Here are a couple of gadgets I spyed over at bikehacks.com, your online resource for new bike innovations.
Check out the newest in bar ends:
Picture by: geekologie.com
These little guys have created quite a stir. Two Philiadelphia art school designers, Matt Braun and Jared Delorenzo sell these bar end plugs as a way to not loose your keys. Also seen over at therecordplayer.net talking about “Biker’s Revenge.” Of course most people think we urban cyclists are going to use them for damage like in the movie Ben Hur.
Thats ok, the drivers have a weapon of there own…its called the automobile as demonstrated tragically in Chinatown with a van plowing over some preschoolers, with no charges to the driver I might add.
Not cool, and this blogger wouldn’t advocate using your bike as a weapon, when your chain is much better. Besides…these plugs are totally impractical in NYC, cause we all know you want to be as narrow as possible.
still from the movie Empire.
Although with building policies still unchanged, this might be more practical for traveling with your bike:
Bergmoench brings you the bicycle backpack. Well, not in America anytime soon.
check out their blog from time to time for cool stuff.