear-facing ones at the back. The Eclipse+ also adds turn signal functionality to the mix, activated through a handlebar mounted control pad, and it’s Bluetooth-enabled for use with the Revolights app which acts as a bike computer, tracking your ride, displaying battery status, and even notifying you of upcoming weather alerts.

Learn more at Revolights – $220

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Vadolibero Bike Safe

Bikes: they’re sitting ducks for thieves and even double as the getaway vehicle. If yours is at risk in your own home or garage then Vadolibero Bike Safe should pique your interest. Mounting is done with four included anchors that are covered up by a satin stainless steel plate, the same material used in the rest of the Italian-made mount. It’s also versatile thanks to a tube-shaped bracket that’s telescopic to fit virtually every handlebar in existence, from narrow road bikes to extra-wide mountain bikes. Its base features a Technogel pad to prevent scratches and tilts to hold bicycles with inclined top tubes straight. And of course it’s equipped with an anti-picking radial pins tumbler cylinder lock that secures automatically when closed and only unlocks with the three included sets of keys. Available in two variants: the standard S-304 stainless steel and a S-316 version with higher corrosion resistance that’s suited for outdoor use, even in the vicinity of the sea.

Learn more at Indiegogo – roughly $345

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Super 73 Electric Bike

Go anywhere without breaking a sweat or producing an ounce of carbon dioxide (from your vehicle, anyway) with the Super 73 Electric Bike. This retro-looking cruiser is simultaneously a lot less noisy and more high-tech than anything motor-powered that resembles it from the ’70s, with a mid-mounted 1,000 watt electric motor, a thumb throttle for control over speed, as well as an LCD screen that displays speed and distance covered. A removable (and lockable, for security) lithium-ion battery has your back for 20 miles and recharges in under 4 hours. Of course you can pedal if you so desire, with an assist mode that gives you an extra boost to greatly extend range. Large disc brakes coupled to more rubber on the floor (thanks to cushiony 4.25-inch wide tires) give the bike tremendous stopping power, with the motor shutting off automatically when doing so. It’s also got a cup holder, a bottle opener, and a top speed of 30 mph. But if you’re worried that’s too fast — or if it’s breaking the local bike speed limit — electronically capping it is as easy as fiddling with its control unit.

Hit up Kickstarter for details – $1,800

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Bookman Premium Bike Cup Holder

Bookman Premium Bike Cup Holder is a metal take on the original plastic-made bike cup holder. A steel spring securely attaches the gadget to your bike’s handlebar and the two rings hold anything from disposable coffee cups to cans and water bottles, the latter accomplished by a detachable silicone bottle basket. Take it off and flip it around to put the smaller ring on top for smaller cups, though any way you attach it won’t eliminate the need for a lid on your drink.

Grab one at Bookman – $39

Tags: Bike, Gadgets
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Timber Mountain Bike Bell

Biking trails instead of roads necessitates a different kind of bell. The Timber Mountain Bike Bell is the first designed specifically for mountain biking, boasting hands-free usage to let you maintain a firm grip on your bicycle’s handles. A lever controls the internal clapper which continuously provides an audible cue as to your location as long as you’re in motion (detected by a motion sensor in the bell). If no one’s near slide it down to silence the bell, and if the chances you’re heard are slim slide it up for a louder sound. It’s completely silent when off, keeping you completely sane, whereas other bike-mounted cowbells or bear bells won’t stop ringing for your entire ride. Its small, solid brass cowbell emits a nice non-aggressive ring, and it fits all handlebar diameters between 22mm to 35mm, changing easily thanks to its quick release mount.

Grab one at Amazon – $20 [via]

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Silca SuperPista Bike Pump

Back in 1989, Silca’s original SuperPista set the bar for the floor pump. Now this classic is back with several updates and a far more affordable retail price. The new Silca SuperPista Bike Pump boasts a larger machined beech wood handle, a wider base for increased stability, and a pressure gauge that’s both more readable and more precise than before. It’s also entirely devoid of plastic, built of aluminum and brass instead to outlive your bicycles. And within the pump at the end of its piston is the same thick full-grain leather gasket as previous models, still produced by the same manufacturer over the past half century.

Learn more at Silca – $235

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RadMini Electric Folding Fat Bike

If origami has taught us anything it’s that folding is good. Take tacos, or paper airplanes. Both folded, both good. Rad Power Bikes took this concept and ran. The Radmini is the first and only electric folding fat bike with heavy duty front and rear cargo racks and a monstrous 750 watt 48 volt power system. There’s always been untility in the ability to fold and store a bike for easy transport, but the Radmini goes a step further with a seven speed Shimano drivetrain, five level pedal assist using a half-twist throttle, and large disk brakes that simultaneously switch off power to the throttle. And its comfortable yet compact 4” wide by 20” tires provide a smooth stable ride on a variety or terrain, from streets to trails and back.

Learn more at Rad Power Bikes – $1,500

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GeoOrbital Wheel

You’ve already got a perfectly good bike, so why replace it, even if you’d like to go electric? With a GeoOrbital Wheel you don’t have to — instead, just swap out your bicycle’s front wheel for this one. A high-density flat-proof solid foam tire sits around a three-wheeled triangular aerospace-grade aluminum frame, the latter installing on your fork like any tire would. The integrated 500 Watt brushless motor kicks in at the push of a thumb activated throttle, effortlessly propelling you to a top speed of 20 miles per hour in seconds (and, interestingly, making your bike all-wheel drive should you spin the rear wheel yourself). Its large, removable 10Ah li-ion battery even doubles as a USB power bank to recharge your other devices, though if you don’t drain it too much with all your gadgets it’ll offer a range of 20 miles, or up to 50 miles if you pedal and do some of the work.

Check it out at Kickstarter – $650+

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560G Titanium Bike Lock

Typically, bicycle locks either weigh a lot or are highly susceptible to physical attack. Altor’s 560G Titanium Bike Lock is neither of these things. It weighs just 560 grams (1.23 pounds) — hence the name — and is made of grade 5 titanium, the same used in aerospace and marine industries, to survive various sustained attacks including freezing, chiseling, cutting, and even large bolt cutters. A push button locking mechanism allows for attaching without fiddling with your keys and its folding design closes up tight so it won’t take up much space on your ride or in your bag. And it’s easily long enough to wrap around both your rear wire and frame, though two can be combined for an even lengthier, more versatile chain-style lock.

Grab one at Kickstarter – $150+ [via]

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