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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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Air Lever Combines Tire Levers and Inflator

Barfly Air Lever

If you ride a bike, you know that changing a flat is inevitable at some point. And you also know that many of us are guilty of not having all the right tools with us on every ride. To make things easier and more efficient, Bar Fly combined the most needed tools for flat repair into one sleek, light, and reliable product. No more fumbling through you saddle bag, jersey pocket, or bag searching for your tire lever, CO2, and inflator.

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Bike Tires That Will Never Flat

Ever Tires

Nothing puts a damper on your ride faster than a flat. But what if you could have low-maintenance tires that you never have to worry about fixing? Made from a cell foam that is injection molded into a single ring, the Nexo Tires will never flat — perfect for your commuter or cruiser bike.

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The Ultimate Accessory for Winter Riding

Mullet Hat

Who doesn’t appreciate a good mullet. Brian Davis, the inventor behind Fix It Sticks, sure does and noticed something intriguing about guys with mullets — they never get cold in winter. For the benefit of the rest of us not quite as blessed with awesome haircuts, Davis set out to create a solution with the Mullet Hat. Add on a highly breathable face mask, and you now have the ultimate winter riding accessory.

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Bikepacking the Badlands of North Dakota

badlands

I have always wanted to bikepack through the badlands of North Dakota, with its snaking rivers and rolling prairie punctuated by multi-colored buttes and canyons. Maybe it’s because I grew up in the Midwest and the lure of those wide open spaces keeps calling me back. I assumed I would ride the Maah Daah Hey Trail on a mountain bike one day, but when I read about the Badlands Gravel Battle and saw photos of those deep red scoria roads rolling through the exact same countryside, I knew I found my adventure.

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