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A Textile Based Flexible Bike Lock

tex-lock

In order to deter theft, most bike locks are heavy, rigid, and cumbersome to carry. By contrast, Tex-lock is lightweight and flexible yet just as secure thanks to the high-tech materials and unique construction of this textile based lock.

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Fat Biking With Lola at Tahoe Donner

Lola pink boots

I’ve always wanted to take Lola on a fat biking adventure. I finally got my chance last week thanks to both our incredible snow season in the Sierra and Tahoe Donner Cross Country with its fat bike AND dog-friendly trail policies. We rented bikes right from the resort, but given how much fun Lola had, I can already see n+1 come into effect sooner rather than later.

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Bike Helmet Conducts Audio Through Your Bones

Coros Linx

After running a successful Kickstarter campaign last year, Coros is now ready to ship its Link Smart Helmet to the masses. Featuring open-ear bone conduction audio and a high quality microphone, the helmet connects to your phone for music, calls, voice navigation and voice data, and to communicate with another Linx rider.

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The New Garmin fēnix 5 Family is Here

Garmin Fenix 5

At CES last week, Garmin unveiled their latest line of GPS watches — the fēnix 5, fēnix 5S and fēnix 5X. The fēnix 5S is lighter, sleeker and smaller than previous models; the fēnix 5X boasts preloaded wrist-based mapping; and the compact fēnix 5 comes with an all-new industrial design. All of the fēnix 5 models feature an extended battery life, daily activity tracking, optical heart rate, and a host of connected features.

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Own Part of a Bicycle Beer Company

ABloc Beer

Dutch cyclists Daan van Well and Martijn Snelder wanted to create the perfect beer to drink after a hard bike ride with friends. The result? à BLOC Bicycle Beer. It’s a refreshing, full flavored, and easy to drink unfiltered blond beer with added Alpine Minerals to aid in your recovery. Now, you have to chance to own part of this cycling-focused beer company.

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