Dear all, as per MoM announcement, Divali public holiday is now set on the 22 Oct 2014 which falls on a Wednesday. My Bike Shop outlets will be closed on the 22 Oct 2014. Normal shop hours will resume on the Thursday 23 oct 2014. We wish all our Indian customers a happy Divali.
Hi everyone, we had a chance to sit down with staff and also to hear from them their wishlist(s) and majority feedback – they would prefer an earlier closure time to allow them to grab an earlier dinner and also to spend time with loved ones. For the hardworking staff and their families, we just simply cannot say no. And as we enter our 10th year helping all of you discover the joy of cycling and owning a foldable bike, we like to say a big thanks and understanding for the 30 minutes adjustment. So from 18 Oct Shop hours will be 12 noon to 730 PM
Significant milestones are hard to achieve and harder to maintain. Our team and panel of contributors from our My Bike Shop Singapore blog, try hard to keep up with today’s plethora of social media and information portals. Well, we cleared 2 million views. Thanks to everyone for their support, feedback and suggestions.
We are happy to range the growing popular Shore Bags in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Designed with style in mind, the designers of Shore Bags from Thailand inject a flair of adventure and style to bike bags that we know today. Currently they have the Brighton Classic series and they come in 6 colours.
The bags are made from waxed canvas and leather. With high capacity within the bag design, this bag will contain all your needs. Designed with the cyclist in mind, it will fit cyclist’s use. Smartphones, tablets, cameras – this bag is made to protect your valued gadgets. The bag construction is made to weather good protection via the soft and water resistance materials. So you could be sure that your stuff will be safe even in inclement weather.
This shore bag is designed to straps onto the loops on the back of saddles like Brooks, Berthoud, Rivet and Selle Anatomica. It will fit other saddles with additional loop adapter.
The Brighton bags -Measurements: 30cm (Length) x18cm (Height) x15cm (Width) 9 litres (Approx.) 750grams
• Available in 6 colors, black, dark brown, light brown, light grey blue, Mustard yellow, Green
• Adjustable long strap is provided, so it can be also used as a shoulder bag for everyday use, or anytime you want to take a walk with Shore bag
• Safe side pocket, with zip top closure, this is smart solution to keep all item safely. Eg mobile phone, car key, wallet, etc… 4cm (Length) x10cm (Height) x15cm (Width)
• Convenient side pocket, great solution for frequently used items, such as mobile phone, note, coins, pen, flashlight, etc…4cm (L) x10cm (Height) x15cm (Width)
• Safe front pocket, with zip top closure 22cm (Length) x10cm (Height) x4cm(Width)
• Camera bag insert, perfect way taking camera with you everywhere you ride. Fit with compact and mirrorless camera 8cm (Length) x13cm (Height) x13cm (Width)
• Rear Tablet slot, It fits the iPad and 10-inch tablet. Best fit with iPad mini and 8-inch tablet
• At the bottom, elastic rope is designed to take stuff like portable mini pump, camera tripod, even shoe
• This bag could also be strapped onto the handlebar.
• Saddle loops required for non Brooks saddle
Dear all, it has been brought to our attention that person(s) and parties have misrepresented themselves as My Bike Shop SG outlets, impersonated staff emails and even owners of the business. They have been found using unauthorised use of names, logos and images of our branches. We like to highlight that the brands of bike brands that we sell are found on authorised web/blog pages www.mybikeshop.com.sg or our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MyBikeShop.
My Bike Shop Outlets are GST registered and ACRA listed. Please check before you complete any purchase and do not provide credit card details or personal details online. If in doubt, please call us at 67757133 or 66941750 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so it is recommended that you check before releasing personal details and credit card information to the site.
The relevant authorities have been alerted but we have been advised to post up an alert. The illegal site has been closed down and if you do find any of such phishing and fraud sites, please notify us at email@example.com
CHAKRA™ Meaning: Hidden Power
Bringing the immortal power of the CHAKRA™ Helmet to market has long been the dream of Kali Protectives. The possibility of featuring an ultra lightweight polycarbonate shell and an EPS liner bonded together with patented COMPOSITE FUSION™ technology at a reasonable price point. For Adults and kids
The PLUS version includes all the advantages of the CHAKRA™ helmet along enhanced graphics and fit-adjustment system, plus a lower polycarbonate wrap for long lasting durability.
AVITA™ PC Meaning: To be protected
The AVITA™ Helmet utilizes patented COMPOSITE FUSION™ technology to capture the best features of polycarbonate materials. Weighing in at just 300 grams, the AVITA™ helmet provides the new reference in lightweight, full-featured and expanded coverage mountain biking helmets.
Borrowing from its Sanskrit name meaning Immortal, the AMARA™ Helmet is one great all-mountain helmet. Featuring an ultra lightweight polycarbonate shell and an EPS liner bonded together with patented COMPOSITE FUSION™ technology, the AMARA™ Helmet is sure to fill your all-mountain needs.
