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My New Chrome Barrage Cargo Filled with Holiday Stuff

The allure of the Chrome_20 holiday pop-up hub proved too strong for me, and I grabbed some stuff including the Barrage Cargo backpack. Been using it everyday, and so far have been really happy with it. Planning on doing a full video review, but now here’s a little video of me unpacking all kinds of holiday mess before last week’s Echo Park Bike Posse annual caroling ride. This thing is really sturdy, comfortable, and it holds a ton. Barrage Cargo Packpack at Chrome Industries

iPhones Need a Car Mode – Like NOW.

iPhones Need a Car Mode – Like NOW.

Considering that every day, riding your bike in traffic is a crapshoot of personal safety being risked by the average driver desperately needing to respond “LOL” to a text and almost killing you, smartphone software having a dedicated “Car Mode” is an idea that needs to happen – yesterday.
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The Worst Cycling Earbuds You Could Buy

The Worst Cycling Earbuds You Could Buy

Generally, I don’t advocate wearing earbuds. It’s way too important being able to hear what’s happening around you. That said, when I do wear earbuds, I do the one ear thing, and keep the music pretty low, that way I can still hear it, but I can also hear traffic. Plus it’s nice hearing Google Maps lady’s reassuring voice give me turn-by-turn directions when I’m in an unfamiliar area. I like to think she’s flirting with me.

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