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 …