A few modern and snazzy components, bikes, and gear have come across our radar, or have been consumed by the BICYCLIST team. If you’re looking for a refresh in some areas of your bicycling experience, look no further than these forward-thinking and note-worthy items that we’ve got our eyes and hands on.
With the Bordo Alarm, ABUS, the security expert for mobile safety, is bringing the world’s first alarmed folding bike lock into the market. With electronics that have been proven for years on ABUS motorcycles locks, these provide a precise 3D movement sensor that triggers a 100-decibel alarm should an attack be attempted and thus deters thieves.
The Urban series of bike helmets by ABUS are designed to appeal to people who see their bike helmet as an accessory and use their bike every day to get around. ABUS, the world leader in security and protection, incorporated a clean design, utilized high-quality materials and placed a premium on safety with this line of helmets.
The Nutfix system is comprised of security nuts that allow your wheels or seatpost to be locked in place, helping to avoid the most common threat of bike theft. The sleek mechanism only allows the protective cover to be lifted and the nut inside to be accessed when the bike is on its side.
Buying a new helmet or upgrading from an old one can be hard if you don’t know where to start. Due to advancements in modern helmet technology, many options are now available. Depending on a rider’s budget, type of biking, style preferences, and comfort needs, a suitable helmet exists for everyone. But knowing what you want can make your search easier.
The ride experience of the XDURO RX29 is different than what I imagined it to be. The Bosch modulated pedal-assist utilized by the Haibike softens the edges of lengthy climbs and provides more control. Imagine a bike that senses exhaustion and compensates to maintain your speed.