commuter

Vanhawks Valour
April 16, 2015

The future of commuting

There was a time when the humble bicycle was simply a collection of mechanical parts helping us get from point A to B. And although bikes have certainly been slave to the progressive march of technology, they have largely avoided a digital revolution… Until now.

Enter the Vanhawks Valour.

A tremendous Kickstarter success story, Vanhawks managed to raise $820,083 – Over 8x their original goal of $100,000. Billed as a “rethinking of the urban commuter”, in addition to a solidly spec’d carbon fiber bike, there’s certainly no shortage of digital enhancements to be found on the Valour:
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Levis Commuter Profile
April 9, 2013

Levi’s Commuter Jean Review

It’s hard to believe that after originally launching in 2011, the Levi’s Commuter Jean has been around for almost three years.

Having lovingly clad hipsters in cycle-worthy denim for years now, it’s safe to say the Levi’s Commuter Jean has come into it’s own. There aren’t many brands that can drive mainstream adoption of a niche market like this, but Levi’s has proven to be one of them. Perhaps the ‘hipster-esque’ culture was seeking skinny jeans with function, or perhaps existing riders were looking for viable alternatives to cladding themselves in lycra. Regardless, it appears that the Levi’s Commuter Jean is here to stay.

Being recently in the market for some form fitting denim to properly hug my curves, I sought out a freshly cut pair for myself. After a few weeks of field testing, I’ve concluded that generally, I’m impressed — though room for improvement exists.

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