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Pictures of the Week 11.13.14

Troy Lee Designs Sprint downhill pants review

Coming in at almost half the weight of Troy Lee’s last bicycle-specific race pants – 530g for the 34in size we tested – the new Sprints take …

Battery Included: We Test An ‘Intelligent’ Mountain Bike

A bike that knows what terrain is coming and adapts its suspension, but still goes like hell on climbs and smooth trail…. Sounds like science …

Mountain Biking

Improving a City's Disaster Response–With Bikes

Organizers of San Francisco's first Disaster Relief Trials think cyclists can play a critical role in times of emergency.<p>"There was a 9.1 earthquake on Thursday. Today is Day Four responding," Mike Cobb yelled to 15 (mostly) helmet-wearing men and women standing on the Main Post Lawn in San …

Green vehicle briefs: Electric bike has room for cargo, too

Striking a balance between electric cargo bike and motor scooter, the European FEDDZ is a slimmer, more streamlined design that does away with the …

General Motors

Tip Sheet: How to Hack Sleep | Inc.com

The ability to get by on little sleep is frequently seen as a badge of honor in the business world. Entrepreneurs, in particular, often sacrifice sleep for the sake of their companies. In a recent survey of Inc. 500 CEOs, 48 percent said they sleep six or fewer hours a night, and 85 percent work 10 …

Stanford University

Diamondback’s New Hook, Line and Sync’r Hardtails Are 27.5, 1X Drivetrain & Affordable

Diamondback has released a new line of affordable 27.5″ wheel hardtail mountain bikes, named the Hook, Line and Sync’r. The line of three new models …

Jones Announces Pricing, Availability For 29+ and Carbon H-Bars

Jones Bikes, makers of imaginative and unique bicycles and components, has announced the pricing and availability of their new 29+ bike, as well as …

IB14: Sidi’s Road & Mountain Bike Shoe Collection Grows, Gets More Colorful

Camo is in, but it’s mostly been left to the softer side of soft goods, namely shorts and socks. Now, Sidi lets you complete the look with the new …

Defy Your Age

Use our decade-by-decade guide to get the most from every mile for the rest of your life

Tour de France

Interview: Fatback Cycles’ Greg Matyas and Jason Hill Talk About The New Alaskan Adventure

Fatback Cycles lays claim to making the first production, symmetrical fat bike. While this may be a small niche within a niche, it launched what …

This Bike Seat Transforms Into a Lock

(Image credit: Seatylock)<p>What if you never had to carry a separate bike lock? Seatylock is a saddle that turns into a secure lock that can be wrapped …

Kickstarter

Gates Carbon Drive Targets Growing eBike Market with New Products

At Eurobike, Gates will be officially announcing a set of sprockets that integrate with the most popular eBike Motors on the market. According to …

Uzi Tactical Pen

When we hear the phrase "tactical pen", our minds naturally drift to action movie scenes of some hapless baddie being offed with a well-placed Bic to …

Special Forces

The cookie is dead. Here’s how Facebook, Google, and Apple are tracking you now

The lifespan of the tracking cookie is about to expire. With the rapid emergence of mobile devices, the big three — Facebook, Google, and Apple — have turned to new and more potent methods for advertisers to keep track of you across multiple devices.<p>The impending death of the cookie can be traced …

Forever Lock Claims to be the Un-Pickable Bicycle U-Lock

While it won’t prevent cutting, the Forever Lock does claim to be pick proof with a very clever design that hides the key chamber and cylinder.<p>The …

ICEdot: Helmet Crash Sensor

The unfortunate truth about cycling is that, at some point, you're going to crash. Try as you might with bike handling skills, heightened road awareness or just plain defensive riding, it's unfortunately bound to happen. And when it does, you'll want to have the ICEdot on your helmet. Mountable on …

Cycling

YardStash

It's a common occurence for homeowners without a garage (or just with limited space): where to put all the stuff that doesn't belong in the house, …

Home Ownership

Buyer's Guide: Best Workshop Tools and Accessories

Keep your bike rolling with these smart and functional tools<p><b>Pedro's Starter Tool Kit</b><br>The burrito-style roll contains the essential tools any aspiring home mechanic might need for basic repairs. <i><br>Read our full Pedro's Starter Tool Kit review.</i><p><b>Butter B1 Chain Hanger</b><br>Smart mechanics use a chain hanger to …

Repairs

PDW’s new Ninja Pump and BarKeep Inflation Tools

Portland Design Works (PDW) has recently expanded their inflation tool lineup with two new models. The Ninja Pump is there when you need it, and out …

25 Cycling Upgrades for $25 or Less!

If you're Bradley Wiggins, you need those $4,000 wheels. The rest of us should first consider these clever, intuitive, and eminently affordable bike improvements.

Bradley Wiggins

Fietsklik's Clever 'Click-On' Modular Bike Rack Makes Carting Heavy Loads a Snap

It’s an age-old problem: You’ve ridden your bike to the market to pick up some fruits and veggies – but how do you balance a sack full of groceries …

Virtue Launches Pedalist Velomobile in Las Vegas

As urban populations rise and more and more commuters begin to push themselves to work on pedal power, bicycle companies are working hard to attract …

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport

No, it's not a high-powered version of the standard, boxy Disco we all know and love. Instead, the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is an all-new …

Land Rover

Tiny House Listings

Kelly gives the low-down on her Origo 6000 alcohol range that she and her husband went with for their cooking solution in their tiny home.<p>Read it …

Terry Crews Is Also an Unbelievably Talented Artist Because Life Isn't Fair

<b>Terry Crews has appeared</b> in major motion pictures. He's appeared on hit TV shows. He's a former NFL defensive end. He's the face (and body) of Old Spice. He's written a book. He's the new host of <i>Who Wants to Be a Millionaire</i>. And if all that wasn't enough, last night on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> he …

Terry Crews

Baidu's new headset and chopsticks record, ID and judge the food you eat

Chinese search giant Baidu has formally launched its answer to Google Glass, but unlike Mountain View's creation, it doesn't actually come with a display. The headset, called Baidu Eye, wraps behind your head instead. It recognizes voice and gesture commands, including being able to look up …