Like a turtle

You can always have raingear with you by carrying your stuff in the elegant Funnell backpack-slash-rainjacket. It’s more than half funded on Kickstarter.


Okay, I don’t have THAT much time on my hands

‘What device, vehicle, object, etc would you like to see powered by a cordless drill and how would you do it?’

If you’ve ever had a hankering to fit a Milwaukee M28 Right Angle Drill to a footbike for a motor (and who hasn’t?), here’s how to do it.

Some junk will fit in this trunk


Here’s a larger “trunk” bag for my Kickbike® than I had before. It’s more rugged, and I had had an issue opening the flat “zipper” on the old one recently. The new one has a larger center section, two side pockets and a flat pocket on top – with a rear-light clip, which in my case has become a front-light clip. I bought it from Amazon. On the front rack, it’s nice and sturdy.

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Whatchamacallit Dept.

Fig. 1. Fender Bender.

Fig. 1. Fender Bender.

Footbike + basket = a Good Thing

Just the thing for the casual kicker-about-town. (Bicycling Magazine)

We all know it’s not a trivial thing to carry stuff on a footbike. Here’s a survey of nine stylish bike baskets via Bicycling magazine.

Behind (Helios) bars: Here comes the sun

Helios handlebars pic

All the lighting you need and more, also available in a bullhorn configuration

Many of us enjoy the simplicity of our footbikes. And if true simplicity is lacking, sometimes apparent simplicity is available through concision. Enter Helios handlebars. They will give direct lighting, ambient lighting, turn signals, track your bike and provide a color-indicated speedometer, all without add-ons, so there’s plenty of room left for a bell.

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Stem-top camera mount frames the action

View from the 'bars pic

The Camera Mount is designed to securely attach a GoPro camera to the top of a threadless stem.

Paul Component Engineering has put together a rugged stem-top camera mount for GoPro action cameras.