Epic bicycle wheel light sports 32 LEDs & 42 themes

monkeylectric m232 monkey light

When it comes to cycling, seeing the road ahead is important, but being seen by motorists is even more important. If you had a sweet wheel mounted lighting system made up of 32 LED’s, took up about 3/4 the height of your wheel, and combined 42 themes with hundreds of color combinations you wouldn’t just be seen by motorists, you’d be envied.

What does a chainsaw company have to do with saving trees?

stihl tour de trees

A company known for its lawn and garden tools — chiefly its chainsaws — and a NGO that strives to raise money and support for arboriculture efforts and education seems to be the most unlikely of marriages. But that is exactly what STIHL and The TREE Fund have done in coming together for the STIHL […]

Epic DIY Imperial AT-AT Walker on a tandem bicycle

diy at-at walker bicycle

Did you know that those Imperial AT-AT Walkers that assaulted the Rebel base on Hoth were pedal powered? Well, they probably weren’t, actually, but if the Empire could have figured out how to implement it, I’m sure they would have. You know, Darth Sidius (the Emperor) and Darth Vader really were pretty forward thinking folks.

New LED bike wheel lights rock 8-bit color graphics

monkeylectric led bicycle wheel light

Cycling is great for the environment and for your health — but ain’t no party like a 2-wheel party and a 2-wheel party don’t stop. One of the best ways to kick off a 2-wheel party in style is to be visible and safe. But what if being visible and safe could also be done in a way that earned you somewhere around 10,000 cool points too? It can.

Dog guards owner’s bike then goes for a ride [VIDEO]

Dog guard's owner's bike and then takes a ride on the rear rack.

It’s National Bike Month, and who needs a lock with a dog like this? It looks like he’s so excited to go for a ride on the rear rack that he doesn’t mind standing guard. I feel ya fido, I often times look forward to my next ride on the bike with tail-wagging enthusiasm too. […]

Old bicycle tires get more mileage as upcycled belts

Upcycled bike tire belts

There is no shortage of things you can make out of old bicycle tubes. Though the inner tubes are being reused in so many clever ways, there are not a lot of creative things being done with the old bike tires themselves. Enter Bicycle Belts. See how one Florida firefighter is changing the face of fashion and of cycling by re-using old bike tires.

SXCycles: An awesome SXSW bike share program

sxsw bike share

SXSW is an epic film, music, and tech weekend festival that happens in Austin, TX every year. However, the descent of so many uber-geeks on the small-ish city creates a notoriously horrid transportation issue every year. Enter SXCycles. This is a sweet bike-sharing program sponsored by a revolutionary new brand of folding bicycles.

Doc’s All-Natural Chamois Cream [Review]

Doc's all-natural chamois cream

The last place you want to go rubbing a product full of nasty toxins is on your groin area…but that’s exactly what lots of cyclist do with chamois creams. Enter Doc’s Cycling Salves. We put Doc’s products through the ringer and they came out the other side with AMAZING reviews. Read on for the details.

Fool bike thieves with this handy water bottle lock

kuat bottle lock

Bike locks can be bulky, heavy, and downright hard to carry. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had one that fit perfectly into the existing storage space on your bike — say, your water bottle rack?

Cycling…for the rest of us

Live free, pedal hard, and feel the wind in your beard

Biking is less painful than running and more exciting than walking. You can watch the subtle shift of the seasons, the stages of farming, and bird migration. It can even be very emotionally cleansing and serve as mental therapy. And guess what…it doesn’t take fancy gadgets and lots of lycra to participate in.