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Reduce, reuse, recycle: Plastic bottle shower

If you have to buy a plastic bottle of water, the best thing to do with it is re-use it. It’s the reason we love the bottle shower – a rose attachment that simply twists into place on all narrow neck plastic bottles. When the bottle is upturned the device delivers a constant flow without any need for squeezing. A…

Pop-up inflatable bicycle caravan

Little beats the satisfaction of cycle camping, but after a hard day in the saddle, what better than the promise of a comfortable mattress? Gernot Rammer, Jürgen Haller and Martin Kladensky have spent the last four years refining their idea for an inflatable bicycle caravan – working hard to find the optimum balance between design, weight, pack size, stability and…

Cycle Travel 101

When Canadians Friedel and Andrew first started cycle touring, they two commuter bikes that were, by their own admission, in terrible shape and almost no cycling experience. It was a desire to travel independently and to experience the ‘places inbetween’ that encouraged them to try cycle touring. The couple started with a big dream – to cycle around the world. They…

Get a Gripster on storing your bike inside

However carefully you lean your bike against an inside wall, tell-tale rubber marks and small chips to the plaster or wall paper are hard to avoid. Gripster is a rubber plug that attaches to the end of either a straight or drop handlebar – it helps prevent the bicycle from slipping or leaving marks and other damage. A built-in magnet…

Neat cleats: Cycle storage salvation

It’s the simple things that make life easier. If you regularly get yourself into trouble for leaving cycling gear lying around, salvation may be here in the form of Neat Cleats – a small and stylish device to gather up your cycling shoes and hang them put of the way. A carabiner makes it easy to store your cycling shoes out of…