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Volvo's Vision 2020: The Road to Safety
Automakers face countless challenges when setting the goals they want their cars to achieve. Balancing interests between emissions, power, luxury, style and safety all weigh heavy in the minds of decision-makers. While some brands have a reputation...
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Martone Cycling Helmet
Urban cycling brand Martone presents a cherry-red helmet in the spirit of equestrian riders. Function meets form in the simple, protective piece designed for urban commuters.
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Hand-Painted Helmets
NYC's Danielle Baskin designs and paints landscapes, video game throwbacks, educational charts and even internet memes through her one-woman company, Belle Helmets, proving the slightly dorky safety precaution is just as fun and customizable as a beloved...
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iPhone 6 Leather Case
Adopted presents a murdered-out black leather wrap for the iPhone 6. The simple case gets an interesting boost from the pebbled leather texture that's subtle enough not to interrupt Apple's design game.
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Nutlock Bicycle Wheel Security System
As many know from unfortunate experiences, bike thieves target components just as often (perhaps if not more so) than bicycles as a whole. While a sturdy U-Lock does well to secure a frame, it leaves one—sometimes both—wheels vulnerable. Carrying...
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Upgrading From Foam Earplugs to EarPeace
Among the chaos of logistics and pre-gaming when headed to a live show, hearing protection is often low on the list of priorities—and is only remembered when you leave with your ears ringing and buzzing. Merging convenience, comfort and sound quality...
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Commute in Style with Bandbox Bike Helmets
The struggle between choosing style or safety now has one potential solution: the Bandbox bike helmet. Not only is it smaller than the average helmet, the Bandbox is designed to be disguised by a variety of different hat covers. From sewing each...
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Mini Hozuki Lantern
The Mini Hozuki Lantern brings sharp, modern design to your campsite. The smart and slick little LED bulb emits warm, natural light reminiscent of a candle, and features intuitive controls and a powerful magnetic fastener.
DESIGN
Studio Visit: Belle Helmets
Danielle Baskin first popped up on our radar as the artist who was painting the easily recognizable (and for those from the Northwest, iconic) PDX airport carpet patterns onto bike helmets. Evidently, she paints a lot more than that (though these...
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Skylock
The brilliant, solar-powered Skylock is designed to make commuting nice and easy. The intelligent Bluetooth- or Wifi-enabled lock helps to greatly prevent theft and a need for keys while encouraging bike sharing among friends and family. Debuting in...
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GoBe by Light & Motion
For gear enthusiasts, there's a fine line between staying updated on what's new and cluttering your precious storage space. The GoBe light system from Monterrey, California-based Light & Motion presents a multi-functional light system with a fraction...
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Lightning Vest
Dargelos' reflective vest perfectly merges safety and style. Custom-made highly reflective 3M material is hand-netted into a wide fishnet, which makes any biker's presence known on the road. Best of all, the vest is extremely lightweight and folds...
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Bicycle Mirror
A typical bicycle mirror can be quite boring. Luckily, creative bike accessory line, Charly, a name which means bicycle in Japanese, have created a whimsical array of bicycle mirrors that easily affix to your handlebars. Great for children and adults...
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Matte Helmets
Canadian helmet company Sahn is about riding, not racing. And whether you're riding waves, streets or slopes, you can look good doing it—even as a rookie. Most importantly, keep protected city ventures with a Sahn helmet, "for those who may or may...
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EQ Seals
For everyone from surfers to sailers, ear protection is a major concern. Whether it's exposure to pollution, high winds or simply spending too much time in the water, ear infections are a common and debilitating ailment. While most earplugs hinder...
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Off Piste: A Ride Across America, Part 2 of 5
Just one month ago we kicked off from the streets of Brooklyn with 3,700 miles ahead of us. Ten days later we arrived by motorcycle in Los Angeles with some sore arses and a few new stories to tell. Yesterday we introduced the bikes and bags that...
STYLE
New Balance's Hi-Viz Collection
Choosing running gear is bit like buying a car: If you base it on looks alone, you may miss out on comfort and safety. But New Balance's recently dropped Hi-Viz collection serves up a heavy dose of both, and after your eyes adjust to the fabric's...
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MeLuvKush
The "godee" from MeLuvKush is a modern-day redesign of the traditional Indian godhri, used to snugly envelop newborns and purportedly prevent germs from spreading. This eases a parent's concerns when giving the baby to others to hold, for those moments...
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Alpinestars Racing Services
by Katharine Erwin The smell of race gas fills the cool dry air at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. As the first MotoGP held by the track, the paddock is filled with fit European mechanics wrenching on bikes with cigarettes hanging...
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Lunis Reflective Crescent Windshell
After seeing three friends hit by cars while riding their bicycles at night in a span of just a few months, Los Angeles-based designer Brett Clouser felt compelled to found Lunis, an outdoor specific clothing brand with the goal of creating reflective...
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Conrad Leach "Lucky 13" Helmet
Motorcycle enthusiast and contemporary artist Conrad Leach modeled this limited edition helmet for Atelier Ruby after the one featured in his painting "Lucky 13," a favorite work of Ruby founder Jerôme Coste. An edition of 50, each black lacquered...
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BikeParka
When you're not cruising around on your favorite set of two wheels, keep them protected with BikeParka's lightweight bicycle cover. Not only does it shield your bike from rain or snow, but it also includes Velcro lock-through panels so you can lock...
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CH Gift Guide: Baby New Year
While September—a cheeky nine months after the year's booziest holiday celebration—is indeed the most popular month for birthdays, we're toasting to Baby New Year by adding a mélange of newborn-inspired items to the Cool Hunting Gift...
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Pepper Spray iPhone Case
Spraytect puts personal safety at the forefront of their production with the release of the Pepper Spray iPhone Case. A two-in-one device, the iPhone carrier can fire mace at an attacker and then call 911 for help.
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