Whether you're in an urban environment, in the suburbs, at college, finding the best bike locks for your budget is an absolute necessity. This article will provide 17 Of The Best Bike Locks Available. We cover two primary types of locks in this article; The U-Lock and the chain lock.The U-Lock is perfect in most circumstances. Its shape limits leveraging and the locking mechanism holds up well to hammers and chisels. Mini versions of U-Locks allow you to lock a wheel and the frame while the larger versions can accommodate to tires and the frame.
The chain lock is perfect for high crime areas. You'll want to make sure you get one with thick links and a heavy duty padlock.The chain lock is perfect for high crime areas. You'll want to make sure you get one with thick links and a heavy duty padlock. Chain locks resist leverage due to their link design and are also resistant to hacksaws and chisels. We also take a look at a couple high-tech keyless models, cuff locks and even a bike GPS tracking device in case the thief gets past your lock. We don't cover any cable locks as we feel they are too susceptible to cutters.
The incredible three-in-one vehicle from Gibbs Amphitrucks ($CALL) of England can go from the street to off-road, to river-runner mode with just one simple push of a button! Imagine driving down the highway, hitting traffic and taking it off-road for some fun! Or why not pop down the river and avoid the traffic altogether. Capable of keeping up with highway traffic, cruising along the water at 30mph and carrying up to 7 lucky passengers.
Rainy days are coming and we've added a great rain jacket to our wardrobe from the aptly named Danish company Rains. The jacket is lightweight, has ventilation at the underarms and back, and has ultrasonic precision welded seams to keep you dry in the wettest conditions. We've paired it with one of our favorite shirts by Corridor and some nice selvedge from J. Crew. We've finished off this outfit with some crisp kicks from Common Projects.1. Rain Jacket: Rains Long Jacket ($109) 2. SS Shirt: Corridor NYC Indigo Waves ($125) 3. Denim: J. Crew 770 Raw Selvedge Jean ($175) 4. Shoes: Common Projects Achilles Retro Low ($359) 5. Watch: Miansai M12 Watch ($495) 6. Bracelet: Hand-knotted Chevron Bracelet ($70) 7. Sunglasses: Westward Leaning Concord 6 ($205)
If you're not in the know, Paper is the award winning paper app by Fifty Three. The program gets the tech out of the way and allows artists and regular folks to use it as they would a regular pad of paper. The new Paper Book ($40) functionality in the app now lets you have your drawings and ideas printed on stunning, custom-printed books. The Moleskine journals match the 4:3 ratio of the iPad screen, and use Italian-made premium matte paper. From the app you just choose your the pages you want, choose a custom cover design or classic black, and order. In less than two weeks you'll have a beautifully printed book of your work.
From hi-end audio maker, PS Audio, comes the minimalistic stereo amp for those who don't need a whole lot of complicated gear. Sprout: The Hifi Stereo Amp that transforms the way you listen ($499) is about the size of a large novel and allows you to listen to music from any bluetooth enabled device, your turntable, computer, CD/DVD player, or even your old school reel-to-reel tape deck. On top of its versatility, it just plain sounds great. Sprout is able to play high resolution 192kHz/24-bit audio while supplying plenty of power. If you get the unit from Kickstarter your save about $300 over retail.
With the Stanley Cup Finals getting ready to kick-off its time to up your BBQ game with the Hat Trick 3-Piece BBQ Set Made From Recycled Hockey Sticks ($40). Most of the sticks in these sets are game used and will have minor imperfections, like missing paint, nicks, and scratches. Each set includes tongs, a spatula and your choice of a brush or fork. There's also a five piece set available for $60 which includes a spatula, tongs, fork, brush, and a bottle opener.