Commuter Cycling Safety and All Weather Gear

With the right kit, riding rain, hail and shine becomes a passion and joy that will see you loathe your time in the car or on public transport.

High visibility – yes you might think it looks a little dorky, your children might poke fun at you, your friends make remarks about you being under the thumb. But, ask yourself this question – if you were taken out by a car and found yourself with a broken limb, or worse – would you really think you’d made the right choice in prioritising your vanity over your safety? If you maimed yourself properly would you really be happy with your decision? Probably not.

Our guide to everything you need for safe and all weather cycling:

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Noke U-Lock

Smart Keyless Bike Locks

There’s been a flurry of wireless, smartphone, bike lock products over the last year. Unfortunately to date none of these projects has resulted in something that you can place an order for immediate delivery. Most have been delayed or completely stalled.

Of those we found the Noke U-Lock by Fuz is looking most promising given their history of previously delivering a similar product. Watch this space.

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Electric Bike Brands

A listing of all electric bike brands sold in Australia. Once you’ve found the model of bike or kit that you like you can find a local stockists via the electric bike shops listing.

The star ratings are a simple combined indicator of quality & price, 1 star represents cheap product of low quality, 5 stars represents excellent quality at a high price. For more detailed information see the linked reviews.

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Specialized Turbo Electric Bike

Having become hooked on an electric bike for transport via a Golden Motor Magic Pie 3 conversion kit some time back I recently upgraded to the Specialized Turbo.

There are already some great comprehensive reviews of this bike online so I won’t attempt to cover all these points. I’d like to focus rather on the difference between this bike and other electric bikes. In all cases I’m comparing the bike primarily to my converted e-bike above. I’ve also test ridden the Whisper, Evolution and A2B Metro bikes to which many of these comparisons also hold.

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