Altor’s Foldable, Titanium Bike Lock

An engineering student crowdfunds a lightweight, convenient and secure option that clips onto your bag or belt

Manufactured out of Bethlehem, PA is a new alternative to the heavy steel U-locks that cyclists carry around grudgingly. Users seeking convenience in most cases have to sacrifice security, but Altor’s folding bike lock hopes to appeal to both. Made from Grade 5 titanium and weighing 560 grams (about 1.23 pounds), it has a patent pending three-piece joint that counteracts one of the biggest weaknesses …

Jetboil’s Limited Edition Titanium French Press

An ultra-lightweight way to make coffee for two or more in the field

Whether in the city or out in the fresh, crisp mountain air, a hot cup of coffee will work wonders. In the past, we’ve championed Snow Peak’s titanium french press, though its 24-ounce size isn’t ideal for groups. The recently released Jetboil Javastein, on the other hand, is. With a 1.8 liter capacity, it offers the option to make enough Joe for two, if not …

Budnitz Bicycles FTB

The titanium bike-maker enters new territory with their first fat bike

Over their brief two and half years in the bike game, Burlington, Vermont-based Budnitz Bicycles has released a wide range of some of the most high-performance bikes on the market. Specializing in titanium, cantilevered frames, precise geometry and no-holds-barred quality components, Budnitz is the holy grail of single track and commuter cycles alike. Available for pre-order today, Budnitz is releasing its first foray into the …

Budnitz Bicycles No.2M Mountain Bike

After owning the city cruiser market, the Vermont-based bike-makers impressively take on a new segment

In a little over two years since launching, Budnitz Bicycles have carved out an impressive niche for themselves within the greater bicycle community. They’ve mastered the city bike. Each model—from the titanium step-through and beefy 29er, to our very own collaboratively designed CH Edition Scorcher—is made of the highest quality materials and laced with the industry’s most trusted components. So where to go from there? …

Budnitz Bicycles No.5

A gender neutral step-through cruiser joins the line of precision-built titanium bikes

Since its inception in summer 2011, Budnitz Bicycles has garnered a notable following amongst design and cycle enthusiasts alike for their precision-built titanium bikes. Following in the tracks of their first four frame designs, today we see the release of the No.5, a gender neutral step-through city cruiser. The versatile frame design combines top-quality materials and components—domestically sourced where possible—with the innovative split-tube cantilever frame …