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Meet Our Most Comfortable Saddle Yet

Meet Our Most Comfortable Saddle Yet

Posted on Aug 27th 2020 | News, Product, video,
The A.R.S. Lift bike seats are all about comfort, comfort and a little bit more comfort! Seated pedaling was our design inspiration for this anatomic relief saddle. Both saddles have a camber cushion ergonomic design and gel and foam padding with damping inserts underneath for a nice firm cushion that works […] read more...
Meet the New Black Zeppelin CO2 Bike Tire Inflator

Meet the New Black Zeppelin CO2 Bike Tire Inflator

Posted on Aug 21st 2020 | News, Product, video,
Our new Black Zeppelin CO2 bike tire inflator is ultra light, sleekly designed and easy to use. It’s precision-machined for strength and reliability. The pierce indicator on the Airflation™ control knob let’s you know when the cartridge has been punctured and the device is ready to inflate your bicycle tire. It a […] read more...
Planet Bike Releases Cruiser Sized Waterproof Seat Cover

Planet Bike Releases Cruiser Sized Waterproof Seat Cover

Posted on May 7th 2019 | News, Product,
We are now shipping the new Waterproof Cruiser Seat Cover. Whether you’re pedaling around town or parking your bike outdoors, keep your bike seat dry with our Waterproof Bike Seat Cover that’s sized for larger profile cruiser and comfort saddles. The dimensions of the new saddle cover are 280mm x 270mm. The cov […] read more...
New Gear for the New Year

New Gear for the New Year

Posted on Dec 20th 2017 | News, Product,
As we come to the end of the year we’ve got a handful of new products to ring in 2018 with. Without further ado . . .Be kind and alert fellow cyclists and pedestrians of your approach with one of our new easy to mount bells. Our Courtesy Flexi Bell uses a rubber stretch strap to fit bars from 16-42mm and the d […] read more...
Announcing the Superflash 65!

Announcing the Superflash 65!

Posted on Nov 14th 2017 | News, Product,
In 2007 we released our iconic Superflash tail light. With its highly visible sporadic flash pattern and super long battery life, this light transformed the bicycle light category and helped keep cyclists safer on their rides. As the years have gone by, we’ve added to the Superflash family of lights with the even br […] read more...
New Fork Mount Headlight Bracket

New Fork Mount Headlight Bracket

Posted on Nov 9th 2017 | Product,
Do you ever feel like your bike accessories are fighting for the valuable real estate on your handlebars? Our new Fork Mount headlight bracket provides a solution for mounting your bike headlight without taking up any space on your bars. The bracket mounts above the front wheel through the fork crown and centers your […] read more...
New Bike Lights for Autumn

New Bike Lights for Autumn

Posted on Oct 13th 2017 | Blog, Product,
Autumn is officially upon us and we have introduced a few new lights. Making sure you’re visible on local paths and roadways has never been more important. We’re excited that this season’s new bike lights will shine a light on your next adventure whether it’s during the day or at night! Autumn 2017 Bike Lights Beamer […] read more...
Rebuild your gear, shipping is free!

Rebuild your gear, shipping is free!

Posted on Mar 23rd 2017 | Learn, Product,
All of us here at Planet Bike try to be conscious of our impact on the earth and we design our products to be easily rebuildable. We offer loads of small parts on our website (132 to be exact!) so that one missing bit doesn’t mean you have to throw something away and start over with a new product. The best part? We […] read more...
Superflash USB Update

Superflash USB Update

Posted on Nov 29th 2016 | Product,
The legendary Pow! Blink, blink, blink of Planet Bike’s Superflash tail light has been keeping cyclists safer and more visible for over a decade. Since its inception, we have worked to continually improve the tail light’s function and durability and a couple of years back we introduced a rechargeable version. Now, the […] read more...
Fat Bike Fenders and Tire Gauge

Fat Bike Fenders and Tire Gauge

Posted on Oct 25th 2016 | Product,
We’ve come out with quite a few new products this fall. I’ll be highlighting them in the coming days/weeks. First up is our fat bike specific gear. For the last three years (maybe more!) we’ve been getting questions from shops and customers about when we were going to make fat bike fenders. We spent a fair amount […] read more...
Double Wrapped Handlebars

Double Wrapped Handlebars

Posted on Jun 10th 2016 | Bike Life, Blog, Learn, Product,
My name is Heath and I’m a double taper. It all started when I saw an old timer (yep, I’m talking about you Larry) cover his bars with foam tubes (think 10 speeds of the 1980’s) and a layer of leather tape overtop. A secret layer of comfort, genius! Over the years I have refined my s […] read more...
Blaze Headlight Updates

Blaze Headlight Updates

Posted on May 27th 2016 | Product,
Over the past 9 months or so we’ve rolled out a bunch of updates on our Blaze headlights (both battery operated and USB rechargeable models). The biggest change has been to include amber side lenses to increase the side visibility of the lights. This allows the light to be visible from 275 degrees and the use […] read more...
Aluminum fenders for every bike!

