BioLite PowerLight Mini

A tiny clippable lantern that doubles as a battery-charger

BioLite became leaders in the cooking and charging market thanks to their nifty wood burning CampStove (with portable grill) that generates electricity. For 2016, they now offer a lighter, battery-powered version called the CookStove for those who want an easy-to-start campfire but don’t need the added perk of device-charging. Also new is the PowerLight Mini, a rechargeable light that fits in your palm and has …

The Wheelhouse, Downtown Los Angeles

A new hub for bicycle culture, coffee and community stocked with vintage-inspired bikes and accessories

Tami and Chase Spenst wanted to build a one-stop shop for the everyday bicycle rider. After finding a space in the heart of Los Angeles’ creative community, they designed a warm and approachable indoor/outdoor space (with a service center and coffee bar) and filled it with vintage-inspired bicycles and accessories. Just opened last month in DTLA’s Factory Place is the Spenst’s two-story 3,700 square foot …

Pingbell Brings the Traditional Bike Bell To Present Day

More than a signal for alerting pedestrians, it's a device that tracks position

In bike-friendly cities, more often than not, one’s ride is stored in a sea of other bikes, or in the closest place available—which might not be the easiest to remember. One year ago, Amsterdam-based studio FROLIC proposed a simple solution: a discreet app-connected smart bicycle bell. After interest from buyers, manufacturers and even distributors, and six months of product development, they’ve just launched the result, …