Issue #003

Hype This! 4 items of roadbike bling

Below you’ll find 4 of the finest road bike related products and bling to feast your eyes over! Continue on reading or head over to issue #003 to check out the original article.


Douchebags Hugger

Douchebags by name, douche bags by nature? Who cares, we’re huge fans. Perfectly sized for a lazy, last-minute weekend away, the Hugger is so brilliantly simple that you can just chuck your kit in and get going. However, the price is certainly more of a punch than a hug so we would expect the quality to be reflected in the price.

Price: 159.00 €
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Oliver Flask Cage + Stanley Flask

Oliver Flask

The season doesn’t have to end just because the mercury drops; keep warm from the inside with the Oliver Flask Cage and its partner in crime, the Stanley Flask. Able to hold 200 ml of your rehydration choice, the Stanley comes in classic blue, green or modern red. The Oliver cage is made by King Cage from rust-free steel and can be mounted with regular bottle cage screws. Unsurprising given his Scottish ties, our UK editor Trev swears by the powerful Lagavulin 1995 Distillers Edition, devilishly smoky and outrageously elegant.

Price: Oliver Flask 36.00 €, Stanley Flask 30.70 €
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Terrible Twins

Terrible Twins Saddle Bag

Saddle bags are dead, long live saddle bags saddle rolls! Deceptively simple, the Terrible Twins saddle roll is packed with super clever details including three compartments able to swallow a tube, two to three CO2 cartridge and a multitool. All you need is to seal it shut with a band and fix it under your saddle to keep your position aero. The roll comes in black, khaki or East German-issued camo. Hand-made in Stuttgart – high five!

Price: 29 €
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Samurai Bar tape

Samurai Bar Tape Samurai Bar Tape 2

If you were the kid that leapt around declaring war on toys and family members, then Samurai Bar Tape is the perfect choice for you. The tape is made of genuine Sanada Himo fabric invented by the Japanese Sanada family and originally used for the grip on Samurai swords. Much more than just nice to touch, it’s reputed to be super grippy, water-repellent and durable. If you prefer a little less in-your-face tape, then it can also be purchased in virtually every single colour and/or colour combination. So what are you waiting for? Let’s do battle!

Price: 34.95 €
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Words: Noah Haxel Photos: Diverse