Gadget Goodness

March 12, 2014 by Stephen Auerbach - No Comments

Useless, or brilliant – you decide!  Here are some of the latest gadgets designed imaginatively and for the cyclist who likes to ride outside the lines.  My wife, disco queen that she is, would love the “Disco Ball Bike Helmet.”  As for me, well that should be obvious, one “Six-Pack-Bike Bag” please!  Which gadget would be your first choice and why?

10 (More) Cool Biking Gadgets For The Avid Cyclist

We’re more conscious of our health now more than ever and one of the best way to get some exercise into our lives is to take the bike out for a spin. Grab your bicycle out from the garage, go for a leisurely cycle and enjoy the wonderful things that mother nature has to offer. If you cycle often there are a few things that can make the cycling experience more pleasant and convenient, and today’s post is all about cool biking gadgets to help you do that.

Ranging from a mounted bottle opener to disco ball helmet, you’d be amazed at some of the things you can take along on your bicycle ride. Who needs a car when riding a tech-equiped bike is much more interesting?

The Bikepod by Photojojo. Did you ever think that your bike’s handlebars could be an amazing tripod? With this awesome bikepod from Photojojo, now you can shoot videos and take pictures as you ride along. [$25 – $30]

FIXA Bike Shelf by Chrome. If you’re an avid cyclist who is looking for a good way to store your bike, then this bike shelf is just perfect. You can even put your necessities (keys, wallet) on the top shelf. [$400]

LA FLÈCHE Handlebars. This vintage bike accessory will add a touch of personality to your bike. Made with wood, aluminum, and brass, it not only looks classic but would last forever. [$140]

Bike Frame Storage by Yeongkeun Jeong. This handy attachment transforms the main triangle of the bike frame to help store your belongings. Even better, the flexibility of the band allows it to mold into the shape of your storage.

Bluetooth Bike Speaker by SleekSpeak. These speakers were made for cyclists who love music. Combine two of your favourite things into one, and listen to your tunes on the go. Just put them anywhere on your bike and then connect it to your phone using Bluetooth. [$69]

The InCog Biketool by Joshua Brassé. This bike multitool with stylish finishing is made to be hidden in the handlebar. Best of all, it’s designed to fit almost any type of handlebar. [$60]

Bike Umbrella by Uberhood. With the tagline “Be cool, Stay dry, Keep riding!”, this umbrella will do just that. It may look a little funny, but this umbrella for bicycles will shield you from rain or sun. [$59]

Foldnfix Mudguard by Full Windsor. This quick fix mudguard can be clipped on or taken off with ease. It protects the rider from dirt or raindrops. The fenders are available in black, red, blue, or yellow to fit your bicycle perfectly. [£13.49]

Quad Lock iPhone Bike Mount Kit. It’s the lightest and strongest iPhone bike mount on the market. Now, you don’t have to worry about where to put your iPhone when you’re going on your trip. Just don’t touch it on the go, keep your eyes on the road, and cycle safe! [$64]

6 PACK BIKE BAG by DONKEY. Keep your bottles silent and protected on the way home from the store with this awesome 6 pack bike bag. [€39.95]

Fuuvi Charly Bicycle Bell. Who said that bike bells should only be silver? This stylishly vivid bike bell will give you the feel of being in an old French film. [$24]

Disco Ball Bike Helmet by Natalie Walsh. With this disco ball inspired helmet, you can turn each bike ride into a super groovy event.

USB LIGHT by Bookman. Safety on the road is extremely important, especially at night. This compact bike USB light is easy to attach to the bicycle, is really bright and fits any model. [€39]

Bicycle Can Cage. This bicycle can cage will keep your beverage safe while riding, so you can quench your thirst anywhere and anytime. [$72]

Num Lock by Dong Young Seo, Ho Sun Kim & Yea Jin Kang. This is a really cool locking system where the bike itself becomes the lock. With this attachment, you can leave your ride on the street without the fear of it being stolen.

Bicycle Mounted Bottle Opener by Duo Chromoly. The Road Popper can pop the cap off your beverage anytime, even while you’re cruising on your bike. The design attaches directly to the rails on the underside of the saddle to help keep your bicycle looking crisp. [$38.58 – $42]

Bike Planters. Both bike riding and planting a garden are eco-friendly. With these awesome bike planters, you can now plant your favourite flowers on the go! [$45]

Helmet Hero Wide Camera by GoPro. GoPro Hero3 is a new flagship that houses the GoPro Hero3 (+ Black Edition). It is 20% smaller than its predecessor, and the battery life has been increased by 30%. [$399.99]

PUBLIC Bell. One more cool bike bell in this collection! This bell is available in different candy color schemes such as pink, blue, orange, and more. [$10]

Grip Rings. Here’s another fun way to make your precious bicycle more personal. These colored grip rings are available in various colors, which can be mixed and matched to create unique custom combinations. Each set has 7 rings that are secured with a locking bar-end plug. [$32]