Category Archives: Safety Equipment

Rainy Day Biking reflective fender mudflaps

Last month, we got a pair of reflective mudflaps from Rainy Day Biking. They come in red or white. They’re not just reflective, though. They use engineering-grade prismatic reflective material….

Review: Portland Design Works’ Spaceship/Radbot 500 Lights

A few weeks ago, the good folks from Portland Design Works (PDW) sent us a courtesy set of their Spaceship headlight and Radbot 500 rear blinkie for testing and to…

Review: Velo Orange “Squeal Free” Brake Shoes and Pads

Brake pads. Those little devices are something we generally don’t think about until something goes wrong…squeaking and grinding against our rims or being unable to stop when needed. I faced…

Bike Brightz

I just received these nifty lights as a test sample from a fairly new company called Bike Brightz. If you visit their website, you’ll notice that they have a glow…

Review: Velo Orange Anti-Theft Wheel Skewers

A few weeks ago, Perry from Velo Orange sent us a courtesy (read: “free”) pair of their new anti-theft skewers to test out. We’ve discussed wheel security strategies in the…