AVANA™ Meaning: To be protected
The AVANA Helmet utilizes patented COMPOSITE FUSION PLUS technology to capture the best features of CARBON FIBER and polycarbonate materials. Based on the core of the AVITA helmet, the AVANA adds deeper EPS protection in the back of the helmet while also enhancing the overall fit and comfort you’ve grown to love
MARAKA™ XC Meaning: Killer
The MARAKA™ Helmet introduces patented COMPOSITE FUSION™ PLUS technology into the high speed Cross Country racing category. In addition to these geometric shapes of softer foam next to the rider’s head, the MARAKA™ also introduces SUPERVENT™ technology, providing a critical reinforcement to each helmet’s venting structure in case of helmet impact. Lastly, the introduction of the BUMPER FIT™ SYSTEM assures a precise fit with special pads designed out of an absorbent cross-linked polymer material to both hold your head in place as well as absorb shock on impacts.
Weighing in at just 300 grams, the MARAKA™ helmet provides the new reference in full-featured, lightweight cross-country cycling helmets designed specifically for the type of impacts cyclists encounter with higher speeds. Yes, we were thinking of 29’er racing!
LOKA™ Meaning: Everything Not here yet.
The LOKA™ is Kali’s introductory level road helmet, still featuring many of our top end technological advancements. Such features include COMPOSITE FUSION™ PLUS technology, which combines the benefits of COMPOSITE FUSION™ (EPS foam molded directly into the rigid helmet shell, eliminating gaps between shell and EPS) with a layer of pyramidal EPS cones within the cross-section of the EPS liner.
LOKA™ follows the Kali model of including industry leading technologies and features at each price point.
SAVARA™ Meaning: Hellhound
Tough to beat, the KALI SAVARA™ helmet sets the pace for introductory level full-face downhill helmet protection.
The purpose of a helmet is to absorb the energy of an impact to minimize or prevent a head injury. A helmet does this by transferring the energy to the foam, which crushes as it absorbs the impact. However, the way in which a helmet is constructed can play an important role in how the helmet absorbs the energy.
There are basically two ways that most companies construct a helmet. The traditional construction of full-face and skate-style helmets features impact foam glued to a hard outer shell. The other common way, which is typically used in cross-country-style helmets, has the foam molded directly to the hard exterior shell and is commonly referred to as in-molding.
Using an advanced form of in-molding, Kali has developed two designs that effectively disperse impact energy better than a traditional full-face helmet, which allows them to offer the same or better protection as other helmets in a lighter package. The secret is in their patented manufacturing technique and tooling; Kali is the first company to figure out how to produce the full outside shell of a full-face and then to have the EPS injected inside that formed shell. Here’s a quick overview of a traditional full-face helmet construction compared to Kali’s COMPOSITE FUSION™ and COMPOSITE FUSION™ Plus technology:
Based on thousands of actual test results, this G-Force Scale demonstrates how impact force is registered and dissipated as the helmet takes impact. As you can see by the illustration, different types of helmet construction and materials absorb and dissipate impact energy differently.
Traditional As a traditional helmet absorbs the force of an impact, the transition from the hard shell to the foam is highlighted by a dip in the impact energy being absorbed (as the shell breaks down). This is not only inefficient, but can allow the energy to slightly magnify rather than continue dissipating.
COMPOSITE FUSION™ The way in which a COMPOSITE FUSION™ helmet absorbs the energy of an impact is much more fluid and effective than a traditional helmet. The smooth curve provides constant impact dissipation through the super tight shell/foam connection, reducing energy spikes.
COMPOSITE FUSION™ PLUS Compared to a COMPOSITE FUSION™ helmet, a COMPOSITE FUSION™ Plus helmet is even more efficient at absorbing impact energy, thanks to it additionally channeling impact energy laterally through its geometric shapes of dual-density foams. This promotes constant energy dissipation until the impact is relieved.
Smartphones are here to stay. And with a huge number of new applications they allow anyone who takes up exercise a means to track, monitor and train EFFECTIVELY.
We have had the pleasure of meeting trainers and dieticians from our clientele base and they all have the same advice – train correctly and safely!
So the world of smartphones and gadgets are really helping us achieve that. Look at the chart – that’s where you want your cardio to be for effective weight management or fitness improvements according to your age. Don’t over train or undertrain – train RIGHT!
So whatever exercise gets you happy – just do it. There are many apps that you can share – get a few friends to share, it is a fantastic way to motivate you and spur you on!
And for Cyclists, we wanted to mention just a couple of Apps that we like.
