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FS260-Pro Jetstream jacket up for grabs

This week’s unseasonable weather has prompted us to give away this Endura FS260-Pro Jetstream jacket. The design features a windproof front and an insulating and breathable ‘Roubaix rear’ –   a lightweight thermal fabric that stays comfortable when wet and is quick drying. And as if that wasn’t enough, the jacket boasts triple rear pockets with reflective piping and a zipped rear…

A small-wheeled cargo bike for the city

There is nothing new about the small-wheeled cargo bike, but Tern claims to be redefining the category with its new electric powered GSD – a bike designed to carry two kids, a week’s worth of groceries or 180 kg of cargo. The GSD uses the now ubiquitous Bosch electric motor, which powered by up to two batteries can cover an impressive…

Distracted smartphone users will be visible to drivers

The risk run by pedestrians who pay more attention to their phone than what’s going on in front of them is the inspiration behind new tech bring tested in Australia. The Vehicle-to-Pedestrian warning system allows a car’s radar collision system to detect a pedestrian’s mobile phone to help prevent crashes. Before a driver turns a blind corner the system notifies…

Muc-off chain-cleaning machine up for grabs

Cleaning a bicycle chain can seem like a dirty and thankless task, but the regular removal of grit and grime will make the bike run smoother and save you money. To clean a bicycle chain by hand, use an old toothbrush to scrub the links and then apply oil while you turn the pedals. Wipe away any excess lubricant with a dry cloth.…