Pure Fix introduces Keirin and Keirin Pro Frame Sets

It’s nice to see the progression of choices from the web based bicycle companies as they find there way in the on-line and retail market.

Take for instance STRADA who was there in the beginning of the mix and match color schemes build + buy. They offered a simple urban single speed…


Magnetic Bike Lights

Bike lights with a magnetic personality. Stick them on and they start blinking… in red and white variety.

Helsinki based industrial designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso has a new product called Lucetta.

Here is a video:

Get yours today:

Now does this mean you need a steel […]

Get a Used Bike at

Looking to buy a used bicycle in NYC, that is more personal experience than the anonymousness of Craigslist or EBay?

Check out the new Get Biked.

You’ll be sent a weekly email with a thorough list of used rides, carefully screened by a moderator. This definitely helps to weed out some of the […]

New E Wheel Pits Two Startups in a Bike Race

Not only is the new Copenhagen wheel wheel a reality, it also has competition with another similar looking design.

Say hello to FlyKly.

The Copenhagen wheel is designed with M.I.T engineers and is coming out of Boston.

FlyKly is lead by CEO Niko Kansek who has experience with his own line of electric […]

Copenhagen wheel is real.

I remember seeing this fake commercial for an electric assist wheel in an episode of Showtime’s long running series Weeds.

Andy Botwin, a character played by Justin Kirk, was trying to go legit after the suburban drug dealing family fled to Copenhagen. This was going to be Andy’s new product.

Here is the […]

IZZY as 1,2,3…new bike design. Chain free and folds up.

Recumbent bikes seem too weird for many riders and chain drives can get greasy and make a mess. Riding positions and the ultimate elimination of the chain have been challenging inventors for decades, in the search for the perfect bicycle. Now, a Polish physicist and designer, Marek has come up with an interesting creation. […]

Ringing a new bell with

Last year San Francisco based company got all creative with hand grips and made interchangeable mix and match color rings called: GripRings.

This year, they’ve set out to make the perfect bicycle bell, handcrafted with precision in the USA.

They are looking for crowd source funding on their kickstarter page.


Custom design helmets-Belle Helmets, new and improved

Danielle Baskin, creator of has been hand painting designs on bike helmets for several years now. I was one of her early test subjects, which she gave me on a sweet Bern. (photo by: Keiko Niwa )

She generally opts for the more skater style of helmet for more surface area, but this […]

Boombotix and Timbuk2 Sack Up Sweepstakes

Here is a contest from two of my favorite product makers, both stationed in the Bay Area… Boombotix ultraportable speakers and Timbuk2 bags.

From Boombotix:

Timbuk2 an Boombotix have teamed up to offer you the ultimate adventure prize pack… literally. Timbuk2 is a San Francisco based company that makes some of the finest […]

A T-Shirt That Really Takes the Piss out of me…

What happens when a bunch of fixed gear loving Italians have a few drinks and take a nice chilly ride from Milano to a lake near Arona? Well they probably have to piss at least once. Why not do it together.

Now this iconic image has been made into a limited run t-shirt […]