PanoBike App – The ultimate cycling performance app that utilizes your phone’s powerful Bluetooth Smart capabilities and transforms it into your bike computer, personal training and health management device. This app combines the functions of your phone, cycling computer, GPS, music player, camera, and heart rate monitor (requires purchase of separate PanoBike Bluetooth Smart Heart Rate Monitor) into one, allowing you to have loads of fun on your bike ride.
Highlights of this app includes:
– GPS Speed: Current speed, Average speed, Maximum speed
– Distance: Ride Distance
– Time: Ride time
– Cadence and Wheel Speed information (requires purchase of PanoBike Bluetooth Smart Cadence & Speed sensor)
– Heart Rate (requires purchase of PanoBike Bluetooth Smart Heart Rate Monitor)
– Pre-set Maximum Heart Rate and Cadence alarms
BikeBrain is available free from the App Store.
Latest Version: 2.8. In this version, we’ve optimized for iOS 7 and added the capability to connect to a Bluetooth v4.0 (Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth Smart Ready) sensor for accurate heart rate, speed and cadence measurements^. You can also pair of up to two speed and cadence sensors for two different bikes and auto start/pause/resume recording trip data when motion is detected by you speed or cadence sensor.
Sam Pearce talks about his journey to invent his bicycle wheel Loopwheels at The Do Lectures 2013
What makes some one set out on a journey to re invent the wheel by adding integral suspension? And when the going is tough, why stick at it?
Just recently I had cause to think back six months to April 2013, when we had just launched our Kickstarter campaign. I heard from the organisers of The Do Lectures that they had posted online a talk that Sam gave at the 2013 Do Lectures. It made me realise how far we have come in six months. The Do Lectures describe themselves as “a tiny event that started out in a quiet corner of West Wales that inspires you to go and do amazing things”. The 2013 event in Wales took place just 10 days after we had launched Loopwheels and our Kickstarter campaign. Sam felt hugely honoured to have been invited to speak, and though Sam is very uncomfortable with public speaking, he was determined to take part.
The whole “making and do-ing” philosophy of the Do Lectures is just what Sam is about. Talking about his long journey to reinvent the bicycle wheel and bring Loopwheels to market was a challenging and emotional experience for him, and that comes through very clearly. But if you want an insight into Sam’s journey, watch it. Sam nurtured and developed his idea for six years before he felt he had a product which was ready to be launched.
Sam took a couple of Loopwheels bikes with him to Wales. They got a lot of riding. The Do camp is not your typical commuter journey of roads, towpaths and pavements, as it’s a beautiful rural setting in West Wales, but the Loopwheels bikes didn’t mind. Sam didn’t take many photos, but here’s one, of two Loopwheels bikes looking a little bit lonely! Thanks to everyone at The Do Lectures for welcoming Sam (and the Loopwheels bikes).
My Bike Shop SG will be working as a dealer to carry and install these fantastic new age suspension wheels.
Bigfish Folding Bike’s unique Smart Folding Technology makes folding your bike easy – without having to remember a specific order of doing things. It’s so easy! No latches, catches or screws, or having to be in a certain gear before you start … Four quick steps are all it takes to get on the road or to pack it away. A simple push and pull of the buttons is all it takes. Fold it – then wheel it
To make your Bigfish properly mobile when folded, we designed it so you can wheel it along with you as you walk. Some people wheel it upright some pull it like a trolley. Have a try and see what suits you best. Comfortable as a city bike. Practical as a folding bike.
Introducing the Bigfish LINE series
You’ll never know a simpler fold
Bigfish’s unique Smart Folding Technology means no prescribed folding order. It’s so easy! No latches, catches or screws, no having to be in a certain gear beforehand … Four quick steps are all you need to get on the road or to pack it away.
A simple push and pull of the buttons is all it takes.
Fold it – then wheel it
To make your Bigfish properly mobile when folded, it has been designed so you can wheel it along with you as you walk. Some people wheel it upright some pull it like a trolley. Have a try and see what suits you best.
Store it inside, safe and dry
Whatever the weather, Bigfish stays safe and protected. In your apartment, office or car, it keeps bike thieves empty-handed, saving the pain and cost of replacing your bike, while it keeps rust and rain damage at bay.
Ready in your
Introducing the Bigfish E-Bike
Bigfish Line+ E Bike combines the new Smart Folding Technology with the powerful pedal assistance. The Japanese engineered high quality crank-drive system with torque sensing mechanism (constantly) provide smooth and leading-edge performance. Li-ion battery with smart battery charger ensures long lasting ride and easy charging.
Line+E. Powerful. Lightweight. Portable.
At 18 kgs, this is one of the lightest crank-drive system e-bikes on the market. Bigfish Line+ E combines the new Smart Folding Technology with powerful pedal assistance. The Japanese engineered high quality crank-drive system with torque sensing mechanism (constantly) provides smooth and leading-edge performance. Li-ion battery with smart battery charger ensures a long lasting ride and easy charging.