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Update: Ottolock bike lock

ottolock coy I have not had many opportunities to use the Ottolock, partly due to a busy schedule that has limited my riding opportunities, but also because when I did squeeze in an hour ride here and there I didn’t need to lock my bike.  I did manage to use the lock three times.  You can read my findings here.

Coy Boy

CreekKooler

CreekKooler Initial Review.

CreekKooler

Hey, I don’t see anyone paddling the mini-kayak that’s following you… Oh, now I see the lid on it, so its not actually a kayak, just a place for gear storage?   Ah, so it’s a cooler, how cool is that (pun intended…) But seriously, I’ll be testing the CreekKooler for the next few months.   You can read my initial thought’s here.

Coy Boy

Ottolock bike lock

Ottolock bike lock Unfortunately, bike locks are needed in this day and age.  Perhaps they were needed early on in the history of bikes but were not readily available.   The only problem, most bike locks are either heavy and bulky or small but not very effective.  Which is where the Ottolock enters the game.  A lock designed by cyclists who demand a lightweight but effective theft deterrent.  I’ll be testing one for the next few months.  To read my initial thoughts please click here.

Coy Boy

High Sierra Tokopah 6.0 hydration pack update

I’ve been using the High Sierra Tokopah 6.0 hydration pack for a couple of months now and have liked having water available at anytime.  This is especially important when riding my bike or Elliptigo and much safer than reaching down for a water bottle IMHO.  I found some things I really liked about the pack and others I wasn’t so thrilled about but to find out read my update by clicking here. 

Coy Boy High Sierra Tokopah 6.0

Final Update: Coros Linx smart cycling helmet

I was hoping to have a lot more miles under my belt (0r lid) before submitting my final update for the Coros Linx but alas, I discovered I am a fair weather rider. I did not ride any in December and since then I’ve only managed 6 rides. However, I continue to be impressed with the Coros Linx smart cycling helmet.  To read the rest of my final update please click here.

Coy Boy

Final Update: Thunderbolt Original Jeans

Thunderbolt Jeans I kept putting off my final update thinking I might somehow tear or damage the Thunderbolt jeans.  Boy, what a waste of time.   So without and fanfare I present my final thoughts on what has turned out to be just an outstanding article of clothing.  But to read the details you must click here.

Coy Boy