7 December 2011

Probably my favourite bike product ever made


I understand that a lot of us are drawn to cycling because we love gadgets. That's why I have more bikes than I have room for, and it's why I get excited about all this stuff. Whatever, we're nerds; it's fine. Still, though, at some point people often seem to totally lose track of common sense.

I have been thinking about the AirFender almost uninterruptedly since I first saw it in 2007 or so. I still cannot come up with a single realistic benefit of this product over a normal fender. I wish I knew how much was spent on development and tooling for this thing. How awesome would it be to work for a company that was able to throw away money like that?

Voila!

2 comments:

  1. Making it self-inflatable would probably be asking too much...

    I am however a big fan of their tent, where you have to disassemble your bike to prop it up.

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  2. Have you seen their other tent, where you have to bring along two spare tubes, and inflate those instead of using tent poles?

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