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SPORTS_OUTDOORS
Fuga Bike Helmet
Closca won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award this year with its Fuga helmet. Not only is the Fuga safety-certified in Europe, Canada and the States, the helmet is super-convenient. The thin-shell design folds down—reducing its own space by 50%—meaning...
CULTURE
Horace and the Rough Stuff Fellowship
Long before bikes got fat tires, full suspension and carbon fiber frames, the urge to push the pedals off road found its way into the hearts of riders. One group, the UK-based Rough Stuff Fellowship has united such riders for decades, since a time...
FOOD-DRINK
Enduro Bites
Whether it's skiing, running, or pushing the pedals on the road or single track, your body needs fuel to keep moving. As much as we'd like to nosh on a burrito during a long ride, it doesn't exactly travel well. There's no shortage of portable energy...
STYLE
Osloh Jeans
Born from Brooklyn's bike scene in 2008, Osloh Jeans have sought to make the best pants and shorts for the global cycling community. After years of product testing and evolution, designer and founder Shawn Drayton has partnered with The Product Incubator...
OUTDOORS
Road Trip: Tahoe
With perfect powder in the winter and warm weather through the summer months, Tahoe’s become the escape for Bay Area locals all year round. Though the drive through the valley isn’t known to be breathtaking, just four hours stand between you and the...
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth: Ojai
The light in Ojai is a beautiful thing to behold. Nestled in the mountains above Santa Barbara, Ojai is a distance from the glorious coastline, but it has charms all of its own. As the sun sets, the bluffs along the Topa Topa mountains begin to glow...
FOOD-DRINK
Peddler's Creamery
by Mya Stark Imagine ice cream and bicycles—two childhood icons of summer—combined in a new business model with very serious goals. That’s what's going on at Peddler's Creamery, a new sweets haven in Downtown Los Angeles where a purpose-built contraption...
DESIGN
Plume Mudguard
Inclement weather and clunky fenders beware: Plume's new mudguard (a Britishism for fender) will keep cyclists on the road—and dry—no matter what Mother Nature has in mind, all the while keeping the aesthetic of the two-wheeled machine intact. Inspired...
STYLE
Gantoli Cycling Gloves
Like many of us, the minds behind Montreal-based Gantoli Cycling Accoutrements are inspired by a bygone era they didn't actually live through. For CH contributor Mike Giles and Garry Vickers that time is the early 20th century, the glory days of...
DESIGN
Sahn Classic
After working for 10 years at Predator creating protective gear for water sports and skateboarding, designer Matt Kelly wanted to work on a different kind of project. Partnering with Sen-Huy Tan, a friend and a noted industry designer, the duo set...
DESIGN
The Bike Porter
As part of a research project for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, the New York-based design studio NR 2154 and the Danish company Goodmorning Technology came together to create an integrated bike scheme for the city. Starting...
DESIGN
SmartCrossBars
Thomas Vollbrecht knows gear. The self-professed "fun hog" lives in Park City, Utah, where a community of avid outdoorsmen creates a demand for functional equipment. Vollbrecht first thought of SmartCrossBars—the flagship product from his...