Aluminum fenders for every bike!

Posted on Feb 19th 2016 | Product,
Winter is still far from over, but the warm temps for this weekend have us already thinking about spring. Melting snow means lots of cold puddles which can make for a messy ride. But a good set of fenders can make riding through slushy puddles a mostly clean (and dare we say fun) endeavor. In November we released a bu […] read more...
Planet Bike’s Gift Guide for the Picky Gentleman

Planet Bike’s Gift Guide for the Picky Gentleman

Posted on Dec 11th 2015 | Product,
I’m picky about the products I use. I want something that will last and I can use for years to come. I test a lot of different products and it’s a rarity when I don’t find something I would change about a product. My wife tells me that I’m difficult when it comes to gifts. If you have someone in your life like me then […] read more...
Grateful Red

Grateful Red

Posted on Oct 8th 2015 | Blog, Product,
We introduced a slew of new products at Interbike last month, one of the most interesting being the Grateful Red. It’s the evolution of our ever popular Rack Blinky 5. For the most part it looks the same as its predecessor, but looks can be deceiving. The Grateful Red is built on the same case but the internals are va […] read more...
Magical Bicycle Tour

Magical Bicycle Tour

Posted on Sep 29th 2014 | Bike Life, Blog, Product,
Heath, our Director of Product Development, set Alan and Karen up with some of our new waterproof saddle covers prior to their big tour. Below is a note that Alan sent post-tour: Karen and I are back from our magical bicycle adventure. We rode back into Madison from Minneapolis on September 10 after visiting our child […] read more...
USB

USB

Posted on Jun 10th 2014 | Blog, News, Product,
USB rechargeable lights are really starting to come to the forefront of the bike lighting market. We’ve joined in on the full with a couple of USB rechargeable tail lights. These have been out for a bit and there’s a good chance they are already on the shelves at your local bike shop. Both the Superflash USB and Super […] read more...
Sideload Cages

Sideload Cages

Posted on Jun 4th 2014 | Blog, News, Product,
We are always trying to improve our current product line-up and add thoughtful/useful new products. A recent addition to our bottle cage lineup is the Sideload Cage. The aluminum cage is lightweight and perfect for small frames that make using normal cages a hassle. As a bonus, we’ve discovered they work really well w […] read more...
Fender Flute

Fender Flute

Posted on Dec 13th 2013 | Blog, Learn, Product,
I’ve been sitting on this one for a while (aka, forgot to post something). Our pals over at Problem Solvers came up with a nifty solution for the mounting of front fenders on suspension corrected forks. Well, that’s a little bit of a mouthful isn’t it? But what does it mean? The Fender Flute extends the reach of the m […] read more...
New products for a new season

New products for a new season

Posted on Sep 25th 2013 | Blog, Product,
Interbike is traditionally the release of any new products for the coming year, and we have quite a few that we’re excited about! In the coming weeks we’ll be touching on some new tail lights, pump updates, and other little product tweaks. Until then, be our guest and peruse our online annual catalog. […] read more...
Shockmate 2.0

Shockmate 2.0

Posted on Jul 15th 2013 | Blog, Product,
The Shockmate Suspension Pump has been a staple of mountain bikers for the past decade. Now, we are pleased to announce that it just got better. The Shockmate 2.0 Suspension Pump is a more compact version of its ever-popular predecessor. The new design is 1.5 inches shorter and makes it easily stowable on backcountry […] read more...
Miles in the Saddle

Miles in the Saddle

Posted on Dec 13th 2012 | Blog, Product,
Next in line on the new products front are our Pro and Comp saddles. These are a bit of a departure from our saddle line. Both saddles are available in men’s and women’s. Both the Pro and Comp saddles feature our Hexo-skeleton PRO Platform making them lightweight, comfortable and airy! […] read more...
Your Words for Our Products

Your Words for Our Products

Posted on Dec 7th 2012 | Blog, Product,
We had a small, limited edition run of the Courtesy Bell Classic produced recently. This is your chance to get one for free! Here’s how: You must follow us on Twitter or Like us on Facebook. Craft a haiku (140 characters or less, of course) that relates to the Courtesy Bell, make sure to hash tag your haiku as #courte […] read more...

Courtesy is as Courtesy does.

Posted on Nov 29th 2012 | Blog, Product,
Over the past several weeks I’ve been calling to attention some new offerings for this year. The third item and perhaps the prettiest is the Courtesy Bell Classic. In addition to the retro feel the Brass or Silver Classic offers, it commands attention with a deep melodic twang. So if our stealth sized Courtesy Bell do […] read more...
The Air Smith will keep you on the Road

The Air Smith will keep you on the Road

Posted on Nov 19th 2012 | Blog, Product,
Another two items fresh to the Planet Bike warehouse are the Air Smith ALX and Comp mini pumps. There are similar items on the market, but we’ve made some superb upgrades and still managed to keep the Air Smiths affordable. The ALX model utilizes an aluminum barrel, shaft and handle while the Comp is constructed with […] read more...